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Published: 03 May 2012

416 Pages | 36 b/w illustrations


ISBN: 9780195449228

Bookseller Code (AE)

Canada's First Century (Reissue)

Edited by Donald Creighton (deceased) and Edited by Donald Wright

  • Sweeping canvas, Creighton's energetic, opinionated, and fast-moving account of the first 100 years of confederation broke with existing molds.
  • Award-winning historian, Creighton's awards for excellent include the Tyrrell Medal, the Governor General's Award, and the Molson Prize.
  • Influential, This text influenced a generation of historians to come, outselling Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex and, for a time, even the Bible.
  • New introduction, Full context and insight into Creighton's complex personality are provided in a beautifully written introduction by Donald Wright, association professor of political science at University of New Brunswick.
  • Historical illustrations, Reproductions of photographs and political cartoons offer a visual history of the one hundred years after confederation.

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