Canadian History for Dummies

Canadian History for Dummies

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More than 250 Web sites included! Bone up on the essentials of Canada's history Full of great Canadian quotes and quips, this book takes you on a tour of dates, events, leaders, and themes that together tell Canada's story. From the Seven Years' War to the Quiet Revolution, this is your complete guide to Canada's rollicking past. Hang on - it's a wild ride! Discover: Canada's greatest leaders Why Canada opted for evolution over revolution How Canada became a savvy peacekeeping nation Lesser-known characters from Canada's past That Canadian history rocks The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humour and fun Get Smart! @ www.dummies.com Register to win cool prizes Browse exclusive articles and excerpts Subscribe to our free Dummies Daily eTips newsletter Chat with authors and preview other books Talk to us, ask questions, get answers
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : CDG Books Canada, c2000.
ISBN: 9781894413190
1894413199
Characteristics: xxviii, 481 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.

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OwenH
Jun 20, 2015

This is an awesome book!
Spoiler alert: everything exept Brian Mulroney.

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Yankeeone
Mar 27, 2012

For those who've reached a point in their lives where they've decided to actually learn something about the history of their country,this book is a good place to start. Read about the search for the ever-elusive North-West passge, isolated outposts on the shores of a vast wilderness, mutinies, kidnappings,native on native violence, French on native violence, British on French violence, American on British/ Canadian/native violence (and vice versa), genocide, World Wars, riots and, of course, a long line of politicians that we love to hate. Whatever you may have thought about Canadian history, this book makes it anything but boring.

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Jun 20, 2015

OwenH thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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