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Commemorating Canada : history, heritage, and memory, 1850s-1990s

Author: Cecilia Louise Morgan
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; Lodnon : University of Toronto Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Themes in Canadian history, 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Commemorating Canada is a concise narrative overview of the development of history and commemoration in Canada, designed for use in courses on public history, historical memory, heritage preservation, and related areas. Examining why, when, where, and for whom historical narratives have been important, Cecilia Morgan describes the growth of historical pageantry, popular history, textbooks, historical societies,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Kaṇada
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cecilia Louise Morgan
ISBN: 9781442641280 1442641282 9781442610613 1442610611
OCLC Number: 928679079
Description: x, 207 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
History and memory, 1750s 1870s --
The heyday of public commemorations in Canada : 1870s 1920s --
Remembering Canada at war --
Commemoration, historical preservation, and the Canadian state --
Shaping history through tourism --
Teaching the nation its history : schoolchildren and the Canadian past --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Themes in Canadian history, 14.
Responsibility: Cecilia Morgan.

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