Atlantic Canada: A History

Paperback | March 12, 2015

byMargaret R. Conrad, James K. Hiller

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Atlantic Canada: A History reflects on the region's diversity and provides students with a concise and up-to-date history of the east coast of Canada. This edition includes new coverage of Atlantic Canada up to 2014, allowing readers to make connections between the past and present andreflect on the region's diversity and future.

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Atlantic Canada: A History reflects on the region's diversity and provides students with a concise and up-to-date history of the east coast of Canada. This edition includes new coverage of Atlantic Canada up to 2014, allowing readers to make connections between the past and present andreflect on the region's diversity and future.

Margaret R. Conrad is Professor Emerita at the University of New Brunswick, where she held a Canada Research Chair in Atlantic Canada Studies from 2002 to 2009. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1995, received the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012, and is an Office...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.72 inPublished:March 12, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199013268

ISBN - 13:9780199013265

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Table of Contents

Introduction A Region in the MakingPart One: The Atlantic Region, 1500-18601. Beginnings2. Aboriginal Peoples3. European Encounters, 1000-15984. Colonial Experiments, 1598-16325. Colonial Communities, 1632-17136. Renegotiating the Atlantic Region, 1713-637. Community Formation, 1749-18158. Maturing Colonial Societies, 1815-60Part Two: The Atlantic Region Since 18609. Confronting Confederation, 1860-187310. The Industrial Challenge, 1873-190111. The Promise and Peril of a New Century, 1901-1912. Between the Wars, 1919-3913. The Emergence of Atlantic Canada, 1939-4914. A Region Transformed, 1949-7515. Atlantic Canada in the Global Village, 1975-200116. Whither Tending? Atlantic Canada in the Twenty-First CenturyBibliographic NoteNotesIndex

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"The first time I used Conrad and Hiller was the first time students complimented the textbook. I believe students like it because it is straightforward, engaging, and succinct. I like it for the same reasons and also because it balances political/imperial and social history and providesappropriate and compelling boxes." --Heidi MacDonald, University of Lethbridge