Themes

Periods

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Discover new aspects of the history of Canada in the 19th and 20th centuries through thematic tours.

Divided into five major themes and five time periods, these thematic tours may be accessed three different ways, by: Web tours (documented images, in HTML), movie clips (QuickTime version) and movie clips (Flash version).

Featured Thematic Tour

Crowding the Parlour

Jane Cook, McGill University

Domestic interiors in post-Confederation eastern Canada teem with activity. Every room of the house seems chaotic, but none more so than the parlour. From floor to ceiling, wall to wall, every nook and cranny appears to be crammed. All these items stimulate the eye, but why is the interior so crowded?


Themes

First Nations

Cartoons

Places

People

Society / Daily Life

Politics / Economy

Technology, Industry & Commerce