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Book Title: Canadian History: Pre-Confederation

Author: John Douglas Belshaw

Book Description: Canadian History: Pre-Confederation is a survey text that introduces undergraduate students to important themes in North American history to 1867. It provides room for Aboriginal and European agendas and narratives, explores the connections between the territory that coalesces into the shape of modern Canada and the larger continent and world in which it operates, and engages with emergent issues in the field.

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Canadian History: Pre-Confederation is a survey text that introduces undergraduate students to important themes in North American history to 1867.  It provides room for Aboriginal and European agendas and narratives, explores the connections between the territory that coalesces into the shape of modern Canada and the larger continent and world in which it operates, and engages with emergent issues in the field. The material is pursued in a largely chronological manner to the early 19th century, at which point social, economic, and political change are dissected. Canadian History: Pre-Confederation provides, as well, a reconnaissance of historical methodology and debates in the field, exercises for students, Key Terms and a Glossary, and section-by-section Key Points. Although this text can be modified, expanded, reduced, and reorganized to suit the needs of the instructor, it is organized so as to support learning, to broaden (and sometimes provoke) debate, and to engage students in thinking like historians. Written and reviewed by subject experts drawn from colleges and universities, this is the first open textbook on the topic of Canadian history. 

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John Douglas Belshaw

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Canadian History: Pre-Confederation
Author
John Douglas Belshaw
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Cover imageNanaimo Indians, Vancouver Island, British Columbia by US National Archives bot is in the public domain.

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BCcampus
Publication Date
April 13, 2015