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The Dawn of Canadian History: A Chronicle of Aboriginal Canada and the coming of the White Man (Chronicles of Canada #1)

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This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Chronicles of Canada

This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)

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Title:The Dawn of Canadian History: A Chronicle of Aboriginal Canada and the coming of the White Man (Chronicles of Canada #1)
Author:
Leacock, Stephen Butler   
(14 of 59 for author by title)
The Doctrine of Laissez Faire: A Critical Essay on the Evolution of Theory and Practice in Reference to the Economic Functions of the Modern State
College Days
Illustrator:
Jefferys, Charles William   
(4 of 17 for author by title)
The Day of Sir John Macdonald: A Chronicle of The First prime minister of the Dominion (Chronicles of Canada #29)
Canada: The Foundations of Its Future
Illustrator:
Morris, Edmund Montague   
Photographer:
Bell, Robert   
Photographer:
Low, Albert Peter   
(1 of 2 for author by title)
Report on the Dominion Government Expedition to Hudson Bay and The Arctic Islands On Board the D. G. S. Neptune [The Cruise of the Neptune]
Photographer:
Teit, James Alexander   
Contributor:
Cassidy, John   
(2 of 2 for author by title)
Canada and its Provinces: A History of the Canadian People and their Institutions by One Hundred Associates. Vol. 1, Section 1, New France, Part 1. Vol 1 of 23 (Canada and its Provinces #1)
Published:   1914
Publisher:Glasgow, Brook & Company
Tags:Canada, Canadiana, history, non-fiction
Description:

A terribly dry summary of early Canada to the time of Champlain, it comes complete with the casually racist language of the early twentieth century in the sections concerning First Nations peoples. [Suggest a different description.]

Comments:Chronicles of Canada volume 1
Downloads:284
Pages:88 Info

Author Bio for Leacock, Stephen Butler

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Stephen Butler Leacock (December 30, 1869 - March 28, 1944) was a Canadian political scientist, and writer and humourist. He was extremely popular around the world, indeed, between 1915 and 1925 he was the most popular and widely read humourist in the English-speaking world.

Perhaps his most famous books were Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town and Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich, two of his thirty-five books of humour. He wrote twenty-eight books of non-fiction, his first was the famous Elements of Political Science.

Author Bio for Jefferys, Charles William

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Charles William Jefferys (August 25, 1869—October 8, 1951) was a Canadian painter, illustrator, author, and teacher best known as a historical illustrator.

Born in Rochester, England, Jefferys arrived in Toronto, Ontario (after living in Philadelphia and Hamilton, Ontario) with his family around 1880. After attending school, he apprenticed with the york, Lithography Company from 1885 to 1890. From 1889 to 1892 he worked for the Toronto Globe as an illustrator and artist. From 1893 to 1901, he worked for the New York Herald. Returning to Toronto, he became a magazine and book illustrator. Along with Ivor Lewis and other artists, Jefferys co-founded the Graphic Arts Club (later named the Canadian Society of Graphic Art), which by the 1940s became the primary artists' group in Canada. As well, from 1912 to 1939 he taught painting and drawing in the Department of Architecture at the University of Toronto.--Wikipedia.

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