Penguin History of Canada

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Penguin Canada, Oct 30, 2007 - History - 432 pages
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Canada is in many ways a country of limits, a paradox for a place that enjoys virtually unlimited space. Most of that space is uninhabited, and much of it is uninhabitable. It is a country with a huge north but with most of its population in the south, hugging the U.S. border. An uneasy and difficult country, Canada has nevertheless defied the odds: it remains, in the 21st century, a haven of peace and a beacon of prosperity. Erudite yet accessible and marked by narrative flair, The Penguin History of Canada paints an expansive portrait of a dynamic and complex country.

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Interesting enough, however, at times put me to sleep! There are probably better history books out there...

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Horrible book. Too many words and never use it for History class. Your students will hate you forever.


Native Land
Land for the Taking
Expansion and Consolidation
Queen Annes
The British Challenge
The Seven Years
Making Peace

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Robert Bothwell is a professor of history and director of the International Relations Program at the University of Toronto. He has written books on a wide variety of topics in Canadian history, from atomic energy (Eldorado: Canada's National Uranium Company and Nucleus) to French–English relations (Canada and Quebec) to Canadian–American relations (Canada and the United States).

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