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A concise history of Canada, Margaret Conrad

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A concise history of Canada
Title
A concise history of Canada
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Conrad
Title variation
Canada
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This history of Canada begins with a challenge to its readers. What is Canada? What makes up this diverse, complex, and often contested nation-state? What was its founding moment? And who are its people? Drawing on her many years of experience as a scholar, writer, and teacher of Canadian history, the author offers answers to these difficult questions. Beginning in Canada's deep past with the arrival of its Aboriginal peoples, she traces its history through the conquest by Europeans, the American Revolutionary War, and the industrialization of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, to its prosperous present. As a social historian, she emphasizes the peoples' history: the relationships between Aboriginal and settler, the French and the English, the Catholic and Protestant, and the rich and poor. She writes of the impact of disease, how women fared in the early colonies, and of the social transformations that took place after the Second World War as Canada began to assert itself as an independent nation. In the last chapter, the author explains the social, economic, and political upheavals that have transformed the nation over the last three decades. Despite its successes and its popularity as a destination for immigrants from across the world, Canada remains a curiously reluctant player on the international stage. This book explains just why that is
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DLC
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Conrad, Margaret
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge concise histories
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  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Canada
Label
A concise history of Canada, Margaret Conrad
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Cautious country -- Since time immemorial -- Natives and newcomers, 1000-1661 -- New France, 1661-1763 -- Revolutionary age, 1763-1821 -- Transatlantic communities, 1815-1849 -- Coming together, 1849-1885 -- Making progress, 1885-1914 -- Hanging on, 1914 to 1945 -- Liberalism triumphant, 1945-1984 -- Interesting times, 1984-2011 -- Notes -- Guide to further reading -- Index
Control code
798213734
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 330 pages
Isbn
9780521761932
Lccn
2011021842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 651
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)798213734
Label
A concise history of Canada, Margaret Conrad
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Cautious country -- Since time immemorial -- Natives and newcomers, 1000-1661 -- New France, 1661-1763 -- Revolutionary age, 1763-1821 -- Transatlantic communities, 1815-1849 -- Coming together, 1849-1885 -- Making progress, 1885-1914 -- Hanging on, 1914 to 1945 -- Liberalism triumphant, 1945-1984 -- Interesting times, 1984-2011 -- Notes -- Guide to further reading -- Index
Control code
798213734
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 330 pages
Isbn
9780521761932
Lccn
2011021842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 651
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)798213734

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