History Of The Canadian Economy

Paperback | January 29, 2007

byKenneth Norrie, Douglas Owram, Jc Herbert Emery

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A History of the Canadian Economy provides a chronological account of Canada's economic development from the times of pre-European settlement to the present.Unlike other past competitive offerings, the book draws from both economics and history based literatures. It uses and stresses economic concepts and terminology and does so without focusing on mathematical techniques or employing any particular dogmatic themes. Reviewers consistently praise the book for the writing style, comprehensiveness and currency of research.

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A History of the Canadian Economy provides a chronological account of Canada's economic development from the times of pre-European settlement to the present.Unlike other past competitive offerings, the book draws from both economics and history based literatures. It uses and stresses economic concepts and terminology and does so withou...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9.25 × 7.31 × 1 inPublished:January 29, 2007Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176252509

ISBN - 13:9780176252502

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IntroductionPart 1: The era of European Expansion and Colonial Rivalry: Beginnings to 17631: The Background to colonization2: the Atlantic Region to 17633: New FrancePart 2: The British Mercantile Era, 1763-18464: The Atlantic Colonies5: Quebec and Lower Canada, 1763-18406: Upper Canada7: The Western economy, 1713-1870Part 3: The Economic Background to Confederation, 1846-18678: Adjusting to the End of Mercantilism9: Railways and early Industrialization10: Confederation and the British North America ActPart 4: A National Economy Established 1867-191411: Agriculture and the Expanding Frontier12: The Economy of the National Policy Era: Resources and Manufacturing13: The Growing Tertiary Sector: Utilities, Services and GovernmentPart 5: The Turbulent Years 1914-194514:World War One, 1914-191815:Uneven growth 1919-192916: Regional growth and Welfare in the Inter-war Years17: The Great Depression, 1929-193918: World War 2, 1939-1945Part 6: The Modern era: Since 194519: Growth and Prosperity 1945-197320: Policy innovation 1946-197321: New Economic Realities22: Managing the FederationEpilogueGlossary of Economic TermsIndex