Download e-book for kindle: Commemorating Canada: History, Heritage, and Memory, by Cecilia Morgan

By Cecilia Morgan

Commemorating Canada is a concise narrative assessment of the improvement of background and commemoration in Canada, designed to be used in classes on public heritage, historic reminiscence, background renovation, and comparable areas.

Examining why, while, the place, and for whom ancient narratives were very important, Cecilia Morgan describes the expansion of ancient pageantry, renowned heritage, textbooks, historic societies, museums, and monuments throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. exhibiting how Canadians have clashed over conflicting interpretations of historical past and the way they've got come jointly to create shared histories, she demonstrates the significance of heritage in shaping Canadian id. although public historical past in either French and English Canada was once written predominantly via white, middle-class males, Morgan additionally discusses the activism and organization of ladies, immigrants, and Indigenous peoples. The publication concludes with a short exam of present-day debates over Canada’s historical past and Canadians’ carrying on with curiosity of their pasts.

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