2 edition of Some thoughts on postwar Canada found in the catalog.
Some thoughts on postwar Canada
Canada. Dept. of External Affairs.
|Statement||by Mr. Vincent Massey, C.H., P.C., Chancellor of the University of Tornto, and former Canadian Minister to the United States and Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.|
|Series||Statements and speeches (Canada. Dept. of External Affairs) -- 49/5|
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Postwar," by the late Tony Judt, is the type of book for which the term magisterial might have been invented. Judt takes an enormous amount of information and condenses it down to a manageable narrative, not in the service of some overarching thesis, but simply to communicate the basic history of the period (namely, from World War Two until /5().
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McInnis, Harnessing Labour Confrontation: Shaping the Postwar Settlement in Canada, (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, ). Stuart Marshall Jamieson, Times of Trouble: Labour Unrest and Industrial Conflict, (Ottawa: Task Force on Labour Relations, ), Leo Panitch and Donald Swartz, From Consent to Coercion: The Assault on Trade Author: Peter McInnis.
This study of the absorption of post-war immigrants in Canada is based mainly upon two surveys. The first, conducted in Canada in Februarycovered a representative cross-section of immigrants of all nationalities throughout Canada.
The Some thoughts on postwar Canada book, conducted in Britain inwas concerned with British immigrants returning from Canada. drawn from three of the essays in this book, suggest the diversity of the symbols and the battlegrounds of postwar Canada.
Over the past decade, much exciting work has been undertaken on the postwar years in Canada. This book represents the convictions of its editors and authors that there is a place for a collective project that showcases some. Fashioning a Post-War Economy Figure The path to happiness in the post-WWII era is paved not with gold but with blacktop.
Consumerism as an economic growth strategy and a lifestyle is embodied in the family automobile, such as the short-lived Ford Frontenac, Author: John Douglas Belshaw.
Get this from a library. When the boys come home; their post-war opportunities in Canada. [C N Senior] -- Among topics discussed are: vocational and educational training, the organization for helping discharged men find work, financial assistance for famers, special measures for the women's auxiliary.
Get this from a library. The iconic north: cultural constructions of Aboriginal life in postwar Canada. [Joan Sangster] -- "From 19th century exploration narratives to twentieth century screenings of Nanook of the North, Canada's far North has always commanded a strong.
Postwar Canada was far more complex than the well-worn stereotypes of Cold War conformity and s rebellion suggest. Various parts of the country experienced nationalist awakenings; a baby boom was accompanied by increased immigration and an expanding labour force; women were demanding access to birth control; and Canada was rethinking its relationship with the United States.
He is the author or editor of fifteen books, including Thinking the Twentieth Century, The Memory Chalet, Ill Fares the Land, Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century, and Postwar: A History of Europe Sincewhich was one of The New York Times Book Review’s Ten Best Books ofthe winner of the Council on Foreign /5().
his government united all the branches of the military into the Canadian Armed Forces, Canada adopted a new flag, abolished capital punishment, adopted a national medicare program, established the Canada Pension Plan fund and the Auto Pact which allowed for some free trade in the auto industry.
Not wanting to hijack the thread, but in a similar vein there is a book called "The Pursuit of Glory - Europe to " by Tim Blanning, and it actually came to my mind while I was reading "Postwar" as there are some similarities, in this case Europe picking itself up after the Thirty Years War and going on to greater (but in many cases.
The book is great as an overview work but can also be used to fill in some of the gaps in your historical knowledge, especially about Eastern Europe, since it also goes into some detail.
However, it is not an introductory work and often assumes that you /5. There were some things I liked about this book; the voices of the 3 black women seemed authentic to me, and they had some beautiful observations and expressions.
I understand that some African Americans take exception to the fact that a white woman was trying to write in the black idiom (that was mentioned during an interview with the author on. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award for Nonfiction, finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, Embracing Defeat is John W.
Dower's brilliant examination of Japan in the immediate, shattering aftermath of World War II. Drawing on a vast range of Japanese sources and illustrated with dozens of astonishing documentary photographs Cited by: In his book 'Postwar' Tony Judt describes in sometimes excruciating detail, the economic, social and political changes as well as the reasons for the changes in all the countries of Europe.
The work is probably most valuable as a reference on subjects such as for example; the fall of communism, the effect of the transistor radio on 's youth /5(). First, I salute David for this beautiful essay. There is no doubt that he could have been a great sportswriter, and as this piece shows, it's not too late either.
I have been inspired to offer a few thoughts. First, as the editors of the NY Times have themselves acknowledged, a weakness of the paper has always been the failure to develop a really good sports section.
Red Smith was certainly. In his book 'Postwar' Tony Judt describes in sometimes excruciating detail, the economic, social and political changes as well as the reasons for the changes in all the countries of Europe.
The work is probably most valuable as a reference on subjects such as for example; the fall of communism, the effect of the transistor radio on 's youth /5(). Theorists of modernity have often been particularly blind to the roles of gender.
In numerous otherwise thought-provoking theoretical works on modernity, gender either disappears from the analysis or is treated awkwardly. Historians, to a degree, have been more successful. A case in point is The Manly Modern: Masculinity in Postwar Canada.
The Top 10 Most Important Books of Canadian Military History Tim Cook historian has offered some thoughts to preface their decisions. There were some restrictions College of Canada. Every book on this list is excellent, so picking a #1 is almost pointless. But, if I had to select one title for the.
I believe it was Dan Wang who loved the Robert Tombs book The English and Their History and asked for more books of that nature. Another reader wrote in and wanted to know what was the best book about each country. To count, the book must have some aspirations to be a .The Postwar Novel in Canada has "fallen from grace" in the eyes of the narrator's father, who henceforth forbids the mention of his name.
The pogrom at Ratno, which led Uncle Melech to renounce his faith, may be seen as a re-enactment of the fall of man in view of this causality.
The deviations from the model consist in the transposition of theCited by: 3.Canadian literature has been created in Canadian English, Canadian French, and Canadian Gaelic, and more recently by First Nations and immigrants of other ancestral backgrounds.
Influences on Canadian writers are broad, both geographically and historically, representing Canada's diversity in .