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Author Riendeau, Roger E., 1950-

Title A brief history of Canada / Roger Riendeau
Edition 2nd ed
Published New York : Facts on File, ©2007

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 444 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents List of illustrations -- List of maps -- Preface to the second edition -- Preface to the first edition -- Acknowledgments for the second edition -- Introduction -- The natural domain -- Accidental rediscovery (986-1608) -- The colonization of New France (1608-1663) -- Royal government and a distinct society (1663-1760) -- Clashing empires and frontiers (1663-1760) -- The challenge of imperial rule in British North America (1760-1783) -- The emergence of colonial communities (1783-1850) -- The expanding colonial economy (1815-1850) -- From oligarchic rule to responsible government (1815-1850) -- The road to confederation (1850-1867) -- Nation-building aspirations and strategies (1867-1885) -- The clash of nationalisms and the resurgence of regionalism (1867-1896) -- The wheat boom and national expansion (1896-1914) -- The confirmation of nationhood (1914-1931) -- A society transformed (1880-1930) -- The perils of depression and war (1930-1945) -- An expanding nation in the age of affluence (1945-1958) -- The search for national unity (1958-1972) -- Conflict and confrontation in the age of anxiety (1972-1984) -- The illusion of consensus (1984-2007) -- Appendixes: Basic facts about Canada; Chronology; Bibliography; Suggested reading; Federal election results, 1867-2006
Summary Presents a concise history of Canada, from the time of early exploration by Europeans to the present day
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-423) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject HISTORY -- General.
Politics and government.
Canada -- History.
Canada -- Politics and government.
Canada.
Genre/Form Electronic books
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781438108223
1438108222
9781787852686
1787852687