The textbooks that follow represent the most current physical holdings available in the library for your particular course. This list, however, should not be considered exhaustive, so make sure to visit the library catalogue to explore the many other valuable resources that the library has to offer.
- Barman, Jean. The West beyond the West
- Buckner, Philip. The Transition to Responsible Government
- Careless, JMS. The Union of the Canadas
- Craig, G.M.. Upper Canada: the Formative Years
- Creighton, Donald. The Commercial Empire of the St. Lawrence
- Creighton, Donald. The Road to Confederation
- Dickason, Olive. Canada’s First Nations
- Eccles, W.J. The Canadian Frontier
- Griffiths, Naomi. The Acadians; Creation of a People
- Head, C. Grant. Eighteenth Century Newfoundland
- Johnston, Hugh (Ed.). The Pacific Province
- Lawson, Philip. The Imperial Challenge
- Martin, Calvin. Keepers of the Game
- McCallum, John. Unequal Beginnings
- Monet, Jacques. The Last Cannon Shot
- Trigger, Bruce. Natives and Newcomers
- Trudel, Marcel. The Beginnings of New France
- Upton, L.F.S. Micmacs and Colonists
- Upton, LFS (Ed.). The United Empire Loyalists
- Winks, Robin. The Blacks in Canada
- Abella, Irving. Nationalism, Communism and Canadian Labour.
- Allen, Richard. The Social Passion.
- Brown, R.Craig and Ramsay Cook. Canada, 1896-1921: A Nation Transformed.
- Creighton, Donald. John A. Macdonal:, The Old Chieftain.
- Gwyn, Richard. The Northern Magus.
- Horn, Michel. The Dirty Thirties.
- Levitt, Joseph. Henry Bourassa and the Golden Calf.
- McLaren, Angus and Ailee Tigar McLaren. The Bedroom and the State.
- Newman, Peter. The Distemper of our Times.
- Noel, J.R. Politics in Newfoundland.
- Norrie, Kenneth and Douglas Owram. A History of the Canadian Economy.
- Roberts, Leslie. The Chief: A Political Biography of Maurice Duplessis.
- Stacey, Charles. A Very Double Life.
- Stanley, G.F.G. Louis Riel.
- Strong Boag, Veronica. The New Day Recalled.
- Waite, P.B. Canada, 1784-1896.
- Ward, Peter. White Canada Forever.
- Zaslow, Morris. The Opening of the Canadian North.
HIST 201: India Under British Rule
- Basham, A. L. The Wonder that was India
- Bayly, Susan. Caste, Society and Politics in India
- Brown, Judith. Modern India: The Origins of an Asian Democracy
- Embree, Ainslie T. (ed). Sources of the Indian Tradition, vol. 1
- Hay, Stephen (ed). Sources of the Indian Tradition, vol. 2
- Mayer, Adrian C. Caste and Kinship in Central India
- Richards, John F. The Mughal Empire
- von Tunzelmann, Alex. Indian Summer
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