The Peoples of Canada: A Post-Confederation History

Paperback | August 28, 2013

byJ.M. Bumsted

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J.M. Bumsted's bestselling survey of Canadian social, cultural, political, and economic history from 1867 to the present is now in its fourth edition. Retaining the hallmark features of previous editions, this edition incorporates new material on key topics such as modern culture; hockey; theenvironment and the Arctic; and international and domestic politics.

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J.M. Bumsted's bestselling survey of Canadian social, cultural, political, and economic history from 1867 to the present is now in its fourth edition. Retaining the hallmark features of previous editions, this edition incorporates new material on key topics such as modern culture; hockey; theenvironment and the Arctic; and internationa...

For over 25 years, John M. (Jack) Bumsted taught at the University of Manitoba's department of history. Before his arrival on the Prairies he taught at both Simon Fraser University and McMaster University. His research specialties are many, including the history of Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, and cultural history.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.88 inPublished:August 28, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780195446319

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MapsTablesBoxesIntroduction: Understanding HistoryPart One: 1867-18851. The Completion of Confederation, 1867-18732. Envisioning the New Nation, 1867-1885Writing about Confederation NEWPart Two: 1885-19143. The First Triumph of Industrialism, 1885-19144. Rural Canada, 1885-19145. Urban Canada, 1885-19146. Immigration, Ethnicity, and Racist Exclusion, 1882-19147. Politics and the National Question, 1885-19148. The Era of Reform, 1885-1914Writing about Agriculture and Rural SocietyPart Three: 1914-19459. The Great War and Its Aftermath, 1914-191910. Economy, Polity, and the Search for Social Justice, 1919-193911. Canadian Society and Culture between the Wars, 1919-193912. World War II, 1939-1945Writing about War in CanadaPart Four: 1946-197213. Canada and the World, 1946-197214. Prosperity and Growth in the Post-War World, 1946-197215. The Era of Liberal Consensus, 1946-197216. Quebec and Confederation, 1945-197217. The New Suburban Society, 1946-197218. The Beginnings of Modern Canadian Cultural Policy, 1945-197219. The Making of Canadian Culture, 1946-1975Writing about Culture in Canada NEWPart Five: 1972-201320. The Collapse of the Liberal Consensus, 1972-199121. The Provinces, the Constitution, and the Charter of Rights, 1968-201222. The Fragmentation and Reconsolidation of Conservatism, 1990-201223. Canadian Society and Culture, 1972-201324. Canada and the WorldWriting about Immigration and EthnicityEpilogue: Well into the New MillenniumNotesIndex

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