This indispensable guide to Canadian history is comprehensive, authoritative, and - above all - companionable. It is the essential guide to the significant events, issues, institutions, people, and places that have shaped Canadian life from earliest times to the late twentieth century.
Gerald Hallowell had a distinguished career as the acquistions editor in charge of Canadian history at University of Toronto PRess for 22 years. During his time at UTP, he published numerous award-winning books by virtually all of Canada's top historians, including one Governor-General's Awardwinner for non-fiction and five MacDonald Prize winners. He retired in June 2000.