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  History of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While the coastal communities were based upon the cod fishery, the economy of the interior revolved around beaver fur which was the rage in Europe.
The high point of Canadian military achievement came at the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917, during which Canadian troops captured a fortified German hill that had resisted British and French attacks earlier in the war.
Canadian forces were involved in the failed defence of Hong Kong, the Dieppe Raid in August 1942, and the Allied invasion of Italy.
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 Economic history of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian history has long tended to be focused on economics.
Scholars of Canadian history were heirs to the traditions that developed in Europe and the United States, but frameworks that worked well elsewhere often failed in Canada.
The early European history of the Canadian economy is usually studied through the staples thesis which argues the Canadian economy developed through the exploitation of a series of staples that would be exported to Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Economic_history_of_Canada   (4020 words)

 A History of the Canadian Dollar
Moreover, the Canadian dollar's value was fixed in terms of the British sovereign at a rate of $4.8666 and the U.S. gold eagle at a rate of $10--the same rates established in the 1853 Currency Act.
Canadian authorities informed the IMF of their decision to float the Canadian dollar and of their intention to resume the fulfillment of their obligations to the Fund as soon as circumstances permitted.
Canadian authorities declined to set a new fix, emphasizing the importance of retaining adequate control of domestic demand for the continuing fight against inflation.
www.justiceplus.org /thedollar.htm   (13975 words)

 Medieval English urban history
A History of the County of Somerset: Volume VI.
A History of the County of Essex: Volume IX.
A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume IV.
www.trytel.com /~tristan/towns/towns.html   (1765 words)

 A History of the Canadian Economy by Douglas McCalla   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
A History of the Canadian Economy by Douglas McCalla
More generally, the processes by which informal and formal economies were related, and their boundaries shifted, are not fully addressed.
Upper Canadian banks did not suspend in June 1837, as is implied (194).
www.utpjournals.com /product/chr/734/economy1.html   (903 words)

 Comprehensive Exam Reading List "Pre-Confederation Canada."
A history of the Canadian economy / Kenneth Norrie, Douglas Owram.
New Brunswick : a history: 1784-1867 / W.S. MacNutt.
The Canadian prairies : a history / Gerald Friesen.
www.geocities.com /rightsofmanca/compshall.html   (3582 words)

 Nelson - History - Textbooks
Topics covered are wide-ranging and reflect the book's interdisciplinary approach: immigration and ethnicity, class and cultural identity, gender and family issues, science and health care, federalism and separatism, multiculturalism and aboriginal rights, and the welfare state.
A History of the Canadian Economy provides a chronological account of Canada's economic and social development from the time of pre-European settlement to the present.
Canadian Women: A History uses multiple perspectives to describe and interpret the "collective" experiences of women in Canada.
www.nelson.com /nelson/harcourt/history/hcho.htm   (844 words)

 syl3319   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
This course surveys the history of the Canadian economy from the colonial era to approximately the end of the Second World War.
David, P.A."Understanding the Economics of QWERTY: the Necessity of History" in Economic History and the Modern Economist, Basil Blackwell, 1987,pp.
Ankli, R. "The Growth of the Canadian Economy, l896-l920 Export-Led or Neoclassical Growth" Explorations in Economic History, Vol.
flash.lakeheadu.ca /~ldimatte/syl3319.html   (2859 words)

 Canadian Studies: Titles and Descriptions: H
History of the Canadian Peoples examines the social, economic, political, and intellectual currents that defined British North America and provided the context for the confederation movement in the mid 1800s.
History of the Canadian Peoples is also a history of a wide range of people that help create Canada as we know it today.
History of the Canadian Peoples elaborates on the history of post-confederation Canada by examining four major chronological time-periods: Canada and Industrialization, 1867-1896; Canada’s Century, 1896-1919; Corporate Economy and Mass Society, 1920-1960; and Canada in the Global Village, 1960 to the present.
www.sasked.gov.sk.ca /curr_inst/iru/bibs/canstud/t-dh.html   (953 words)

 Alibris: Browse Books by ISBN
0564109879: A history of the Berrima district, 1798-1973
0564172384: The history of the Calgary Highlanders, 1921-54
0564176754: The history of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).
www.alibris.com /books/isbns/7786   (1556 words)

The transcontinental railway linked the new province to the trade and economy of the rest of the country.
However it was not until 1880 that construction of transcontinental railway was begun by the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR).
Though the goal was to complete the line by 1891, the final spike on construction was driven in 1885 with the first train from Montreal arriving in Vancouver July of 1886.
www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca /exhibits/timemach/galler08/frames/cpr.htm   (262 words)

