Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 May 2012

512 Pages | 43 photos; 7 figures; 10 maps; 3 tables

7.0 x 9.0 inches

ISBN: 9780195432350

Bookseller Code (06)

Aboriginal History: A Reader

Kristin Burnett and Geoff Read

  • The only book on the market for introductory Aboriginal studies coursed that incorporates primary source documents, exposing students to actual historical data.
  • Chronological order makes this text suitable as both a core and supplementary text.
  • Separate chapters on Metis and Inuit peoples complement coverage of First Nations peoples, providing wide-ranging coverage of Aboriginal perspectives from all regions of Canada.
  • A combination of new and previously published articles brings a fresh perspective to traditional areas of study, including first contact, residential schools, federal policy, and Aboriginal women.
  • 'Further Resources' are included with each chapter and offer a variety of tools, including print resources, audio clips of oral histories and traditions, and movies. These resources help to bring the topic to life for students.

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