History of Canada

A well-written, remarkably comprehensive survey of Canada’s history, The History of Canada is sure to make a great addition to any library. This beautifully assembled narrative history paints a magnificent picture of the second largest nation on earth. Canada, with its overarching geography of over one million bodies of water, endless prairies, frozen reaches of the north, and awe-inspiring mountain ranges, holds many stunning lands. Canada, as displayed here, has a truly complex and intricate image.

This acclaimed unique reference tool is your researcher's key to Canada's rich historical past right up to its dynamic present! All the information is presented in an accessible, easy-to-understand format that makes the past lively and interesting to any reader!

Subjects discussed include:

  • The political struggles of the past and present and the clash over issues of ethnicity, race, religion, language, and culture are just some of the details that mark this country's unmatched uniqueness.
  • Early contact between Amerindians and Europeans as well as the current burden of regional, cultural, and ethnic diversity that characterizes Canada in present time.This history draws the reader into the drama that is Canada.
  • Early settlement by the French and the British and Canada’s struggle as an arena between those contesting empires.
  • An examination of the economic, political, and ethnic issues of this century, including Canada's participation in world affairs.
  • Short biographies of notable people in Canadian history, a list of all the Prime Ministers in Canada, a timeline of important events, and a bibliographic essay.
  • Much more! Including colorful maps!

This frequently updated database is a must for all Canadian reference collections and will be an important reference tool for all industries interested in Canada’s rich history.

History of Canada online is cross-searchable with Grey House Publishing Canada's other best-selling directories. The History of Canada will help meet many library research requests by being able to provide important background information needed when researching current and past social issues. Cut your research time by quickly searching through various subjects ranging from Canada's Native Peoples, to The Cold War, to the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games!