Canada: Literature and History

<b>Canada: Literature and History</b> <i>updated 1/29/2010</i>
Canada: Literature and History updated 1/29/2010
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Product Description

Intended for use with Windows PCs and recent Macs (OS X), our Canadian CD contains the full text of 360 books about Canada and/or by Canadians. For context, it also includes the 2009 CIA World Factbook (an enormous collection of interlinked html files).

Intended for use with PCs (Windows or Linux) and recent Macs (OS X), our books (except for the World Factbook) are in plain-text format, not audio or video. You read them on your computer screen.

You can see the complete table of contents below. Use the Find function in your browser (under Edit) to search for specific authors, topics, and books.

Table of Contents

Context of the contemporary world

  • The 2009 CIA World Factbook.  With maps, flags, and up-to-date information on every country in the world  this is an interlinked set of hundreds of HTML documents. You should open it with your Web browser.
      • Country list
      • Other files

    History and Other Non-Fiction

    • An Account of the Battle of Chateauguay by W.D. Lighthall, 1889
    • Adele Dubois: a Story of the Lovely Miramachi Valley in New Bruswick, 1865
    • Adventureers of the Far North: a Chronicle of the Frozen Seas by Stephen Leacock
    • All Afloat, A Chronicle of Craft and Waterays by William Wood
    • Animal Sanctuaries in Labrador by William Wood, 1911
    • Draft of a Plan for Beginning Animal Sanctuaries in Labrador by William Wood
    • Supplement to Animal Sanctuaries in Labrador by William Wood, 1912
    • The Arctic Prairies, a Canoe Journey by Ernest Thompson Seton
    • Bilingualism by N.A. Belcourt (speech) 1916
    • Bowdoin Boys in Labrador by Jonathan Cilley
    • Bref Recit et Succinte Narration de la Navigatrion Faite en 1535 et 1536 par le Capitain Jacques Cartier
    • The British Association Visit to Montreal 1884, Letters by Clara Kayleigh
    • The British North America Act, 1867 (short)
    • Canada by J.G. Bourinot
    • The Campaign of 1760 in Canada by Chevalier Johnstone
    • Canada and the Canadians by Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle
      • volume 1
      • volume 2
    • Canada and the States, Recollections 1851-1886 by Edward William Watkins
    • Canada for Gentlemen, being letters from James Seton Cockburn
    • Canada, the Empire of the North by Agnes Laut
    • Canada Under British Rule 1760-1900 by John Bourinot, 1900
    • The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes Laut
    • The Canadian Dominion:a Chronicle of Our Northern Neighbor by Oscar Skelton
    • The Canadian Elocutionist by Anna K. Howard
    • The Canadian Girl at Work by Marjory MacMurchy
    • A Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs, the Story of a Hundred Years 1761-1861
    • Canadian Notabilities, volume 1, by John Charles Dent
    • Catholic Problems in Western Canada by George Thomas Daly
    • Champlain by N.E. Dionne
    • Charter and Supplemental Charter of the Hudson's Bay Company
    • Chronicles of Canada, Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton, (the first 9 of 32 volumes; we will add the others as they become available)
      • Volume 1, the Dawn of Canadian History: a Chronicle of Aboriginal Canada  by Stephen Leacock
      • Volume 2, the Mariner of St. Malo, a Chronicle of the Voyages of Jacques Cartier by Stephen Leacock
      • Volume 3, the Founder of New France by Charles Colby
      • Volume 4, the Jesuit Missions: a Chronicle of the Cross in the Wilderness by Thomas Guthrie Marquis
      • Volume 5, the Seigneurs of Old Canada: a Chronicle of New-World Feudalism by William Bennett Munro
      • Volume 6, the Great Intendant: A Chronicle of Jean Talon in Canada 1665-1672 by Thomas Chapais
      • Volume 7, the Fighting Governor: a Chronicle of Frontenac by Charles Colby
      • Volume 8, the Great Fortress: a Chronicle of Louisbourg 1720-1760 by William Wood
      • Volume 9, the Acadian Exiles by Arthur Doughty
      • Volume 10, the Passing of New France by William Wood
      • Volume 11, the Winning of Canda: a Chronicle of Wolfe by William Wood
      • Volume 12, the Father of British Canada: a Chronicle of Carleton by William Wood
      • Volume 13, the United Empire Loyalists: a Chroncle of the Great Migration by Stewart Wallace
