Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 February 2014

704 Pages | 6 maps; 10 tables; 170 photos

10.0 x 8.0 inches

ISBN: 9780195446319

Bookseller Code (06)

The Peoples of Canada: A Post-Confederation History

Fourth Edition

J.M. Bumsted

  • A very popular and well-established book that sells consistently year after year.
  • The strong coverage of social, political, and economic history are framed in a narrative that is both accessible and appealing to undergraduate students.
  • An overlapping chapter ("Envisioning the Nation") in the Pre-Confederation and Post-Confederation volumes means instructors are able to choose the time they wish to mark the split in confederation.
  • Extensive updates on modern culture including the arts, music and literature; hockey; the environment and the Canadian Arctic; and international and domestic politics.
  • A comprehensive ancillaries package includes an upgraded instructor's manual, updated PowerPoint slides, an image bank, and a student study guide (including weblinks).

New to this Edition:

  • A new eye-catching four-colour design and larger size increases visual appeal and enhances readability.
  • Updated tools for readers include two new historiography pieces and new boxed material in each chapter, designed to help bring the text alive.
  • An updated artwork program including 40 new photographs accompanies the new material provided.

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