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A World Inside: A 150 Year History of the Canadian Museum of Civilization
     

A World Inside: A 150 Year History of the Canadian Museum of Civilization

by Christy Vodden, Ian Dyck
 

In the 1850s, Canada's national museum was little more than a piece of legislation governing the Geological Survey of Canada's small collection of First People's artifacts in Montreal. Despite decades of wars and worldwide economic depression, funding and staff shortages, and a struggle for a permanent home, it has emerged as a renowned human history and cultural

Overview

In the 1850s, Canada's national museum was little more than a piece of legislation governing the Geological Survey of Canada's small collection of First People's artifacts in Montreal. Despite decades of wars and worldwide economic depression, funding and staff shortages, and a struggle for a permanent home, it has emerged as a renowned human history and cultural institution. This 150th anniversary history profiles the institution as well as the people who tirelessly championed it to ensure a lasting legacy for generations of Canadians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780660195582
Publisher:
Canadian Museum of History
Publication date:
05/08/2007
Pages:
103
Product dimensions:
12.56(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Christy Vodden is an Ottawa-based writer. Ian Dyck is curator of Plains archaeology at the Canadian Museum of Civilization.

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