A History of the Canadian Peoples by J. M. BumstedA History of the Canadian Peoples by J. M. Bumsted

A History of the Canadian Peoples

byJ. M. Bumsted, Michael C. Bumsted

Paperback | February 3, 2016

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Now in its fifth edition, A History of the Canadian Peoples presents a fascinating and comprehensive introduction to the history of Canada from pre-contact times to the present day. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to offer more balanced coverage of the pre- andpost-Confederation periods, providing insightful perspectives on influential moments throughout Canadian history. Weaving together social, political, cultural, and economic histories in a seamless narrative, this compelling resource will help readers understand and appreciate the remarkable peopleand events that have shaped Canada across its history
J.M. Bumsted is a retired professor formerly of the University of Manitoba. Michael C. Bumsted has received his PhD from the University of Aberdeen.
Title:A History of the Canadian PeoplesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:624 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.75 inPublished:February 3, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

List of MapsPrefaceIntroduction: Understanding History1. The Beginnings2. Europe Settles In: Newfoundland, Acadia, New France3. Struggling for a Continent, 1627-17634. Becoming and Remaining British, 1759-18155. Relying on Resources, 1815-18406. Becoming a Nation, 1840-18857. Becoming Modern, 1885-19158. Two Wars and a Depression, 1914-19459. Prospering Together, 1945-196010. Edging towards the Abyss, 1958-197211. Coming Apart, 1972-199212. Freefalling into the Twenty-First Century, 1992-200113. Into the New MillenniumEpilogue: The Speed and Balance of Canadian HistoryReferencesIndex

Editorial Reviews

"I think the balance of various schools of history, from political, social, cultural, economic, gender, ethnic, and intellectual strains of history, is quite an achievement, as it would satisfy most historians as to the breadth of historiography found in the text." --Darren Ferry, Nipissing University