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Canadian History For Dummies

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Canadian History For Dummies by Will Ferguson
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A wild ride through Canadian history, fully revised and updated! This new edition of Canadian History For Dummies takes readers on a thrilling ride through Canadian history, from indigenous native cultures and early French and British settlements through Paul Martin's shaky minority government. This timely update features all the latest, up-to-the-minute findings in historical and archeological research. In his trademark irreverent style, Will Ferguson celebrates Canada's double-gold in hockey at the 2002 Olympics, investigates Jean Chretien's decision not to participate in the war in Iraq, and dissects the recent sponsorship scandal.

Author Biography

Will Ferguson has lived and worked in every region of Canada, from the Okanagan Valley of BC to the farmlands of rural Quebec, from Saskatoon to southern Ontario, from Manitoba to PEI. He is the author of several bestselling books on Canadian history and culture, including the Leacock Medal for Humour-winning Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw (a travel memoir), and Bastards & Boneheads (a study in Canadian leadership styles). With his brother Ian, he wrote the wildly successful humour book How to Be a Canadian, which sold over 145,000 copies and won the Libris Award for Non-Fiction Book of the Year. Will's debut novel Happiness (originally published under the title Generica) won the Leacock Medal for Humour and the Canadian Authors Association Award for Fiction. It has been published in 31 countries and 24 languages around the world.
Release date NZ
June 1st, 2005
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Illustrations
Illustrations, maps
Imprint
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Pages
544
Dimensions
189x233x26
ISBN-13
9780470836569
Product ID
3090001

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