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A History of Canadian External Relations (Revised edition), Volume 1 : The Formative Years to 1914

1966

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Volume I, containing the first eleven chapters of the original edition, covers the period up to the outbreak of w ar in 1914; volume II, containing chapters twelve to eighteen and the bibliographical essay mentioned above, covers the years from 1914 until the entrance of C anada into the second world war. [...] It was the peculiar fate of C anada to receive the stam p of two of the European great powers; while by the fortunes of international politics the in ward drives of Spain and Russia were arrested. [...] The first chapter tells of the forcible removal of the French o f Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island to the colonies along the Atlantic seaboard. [...] In the libraries o f the citizens of Quebec and M ontreal works on religion and the Latin classics rubbed shoulders with contem porary literature and the critical writings of the philosophes.9 A fter New France was politically separated from its motherland the cultural tie remained, and French influence was felt both directly through imported books and indirectly in the writings of French Canadi [...] In the form er the municipal councils were set up to take over the functions of appointed officers, and in the provincial capitals parliam ents were called to follow the ancient traditions of the m other of parliaments.

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canada foreign relations history histoire relations extérieures

Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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CaOOCEL
Description conventions
rda
Dewey Decimal Classification Number
327.71
Distributor
Canadian Electronic Library (Firm),
General Note
Issued as part of the desLibris books collection
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n-cn---
LCCN
F1029
LCCN Item number
G55 1966eb
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CaBNVSL
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CaBNvSL
Physical Description | Extent
1 electronic text (271 pages)
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CaOOCEL
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(CaBNVSL)slc00235021
(OCoLC)893231437
(CaOOCEL)448478
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Title proper/short title
Formative years to 1914
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CaBNvSL
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