Historical Dictionary of Canada

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Scarecrow Press, Jan 1, 1999 - History - 271 pages
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This text offers a comprehensive insight into Canada's history through a historical chronology and dictionary entries of important places, people and events. The author highlights Canada's geography, culture and history from colonization to NAFTA. The author also includes the defined stages of Canada's self-perception, the four continuities of Canadian history, including its imperial connections, two founding European peoples, federal-provincial relations, and the United States as Canada's neighbours.

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Historical Dictionary of Canada

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One part history book, two parts lexicon, this guide defines the people, regions, resources, and events that have shaped Canada since its colonization 500 years ago. To augment the detailed opening ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE DICTIONARY
23
Governors General of Canada
231
Bibliography
237
About the Author
271
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About the author (1999)

Barry M. Gough received his Ph.D. D. from Kings College, London University, and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. The currently serves as a professor of history at Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario. He has written and edited many books and articles on Canada and Canadian history.

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