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  • ISBN: 9780470836569
  • ISBN: 0470836563
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 502 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed., fully rev. and updated.
  • Publisher: Mississauga, Ont. : J. Wiley & Sons Canada, ©2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-471) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- About this book -- How this book is organized -- Icons used in this book -- pt. I. when world's collide -- 1. First nations -- Slow collision -- People of the longhouse -- People of the North woods -- People of the plains -- People of the Pacific Northwest -- Caught in between : people of the plateau -- People of the far North -- 2. First contact -- The Vikings -- The diffusionists are coming! -- The three big C's -- The quest for a Northwest Passage -- Rule Britannia! An empire founded by fog? -- The Beothuk -- pt. II. The rise of new France (1608-1701) -- 3. The early years -- Life and times of Samuel Champlain -- Black robes -- Meanwhile, back in Acadia -- 4. Life in New France -- Of myth and men : the battle of Long Sault -- A royal province -- Feudalism : Canadien style -- Church and state -- 5. The fur wars -- A Northern shortcut -- Company of the North -- A tale of two travellers -- Return of the Iroquois -- Phips and Frontenac -- Iberville the swashbuckler -- Peace at last? -- pt. III. The fall of New France (1701-1766) -- 6. Acadia -- The final conquest of Acadia -- Louisbourg -- Acadia : the golden years -- Cold War in Acadia -- The expulsion of the Acadians -- The return of the Acadians -- 7. The conquest -- The shooting starts -- The fall of Louisbourg -- 1759 : the battle for Québec -- Endgame -- 8. Aftermath -- Canada under British military rule -- 1763 : the Treaty of Paris -- The Pontiac Rebellion -- The Royal Proclamation -- Canada under civil rule.
pt. IV. Canada : the failed republic? (1766-1838) -- 9. Canada and the American Revolution -- The pot boils over -- 1775 : the invasion of Canada -- Nova Scotia : the fourteenth colony? -- A tale of two islands -- The Loyalists -- Upper Canada is created -- Into the interior -- On the Pacific Coast -- 10. The war of 1812 -- The lead-up to war -- The war in upper Canada -- The war in lower Canada -- Along the seacoast -- So who won? -- Lord Selkirk and the Pemmican Wars -- 11. The rebellions of 1837 -- NWC + HBC = Monopoly -- Lead-up to rebellion -- The rebellion in lower Canada -- The rebellion in upper Canada -- So what was the point? -- pt. V. The roads to confederation (1838-1891) -- 12. The fight for responsible government -- Lord Durham : mission impossible -- Triumph of the moderates -- Gold colony : British Columbia is born -- 13. The confederation waltz -- Causes of confederation -- Blueprint for a nation -- Reaction and resistance -- The fathers of confederation -- 14. From sea to sea -- Growing pains -- The return of John A. -- The North-West rebellion -- John A.'s last campaign -- pt. VI. The end of "English" Canada (1891-1929) -- 15. "Sunny ways" : the Laurier years -- Laurier : re-inventing Canada -- Klondike gold -- Canada and the empire -- 16. Borden and the Great War -- Marching off to war -- The conscription crisis -- Canada's 100 days -- Canada and the empire : revised -- 17. On the homefront -- The labour movement -- The women's movement -- King the conciliator -- Pier 21.
pt. VII. Dark days (1929-1959) -- 18. The dirty thirties -- The Great Depression -- Political upheaval -- 19. World War II -- On the battlefield -- On the homefront -- 20. Canada and the Cold War -- The post-war years -- Canada as a middle power -- Diefenbaker : renegade in power -- pt. VIII. Noisy evolution (1960-1993) -- 21. The battle for Québec -- The quiet revolution -- Pearson : peacemaker as PM -- The philosopher king -- 22. A charter country -- Round two -- The Trudeau legacy -- 23. "Yankee Doodle Dandy" : the Mulroney years -- "Canada is open for business!" -- On a world stage -- Native land claims -- The constitutional can of worms -- The West wants in and the East want out -- RCAP and the shoot-out at the Oka Corral -- The voter revolt of 1993 -- The Mulroney legacy -- pt. IX. Toward a one-party rule (1993-2005) -- 24. The Chrétien era -- The end of Canada? -- NAFTA : from Eaton's to Wal-Mart? -- Native settlement n the 1990s -- APEC and the pepper spray -- Hard right : the Canadian Alliance -- Road Kill : the 2000 election, and its aftermath -- September 11 and after -- 25. Junior Martin takes over -- Paul Martin's coup d'état -- The Romanow Report, and after -- Scary days -- The right unites -- The sponsorship scandal -- Minority report : the 2004 election -- Native issues -- Soviet Canuckistan? -- Stayin' alive.
pt. X. The part of tens -- 26. Ten great Canadian quotations, pre- and post-confederation -- Pre-confederation -- Post-confederation -- 27. Five important English and French pairs -- Wolfe & Montclam -- Mackenzie & Papineau -- Baldwin & LaFontaine -- Macdonald & Cartier -- Mulroney & Bouchard -- 28. Ten important Aboriginal leaders -- Dekanahwideh -- Membertou -- Maquinna -- Tecumseh -- Big Bear -- Crowfoot -- Chief Isaac -- Frederick Loft -- Elijah Harper -- John Amagoalik -- 29. Ten political firsts for Canadian women -- Emily Murphy -- Louise McKinney -- Agnes Macphail -- Cairine Wilson -- Ellen Fairclough -- Charlotte Whitton -- Jeanne Sauvé -- Audrey McLaughlin -- Rita Johnson -- Kim Campbell -- 30. The ten Prime Minister you need to know -- John A. Macdonald -- Wilfrid Laurier -- Robert Borden -- William Lyon Mackenzie King -- R.B. Bennett -- Louis St. Laurent -- John Diefenbaker -- Lester "Mike" Pearson -- Pierre Trudeau -- Brain Mulroney -- Appendix. Online resources -- Index.
Subject: n-cn---
Canada History
Canada History Miscellanea
Canada Histoire
Canada
Genre: History.
Miscellanea.
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