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Peoples of Canada A Pre-Confederation History

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ISBN-10: 0195423402

ISBN-13: 9780195423402

Edition: 3rd 2010

Authors: J. M. Bumsted

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The Peoples of Canada: A Pre-Confederation History, Third Edition, 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, the St. Lawrence Valley, and New France; the growth of 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.
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Book details

List price: $98.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 648
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Introduction: Understanding History
To 1760
Introduction
The Peoples of Early North America
Contacts and Encounters
Early European Approaches
The Atlantic Region to 1670
Canada to 1663
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
Loyalties 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 after 1840
Reorientation: British North America and the Continent after 1840
The West and the North, 1821-1868
Early Victorian Society, 1840-1870
Early Victorian Culture, 1840-1870
Industrialization, 1850-1870
Unification, 1862-1867
Writing about the History of Confederation
1867-1885
Introduction
The Completion of Confederation, 1867-1873
Envisioning the New Nation, 1867-1885
Notes
Index