The History of Canada

Editor: Grey House Publishing
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Grey House Publishing

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-59237-610-0
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 43
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This beautifully written narrative history paints a magnificent picture of the second largest nation on earth.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Flags and Emblems
  • National Anthem and Participants to the First Ministers’ Constitutional Conference
  • Fathers of Confederation
  • Prime Ministers of Canada
  • Governors General of Canada
  • Maps
  • Chapter 1 One of the Best Countries on Earth
  • Chapter 2 Native Peoples, Europeans, and a Clash of Cultures (Prehistory—1663)
  • Chapter 3 The Age of New France (1663-1763)
  • Chapter 4 British North America (1763-1850s)
  • Chapter 5 Confederation and National Expansion (1850s—1890s)
  • Chapter 6 A New Century (1890s-1929)
  • Chapter 7 Trial of Nationhood: The Great Depression and the War (1929-1945)
  • Chapter 8 Cold War Canada (1945-1960s)
  • Chapter 9 One Nation or Two? (1960s-1984)
  • Chapter 10 Late Twentieth-Century Canada (1984-2000)
  • Chapter 11 Contemporary Canada (2001-2010)
  • Notable People in the History of Canada
  • Timeline of Historical Events
  • Primary Documents
  • The Vancouver Winter Olympics and the Press - National Post; Globe and Mail
  • Joe Canadian Rant - Canadian Studies in the New Millennium
  • Champlain's Assessment of Native Peoples - Voyages to New France
  • The Old World Becomes the New World - The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the Jesuit Missionaries in New France
  • A Portrait of Life in New France - Canada in the 17th Century
  • A Church Perspective on Women and Their Clothing - The French Regime
  • A Military Perspective During the Seven Years’ War - Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York
  • The Acadian Experience - The Acadian Deportation: Deliberate Perfidy or Cruel Necessity?
  • One Loyalist's Perspective - Winslow Papers
  • Mackenzie's Call to Arms - The Selected Writings of William Lyon Mackenzie
  • A Perspective of Life in the Backwoods - I Bless You in My Heart: Selected Correspondence of Catharine Parr Traill
  • The Argument in Favor of Confederation - The Confederation Debates in the Province of Canada
  • The Argument Against Confederation - Canada's Founding Debates and The Speeches and Public Letters of Joseph Howe
  • The British North America Act - Confederation: 1867
  • Louis Riel on Trial - The Queen v. Louis Riel
  • Sifton's Rationale for Immigration - Immigration and the Rise of Multiculturalism
  • The Necessity for Victory - Canada at War
  • An Argument Against Conscription - Win the War and Lose Canada
  • A Case for Women's Suffrage - The Proper Sphere: Women's Place in Canadian Society
  • Letters from the Heartland - The Wretched of Canada
  • The CCF Platform -A Prophet in Politics: A Biography of J.S. Woodsworth
  • A Portrait of the Fighting Forces - On the Battlefields: Two World Wars that Shaped a Nation
  • A Japanese-Canadian Perspective - This Is My Own: Letters to Wes & Other Writings on Japanese Canadians
  • Smallwood's Argument for Confederation - I Chose Canada
  • Diefenbaker and Nuclear Weapons - Canadian Foreign Policy Since 1945: Middle Power or Satellite?
  • Recommendations of the Massey Report - Readings in Canadian History: Post-Confederation
  • A Voice of the New Quebec - An Option for Canada
  • The Underside of Canadian Society - The Vertical Mosaic: An Analysis of Social Class and Power in Canada
  • Keenleyside's Letter - The Star-Spangled Beaver
  • Perspectives of History and the Sovereignty-Association Question - A New Deal and Readings in Canadian History: Post-Confederation
  • Charter of Rights and Freedoms - The Charter of Rights and Freedoms: A Guide for Canadians
  • An Argument Against Free Trade - Leap of Faith: Free Trade and the Future of Canada
  • First Nations Charter - Material Memory: Documents in Post-Confederation History
  • A Voice of New Canadians - Voices of Chinese Canadian Women
  • An Environmentalist's Perspective - Time to Change: Essays
  • A Celebration of Canada's Role in Afghanistan - What the Thunder Said: Reflections of a Canadian Officer in Kandahar
  • Canada's Position on Arctic Sovereignty -
  • Canadian Insights Using Humor - Rick Mercer Report: The Book
  • Bibliographic Essay