Canada's Diverse Peoples: A Reference Sourcebook

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ABC-CLIO, 2003 - History - 361 pages
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From Canada's profound racism in the 19th and early 20th centuries to its radical shift in immigration policy in the 1960s, this one-of-a-kind reference explores the past 1,000 years of ethnicity in Canada.

* Annotated timelines of Canada's multicultural history

* Comprehensive bibliographies covering literature on indigenous and immigrant Canadians

 

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Contents

1 The First Immigrants The Aboriginal People before 1500
1
2 The Founding Peoples
24
3 French Canadians Acadians Métis and First Nations 17601815
57
4 Yankees Loyalists and Highland Scots 17591815
85
5 Immigration to British North America 18151867
108
6 Immigration and Immigration Policy 18671914
137
7 Two Wars and a Depression 19141945
174
8 An Immigration from Europe 19461962
203
9 Redefining Immigration and EthnicCultural Policy 19601975
229
10 Since 1975
262
11 The New Ethnic Groups in Canada since 1967
296
12 The Future
326
Index
339
About the Author
361
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J.M. Bumsted is professor of history at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

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