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Canada Jay, The

The National Bird of Canada”

by David Bird
edition: Paperback
also available: Digital edition (DVD)
tagged: birds, essays

The Canada Jay as Canada's National Bird” presents a convincing argument for the official recognition of the Canada Jay as our national bird by the federal government. With chapters written by several authors, including experts on the species, whimsical poetry, perspectives from all three founding peoples of Canada, many excellent colourful photo …

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Faces in the Crowd

The Jews of Canada

by Franklin Bialystok
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
tagged: jewish, jewish studies

Staring with the first steps on Canadian soil in the eighteenth century to the present day, Faces in the Crowd introduces the reader to the people and personalities who made up the Canadian Jewish experience, from the Jewish roots of the NHL’s Ross trophy to Leonard Cohen and all the rabbis, artists, writers, and politicians in between. Drawing o …

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Northern Sparks

Innovation, Technology Policy, and the Arts in Canada from Expo 67 to the Intern et Age

by Michael Century
edition: Paperback
tagged: history, contemporary (1945-), pre-confederation (to 1867)

An “episode of light” in Canada sparked by Expo 67 when new art forms, innovative technologies, and novel institutional and policy frameworks emerged together.

Understanding how experimental art catalyzes technological innovation is often prized yet typically reduced to the magic formula of “creativity.” In Northern Sparks, Michael Century e …

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Sketches of Historic Truro

by Joseph M. A. Ballard & Minette Murphy
edition: Paperback
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An illustrated history of Nova Scotia's Hubtown, Truro, featuring over 90 profiles of iconic buildings — from grand homes to churches to industrial buildings, from the author of Historic House Names of Nova Scotia.

Welcome to Truro, Nova Scotia, the town of long underwear and condensed milk, of First Presbyterians and Second Empire school buildin …

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La guerre d'indépendance des Canadas

Démocratie, républicanismes et libéralismes en Amérique du Nord

by Julien Mauduit
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
tagged: pre-confederation (to 1867), 19th century

Longtemps considérée comme une rébellion mineure, la tentative de révolution de 1837 a en réalité secoué l’ensemble de l’Amérique du Nord, menaçant de renvoyer le pouvoir britannique hors du continent, mais également d’inaugurer une expérience républicaine différente. La révolution a échoué, mais les idées qu’elle a véhicu …

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Unsettling Canadian Art History

edited by Erin Morton
edition: eBook
tagged: canadian, native american studies, post-confederation (1867-), contemporary (1945-)

Bringing together fifteen scholars of art and culture, Unsettling Canadian Art History addresses the visual and material culture of settler colonialism, enslavement, and racialized diasporas in the contested white settler state of Canada.
This collection offers new avenues for scholarship on art, archives, and creative practice by rethinking histo …

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Water from Dragon's Well

The History of a Korean-Canadian Church Relationship

by David Kim-Cragg
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: history

A Canadian-built mission house in the heart of Seoul became the heart of the emerging South Korean democratization movement, while a Korean minister rose to serve as the spiritual leader of Canada’s largest Protestant denomination. The century-long Korean-Canadian church relationship has had a lasting influence on Korean society and on the cultur …

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