Visions Editors' Choice: Pre-Confederation, 2nd Edition
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The editor’s choice Pre-Confederation volume of Visions brings together 12 pre-selected modules that tackle topics within Canadian history. This unique collection provides consistency for instructors and students as each module is designed around a consistent framework. A short contextual introduction provides students with an overview of what they will be learning and is followed by a series of both primary and secondary sources, including visual materials. All modules conclude with questions for further discussion and study, along with a bibliography. This collection can be used to compliment a core text or be used on its own, depending on the approach of the course.
- *NEW* Modules are designed around a common framework so instructors and students get a seamless experience.
- Integrates primary sources in a useful wayIntegrates primary sources in a useful way
- Challenges students to think like historians
- 3 new modules in the second edition
Table of Contents
- Chapter 1: Contact Zones from the 16th to 18th Century: How Did Aboriginal People Perceive European Newcomers?
- Chapter 2: Women and the Church in New France
- Chapter 3: On the Edge of Empires: Acadians and Mi?kmaq in the 18th Century
- Chapter 4: The 14th Colony: Nova Scotia and the American Revolution
- Chapter 5: The Rebellions of 1837-8 in Lower and Upper Canada: Why Did People Take Up Arms Against the Government?
- Chapter 6: Unfreedom in Early Canada: Race, Empire, and Slavery
- Chapter 7: Worlds of Work: Pre-Industrial Work, 1860-1880
- Chapter 8: The Metis and Red River Society: Change, Adaptation, and Resistance, 1830s to 1870s
- Chapter 9: Schools, Prisons, and Asylums in Mid-19th Century British North America: What Did Institutional Reforms Have in Common?
- Chapter 10: Gender, Race, and Sexuality in Colonial British Columbia, 1849-1871
- Chapter 11: First Nations and the New Empire
- Chapter 12: Confederation: What Kind of Country Are We to Have?