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Textbooks and Required Readings: Students are required to read the following books:

    J. M. Bumsted, A History of the Canadian Peoples (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1998).

    J. M. Bumsted, ed., Interpreting Canada's Past, 2d ed., vol. 1: Pre-Confederation (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1993).

    J. M. Bumsted, ed., Interpreting Canada's Past, 2d ed., vol. 2: Post-Confederation (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1993).

Additionally, we will be reading every week from Maclean's magazine, the Canadian equivalent of Time and Newsweek. Student subscriptions will cost $10.00.

The professor may, from time to time, assign additional readings to supplement the required books listed above.

Bibliography: Listings of recommended supplemental readings can be found in the principal textbook, Bumsted, A History of the Canadian Peoples, 431-443. Additional readings can be found at the end of each article in the two Interpreting Canada's Past volumes. The following is a bibliography of finding aids and history journals.


America: History and Life. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1964-Present.

Canadian Local Histories to 1950: A Bibliography. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1967-1978.

    Vol. 1: Morley, William F.E. The Atlantic Provinces: Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, 1967.

    Vol. 2: Beaulieu, Andre and William F. E. Morley. La Province du Quebéc, 1971.

    Vol. 3: Morley, William F.E. Ontario and the Canadian North, 1978.

De Brou, Dave and Waiser, Bill, eds. Documenting Canada: A History of Modern Canada in Documents. Saskatoon: Fifth House, 1992.

Light, Beth and Veronica Strong-Boag. True Daughters of the North: Canadian Women's History, An Annotated Bibliography. Toronto: OISE Press, 1980.

Pre-1900 Canadiana History & Geography. Ottawa, Ont.: Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions; Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International.

Pre-1900 Canadiana Microfiche Edition. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International.

A Reader's Guide to Canadian History. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1982.

    Vol. 1: Muise, D.A. Beginnings to Confederation.

    Vol. 2 : Granatstein, J.L. and Paul Stevens. Confederation to the Present.

Smith, Dwight L. The History of Canada: An Annotated Bibliography. Santa Barbara: American Bibliographical Center, Clio Press, Inc., 1983.

Story, Norah. The Oxford Companion To Canadian History and Literature. Toronto: New York: Oxford University Press, 1967, 1973.

Thibault, Claude. Bibliographia Canadiana. Don Mills, Ont.: Longman Canada, 1973.


Alberta History. Calgary: Historical Society of Alberta, 1975-.

The Beaver. Winnipeg: Hudson's Bay Co., 1920-.

Canadian Historical Review. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1920.

Canadian Journal of History. Saskatoon: Journal of History Co., 1966-.

Histoire Sociale/Social History. Ottawa: Universite d'Ottawa, Carleton University, 1968-

Journal of the Canadian Historical Association. Ottawa: The Association, 1968-.

Labour/Le Travailleur. St. John's, Nfld.: History Dept., Memorial University, 1976-.

Manitoba History. Winnipeg: Manitoba Historical Society, 1980-.

Ontario History. Toronto: Ontario Historical Society, 1947-.

Pacific Northwest Quarterly. Seattle: University of Washington in cooperation with Washington State Historical Society, 1911-.

Revue d'histoire de l'Amérique française. Montréal: Institut d'histoire de l'Amérique française, 1947-.

Saskatchewan History. Saskatoon: Saskatchewan Archives Board, 1948-.

Other Departmental Courses in North American History and Civilization:
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| HIS 338 | HIS 426 | HIS 430 | HIS 432 | HIS 470 | HIS 475 |

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