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The Resource Canadian history for dummies, by Will Ferguson

Canadian history for dummies, by Will Ferguson

Label
Canadian history for dummies
Title
Canadian history for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Will Ferguson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ferguson, Will
Dewey number
971
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1026
LC item number
.F465 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
--For dummies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Canada
  • Canada
Label
Canadian history for dummies, by Will Ferguson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [469]-471) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction -- About this book -- How this book is organized -- Icons used in this book -- pt. I. when world's collide -- 1. First nations -- Slow collision -- People of the longhouse -- People of the North woods -- People of the plains -- People of the Pacific Northwest -- Caught in between : people of the plateau -- People of the far North -- 2. First contact -- The Vikings -- The diffusionists are coming! -- The three big C's -- The quest for a Northwest Passage -- Rule Britannia! An empire founded by fog? -- The Beothuk -- pt. II. The rise of new France (1608-1701) -- 3. The early years -- Life and times of Samuel Champlain -- Black robes -- Meanwhile, back in Acadia -- 4. Life in New France -- Of myth and men : the battle of Long Sault -- A royal province -- Feudalism : Canadien style -- Church and state -- 5. The fur wars -- A Northern shortcut -- Company of the North -- A tale of two travellers -- Return of the Iroquois -- Phips and Frontenac -- Iberville the swashbuckler -- Peace at last? -- pt. III. The fall of New France (1701-1766) -- 6. Acadia -- The final conquest of Acadia -- Louisbourg -- Acadia : the golden years -- Cold War in Acadia -- The expulsion of the Acadians -- The return of the Acadians -- 7. The conquest -- The shooting starts -- The fall of Louisbourg -- 1759 : the battle for Québec -- Endgame -- 8. Aftermath -- Canada under British military rule -- 1763 : the Treaty of Paris -- The Pontiac Rebellion -- The Royal Proclamation -- Canada under civil rule --
  • pt. IV. Canada : the failed republic? (1766-1838) -- 9. Canada and the American Revolution -- The pot boils over -- 1775 : the invasion of Canada -- Nova Scotia : the fourteenth colony? -- A tale of two islands -- The Loyalists -- Upper Canada is created -- Into the interior -- On the Pacific Coast -- 10. The war of 1812 -- The lead-up to war -- The war in upper Canada -- The war in lower Canada -- Along the seacoast -- So who won? -- Lord Selkirk and the Pemmican Wars -- 11. The rebellions of 1837 -- NWC + HBC = Monopoly -- Lead-up to rebellion -- The rebellion in lower Canada -- The rebellion in upper Canada -- So what was the point? -- pt. V. The roads to confederation (1838-1891) -- 12. The fight for responsible government -- Lord Durham : mission impossible -- Triumph of the moderates -- Gold colony : British Columbia is born -- 13. The confederation waltz -- Causes of confederation -- Blueprint for a nation -- Reaction and resistance -- The fathers of confederation -- 14. From sea to sea -- Growing pains -- The return of John A. -- The North-West rebellion -- John A.'s last campaign -- pt. VI. The end of "English" Canada (1891-1929) -- 15. "Sunny ways" : the Laurier years -- Laurier : re-inventing Canada -- Klondike gold -- Canada and the empire -- 16. Borden and the Great War -- Marching off to war -- The conscription crisis -- Canada's 100 days -- Canada and the empire : revised -- 17. On the homefront -- The labour movement -- The women's movement -- King the conciliator -- Pier 21 --
