Canadas of the mind : the making and unmaking of Canadian nationalisms in the twentieth century (Book, 2007) [Beloit College]
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Canadas of the mind : the making and unmaking of Canadian nationalisms in the twentieth century

Canadas of the mind : the making and unmaking of Canadian nationalisms in the twentieth century

Author: Norman Hillmer; Adam Chapnick
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca, N.Y. : McGill-Queens's University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the vantage point of a new century, the volume reconstructs and re-evaluates dimensions of twentieth-century Canadian nationalisms - their meanings, their uses, their contradictions, and the forces that push them toward and away from one another. A diverse group of experts analyse these nationalisms from a range of cultural, economic, intellectual, technological, political, international, and military  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Canadas of the mind.
Montreal ; Ithaca, N.Y. : McGill-Queens's University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608456433
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Hillmer; Adam Chapnick
ISBN: 9780773532724 0773532722 9780773532731 0773532730
OCLC Number: 123127319
Description: x, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Comparing mythologies: Twentieth-century Canadian constructions of Sir John Franklin / Janice Cavell --
The all-red dream: Technological nationalism and the trans-Canada telephone system / Robert MacDougall --
Foreign investment and the paradox of economic nationalism / Stephen Azzi --
Canada's nationalist internationalism: From the League of Nations to the United Nations / Hector MacKenzie --
The nationalization of military history: Scholarship, politics, and the Canadian War Museum / Roger Sarty --
Branding Canada: Consumer culture and the development of popular nationalism in the early twentieth century / Paula Hastings --
Lest we Forget: Two solitudes in war and memory / Alan Gordon --
"The real discoverers and master-builders of this nation": Lorne Pierce of Ryerson Press and nationalism in Canadian art, 1920-1950 / Sandra Campbell --
John Buchan and the British Imperial origins of Canadian multiculturalism / Peter Henshaw --
Prairie commemorations and the nation: The Golden Jubilees of Alberta and Saskatchewan, 1955 / James Opp --
Provincialism and nationalism: A British Columbia case study / Patricia E. Roy --
Aboriginal nationalism in the ascendancy: The Assembly of First Nations' first campaign for the inherent right to self-government, 1968-1987 / Michael D. Behiels --
Aboriginal identities and the new Indian problem / David Newhouse --
The peculiarity of Eracism: Mixed race and nonbelonging in the multicultural nation / Andrew Chung.
Responsibility: edited by Norman Hillmer and Adam Chapnick.

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Offers an interdisciplinary exploration of the meanings, uses, and contradictions of nationalism, critical to contemporary understandings of Canada and Canadians. This book reconstructs and  Read more...
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"Wonderful essays - no other literature covers the range of Canadian nationalisms as this book does." Raymond Blake, University of Regina

 
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