A Brief History of CanadaBook - 2000
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: Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, c2000.
Characteristics: x, 310 p. :,ill., maps, ports. ;,24 cm.