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: · Historical photographs and artwork; · Primary archival documents, including letters and other first-person accounts; · Sidebars that extend the main text; · Profiles of Canada’s prime ministers; · Fun facts that connect history to children’s own experiences; · Maps and charts designed for young readers; and · Much more.
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Graham Broad is a professor in the department of history at King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario, in London. A specialist in the field of Canadian cultural history, he has published in The Beaver, Canadian Military History, Ontario History, the Urban History Review, and several other magazines and journals. In 2007, he received the “Most Valued Professor” award from the graduating students at King’s University.
Matthew Rankin is an independent filmmaker and historian. Specializing in Quebec intellectual history and Winnipeg pop culture, Rankin’s work straddles academic, popular, and cinematic approaches to history. As a member of the Montreal History Group, Rankin has written for historical periodicals such as The Beaver and La Revue d’histoire intellectuelle de l’Amérique française and has guest-lectured at l’Université Laval in Québec City. Rankin is also the director of multiple historical films, winner of the 2007 CanWest Global Prize for best short film, and curator of an archive of Winnipeg TV ephemera, which has toured its collection in art galleries throughout Canada.
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