Download E-books Imagining Head-Smashed-In: Aboriginal Buffalo Hunting on the Northern Plains (Athabasca University Press) PDF

Winner of the 2009 SAA Public viewers e-book Award

For millennia, Aboriginal hunters at the North American Plains used their wisdom of the land and of buffalo behaviour to force their quarry over cliffs. Archaeologist Jack breaking point has written a big examine of the mass buffalo hunts and the tradition they supported prior to and after eu touch. in terms of instance, he attracts on his 25 years excavating at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo leap in southwestern Alberta, a UNESCO international history website.

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Download E-books La Nouvelle France: The Making of French Canada--A Cultural History PDF

By Peter N. Moogk

On one point, Peter Moogk's newest publication, La Nouvelle France: The Making of French Canada—A Cultural History, is a candid exploration of the stricken ancient dating that exists among the population of French- and English- conversing Canada. whilst, it's a lengthy- late research of the colonial social associations, values, and studies that formed sleek French Canada. Moogk attracts on a wealthy physique of evidence—literature; statistical reviews; executive, criminal, and personal files in France, Britain, and North the United States— and strains the roots of the Anglo-French cultural fight to the 17th century. In so doing, he chanced on a brand new France enormously assorted from the single portrayed in renowned mythology. French family with local Peoples, for example, have been strained. The colony of recent France was once quite no unmarried entity, yet relatively a sequence of loosely aligned outposts stretching from Newfoundland within the east to the Illinois state within the west. 
     Moogk additionally came upon that many early immigrants to New France have been reluctant exiles from their native land and excessive percent again to Europe. those that stayed, the Acadians and Canadians, have been politically conservative and retained outdated Régime values: feudal social hierarchies remained robust; one's individualism tended to be familial, no longer own; Roman Catholicism molded attitudes and used to be as very important as language in defining Acadian and Canadian identities. It used to be, Moogk concludes, the pre-French Revolution Bourbon monarchy and its associations that formed smooth French Canada, particularly the Province of Quebec, and set its humans except the remainder of the nation.

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Download E-books The Mysteries of Montreal: Memoirs of a Midwife PDF

Initially released in 1881, The Mysteries of Montreal is absolutely reprinted with an creation by means of Peter Ward. Ward illuminates the lifetime of Fuhrer and of midwives in Victorian Canada. He lines the function of the midwife in the course of the a long time and, putting Mrs. Fuhrer within the context of her instances, discusses start practices in a Canadian surroundings. to boot, he examines the memoirs as a kind of Canadian literature, assessing their reflections on nineteenth century society. for that reason the booklet operates on multiple point. it's not just a midwife's memories, but in addition an assemblage of gossip, ethical stories, tales of courtship and delivery practices, or even gentle pornography.

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Download E-books The Conflict of European and Eastern Algonkian Cultures, 1504-1700: A Study in Canadian Civilization (Heritage) PDF

The circulate of 1 cultural staff into the territory of one other has continually produced clash: a clash that is resolved now and then by way of the obliteration of 1 staff, yet extra usually via a gentle fusion of components drawn from either. This examine examines the clash among the Europeans and the Indians triggered by means of the arriving of the French within the New international. The Indians have been unavoidably suffering from the fur exchange and the non secular and social improvement of latest France, and the assembly of opposite cultures ended in such a lot instances within the obliteration of that of the Indian. in spite of the fact that, a fusion of Indian and eu components occasionally happened, leading to the delivery of a 'Canadian' tradition. the method has been repeated with the immigration of each new cultural team to Canada.

This examine analyses the clash and strains the fusion of Canadian tradition in its preliminary level. First released in 1937, the publication has proved an value contribution to a space of early Canadian historical past which has been receiving renewed realization. This variation comprises the unique textual content with the addition of an index and a brand new bankruptcy appraising the various top advancements of the prior few years.

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Download E-books The Netherlandic Presence in Ontario: Pillars, Class and Dutch Ethnicity PDF

Schryer’s principal argument is that ethnic teams are as a lot glossy “myths” as they're indispensable elements of a socially developed truth.

concentrating on the big cohort of immigrants from the Netherlands and the previous Dutch East Indies who arrived in Canada among 1947 and 1960, Schryer exhibits how the Dutch, regardless of a lack of ethnic id and a excessive point of linguistic assimilation, replicated many facets in their place of birth. whereas illustrating and illuminating the range between immigrants sharing a typical nationwide foundation, Schryer retains sight of what's universal between them. In doing so, he exhibits how deeply ingrained conduct have been changed in a Canadian context, leading to either continuities and discontinuities. the result's a variegated snapshot reflecting a multidimensional truth.

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Download E-books Royal Observations: Canadians and Royalty PDF

By Arthur Bousfield

These observations and quotations include a witty anthology of anecdotes by way of and concerning the royal kin in Canada over the past four hundred years. greater by way of drawings from the well known cartoonist Vince Wicks, this publication seems on the memorable encounters, occasionally touching, occasionally disconcerting, occasionally hilarious, that Canadians have had with their very own and different royal households. prepared thematically Royal Observations covers such issues as Queen Victoria, English/French family, international struggle , local peoples and royal tours.

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Download E-books Careless at Work: Selected Canadian historical studies PDF

By J.M.S. Careless

This sampling of the paintings of J.M.S. Careless within the region of Canadian historic experiences was once chosen via the eminent student himself, and represents a lot of his best paintings. the gathering spans the years from 1940 to 1990 within the lengthy and distinctive occupation of 1 of Canada’s best-known historians. In Careless’s personal phrases, background is dated. Its very declare is that the earlier doesn't fade into not anything yet keeps to topic, even if the in basic terms present-minded may be able to realize that uncomplicated fact.

These essays conceal the most traces of Careless’s profession in Canadian scholarship. the gathering is split into 4 common topic parts each one masking a major preoccupation in a amazing profession of over 40 years. the 1st part concentrates at the earliest subject in his writing, George Brown and his occasions. the second one centres on exploring quite a few points of frontierism and metropolitanism in Canadian historical past. The 3rd half bargains with towns and areas focusing quite at the West and 19th century Ontario. the ultimate part selections up the threads of different subject matters together with restricted identities Canada and multiculturalism.

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Download E-books Roughing It in the Bush; Or, Life in Canada PDF

By Susanna 1803-1885 Moodie, J W Dunbar (John Wedderburn Du Moodie

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