      • Volume 14, the War with the United States: a Chronicle of 1812 by William Wood, 1915
      • Volume 15, the War Chief of the Ottawas: a Chronicle of the Pontiac War by Thomas Marquis, 1915
    • Chignecto Isthmus: First Settlers by Howard Trueman
    • Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV by Francis Parkman
    • The Conquest of Canada by George Warburton, volume 1 (of 2), 1850
    • The Conquest of New France, a Chronicle of the Colonial Wars by George Wrong
    • The Country of the Neutrals (as far as comprised in the county of Elgin) from Champlain to Talbot by James Coyne, 1895
    • "Crumps" --  The Plain Story of a Canadian Who Went by Louis Keene (WWI)
    • Crusaders of New France by William Bennet Munro, 1918
    • Dangers on the Ice off the Coast of Labrador by Religious Tract Society
    • La Defaite des Sauvages Armouchiquois by Marc L'Escabot, 1607
    • Diary Written in the Provincial Lunatic Asylum by mary Huestis Pengily
    • Directions for Navigating on Part of the South Coast of Newfoundland by James Cook, 1766
    • The Emma Gees by Herbert W. McBride
    • The Escape of a Princess Pat by George Pearson
    • Extracts from a Journal of a Voyage of Visitation 1859
    • Fathers of Confederation: a Chronicle of the Birth of the Dominion by a.H.U. Colquhoun
    • Famous Firesides of French Canada by Mary Wilson Alloway
    • The Fight for a Free Sea, a Chronicle of the War of 1812 by Ralph Paine
    • First Impressions of the New World by Isabella Strange Trotter (1816-1878)
    • Fishnig in British Colomba by T.W. Lambert, 1907
    • Flag and Fleet, How the British Navy Won the Freedom of the Seas by William Wood
    • Four Canadian Highwaymen by Edmund Collins
    • French Pathfinders in North America by William Henry Johnson
    • General Instructions for the Guidance of Post Office Inspectors in the Dominion of Canada
    • Glossaire Franco-Canadien by Oscar Dunn, 1880
    • The Great War as I Saw It by Frederick George Scott
    • Half -Century of Conflict by Francis Parkman
    • Histoire de la Nouvelle France by Marc L'Escarbot, 1617
    • Histoire du Canada by Gabriel Sagard, 1636
    • History of Farming in Ontario by C.c. James
    • History of New Brunswick by Peter Fisher, 1825
    • Hochlagans and Mohawks, a Link in Iroquois History, by W.D. Lightall
    • The Hunted Outlaw or Donald Morrison the Canadian Rob Roy by Anonymous
    • Indian Legends of Vancouver Island by Alfred Carmichael
    • Intellectual Development of the Canadian People by John George Bourinot
    • Jacques Cartier by H. Emile Chevalier
    • The Jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century by Francis Parkman
    • Journal of an American Prisoner at Fort Malden and Quebec in the War of 1812 edited by G.M. Fairchild, Jr.
    • Journal of a Voyage from Okkal on the Coast of Labrador to Ungava Bay by Benjamin Kohlmeister and George Kmoch, 1814
    • Kalli, the Esquimaux Christian, a Memoir by T.B. Murray, 1856
    • A Lady's Life on a Farm in Manitoba by Mrs. Cecil Hall
    • Laurier: a Study in Canadian Politics by J.W. Dafoe, 1922
    • Lecture on the Aborigines of Newfoundland by Joseph Noad, 1859
    • Lectures and Essays by Goldwin Smith
    • Left on Labrador by C.A. Stephens
    • Legends of Vancouver by E. Pauline Johnson
    • A Letter from Major Robert Carmichael-Smith, 1849
    • Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin, Governor of Jamaica, Governor-General of Canada, Envoy to China, and Viceroy of India, edited by Theodore Walrond
    • Life in Canada 50 Years Ago by Canniff Haight
    • Lord Elgin by Sir John George Bourinot
    • The Loyalists of America by Egerton Ryerson
      • volume 1
      • volume 2
    • The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace
    • McGill and Its Story 1821-1921 by Cyrus Macmillan
    • The Mocassin Maker by E. Pauline Johnson
    • Montcalm and Wolfe by Francis Parkman
    • The Mound Builders by George Bryce
    • My Pet Recipes Tried and True by ladies and Freinds of St. Andrew's Church, Quebec
    • The Mysteries of Montreal, being recollections of a female physiciian by Charlotte Fuhrer
    • The Narrative of Gordon Sellar who Emigrated to Canada in 1825
    • Newfoundland and the Jingoes: an Appeal to England's Honor by John Fretwell, 1895
    • A New Hochelagan BuryingpGround Discovered at Westmount by W.D. Lighthall
