By Will Ferguson
A wild trip via Canadian heritage, absolutely revised and updated!
This re-creation of Canadian heritage For Dummies takes readers on an exhilarating experience via Canadian historical past, from indigenous local cultures and early French and British settlements via Paul Martin's shaky minority govt. This well timed replace gains all of the most up-to-date, up to the moment findings in ancient and archeological examine. In his trademark irreverent sort, Will Ferguson celebrates Canada's double-gold in hockey on the 2002 Olympics, investigates Jean Chrétien's selection to not perform the conflict in Iraq, and dissects the hot sponsorship scandal.
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