Here are some of the books and lectures I’m using as sources. I’m early in my research so this list will grow, and I’d welcome suggestions.
You can also check out the books I still have on my Goodreads “to read” list, which these days are mostly, though not exclusively, related to Canadian history.
Clearing The Plains by James William Daschuk
Louis Riel by Chester Brown
Champlain’s Dream by David Hackett Fischer
The Orenda by Joseph Boyden
The Children of Aataentsic by Bruce G. Trigger
Legacy edited by André Pratte and Jonathan Kay
Our Land by Donald Purich
Indigenous Writes by Chelsea Vowel
Juno Beach: Canada’s D-Day Victory June 6, 1944 by Mark Zuehlke
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
The Patriot War Along the New York-Canada Border by Shaun J. McLaughlin
Huron-Wendat: The Heritage of the Circle by Georges E. Sioui
I’ve been supplementing my reading by also listening to lectures from The Great Courses series, because they are good, and also because it’s hard to read a book while walking your dog.
Turning Points in Modern History by Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
Conquest of the Americas by Marshall C. Eakin
The American Revolution by Allen C. Guelzo
The Americas in the Revolutionary Era by Marshall C. Eakin
Before 1776: Life in the American Colonies by Robert J. Allison
The Rise And Fall Of The British Empire by Patrick N. Allitt
Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon by Suzanne M. Desan
World War II: A Military and Social History by Thomas Childers
The American Civil War by Gary W Gallagher
Because sometimes you run out of Audible credits.