Readings In Canadian History: Pre-confederation

Paperback | February 9, 2006

byR. Douglas Francis, Donald B. Smith

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In this seventh edition of the two-volume Readings in Canadian History, the focus has been to provide a collection of articles suitable for introductory Canadian history tutorials. Topics were selected in relation to the major issues that are explored in such history courses, and the end result is valuable readings throughout the volume. Articles vary in voice and represent the various regions of the country. Whenever possible they reflect new research interests among Canadian historians. Short introductions to each topic set the readings in a historical context and offer suggestions for further readings. The reader also provides a series of questions at the end of each topic introduction to guide students in their reading of the articles and as a basis for discussion in tutorials.

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In this seventh edition of the two-volume Readings in Canadian History, the focus has been to provide a collection of articles suitable for introductory Canadian history tutorials. Topics were selected in relation to the major issues that are explored in such history courses, and the end result is valuable readings throughout the volu...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 9.25 × 7.31 × 0.81 inPublished:February 9, 2006Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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TOPIC ONE, THE FIRST NATIONS AND EUROPEAN CONTACT"Chapter 4. Children of Gluskap.Wabanaki Indians on the Eve of the European Invasion", Harold E.L. PrinsThe French Presence in Huronia: The Structure of Franco-Huron Relations in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century, Bruce G.. Trigger"To See Ourselves as the Other''''s Other: Nlaka''''pamux Contact Narratives," Wendy C. Wendy C. WickwireTOPIC TWO, WOMEN AND THE FUR TRADE"Women in Between": Indian Women in Fur Trade Society in Western Canada, Sylvia Van Kirk"''''A Most Important Chain of Connection.'''' Marriage in the Hudson''''s Bay Company," in From Rupert''''s Land to Canada. Essays in Honour of John E. Foster, ed., Theodore Binnema, Gerhard J. Ens and R.C. Macleod (Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2001): 81-107., Heather Rollason DriscollTOPIC THREE, LAW AND SOCIETY IN NEW FRANCE"Native Sovereignty and French Justice in Early Canada," in Essays in the History of Canadian Law, volume 5., John A.Dickinson"Violence, Marriage, and Family Honour: Aspects of the Legal Regulation of Marriage in New France,", Andre Lachance and Sylvie SavoieTOPIC FOUR, ACADIAThe Golden Age: Acadian Life, 1713-1748, Naomi Griffiths"Imperial Transitions," , Elizabeth ManckeTOPIC FIVE, DISEASE AS A FACTOR IN IMPERIAL CONFLICTBiological Warfare in Eighteenth-Century North America, Elizabeth A. Fenn"Microbes and Muskets: Smallpox and the Participation of the Amerindian Allies of New France in the Seven Years'''' War," , D. Peter MacLeodTOPIC SIX, THE CONQUEST AND ITS AFTERMATH"The Battle of Quebec: A Reappraisal," , W.J. EcclesA Change in Climate: The Conquest and the Marchands of Montreal, Jose IgartuaThe Fall of New France, Allan GreerTOPIC SEVEN: IMPACT OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION ON THE MARITIME COLONIESThe American Revolution and Nova Scotia Reconsidered, George A. RawlykThe Family in Exile: Loyalist Social Values after the Revolution, Ann Gorman CondonTOPIC EIGHT, UPPER CANADA AND THE WAR OF 1812"His Majesty''''s Indian Allies: Native Peoples, the British Crown and the War of 1812," Robert S. Allen"Reluctant Warriors: British North Americans and the War of 1812," , E. Jane Errington"Of Slender Frame and Delicate Appearance": The Placing of Laura Secord in the Narratives of Canadian Loyalist History", Cecilia MorganTOPIC NINE: THE REBELLION OF 1837 IN THE CANADAS"From Folklore to Revolution: Charivaris and the Lower Canadian Rebellion of 1837," Allan GreerThe Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada. The Canadian Historical Association Historical Booklet No. 46 (Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association, 1988). Pages 2-24. Colin ReadTOPIC TEN: SOCIAL HISTORY OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA"The Riddle of Peggy Mountain: Regulation of Irish Women''''s Sexuality on the Southern Avalon, 1750-1860," Willeen Keough"Dry Patriotism: The Chiniquy Crusade," Canadian Historical Review, Jan Noel"The Feminization of Teaching in British North America and Canada 1845-1875," Histoire sociale/ Social History, Alison PrenticeTOPIC ELEVEN: LABOUR IN BRITISH NORTH AMERICA"Unfair Masters and Rascally Servants? Labour Relations Among Bourgeois, Clerks and Voyageurs in the Montreal Fur Trade, 1780-1821," Carolyn Podruchny"Class Conflict on the Canals of Upper Canada in the 1840s," Ruth BleasdaleTOPIC TWELVE: COMMUNITIES IN BRITISH NORTH AMERICAGender Ideology and Black Women as Community-Builders in Ontario, 1850-70, Shirley J.YeeThe Orange Order and Social Violence in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Saint John, Scott W. See"Reciprocal Work Bees and the Meaning of Neighbourhood,", Catharine Anne WilsonTOPIC THIRTEEN: RUPERT''''S LAND AND THE RED RIVER COLONYThe Flock Divided: Factions and Feuds at Red River, Frits PannekoekThe Metis and Mixed Bloods of Rupert''''s Land before 1870, Irene M. SpryTOPIC FOURTEEN: PACIFIC COASTTracing the Fortunes of Five Founding Families of Victoria, Sylvia Van Kirk"Hardy Backwoodsmen, Wholesome Women, and Steady Families: Immigration and the Con