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Skyscrapers hide the heavens : a history of Indian-white relations in Canada  Cover Image E-book E-book

Skyscrapers hide the heavens : a history of Indian-white relations in Canada / J.R. Miller.

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  • OCLC: ocn647922051
  • ISBN: 9781442689145 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1442689145 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 481 pages) : illustrations, maps
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press, 2000.

Content descriptions

Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-463) and index.
Contents: pt. 1. Cooperation -- pt. 2. Coercion -- pt. 3. Confrontation.
Summary: A comprehensive account of Indian-white relations throughout Canada's history. Miller charts the deterioration of the relationship from the initial, mutually beneficial contact in the fur trade to the current impasse.
Subject: Indians of North America > Canada > Government relations.
Indians of North America > Canada > History.
Canada > Ethnic relations.
Indians > First contact with Europeans > Canada.


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