The third edition of A History of the Canadian Peoples is a skillful condensation of the acclaimed two-volume history by J. M. Bumsted. In a single volume, it covers the whole of Canadian history from pre-contact times to the present, integrating social, cultural, political, and economic history into a coherent overarching narrative.
·Provides broad coverage of the political, economic, and social history of the peoples of Canada
·Sidebars offer fascinating perspectives on the experiences of early explorers, settlers, ordinary citizens, and politicians, as well as more in-depth portraits of leading figures
·Adds a new chapter on Canada after 9/11
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For over 25 years, John M. (Jack) Bumsted has taught at the University of Manitoba's department of history. Before his arrival on the Prairies he taught at both Simon Fraser University and McMaster University. His research specialties are many, including the history of Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, and cultural history. Prof. Bumsted is also the author of the new editions of The Peoples of Canada.Review:
"A History of the Canadian Peoples is an excellent text, providing students of Canadian history with a solid factual understanding of our collective past."
--Matthew J. Bellamy, Carleton University
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