A History Of Canada in Ten Maps

A History Of Canada in Ten Maps is a retelling of the history of Canada through the eyes of those who first mapped, explored and settled here.

Adam Shoalts

What would the new world look like to wandering Vikings, who thought they had drifted into a land of mythical creatures, or Samuel de Champlain, who had no idea of the vastness of the landmass just beyond the treeline? 

Adam Shoalts, one of Canada's foremost explorers, tells the stories behind these centuries old maps, and how they came to shape what became "Canada." 

It's a story that will surprise readers, and reveal the Canada we never knew was hidden. It brings to life the characters and the bloody disputes that forged our history, by showing us what the world looked like before it entered the history books. Combining storytelling, cartography, geography, archaeology and of course history, this book shows us Canada in a way we've never seen it before. (Penguin Canada)

A History Of Canada in Ten Maps is available in October 2017.