Destinies: Canadian History Since Confederation by R D FrancisDestinies: Canadian History Since Confederation by R D Francis

Destinies: Canadian History Since Confederation

byR D Francis, Richard Jones, Donald Smith

Paperback | November 30, 2007

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Destinies is a well written, highly readable, clearly organized and richly illustrated history of Canada from 1867 to the present. It incorporates the history of the four major groups that settled in Canada: the First Nations, the French-speaking and English-speaking Canadians and non-British and non-French immigrants. The text provides the latest research and presents a balanced approach of political, economic, social and cultural history. It also incorporates historiographical debate boxes entitled "Where Historians Disagree", as well as individual and community portraits, time lines, introductory overviews at the beginning of each section, up-to-date bibliographies at the end of each chapter, plus references to relevant websites and a comprehensive index.
Douglas Francis teaches Canadian history at the University of Calgary. He has published Frank H. Underhill: Intellectual Provocateur (University of Toronto Press, 1986), which won the J.W. Dafoe Book Prize (1986) for the best book published on a subject of national and international importance, and Images of the West: Changing Per...
Title:Destinies: Canadian History Since ConfederationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:588 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.88 inPublished:November 30, 2007Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176442421

ISBN - 13:9780176442422

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for History Students I bought this book for a post-Confederation history class in university. Very concise with multiple examples and chapter summaries included. Every chapter also comes with a timeline of major events within Canadian history. Great for students and history buffs alike! Companion to Origins of Canadian History, up to Confederation
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from very informative I really like this book, nothing beats Canadian history. To learn about all the troubles and hardships that Canadians have faced, very cool. Everything is very detailed and very enlightening.
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Table of Contents

1 ConfederationPART ONE: A BUILDING THE NEW DOMINION 1867-19142 Three Oceans, One Country: 1867-1880 3 A "National Policy"?4 The Fragile Union: The Resurgence of Regionalism5 Imperialism, Continentalism, and NationalismPART TWO: URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL CANADA 1867-19146 Boomtime: Industrialization at the Turn of the Century7 The Impact of Urban and Industrial Growth8 An Era of Social Reform: 1890-1914 9 Culture: 1867-1914PART THREE THE IMPACT OF TWO WORLD WARS AND THE GREAT DEPRESSION 1914-194510 Canada in the Great War 11 Canada, 1919-1929: A Decade of Adjustment12 Canada in the Great Depression13 Canada in World War II PART FOUR: MODERN CANADA 1945-2000 14 Toward a more Affluent Society: 1945-196015 An Era of Change: The 1960s 16 Aboriginal Canada: World War II to the Present 17 The Making of Modern Quebec 42618 Immigration And Multiculturalism19 Canada In The 1970s and 1980s: Constitution and Free Trade20 Contemporary Canada Canadian Prime Ministers since Confederation Index