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The Century That Made Us : Canada, 1814-1914 - George Woodcock

The Century That Made Us

Canada, 1814-1914

Paperback

Published: 20th July 1989
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A highly readable, informal study, this book explores the changing attitudes of Canadians that accompanied the many political, social, and technological developments in the hundred years between the War of 1812-14 and World War I. Illuminating the book with fresh perceptions as a writer of literature, Woodcock discusses th War of 1812 in myth and actuality; class; the Tory and radical trends in Canada; attitudes to women and to the native peoples; ethnic groups and their relationships; and the mystique of the land and how it led painters and writers towards a genuine Canadian tradition.

ISBN: 9780195407037
ISBN-10: 0195407032
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 287
Published: 20th July 1989
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Canada
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.39