A History of Canada in Ten Maps

A History of Canada in Ten Maps

Epic Stories of Charting A Mysterious Land

Book - 2017
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Adam Shoalts, one of Canada's foremost explorers, tells the stories behind centuries old maps, and how they came to shape what became Canada. It's a story that will surprise readers, and reveal the Canada we never knew was hidden. It brings to life the characters and the bloody disputes that forged our history, by showing us what the world looked like before it entered the history books. Combining storytelling, cartography, geography, archaeology and, of course, history, this book shows us Canada in a way we've never seen it before.
Publisher: Toronto : Allen Lane, ©2017.
ISBN: 9780670069460
Characteristics: 344 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :,colour illustrations, maps (some colour) ;,24 cm.


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superglu2 Jan 25, 2018

A fun and interesting approach to Canadian History.

Dec 30, 2017

interesting collection of historical short stories, particularly the importance of natives to these European adventurers, maps appear to be an adjunct

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