Nationalism without walls: the unbearable lightness of being Canadian

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McClelland & Stewart, 1995 - History - 304 pages
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Featuring a new epilogue bringing various aspects of Gwyn’s analysis up-to-date – in particular a new section on Quebec – Gwyn explores the various options available to post-referendum Canada. Nationalism Without Walls, a profound examination of Canadian nationhood by one of our leading political commentators, remains essential reading for everyone trying to come to terms with the nature of Canada.

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About the author (1995)

Richard Gwyn joined the Toronto Star as its Ottawa columnist in 1973. From 1985 to 1992, he served as the Star’s international affairs columnist based in London. He now writes a column about both national and international affairs. An award-winning author, he is perhaps best known for his widely acclaimed biography of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, The Northern Magus. He lives in Toronto.