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Making and Breaking Settler Space

Five Centuries of Colonization in North America

by Adam J. Barker
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: native american, colonialism & post-colonialism, north america

Five hundred years. A vast geography. Making and Breaking Settler Space explores how settler spaces have developed and diversified from contact to the present. Adam Barker traces the trajectory of settler colonialism, drawing out details of its operation that are embedded not only in imperialism but also in contemporary contexts that include proble …

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Disputing New France

Companies, Law, and Sovereignty in the French Atlantic, 1598-1663

by Helen Dewar
edition: Paperback
tagged: north america, legal history

From the early sixteenth century, thousands of fishermen-traders from Basque, Breton, and Norman ports crossed the Atlantic each year to engage in fishing, whaling, and fur trading, which they regarded as their customary right. In the seventeenth century these rights were challenged as France sought to establish an imperial presence in North Americ …

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The Company

The Rise and Fall of the Hudson's Bay Empire

by Stephen Bown
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: north america, business

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A thrilling new telling of the story of modern Canada's origins.

The story of the Hudson's Bay Company, dramatic and adventurous and complex, is the story of modern Canada's creation. And yet it hasn't been told in a book for over thirty years, and never in such depth and vivid detail as in Stephen R. Bown's exciting new telling. …

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Energy in the Americas

Critical Reflections on Energy and History

edited by Amelia M. Kiddle
edition: Paperback
tagged: south america, commerce, north america

Understanding the history of energy and the evolving place of energy in society is essential to facing the changing future of energy production. Across North and South America, national and localized understandings of energy as a common, public, or market good have influenced the development of energy industries.

 

Energy in the Americas brings the …

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Canada, A Country of Change

1867 to Present

by Graham Broad & Mathew Rankin
edition: eBook
  • age: 11 to 12
  • Grade: 6
tagged: arts & humanities, study & teaching, social science, north america, post-confederation (1867-)

Canada; A Country of Change (1867 to Present) explores the characters and events that have shaped Canada. Through Confederation, two world wars, Depression, and post-war prosperity, Canada has risen to become the free country we know today. In this book, your students will discover the exciting story that defines our nation. It includes:

  • Historic …
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People and Stories of Canada to 1867

by Michele Visser-Wikkerink & E. Leigh Syms
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 11
  • Grade: 5
tagged: arts & humanities, social science, pre-confederation (to 1867), study & teaching, north america, elementary

Take a look at life in Canada from very early times until 1867. The history of Canada is presented in exciting stories about different people and intriguing events, including wars, betrayals, and acts of heroism. To help make history come alive, People and Stories of Canada to 1867 includes: hundreds of vibrant illustrations, pictures, and historic …

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The Archaeology of the Atlantic Northeast

by Matthew W. Betts & M. Gabriel Hrynick
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: north america, native american studies, archaeology

A notable contribution to North American archaeological literature, The Archaeology of the Atlantic Northeast is the first book to integrate and interpret archaeological data from the entire Atlantic Northeast, making unprecedented cultural connections across a broad region that encompasses the Canadian Atlantic provinces, the Quebec Lower North Sh …

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