Historical Atlas of Canada, Volume II: The Land

Historical Atlas of Canada, Volume II: The Land


Historical Atlas of Canada, Volume II: The Land Transformed, 1800-1891 [Download] ➺ Historical Atlas of Canada, Volume II: The Land Transformed, 1800-1891 ➿ R. Louis Gentilcore – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk The emergence in the nineteenth century of a new political and territorial entity Canada is dramatically portrayed in this book Through breathtaking cartography it vividly captures the great economic The emergence in the of Canada, Epub µ nineteenth century of a new political and territorial entity Canada is dramatically portrayed in this book Through breathtaking cartography it vividly captures the great economic and social events that made possible the successful birth of a huge new countryThe Land Transformed reveals how a thinly populated and economically limited group of colonies incame together to become the Canada of the s The profound revolution was the transformation of the land forest Historical Atlas PDF/EPUB or and grassland gave way to farmland, native populations were moved onto reservations, railways and telegraph tied together widely separated communities urban commercial centres grew At the end of the century Canada was recognizable as one of the world s major countries, stretching across a continent, comfortably at home in the world of railways, factories, and well developed agricultureThe first part of the volume, Extending the Frontier Settlement to Mid Century, describes the growth of the population Atlas of Canada, Epub â and the economy in the first half of the century Maps, graphs, charts, and paintings are used with imagination and clarity to portray the spread of settlement, based on immigration and an accelerated use of resources, the most important of which was land By the s a dominant agriculture was joined to a productive timber trade as the country s engine of growthPart II, Building a Nation, covers the country s coming of age Between the s and the s political union was achieved, conomic growth continued, and a recognizable Canadian society emerged These same developments left in their wake a declining and dispersed indigenous population A series of treaties moved Indian populations to reserves of land in a massive rearrangement of native territory that set the stage for continuing cultural conflictThe nineteenth century witnessed the culmination of four centuries of European engagement in North America Momentous events of the time are captured in this volume, which provides a splendid visual record of the drama of nation building and the roots of the diverse nation we know today.


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  1. Liz Liz says:

    This is the second of three volumes in the Historical Atlas of Canada A condensed one volume version was also released later, though I have been told its primary usage is for people who don t have access to the three volume version I got it because it was recommended to me by an excellent genealogy book on using maps in research That book says that these are available at many libraries in Canada, but like so many other Canadian genealogy research tools, I don t have the luxury of actually l This is the second of three volumes in the Historical Atlas of Canada A condensed one volume version was also released later, though I have been told its primary usage is for people who don t have access to the three volume version I got it because it was recommended to me by an excellent genealogy book on using maps in research That book says that these are available at many libraries in Canada, but like so many other Canadian genealogy research tools, I don t have the luxury of actually living there, so I chose this volume because it covers the largest time period when my direct ancestors were living there and issues of particular interest to their lives, such as agriculture, immigration, and 19th century settlement patterns This book has exceeded all expectations, and in a way calling it just an atlas in the title somewhat does it a disservice it also has text, charts, illustrations, andBy now late 2009 it was already a special order from the University of Toronto Press they told me they were printing it on demand for me , so if you would like any of the three volumes, I d suggest ordering them soon, lest they disappear altogether from the printing world


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