Now in its fifth edition, A History of the Canadian Peoples presents a fascinating and comprehensive introduction to the history of Canada from pre-contact times to the present day. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to offer more balanced coverage of the pre- and post-Confederation periods, providing insightful perspectives on influential moments throughout Canadian history. Weaving together social, political, cultural, and economic histories in a seamless narrative, this compelling resource will help readers understand and appreciate the remarkable people and events that have shaped Canada across its history
J.M. Bumsted is a retired professor formerly of the University of Manitoba.
Michael C. Bumsted has received his PhD from the University of Aberdeen.
"I think the balance of various schools of history, from political, social, cultural, economic, gender, ethnic, and intellectual strains of history, is quite an achievement, as it would satisfy most historians as to the breadth of historiography found in the text." --Darren Ferry, Nipissing University
"This is the best textbook I've used. . . . The book is very accessible and well organized, and the narrative flows nicely." --Ross McCormack, University of Winnipeg