The Illustrated History of Canada is the only comprehensive, authoritative one-volume history of the nation. Seven of Canada's leading historians have contributed insightful essays and with hundreds of engravings, lithographs, cartoons, maps, posters, and photographs, The Illustrated History of Canada is a sweeping chronicle of Canada from its earliest times to yesterday's news.
The Illustrated History of Canada is a book about Canadians -- the story of how Canadians have lived and worked, how they have seen themselves, how they have thought about each other. Now fully updated to the millennium, this new edition covers the topics of concern to Canadians in varied communities across the country. Now, more than ever, The Illustrated History of Canada is a must reference for all Canadians interested in the history -- and the future of our country.
Reviews of previous editions!
...probably the best general history of Canada written during the past three or four decades. (Kingston Whig-Standard)
This splendid new look at Canada's history... deserves a place in the homes of informed Canadians. (Calgary Herald)
...a page-turning good read and good everyman's reference book. (Vancouver Sun)
This book reminds us of the things we have forgotten and... the amazement and wonder experienced by those who were the first to discover the new world. (Toronto Star)
This book presents the sweep of Canadian history, and what a grand sweep it is. (Montreal Gazette)