Canada and the British World: Culture, Migration, and Identity

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Phillip Alfred Buckner, R. Douglas Francis
UBC Press, Jan 1, 2006 - History - 356 pages
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Canada and the British World surveys Canada's nationalhistory through a British lens. In a series of essays focusing on thesocial, cultural, and intellectual aspects of Canadian identity overmore than a century, the complex and evolving relationship betweenCanada and the larger British World is revealed. Examining thetransition from the strong belief of nineteenth-century Canadians inthe British character of their country to the realities of modernmulticultural Canada, this book eschews nostalgia in its endeavour tounderstand the dynamic and complicated society in which Canadians didand do live.

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Phillip Buckner is Professor Emeritus at theUniversity of New Brunswick and a senior research fellow at theInstitute of Commonwealth Studies in London. R. DouglasFrancis is a professor of history at the University ofCalgary.

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