 Unique Facts about Canada: Canadian Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In the last century, the impressive growth of the manufacturing, mining, and service sectors has transformed the nation from a largely rural economy into one primarily industrial and urban.
As the economy becomes stronger, notably in Quebec, fears of separation have generally waned.
Another long-term concern is the emigration of professionals to the U.S., referred to as the "Brain Drain", lured by higher pay, lower taxes, and high-tech opportunities.
www.sheppardsoftware.com /canadaweb/factfile/Unique-facts-Canada15.htm   (226 words)

Economic history after the fashion of the German School focuses on consequences of the nature and evolution of very long run factors; that is, of values, institutions, geography, and technology.
Because replacement of the Staple Thesis as an explanation of the substance of Canadian economic development is the goal of the present history, its method is not that of the New Economic History, but that of the historical economics of Innis and Easterbrook.
From the very beginning, the strength of institutions, particularly institutions of land tenure, and the thrust of technological advance, have brought the Canadian economy to its present disintegration under the forces of regionalism and continentalism.
www.upei.ca /~rneill/canechist/introduction.html   (1805 words)

 You will find The Historiographical Debates numbered 1
The Ideas of the English Canadian Suffragists, 1877-1918 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1983) AND Ernest Forbes, "The Ideas of Carol Bacchi and the Suffragist of Halifax," Atlantis 10.2 (Spring 1985): 119-126.
Texts on reserve: Kenneth Norrie and Douglas Owram, A History of the Canadian Economy (Toronto: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991) AND Linda McQuaig, Shooting the Hippo: Death by Deficit and Other Canadian Myths (Toronto: Viking, 1995).
The Historiographical Debates numbered 9-13 are from an earlier edition of Conrad and Finkel, History of the Canadian Peoples: 1867 to the Present, Second Edition.
web.mala.bc.ca /stjean/essay_topics.htm   (696 words)

 The Infography about the Economic History of Canada
Canadian Economic History, online course and text of Professor Robin Neill at Prince Edward Island University.
Kenneth Norrie and Douglas Owram, A History of the Canadian Economy, Harcourt Brace, 1996.
Provides the data for the past two decades missing from Canada: An Economic History, but this source is enormous and not at all user friendly.
www.infography.com /content/431002324182.html   (251 words)

 Canadian History on the Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Canadian indexes such as the Canadian Periodical Index and/or CBCA do not pick up individual chapters in collectively published books, do not index academic papers presented at professional conferences, nor all the specialized academic journals published in Canada.
The guide to history may be of particular interest to Canadianists, although it is not limited to Canadian history.
Comments: A good source of information for Canadian problems of regionalism, regional conflicts, regional disparities, unity, problems of centrality and periphery, economic development, etc. The user should note that it is a bit dated, since no new entries have been added after 1995.
www.library.ubc.ca /hss/canstd/cansthis.html   (5586 words)

 Canadian Historical Review
Crofters and Habitants: Settler Society, Economy, and Culture in a Quebec Township, 1848-1881.
History and Its Images: Art and the Interpretation of the Past.
Canadian Evangelicalism in the Twentieth Century: An Introduction to Its Character.
www.utpjournals.com /articlelistchr1.html   (3541 words)

 outline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
This course is intended to familiarize you with the growth and evolution of the Canadian economy over the last four hundred years.
Kenneth Norrie and Douglas Owram, A History of the Canadian Economy, 2nd ed., (Toronto, 1996).
W.A. MacKintosh, "Economic Factors in Canadian History", in Watkins and Grant, pp.
socserv2.socsci.mcmaster.ca /~econ/ugcm/ec2k3/outline.htm   (1640 words)

 Owram, Doug - Department of History and Classics - University of Alberta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
(joint with K. Norrie) A History of the Canadian Economy (Toronto, Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch, 1990) 634 pp.
The Government Generation: Canadian Intellectuals and the State, 1900-1945 (Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1986) 392 pp.
Building for Canadians: A History of the Department of Public Works, 1840-1960 (Ottawa, Public Works, 1978) 306 pp.
www.uofaweb.ualberta.ca /historyandclassics/dowram.cfm   (528 words)

 Gerriets, M. Canadian Economic History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY ECONOMICS 310: CANADIAN ECONOMIC HISTORY 1994-1995 SYLLABUS Instructor: Marilyn Gerriets, 314 Nicholson Hall, 867-2113 Texts: Kenneth Norrie, and Douglas Owram, A History of the Canadian Economy, (Toronto, 1991).
The settlement of Europeans Norrie and Owram: 20-94 A. Approaches to understanding economic history M.H. Watkins, 'A Staple Theory of Economic Growth', from Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, 29 (1963), pp.
Agriculture and timber F. Lewis and M. McInnis, 'The Efficiency of the French- Canadian Farmer in the Nineteenth Century', reprinted in Watkins and Grant, pp.
www.eh.net /coursesyllabi/syllabi/GerrietsM-c2.shtml   (532 words)

