Canada and the British World: Culture, Migration, and Identity

Canada and the British World: Culture, Migration, and Identity


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ISBN-13: 9780774813068
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 08/15/2007
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Phillip Buckner is Professor Emeritus at the University of New Brunswick and a senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies in London. R. Douglas Francis is a professor of history at the University of Calgary.

Table of Contents

Introduction / Phillip Buckner and R. Douglas Francis1. "Information Wanted": Women Emigrants in a Transatlantic World / Elizabeth Jane Errington2. Self-Reflection in the Consolidation of Scottish Identity: A Case Study in Family Correspondence, 1809-1850 / