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Title:
Canada: an encyclopædia of the country; the Canadian dominion considered in its historic relations, its natural resources, its material progress and its national development, by a corps of eminent writers and specialists.
Author:
Hopkins, J. Castell (John Castell), 1864-1923, editor.
Physical Description:
6 volumes : frontispieces, illustrations, plates, portraits, maps (part folded) plans, facsimile ; 29 cm
General Note:
Includes index.

--v.6. Canadian relations with the Empire and the United States. The Canadian people, politics and public progress. The judicial systems and laws of Canada. Newfoundland--the key of the St. Lawrence. Canadian climate and geography, postal service and street railways, telegraph and Atlantic cables.
Language:
English
Contents:
v.l. Discoveries and explorations. Principal historical events. The French and the English. Wars between Great Britain and the United States. Early constitutional progress. The Indians. Trade and tariffs. Banks and banking. Place names of Canada.--v. 2. The Hudson's Bay company. History of railways. History and doctrines of Methodism. The Church of England. The Roman Catholic church.--v. 3. Rebellion of 1837 and constitutional development. Seigneurial tenure and clergy reserve questions. Provincial educational systems. Waterways, canals, shipping and steamship lines. Mines and minerals. History of the Congregational and Baptist churches.--v. 4. History of Presbyterianism. Miscellaneous religious annals. Universitites and higher education systems. Art, music and sculpture. Militia and military history since 1837.--v. 5. Agricultural resources and development. Literature and journalism. Chief cities of Canada. Financial history, loan companies and insurance. Natural history. Constitutional history and development. Industrial development, forests and fisheries.
Format :
Book