Open History Seminar: Canadian History

Sean Kheraj and Tom Peace

book-cover

Book Description

This book is an open-access collection of primary and secondary sources for Canadian history. It is suitable for use at both the secondary and post-secondary levels.

Open History Seminar: Canadian History brings together open resources for learning about Canadian history from the earliest times to the present. Chapters include both historical documents and secondary interpretations on a range of topics.

With this book, students have access to digitized copies of original historical documents and high-quality secondary source research materials. They will learn how to critically analyze historical documents, deconstruct historical arguments, and engage with historical scholarship.

Using Hypothes.is, a Web-based group annotation tool, students and instructors can share highlights, comments, and questions about each chapter as they read. This tool promotes active reading and engagement with the material in new ways.

As an open-education resource, Open History Seminar: Canadian History is free for all to use and share.

About the Authors

Thomas Peace and Sean Kheraj have taught Canadian history to undergraduate students at all levels for several years. From large classes to small classes, these experienced university professors have taught a variety of topics on Canada’s past including, settler-Indigenous relations, environmental history, urban history, and more. Thomas Peace is an assistant professor of Canadian History Read more »

Table of Contents