 UA Economics 218   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The web site, which will serve others seeking a general introduction to specific topics in Canadian economic history, is being constructed this term as a joint project of this class and the instructor's Canadian economic history class at Augustana University College.
Looking over that page, you realize that it is part of a larger collection of web pages; at the bottom of the page you click on "Home," which takes you to the top page of the collection.
Two collections of essays are: D. McCalla and M. Huberman (eds.), Perspectives on Canadian economic history (Toronto: Copp Clark Longman, 1994); and M.H. Watkins and H.M. Grant, Canadian economic history: classic and contemporary approaches (Ottawa: Carleton University Press, 1993).
www.ualberta.ca /~econweb/econ218/UAEcon218_f98.html   (1739 words)

 A History of the Canadian Dollar - Books and Monographs - Publications and Research - Bank of Canada
The history of Canada's money provides a unique perspective from which to view the growth and development of the Canadian economy and Canada as a nation.
Author James Powell traces the evolution of Canadian money form its pre-colonial origins to the present day, highlighting the currency chaos of the colonial period, as well as the effects of two world wars and the Great Depression.
Permission is granted to reproduce or cite portions herein, if attribution is given to the Bank of Canada.
www.bankofcanada.ca /en/dollar_book/index.htm   (206 words)

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Kenneth Norrie & Douglas Owram, A History of the Canadian Economy, (Harcourt Brace, 1996)
In the "Introduction," the authors state that their book "will highlight three dimensions of Canadian business evolution." Read one chapter from each of the five parts of the book (a total of 5 chapters) and write an analytical essay that explains to what extent the authors have been successful in achieving this goal.
Peter Newman, The Canadian Establishment; Peter Cook, Massey at the Brink.
ace.acadiau.ca /history/dbaldwin/classes/hist24032002.htm   (1057 words)

 Herb Emery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Norrie, Kenneth, Douglas Owram and J.C. Herbert Emery (2002) A History of the Canadian Economy Third Edition.
Beaulieu, Eugene and J. Herbert Emery (2001), "Pork Packers, Reciprocity and Laurier's Defeat in the 1911 Canadian General Election," Journal of Economic History 61(4), 1083-1101.
Renovating the Ivory Tower: Canadian Universities and the Knowledge Economy.
econ.ucalgary.ca /emery.htm   (922 words)

 Canada / ca.html
Canadian Studies: A Guide to the Sources (Xavier University)
Canadian Information by Subject (National Library of Canada)
Canadian Universities and Related Links (U of Waterloo Site)
www.meatnpotatoes.com /nations/ca.html   (126 words)

 [No title]
It focuses on 1) the relationship of Canada within the British Empire; 2) theories of Canadian economic development; and 3) the role of government in promoting economic development.
Identify the contributions, and limitations, of economic analysis to broadening our understanding of the process of Canadian development.
EVALUATION A final course grade will be determined based on the following instruments and their corresponding weighted percentages: Mid-term examination 30% Test 10% Term paper 20% Class participation 10% Final examination 30%  Total 100% Please refer to 2001/2002 College Calendar for additional information on transcript grades and the grading system.
www.sfu.ca /~jhayfron/files/teaching/douglas/econ111_coutline3.doc   (617 words)

 when history began   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
historians might also want to look at some of the recent work done on the native economy in Canada.
A lot of that research has been collected for the first time in a major text on native history in Canada: *Canada's First Nations: A history of founding peoples from earliest times*, by Olive Patricia Dickason (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1992).
I have used material from that book, and a few other sources, to supplement the material provided in the recent Norrie/Owram *History of the Canadian Economy* that is my primary text.
www.eh.net /pipermail/eh.teach/1995-February/000242.html   (226 words)

 SYLLABUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
These courses are accounts of the rise and fall of National Policy from the Age of Sail, through the Canal Era, and the Railway Epoch, to the Time of Telematics at the end of the Internal Combustion and Electric Dynamo Period.
Focusing on the Canadian case, they present a chronicle of National Economic Policy, in its historical context, beginning with the rise of the European mercantilist nation state, and ending with the submergence of the transcontinental nation state in multi-national trading blocks and global markets.
Industrialization and Canals: Russia and U.S.A. The Canal Era in the Canadian Maritimes
www.upei.ca /~rneill/canechist/course_outline.html   (204 words)

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