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Canada: A Very Short Introduction

Canada: A Very Short Introduction  

Donald Wright

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2020
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Jul 2020
eISBN: 
9780191816581
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198755241.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198755241
Canada: A Very Short Introduction provides an overview of Canada’s history, and its many political and cultural achievements. Canada has never had a single national identity ... More
3. Nationalisms

3. Nationalisms  

Donald Wright

in Canada: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2020
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Jul 2020
eISBN: 
9780191816581
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198755241.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198755241
In theory, Canada is one nation. ‘Nationalisms’ shows that the reality is more complex. English Canada, Quebec, and First Nations groups have distinct identities, as does Newfoundland. The ... More
1. Beginnings

1. Beginnings  

Donald Wright

in Canada: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2020
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Jul 2020
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9780191816581
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10.1093/actrade/9780198755241.003.0002
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9780198755241
‘Beginnings’ traces Canada’s history of colonization by the French and then the British. During the establishment of New France, disease and death cut a swathe through the Indigenous ... More
6. Norths

6. Norths  

Donald Wright

in Canada: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2020
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Jul 2020
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9780191816581
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198755241.003.0007
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chapter
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9780198755241
‘Norths’ distinguishes between the real northern Canada and its imagined north. The frozen north is a symbol of Canada that appears in songs, art, and literature. The actual north is rich ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Donald Wright

in Canada: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2020
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Jul 2020
eISBN: 
9780191816581
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198755241.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198755241
As the Introduction explains, Canada is a unique place. It is extremely large, sparsely populated, and home to many different cultural identities. The Introduction looks at Canada’s recent ... More
2. Dispossessions

2. Dispossessions  

Donald Wright

in Canada: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2020
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Jul 2020
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9780191816581
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198755241.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198755241
‘Dispossessions’ covers the exploitation of Indigenous Canadians who saw the treaties they signed as land-sharing agreements while the European settlers interpreted them as selling the land ... More
2. The arc of civilianization

2. The arc of civilianization  

Eugene R. Fidell

in Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
eISBN: 
9780190625191
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199303496.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199303496
Since World War II, there has been an accelerating trend toward the assimilation of military and civilian legal systems, with military justice increasingly approximating civilian criminal ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Donald Wright

in Canada: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2020
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Jul 2020
eISBN: 
9780191816581
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198755241.003.0008
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9780198755241
The Conclusion looks at the reading material provided to new Canadian citizens from the Syrian diaspora and elsewhere. These guides leave out the struggle for labour rights but cover ... More
3. A legal right

3. A legal right  

Raymond Wacks

in Privacy: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191792915
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725947.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198725947
Privacy is acknowledged as an essential human right, recognized by a number of international declarations, among which the European Convention on Human Rights and the International Covenant ... More

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