  • pt. VII. Dark days (1929-1959) -- 18. The dirty thirties -- The Great Depression -- Political upheaval -- 19. World War II -- On the battlefield -- On the homefront -- 20. Canada and the Cold War -- The post-war years -- Canada as a middle power -- Diefenbaker : renegade in power -- pt. VIII. Noisy evolution (1960-1993) -- 21. The battle for Québec -- The quiet revolution -- Pearson : peacemaker as PM -- The philosopher king -- 22. A charter country -- Round two -- The Trudeau legacy -- 23. "Yankee Doodle Dandy" : the Mulroney years -- "Canada is open for business!" -- On a world stage -- Native land claims -- The constitutional can of worms -- The West wants in and the East want out -- RCAP and the shoot-out at the Oka Corral -- The voter revolt of 1993 -- The Mulroney legacy -- pt. IX. Toward a one-party rule (1993-2005) -- 24. The Chrétien era -- The end of Canada? -- NAFTA : from Eaton's to Wal-Mart? -- Native settlement n the 1990s -- APEC and the pepper spray -- Hard right : the Canadian Alliance -- Road Kill : the 2000 election, and its aftermath -- September 11 and after -- 25. Junior Martin takes over -- Paul Martin's coup d'état -- The Romanow Report, and after -- Scary days -- The right unites -- The sponsorship scandal -- Minority report : the 2004 election -- Native issues -- Soviet Canuckistan? -- Stayin' alive --
  • pt. X. The part of tens -- 26. Ten great Canadian quotations, pre- and post-confederation -- Pre-confederation -- Post-confederation -- 27. Five important English and French pairs -- Wolfe & Montclam -- Mackenzie & Papineau -- Baldwin & LaFontaine -- Macdonald & Cartier -- Mulroney & Bouchard -- 28. Ten important Aboriginal leaders -- Dekanahwideh -- Membertou -- Maquinna -- Tecumseh -- Big Bear -- Crowfoot -- Chief Isaac -- Frederick Loft -- Elijah Harper -- John Amagoalik -- 29. Ten political firsts for Canadian women -- Emily Murphy -- Louise McKinney -- Agnes Macphail -- Cairine Wilson -- Ellen Fairclough -- Charlotte Whitton -- Jeanne Sauvé -- Audrey McLaughlin -- Rita Johnson -- Kim Campbell -- 30. The ten Prime Minister you need to know -- John A. Macdonald -- Wilfrid Laurier -- Robert Borden -- William Lyon Mackenzie King -- R.B. Bennett -- Louis St. Laurent -- John Diefenbaker -- Lester "Mike" Pearson -- Pierre Trudeau -- Brain Mulroney -- Appendix. Online resources -- Index
Control code
ocm60318803
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Second edition, fully revised and updated.
Extent
xxiv, 502 pages
Isbn
9780470836569
Lccn
2006372840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780470836563
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)60318803
  • (Sirsi) a1170126
Label
Canadian history for dummies, by Will Ferguson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [469]-471) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction -- About this book -- How this book is organized -- Icons used in this book -- pt. I. when world's collide -- 1. First nations -- Slow collision -- People of the longhouse -- People of the North woods -- People of the plains -- People of the Pacific Northwest -- Caught in between : people of the plateau -- People of the far North -- 2. First contact -- The Vikings -- The diffusionists are coming! -- The three big C's -- The quest for a Northwest Passage -- Rule Britannia! An empire founded by fog? -- The Beothuk -- pt. II. The rise of new France (1608-1701) -- 3. The early years -- Life and times of Samuel Champlain -- Black robes -- Meanwhile, back in Acadia -- 4. Life in New France -- Of myth and men : the battle of Long Sault -- A royal province -- Feudalism : Canadien style -- Church and state -- 5. The fur wars -- A Northern shortcut -- Company of the North -- A tale of two travellers -- Return of the Iroquois -- Phips and Frontenac -- Iberville the swashbuckler -- Peace at last? -- pt. III. The fall of New France (1701-1766) -- 6. Acadia -- The final conquest of Acadia -- Louisbourg -- Acadia : the golden years -- Cold War in Acadia -- The expulsion of the Acadians -- The return of the Acadians -- 7. The conquest -- The shooting starts -- The fall of Louisbourg -- 1759 : the battle for Québec -- Endgame -- 8. Aftermath -- Canada under British military rule -- 1763 : the Treaty of Paris -- The Pontiac Rebellion -- The Royal Proclamation -- Canada under civil rule --
