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10 Days That Shaped Modern Canada

September 1, 2022 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9781772126327
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Description

Revisiting ten notable days from recent history, Aaron W. Hughes invites readers to think about the tensions, events, and personalities that make Canada distinct. These indelible dates interweave to offer an account of the political, social, cultural, and demographic forces that have shaped the modern nation. The diverse episodes include the enactment of the War Measures Act, hockey's Summit Series, the patriation of the Constitution, the Multiculturalism Act, the École Polytechnique Massacre, victories for gay rights, Quebec's second referendum on secession, The Tragically Hip's farewell concert, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and ongoing Black equality struggles. Each day represents a window on contemporary Canada, jumpstarting reflection and conversation about who we are as a nation and how we got here. Ten Days That Shaped Modern Canada is the perfect guide for all those curious about the forces that shape our country and about how we understand our place in the world.

About this Author

Aaron W. Hughes is a Canadian scholar of Religion at the University of Rochester where he is the Dean's Professor of the Humanities, in addition to being the Philip S. Bernstein Professor of Religious Studies.

ISBN: 9781772126327
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 280
Publisher: University of Alberta Press
Published: 2022-09-01

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