    • The New North, being some account of a woman's journey thorugh Canada to the Arctic by Agnes Deans Cameron, 1909
    • Notes of a Twenty-Five Years' Service inthe Hudson's Bay Territory by John M'Lean
      • volume 1
      • volume 2
    • Oeuvres by Samuel de Champlain (1567-1635), complete in one file
    • Official Report of the Exploration of the Queen Charlotte Islands for the Government of British Columbia by Newton Chittenden
    • On the Fringe of the Great Fight by George Nasmith
    • One Young Man, edited by Ernest Hodder-Williams
    • The Ontario Reader -- Fourth Book, 1909
    • Ontario Teacher's Manuals -- History, 1915
    • Over the Border: Acadia by Eliza Chase
    • Owindia, a True Tale of the MacKenzie River Indians, Northwest by Charlotte Bompas
    • The Pathfinders of the Great Plains: a Chronicle of la Verendrye and His Sons by Lawrence Burpee
    • The "Patriotes" of '37: a Cronicle of the Lower Canadian Rebellion by Alfred Decelles
    • Le Petit Nord or Annals of a Labrador Harbour by Anne Frenfell an katie Spalding
    • Picturesque Quebec by J.M. Lemoine
    • Pioneers in Canada by Sir Harry Johnston, 1912
    • Pioneers of France in the New World by Francis Parkman
    • Policing the Plains, Being the Real Life Record of the Famous Royal North-West Mounted Police by R.G. Macbeth, 1921
    • The Red River Colony: a Chronicle of the Beginning so Manitoba by Louis Aubrey Wood
    • Report by the Governor on a Visit to the Micmac Indians at Bay D'Espioir, 1908
    • Report of Mr. W.E. Cormack's Journey in Search of Red Indians in Newfoundland
    • The Rim of the Desert by Ada Woodruff Anderson
    • The Rise of Canada from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation by Charles Rober, 1856
    • Schwatka's Search: Sledging in the Arctic in Quest of the Franklin Records by William Gilder
    • Sir Humphrey Gilbert's Voyage to Newfoundland by Edawrd Hayes
    • Sketches and Tales Illustrative of Life in the Backwoods of New Brunswich by Mrs. F. Beavan, 1845
    • A Soldier's Life, being the personal reminiscences of Edwin G. Rundle, 1909
    • Some Reminiscences of Old Victory by Edgar Fawcett, 1912
    • SOS Stand To! by Reginald Grant
    • The Story of Grenfell of the Labrador by Dillon Wallace
    • The Story of Isaac Brock, Hero, Defender, and Saviour of Upper Canada in 1812 by Walter Nursey
    • The Story of Louis Riel: the Rebel Chief by Joseph Edmond Collins, 1885
    • The Story of My Life by Egerton Ryerson, 1884
    • The Story of the Upper Canadian Rebellion by John Charles Dent, volume 1, 1865
    • The Story of Newfoundland by Lord Birkenhead, 1920
    • The Substance of a Journal During a Residence at the Red River Colony, British North American and Frequent Excursions Among the North-West American Indians in the yaers 1820, 1821, 1822, 1823 by John West, 1824
    • Tecumseh, a Chronicle of the Last Great Lader of His People by Ethel T. Raymond
    • Through Canal-Land in a Canadian Canoe by Vincent Hughes, 1899
    • Through the Mackinzie Basin by Charles Main
    • Through St. Dunstan's to Light by Private James H. Rawlinson, 58th Battalion, 1919
    • The Treaties of Canada with the Indians of Manitoba and the Northwest Territories by Alexander Morris
    • The Tribune of Nova Scotia, a Chronicle of Joseph Howe by Willaim Lawson Gant
    • A Trip to Manitoba by Mary FitzGibbon
    • Trois Heros de la Colonie de Montreal by P. Dupuy, 1887
    • Troublous Times in Canada, a History fo the Fenian Raids of 1866 and 1870 by John McDonald
    • Twenty-two Years a Slave and Forty Years a Freeman by Austin Steward, 1856
    • Two Months in the Camp of Big Bear by Theresa Gowanlock and Theresa Delaney
    • Voyages of Champlain by Samuel de Champlain
      • Volume 1
      • Volume 2
      • Volume 3
    • The War Chief of the Six Nationa, a Chronicle of Jospeh Brant by Louis Aubrey Wood
    • What the Church Means to Me by Wilfred T. Grenfell
    • Why and How: a Hand Book on the Use of the WCT Unions in Canada by Addie Chisholm
    • William Black, the Apostle of Methodism in the Maritime Provinces of Canada
    • Wilmot and Tilley by James Hannay, 1907
    • With the Harmony to Labrador by Rev. B. La Trobe
    • A Woman's Way Through Unknown Labrador: An Account of the Exploration of the Nascaupee and George Rivers by Mrs. Leonidas Hubbard, Junior