  • pt. IV. Canada : the failed republic? (1766-1838) -- 9. Canada and the American Revolution -- The pot boils over -- 1775 : the invasion of Canada -- Nova Scotia : the fourteenth colony? -- A tale of two islands -- The Loyalists -- Upper Canada is created -- Into the interior -- On the Pacific Coast -- 10. The war of 1812 -- The lead-up to war -- The war in upper Canada -- The war in lower Canada -- Along the seacoast -- So who won? -- Lord Selkirk and the Pemmican Wars -- 11. The rebellions of 1837 -- NWC + HBC = Monopoly -- Lead-up to rebellion -- The rebellion in lower Canada -- The rebellion in upper Canada -- So what was the point? -- pt. V. The roads to confederation (1838-1891) -- 12. The fight for responsible government -- Lord Durham : mission impossible -- Triumph of the moderates -- Gold colony : British Columbia is born -- 13. The confederation waltz -- Causes of confederation -- Blueprint for a nation -- Reaction and resistance -- The fathers of confederation -- 14. From sea to sea -- Growing pains -- The return of John A. -- The North-West rebellion -- John A.'s last campaign -- pt. VI. The end of "English" Canada (1891-1929) -- 15. "Sunny ways" : the Laurier years -- Laurier : re-inventing Canada -- Klondike gold -- Canada and the empire -- 16. Borden and the Great War -- Marching off to war -- The conscription crisis -- Canada's 100 days -- Canada and the empire : revised -- 17. On the homefront -- The labour movement -- The women's movement -- King the conciliator -- Pier 21 --
  • pt. VII. Dark days (1929-1959) -- 18. The dirty thirties -- The Great Depression -- Political upheaval -- 19. World War II -- On the battlefield -- On the homefront -- 20. Canada and the Cold War -- The post-war years -- Canada as a middle power -- Diefenbaker : renegade in power -- pt. VIII. Noisy evolution (1960-1993) -- 21. The battle for Québec -- The quiet revolution -- Pearson : peacemaker as PM -- The philosopher king -- 22. A charter country -- Round two -- The Trudeau legacy -- 23. "Yankee Doodle Dandy" : the Mulroney years -- "Canada is open for business!" -- On a world stage -- Native land claims -- The constitutional can of worms -- The West wants in and the East want out -- RCAP and the shoot-out at the Oka Corral -- The voter revolt of 1993 -- The Mulroney legacy -- pt. IX. Toward a one-party rule (1993-2005) -- 24. The Chrétien era -- The end of Canada? -- NAFTA : from Eaton's to Wal-Mart? -- Native settlement n the 1990s -- APEC and the pepper spray -- Hard right : the Canadian Alliance -- Road Kill : the 2000 election, and its aftermath -- September 11 and after -- 25. Junior Martin takes over -- Paul Martin's coup d'état -- The Romanow Report, and after -- Scary days -- The right unites -- The sponsorship scandal -- Minority report : the 2004 election -- Native issues -- Soviet Canuckistan? -- Stayin' alive --
  • pt. X. The part of tens -- 26. Ten great Canadian quotations, pre- and post-confederation -- Pre-confederation -- Post-confederation -- 27. Five important English and French pairs -- Wolfe & Montclam -- Mackenzie & Papineau -- Baldwin & LaFontaine -- Macdonald & Cartier -- Mulroney & Bouchard -- 28. Ten important Aboriginal leaders -- Dekanahwideh -- Membertou -- Maquinna -- Tecumseh -- Big Bear -- Crowfoot -- Chief Isaac -- Frederick Loft -- Elijah Harper -- John Amagoalik -- 29. Ten political firsts for Canadian women -- Emily Murphy -- Louise McKinney -- Agnes Macphail -- Cairine Wilson -- Ellen Fairclough -- Charlotte Whitton -- Jeanne Sauvé -- Audrey McLaughlin -- Rita Johnson -- Kim Campbell -- 30. The ten Prime Minister you need to know -- John A. Macdonald -- Wilfrid Laurier -- Robert Borden -- William Lyon Mackenzie King -- R.B. Bennett -- Louis St. Laurent -- John Diefenbaker -- Lester "Mike" Pearson -- Pierre Trudeau -- Brain Mulroney -- Appendix. Online resources -- Index
Control code
ocm60318803
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Second edition, fully revised and updated.
Extent
xxiv, 502 pages
Isbn
9780470836569
Lccn
2006372840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780470836563
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)60318803
  • (Sirsi) a1170126

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