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A Brief History of Canada (Paperback)
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A Brief History of Canada (Paperback)

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Paperback 310 Pages / Published: 15/02/2000
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This single volume provides a concise, highly readable introduction to the growth and development of a unique land and its people. Veteran historian Roger Riendeau masterfully surveys the origins of Canada from its First peoples through European contact, the rise and fall of the French Empire, English Conquest, the road to nationhood, and the struggles of a complex society to the end of the second millennium. Complete with text illustrations, maps, and an exhaustive index, "A Brief History of Canada" is a readily accessible reference for students and an engaging narrative for anyone who wants to learn more about this diverse and often enigmatic land.

Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd
ISBN: 9781550415551
Number of pages: 310
Weight: 522 g
Dimensions: 216 x 146 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

" . . . that's what is good about this book . . . it's the leaping-off point to be able to go and read more. But to be able to summarize everything so well I think is a huge benefit."
- Talking Books, CBC This Morning

" . . . a concise, highly readable introduction to the growth and development of a unique land and its people. In this single volume narrative, veteran historian Roger Riendeau masterfully surveys the origins of Canada from its First people through European contact, the rise and fall of the French empire, English conquest, the road to nationhood and the struggle of a complex society to the end of the second millennium. . . a readily accessible reference for students and an engaging narrative for anyone who wants to learn more about this diverse and often enigmatic land."
- George Bonavia, "From My Bookshelf"

..".a convenient package for students looking for a comprehensive introduction to Canadian history."
- Canadian Book Review Annual


" . . . that's what is good about this book . . . it's the leaping-off point to be able to go and read more. But to be able to summarize everything so well I think is a huge benefit."
- Talking Books, CBC This Morning

" . . . a concise, highly readable introduction to the growth and development of a unique land and its people. In this single volume narrative, veteran historian Roger Riendeau masterfully surveys the origins of Canada from its First people through European contact, the rise and fall of the French empire, English conquest, the road to nationhood and the struggle of a complex society to the end of the second millennium. . . a readily accessible reference for students and an engaging narrative for anyone who wants to learn more about this diverse and often enigmatic land."
- George Bonavia, "From My Bookshelf"

..".a convenient package for students looking for a comprehensive introduction to Canadian history."
- Canadian Book Review Annual

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