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Interpreting Canada's Past

A Pre-Confederation Reader

edited by Amy Shaw; Corey Slumkoski & J.M. Bumsted

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A carefully curated collection of primary and secondary source documents that introduces students to the approaches and methodologies historians use to interpret the past.

Thought-provoking and engaging, this acclaimed pre-Confederation reader introduces students to the approaches and methodologies historians use to understand the past. Organized both chronologically and thematically, the expertly-curated readings provide students with a balance of primary source documents and scholarly articles to explore the nation's history before 1867.

About the Authors

Amy Shaw

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Corey Slumkoski

Corey Slumkoski researches and teaches Canadian and Atlantic Canadian history.

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J.M. Bumsted is the author of many popular and scholarly books on Canadian history, including Fur Trade Wars, The Dictionary of Manitoba Biography, and the widely used textbook The Canadian Peoples: A History. He teaches history at the University of Manitoba.
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Contributor Notes

Amy Shaw is an associate professor in the History Department at the University of Lethbridge, where she teaches both pre- and post-Confederation history of Canada.

Corey Slumkoski is an associate professor in the History Department at Mount Saint Vincent University.

The late J.M. Bumsted was a retired professor at the University of Manitoba.

Editorial Reviews

"Interpreting Canada's Past provides a comprehensive treatment of the main themes of Pre-Confederation Canadian history covering a broad geography and a balance of perspectives including Indigenous peoples, ethnic minorities, and women." --Andrew Watson, University of Saskatchewan


"This text provides a convenient point of entry for students to see how historians use primary and secondary sources in their research." --Barry R. MacKenzie, St. Francis Xavier University

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