    • Humor of the North, selected by Lawrence Burpee
    • The Hunted Outlaw or Donald Morrison the Canadian Rob Roy
    • Young Canada's Nursery Rhymes (short)

    G. Mercer Adam and A. Ethelwyn Wetherall

    • The Algonquin Maid. A Romance of the Early Days of Upper Canada

    Maude Alma

    • Isabel Leicester, a Romance

    Sophie Alnon

    • Poems, 1889

    R.M. Ballantyne

    • Hudson Bay

    Arthur Beverley Baxter

    • The Parts Men Play

    H. Beaugrand

    • La Chasse Galerie: Legendes Canadiennes, in French

    J. Cawdor Bell

    • Two Knapsacks, a novel of Canadian summer life

    E.F. Benson

    • Miss Mapp

    Hector Bernier

    • Au Large de L'Ecueil, in French

    Harold Bindloss

    • Prescott of Saskatchewan

    Augustus Bridle

    • The Masques of Ottawa

    J.-B. Caouette

    • Une Intrigante sous le Regne de Frontenac, in French
    • Les Voix Intimes

    Bliss Carman

    • Ballads of Lost Haven
    • Behind the Arras, poetry
    • More Songs from Vagabondia
    • Vagabondia, poetry

    H.s. Caswell

    • The Path of Duty and Other Stories

    Mary Hartwell Catherwood

    • The Lady of Fort St. John

    Ralph Centennius (pseudonym, real name unknown, published 1883)

    • The Dominion in 1983

    Joseph Horatio Chant

    • Gleams of Sunshire, poetry

    H.A. Cody

    • Jess of the Rebel Trail
    • The King's Arrow
    • The Unknown Wrestler

    Mrs. Harry Coghill (1836-1907)

    • A Canadian Heroine
      • volume 1
      • volume 2
      • volume 3

    Ralph Connor (1860-1937)

