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By Margaret Conrad

Margaret Conrad's background of Canada starts with a problem to its readers. what's Canada? What makes up this various, complicated and sometimes contested geographical region? What used to be its founding second? And who're its humans? Drawing on her decades of expertise as a student, author and instructor of Canadian heritage, Conrad bargains astute solutions to those tricky questions. starting in Canada's deep previous with the arriving of its Aboriginal peoples, she lines its background during the conquest through Europeans, the yank innovative battle and the industrialization of the 19th and 20th centuries to its wealthy current. regardless of its successes and its recognition as a vacation spot for immigrants from internationally, Canada continues to be a interestingly reluctant participant at the foreign degree. This clever, concise and lucid booklet explains simply why that is.

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