Origins [videorecording] : a history of Canada /
produced, written and directed by David Stansfield and Denise Boiteau.
Toronto : TV Ontario, 1986.
16 videocassettes (464 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. (VHS)
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Toronto : TV Ontario, 1986.
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[Pt. 1]. The Native peoples: [prog. 1] A new world ; [prog. 2] The first nations ; [prog. 3] Lost civilizations -- [Pt. 2]. The Early explorers: [prog. 4] The first Europeans ; [prog. 5] The treasure hunt ; [prog. 6] The key to Canada ; [prog. 7] God and Mammon -- [Pt. 3]. The French regime: [prog. 8] Partners in trade ; [prog. 9] Displaced persons ; [prog. 10] Empire builders ; [prog. 11] Balance of power ; [prog. 12] The fall of New France -- [Pt. 4]. The British regime: [prog. 13] The parting of ways ; [prog. 14] Struggle for survival ; [prog. 15] Growing pains ; [prog. 16] Forming a nation.
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Programs 1, 6, 11, and 16 are closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
A new, more global approach to the history of Canada beginning with the migration of Asian peoples across the Bering Strait some 25,000 years ago to the present, covering the arrival of the Europeans in search of a route to the Orient, the devastating effects of the diseases brought with them and their exploitation of the land and peoples, the settlements and wars, the building of the railroads and the nation.
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