    • Beyond the Marshes
    • Black Rock: A Tale of the Selkirks
    • Corporal Cameron
    • The Doctor
    • The Foreigner: a Tale of Saskatchewan
    • Glengarry School Days
    • The Major
    • The Man from Glengarry
    • Michael McGrath, Postmaster
    • The Patrol of the Sun Dance Trail
    • The Prospector
    • The Sky Pilot
    • The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land
    • To Him that Hath

    Ridgewell Cullum

    • The Triumph of John Kars

    Charles DeGuise

    • Cap au Diable: Legende Canadienne

    Mazo de la Roche

    • Exporers of the Dawn

    James de Mille

    • The American Baron

    Harris Dickson

    • The Black Wolf's Breed

    William Drummond

    • The Habitant and Other French-Canadian Poems
    • The Voyageur and Other Poems

    Scian Dubh

    • Ridgeway. An Historical Romance of the Fenian Invasion of Canada, 1868

    Norman Duncan

    • The Cruise of the Shining Light
    • Doctor Luke of the Labrador
    • Harbor Tales Down North

    Sarah Jeanette Duncan

    • Hilda, a Story of Calcutta

    Stanford Eveleth

    • Miss Dexie, a Romance of the Provinces

    Samuel Fea

    • Irish Ned, the Winnipeg Newsy

    George Manville Fenn

    • To the West

    A. Filiatreault

    • Contes, Anecdotes et Recits Candaiens dans le Langagee du Terroir, 1910

    May Agnes Fleming

    • Kate Danton

    Hulbert Footner

    • The Fur Bringers, a Story of the Canadian Northwest
    • The Woman from "Outside" [on the Swan River], 1921

    Caroline Augusta Frazer

    • Atma, a Romance

    Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

    • Labrador Days
    • A Labrador Doctor

    Frederick Philip Grove

    • Over Prairie Trails

    Thomas Chandler Haliburton

    • The Attache or Sam Slick in England

    Arthur Heming

    • The Drama of the Forests

    Helen Johnson

    • Canadian Wild Flowers

    Sergeant Ralph Kendall

    • The Luck of the Mounted: a Tale of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, 1920

    W.H.G. Kingston

    • The Frontier Fort: Stirring times in the North-West Territory of British America
    • Log House by the Lake, a Tale of Canada
    • Snow Shoes and Canoes

    William Kirby

    • The Golden Dog, 1897

    Robert Knowles

    • St. Cuthbert's

    A.C. Laut

    • Heralds of the Empire
    • Lords of the North

    Stephen Leacock

    • Arcadian Adventures With the Idle Rich
    • Frenzied Fiction
    • Further Foolishness: Sketches and Satires on the Follies of the Day
    • The Hohenzollerns in America with the Bolsheviks in Berlin and other Impossibilities
    • Literary Lapses
    • Moonbeams from the Larger Lunacy
    • My Discovery of England, 1922
    • Nonsense Novels
    • Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
    • The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice
    • Winsome Winnie and Other New Nonsense Novels

    Lydia Leavitt

    • Bohemian Society

    L. Pamphile Lenay

    • L'Affaire Sougraine, in French

    Madame Leprohon

    • Antoinette de Mirecourt, in French

    Marc L'Escarbot

    • Adieu a la France, poetry in French, 1606
    • Muses de la Nouvelle France, poetry in French, 1612

    W.D. Lighthall

    • The False Chevalier
    • Thoughts, Moods, and Ideals: Crimes of Leisure [poetry], 1887

    Bessie Marchant

    • A Countess from Canada

    Agnes Maule Machar (1837-1927)

    • Lucy Raymond

    Isabel Ecclestone Mackay

    • The Window-Gazer

    Charles Mair

    • Tecumseh, a drama

    Captain Marryat

    • Settlers in Canada

    Nellie McClung

    • The Second Chance

    John McCrae

    • In Flanders Fields

    Norah McDougal

    • Letters of Norah on Her Tour Through Ireland

    Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)

