How to Find Out About Canada

How to Find Out About Canada

The Commonwealth and International Library: Libraries and Technical Information Division

1st Edition - January 1, 1967

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  • Editors: G. Chandler, H. C. Campbell
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483159010

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How to Find Out About Canada presents the various aspects of the social and political structure in Canada. This book examines the literature, arts and science, economy, and educational system in the country. Comprised of 15 chapters, this book starts with an overview of the Canadian government publishing and several periodical publications. This text then describes the religious development of the nation encompassing all primary denominations and their intimate relationship to economic and political life. Other chapters consider the various studies in the political and social fields that are carried on by governments, labor unions, industry, cooperatives, and the various Canadian political parties. This book discusses as well the degree of standardization and equality of educational opportunity for children in all parts of Canada. The final chapter deals with the various documents relating to the history of Canada. This book is a valuable resource for students, teachers, and readers whose interests span a variety of fields.

Table of Contents


  • List of Illustrations

    Introduction

    1. General Guides to Canadian Achievement

    Bibliographies and Catalogs

    Encyclopedic Works

    Museums, Libraries, and Archives

    Newspapers and General Periodicals

    2. Canadian Thinkers and Religious Writers

    Philosophy

    Religion

    Humanities

    Psychology

    3. Canadian Social and Political Structure

    Social Sciences

    Statistics

    Political Science

    International Affairs

    Law

    Public Administration

    Armed Forces

    Welfare

    Folklore and Customs

    Costume

    4. Canadian Education

    Primary and Secondary Education

    Adult Education

    Education of Women

    Schools and Religion

    University and Higher Education

    5. Canadian Economics and Business

    Economics

    Labor

    Money and Banking

    Business

    Marketing and Advertising

    Transportation

    Broadcasting and Postal Services

    6. Language

    7. Science in Canada

    Scientific Research

    Mathematics and Astronomy

    Physics and Geology

    Biological Sciences

    Natural Science

    8. Technology in Canada

    Engineering

    Mining and Prospecting

    Railways and Roads

    Aviation

    Agriculture

    Cooking and Furnishings

    Printing

    Industries and Construction

    9. Medicine

    10. Canadian Art

    Architecture and Planning

    Sculpture

    Drawing and Decorative Arts

    Painting

    Photography

    Music

    Theater

    11. Sports and Pastimes

    12. Literature

    French

    English

    13. Geography

    14. Biography

    15. History

    Index of Subjects, Authors, and Titles

Product details

  • No. of pages: 262
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1967
  • Published: January 1, 1967
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483159010

About the Editors

G. Chandler

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Canberra, Australia

H. C. Campbell

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