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The peoples of Canada : a pre-Confederation history /
J.M. Bumsted.
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, 2003.
description
xvi, 542 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0195416899 (pbk.) :
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Book
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imprint
Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, 2003.
isbn
0195416899 (pbk.) :
catalogue key
4855824
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Long Description
The first volume of a two-volume series, The Peoples of Canada: A Pre-Confederation History, 2e, surveys the social, cultural, political, and economic history of the country from the First Peoples before contact to Confederation of the Dominion of Canada in the mid-19th century. In this new edition, Bumsted bolsters the social history content, but maintains the political framework in discussing the country's history.
Long Description
The Peoples of Canada examines the history of Canada from the First Peoples to Confederation in 1867. The volume examines the pre-contact exploration of northern North America in the 16th and 17th centuries; settlement in the Atlantic provinces, the St Lawrence Valley, and New France; the growth and political changes that brought about the confederation of the four provinces of British North America into the Dominion of Canada; and the expansion of Canada's domain,society, and economy in the 19th century.
Main Description
The first volume of a two-volume series, The Peoples of Canada: A Pre-Confederation History 2e surveys the social, cultural, political, and economic history of the country from the First Peoples before contact to Confederation of the Dominion of Canada in the mid-nineteenth century.
Main Description
The first volume of a two-volume series, The Peoples of Canada: A Pre-Confederation History, 2e, surveys the social, cultural, political, and economic history of the country, from the first peoples before contact, to the Confederation of the Dominion of Canada in the mid-19th century. In this new edition, Bumsted bolsters the social historical content, while maintaining the political framework of Canada's history.
Main Description
The first volume of a two-volume series,The Peoples of Canada: A Pre-Confederation History, 2e,surveys the social, cultural, political, and economic history of the country, from the first peoples before contact, to the Confederation of the Dominion of Canada in the mid-19th century. In this new edition, Bumsted bolsters the social historical content, while maintaining the political framework of Canada's history.
Main Description
The Peoples of Canada examines the history of Canada from the First Peoples before contact with the earliest European settlers to Confederation in 1867. The volume examines pre-contact northern North America exploration in the 16th and 17th centuries; settlement in the Atlantic provinces, theSt. Lawrence Valley, and New France; the growth the political changes that brought about the confederation of the four provinces of British North America into the Dominion of Canada; and the expansion of Canada's domain, society, and economy in the 19th century.
Main Description
The Peoples of Canada examines the history of Canada from the FirstPeoples before contact with the earliest European settlers to Confederation in1867. The volume examines pre-contact northern North America exploration in the16th and 17th centuries; settlement in the Atlantic provinces, the St. LawrenceValley, and New France; the growth the political changes that brought about theconfederation of the four provinces of British North America into the Dominionof Canada; and the expansion of Canada's domain, society, and economy in the19th century.
Unpaid Annotation
The first volume of a two-volume series, this new edition surveys the social, cultural, political, and economic history of the country from the First Peoples before contact to Confederation of the Dominion of Canada in the mid-19th century. In this new edition, Bumsted bolsters the social history content, but maintains the political framework in discussing the country's history.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Understanding History
To 1763
Introduction
The Peoples of Early North America
Contacts and Encounters
Early European Approaches
The Atlantic Region to 1670
Canada 1663-1763: Government, Military, Economy
Canada 1663-1763: Population, Society, Culture
The Peripheries of the Empires, 1670-1760
A Century of Conflict, 1660-1760
Writing about Aboriginal Peoples History
1760-1840
Introduction
The Expansion and Contraction of British North America, 1760-1782
Loyalities and Loyalists, 1775-1791
Colonial Politics, War, and Rebellion, 1791-1840
Peopling British North America, 1791-1860
The Colonial Economy, 1791-1840
Colonial Society, 1791-1840
Colonial Culture, 1791-1840
Writing about Women's History
1840-1870
Introduction
Political and Administrative Reform, 1840-1860
Reorientation: British North America and the Empire After1840
Reorientation: British North America and the Continent after 1840
The West and the North, 1821-1870
Early Victorian Society, 1840-1870
Early Victorian Culture, 1840-1870
Industrialization, 1850-1870
Unification, 1862-1867
Writing about the History of Confederation
Notes
Index
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