    • Anne of Avonlea
    • Anne of Green Gables
    • Anne of the Island
    • Anne's House of  Dreams
    • Chronicles of Avonlea
    • Further Chronicles of Avonlea
    • The Golden Road
    • Kilmeny of the Orchard
    • Rainbow Valley
    • Rilla of Ingleside
    • The Story Girl
    • Short Stories
      • 1896-1901
      • 1902-1903
      • 1904
      • 1905-1906
      • 1907-1908
      • 1909-1922

    Susanna Moodie (1803-1885)

    • Mark Huddlestone

    Hopkins Moorhouse

    • Deep Furrows
    • Every Man for Himself

    Kirk Munroe

    • Under the Great Bear

    Ernest Myrard

    • Une Fete de Noel Sous Jacques Cartier, in French

    Maud Ogilvy

    • Marie Gourdon

    George Orton

    • Bob Hunt in Canada

    J. MacDonald Oxley

    • Bert Lloyd's Boyhood: a Story of Nova Scotia

    Frank Packard

    • The Adventures of Jimmie Dale
    • The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale
    • The Miracle Man
    • The White Moll

    Gilbert Parker (1862-1932)

    • The Battle of the Strong
    • Cummer's Son and Other South Sea Folk
    • Donovan Pasha
    • Embers
    • The Going of the White Swan
    • John Enderby
    • Lane that Had No Turning
      • volume 1
      • volume 2
      • volume 3
      • volume 4
    • A Lover's Diary
    • March of the White Guard
    • Michel and Angele
    • The Money Master
    • Mrs. Falchion
    • No Defense
    • Northern Lights
    • Parables of a Province
    • Pierre and His People: Tales of the Far North (5 volumes in one file)
    • The Pomp of the Lavilettes
    • The Right of Way
    • Romany of the Snows (5 volumes in one file)
    • Seats of the Mighty
    • There is Sorrow on the Sea (short)
    • The Trail of the Sword
    • The Translation of a Savage
    • The Trespasser
    • An Unpardonable Liar, 1900
    • Weavers
    • When Valmond Came to Pontiac
    • Wild Youth
    • You Never Know Your Luck

    William MacLoed Raine

    • The Yukon Trail

    St. George Rathbone

    • Canoe Mates in Canada

    Major John Richardson (1796-1852)

    • The Canadian Brothers; or, The Prophecy Fulfilled. A Tale of the Late American War
    • Hardscrabble, or the Fall of Chicago, a Tale of Indian Warfare
    • Wacousta, or The Prophecy

    Sara Richardson

    • Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal

    Charles Sangster

    • Hesperus and Other Poems

    Argyll Saxby

    • The Fiery Totem: a Tale of Adventure nithe Canadian North-West

    Wilfred Skeats

    • The Song of the Exile, a Canadian Epic

    Alice Prescott Smith

    • Montlivet

    F. Clifford Smith

    • A Lover in Homespun and Other Stories

    Andrew Learmont Spedon

    • The Black-Sealed Letter

    Robert J.C. Stead

    • The Homesteaders, a Novel of the Canadian West

    Charles Stewart

    • The Wrong Woman

    Arthur Stringe

    • Phantom Wires

    Allan Sullivan

    • The Rapids

    Edward William Thomson

    • Old Man Savarin and other Stories

    Catherine Parr Traill (1802-1899)

    • Backwoods of Canada
    • Canadian Crusoes. A Tale of the Rice Lake Plains, 1850
    • In the Forest or Pictures of Life and Scenery in the Woods of Canada, 1881
    • Lady Mary and Her Nurse
    • Lost in the Back Woods, 1882


    • Honor Edgeworth or Ottawa Present Tense

    Dillon Wallace

    • Left on the Labrador

    William Henry Withrow

    • Neville Trueman, the Pioneer Preacher, a Tale of the War of 1812

    Egerton Ryerson Young

    • Three Boys in the Wild North land

    T.F. Young

    • Canada and Other Poems