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History and myth : Arthur Lower and the making of Canadian nationalism

Author: Arthur R M Lower
Publisher: [Vancouver] : University of British Columbia Press, ©1975.
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Genre/Form: History
Lower, Arthur R
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lower, Arthur R.M. (Arthur Reginald Marsden), 1889-1988.
History and myth.
[Vancouver] : University of British Columbia Press, ©1975
(OCoLC)643656342
Named Person: A R M Lower
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur R M Lower
ISBN: 0774800356 9780774800358
OCLC Number: 1558500
Description: xxii, 339 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Historical papers: speculative --
1. Time, myth and fact: the historian's commodities --
2. That humble fellow, the historian: some reflections on writing history --
II. Historical papers: professional --
3. The origins of democracy in Canada --
4. Professor Webb and "the great frontier" thesis --
5. Two ways of life: the primary antithesis of Canadian history --
6. Metropolis and hinterland --
7. Religion and religious institutions --
III. Values --
8. I came back and I am content --
9. The social sciences in the post-war world --
10. The Massey Report --
11. Is distrust of abliity formula for success? --
12. Speaking to each other --
13. Our shoddy ideals --
14. Canada and a free society: liberalism, its nature and prospects --
Nationalism --
15. Canadians: 'Good second bests' --
16. Bonnie Chairlie's gone awa' --
17. National policy ... revised version --
18. What this country needs is ten new provinces --
19. If we joined the U.S.A. --
20. The forest: heart of a nation --
V. Biculturalism --
21. Two nations or two nationalities --
22. Would Canada be better off without Quebec? --
VI. Civil liberties --
23. Brief to the Committe of the senate on human rights --
24. Is the RCMP a treat to our liberty? --
25. Some reflections on a BIll of Rights --
VII. Immigration --
26. The case against immigration --
VIII. Education --
27. A bright future for a dull subject --
28. The Canadian university --
IX. External relations --
29. The evolution of the sentimental idea of Empire: a Canadian view --
30. Foreign policy and Canadian nationalism --
31. The Maritimes as a strategic point in North America.
Responsibility: [selected essays by Arthur Lower] ; edited by Welf H. Heick.

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