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Canada and the end of empire

Canada and the end of empire

Author: Phillip A Buckner
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2008], ©2005.
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This collection deals with a neglected subject in post-Confederation Canadian history - the implications to Canada and Canadians of British decolonization and the end of empire.


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Genre/Form: Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip A Buckner
OCLC Number: 757512899
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 10 nov. 2008).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction / Phillip Buckner1 Imperial Twilight, or When Did the Empire End? / John Darwin2 Canadian Relations with the United Kingdom at the End of Empire, 1956-73 / John Hilliker and Greg Donaghy3 "Ready, Aye Ready" No More? Canada, Britain, and the Suez Crisis in the Canadian Press / Jose E. Igartua4 The Last Great Royal Tour: Queen Elizabeth's 1959 Tour to Canada / Phillip Buckner5 "An Objective of U.S. Foreign Policy since the Founding of the Republic": The United States and the End of Empire in Canada / Gordon T. Stewart6 Britain, Europe, and Diefenbaker's Trade Diversion Proposals, 1957-58 / Tim Rooth7 Customs Valuations and Other Irritants: The Continuing Decline of Anglo-Canadian Trade in the 1960s / Bruce Muirhead8 Asleep at the Wheel?: British Motor Vehicle Exports to Canada, 1945-75 / Steve Koerner9 Britain, Europe, and the "Other Quiet Revolution" in Canada / Andrea Benvenuti and Stuart Ward10 Nostalgia and National Identity: The History and Social Studies Curriculum of Alberta and Ontario at the End of Empire / George Richardson11 The Persistence of Britain: The Culture Project in Post-War Canada / Paul Rutherford12 From Guthrie to Greenberg: Canadian High Culture and the End of Empire / Allan Smith13 Ontario's Agenda in Post-Imperial Negotiations, 1949-68 / P.E. Bryden14 The Last Gasp of Empire: The 1964 Flag Debate Revisited / Gregory A. Johnson15 "One Flag, One Throne, One Empire": the IODE, the Great Flag Debate, and the End of Empire / Lorraine Coops16 More Royal than Canadian?: The Royal Canadian Navy's Search for Identity, 1910-68 / Marc Milner17 Technology and Empire: The Ideas of Harold Innis and George P. Grant / R. Douglas Francis18 Petitioning the Great White Mother: First Nations' Organizations and Lobbying in London / J.R. (Jim) MillerContributorsIndex
Responsibility: edited by Phillip Buckner.


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This timely collection consists of a comprehensice introduction and eighteen impressive chapters that rally around the theme of identifying, examining, and explaining Canada's devolution from the Read more...

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