This is one of the most boring books I have ever read. If you have ever wondered about the Canadian side of North American history, this book has a fabulous side-by-side comparison with the U. All the information is easy and clear with helpful editorial comments to help understand the nuances and differing opinions. Before I read this book, I thought Canadian history was a boring topic and lamented the dullness of our past. From the reigning French and British kings and queens and 22 Canadian prime ministers to the 13 provinces and territories and the year they joined Canada, here are some of the key facts you should know about Canadian history. The interpretation of Canadian history may vary — radically, at times — but there are still core events from our past that every Canadian should know.
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I don't know if Canadian history is that extremely dull or if the book is at fault, but it was a painful read. A page is also devoted to Conscription - and the information presented is accurate and again, well written - but again highlights failed policy rather than successful military operations. Canada and the American Revolution. It also offers tips sure to benefit grillers of all levels, including basic information on equipment; grill setup and maintenance; new grilling techniques for meat, poultry, seafood, and vegetables; and new and updated grilling recipes. Why a 9 hour battle would get two pages and some 33 months of fighting get only a brief paragraph describing the casualty rates in Italy is beyond comprehension. The author is usually balanced and makes special mentions when other historians would disagree.
Perhaps the fault lies with the editor, but either way, I recommend caution in purchasing this book, especially if interested in military history. I also like the coverage of Aboriginal Rights throughout this book. In his trademark irreverent style, Will Ferguson celebrates Canada's double-gold in hockey at the 2002 Olympics, investigates Jean Chrétien's decision not to participate in the war in Iraq, and dissects the recent sponsorship scandal. Fun, quick-witted, and a quick read to boot! In his trademark irreverent style, Will Ferguson celebrates Canada's double-gold in hockey at the 2002 Olympics, investigates Jean Chrétien's decision not to participate in the war in Iraq, and dissects the recent sponsorship scandal. I read this as part of my preparation for a one night continuing education history of Canada class and am very pleased with it.
I don't know if Canadian history is that extremely dull or if the book is at fault, but it was a painful read. Canada and the Cold War. He brings the history of an amazingly diverse nation together and makes it all so very interesting. Packing in equal parts fun and facts, History of Quebec ForDummies is an engaging and entertaining guide to the history ofCanada's second-largest province, covering the conflicts, cultures,ideas, politics, and social changes that have shaped Quebec as weknow it today. This new edition of Canadian History For Dummies takes readers on a thrilling ride through Canadian history, from indigenous native cultures and early French and British settlements through Paul Martin's shaky minority government. His new novel, The Shoe on the Roof, will be released October 17, 2017.
This timely update features all the latest, up-to-the-minute findings in historical and archeological research. This new edition of Canadian History For Dummies takes readers on a thrilling ride through Canadian history, from indigenous native cultures and early French and British settlements through Paul Martin's shaky minority government. I couldn't recommend it more. Comprised of six books in one that cover every aspect of running a business, from developing a business plan to managing growth successfully, and everything in between, Starting and Running a Small Business For Canadians For Dummies All-in-One will ensure readers' ventures meet with success. It is vast, dense forests,countless lakes, magnificent landscapes of Saguenay, Charlevoix,Côte-Nord, or Gaspésie.
Canadians are woefully ignorant of their own history. Author James Weber did the research and compiled this huge list of events that changed the course of this nation forever. The Battle of Normandy destroyed the German Army in France beyond recovery. The book is largely focused on events in Quebec and Ontario. For instance I learned the proper names for tribal clans, countries, groups of people, etc.
Serves as the ideal starting place to learn about Quebec Covers the latest, up-to-the-minute findings in historicalresearch Explores the conflicts, cultures, ideas, politics, and socialchanges in Quebec Lifelong learners and history buffs looking for afun-yet-factual introduction to the grand scope of Quebec historywill find everything they need in History of Quebec ForDummies. At least for the first section it's a very dry rather boring telling of Canadian history with a few errors. As an American Canadian junkie, and a Will Fergusson junkie, this book was top knotch. A wild ride through Canadian history, fully revised andupdated! With his brother, Ian Ferguson, he wrote the bestselling sequel How to be a Canadian. This book will give you a comprehensive overview of the Canadian history. Written in a style conducive to imparting information to newcomers to the field, it unfortunately concentrates far too much emphasis on the wrong areas.
It also won an award from a Canadian history society, and was a best-seller in Canada, so a lot of other people think it is pretty good, too. All the information is easy and clear with helpful editorial comments to help understand the nuances and differing opinions. But there were many others. Unfortunately, while spending a great deal of time on the period from 1632-1799, the modern era 1947-2004 goes by rather quickly. Indeed, Quebec is winter, snow, cold, andfreezing winds. Being have Canadian, and educated in the Texas a nation practically unto itself , I am sadly lacking in education and knowledge about my Roots. While most of my grandparents came to Boston from Canada in the late 1890s and early 1900s, my education while a fairly good one, never covered much of The Basics re.