By Margaret Conrad,Kadriye Ercikan,Gerald Friesen,Jocelyn Létourneau,D.A. Muise,David Northrup,Peter Seixas

ISBN-10: 1442615397

ISBN-13: 9781442615397

ISBN-10: 1442647264

ISBN-13: 9781442647268

What position does heritage play in modern society? Has the frenetic speed of today’s global led humans to lose touch with the earlier? A high-profile crew of researchers from throughout Canada sought to reply to those questions through launching an bold research into how Canadians have interaction with historical past of their daily lives. the result of their survey shape the foundation of this eye-opening book.

Canadians and Their Pasts reviews at the findings of interviews with 3,419 Canadians from various cultural and linguistic groups. besides yielding wealthy qualitative facts, the surveys generated revealing quantitative info that enables for comparisons in accordance with gender, ethnicity, migration histories, area, age, source of revenue, and academic heritage. The booklet additionally brings Canada into overseas dialog with comparable experiences undertaken past within the usa, Australia, and Europe.

Canadians and Their Pasts confirms that, for many Canadians, the earlier isn't really lifeless. really, it unearths that our histories proceed to form the current in lots of robust ways.

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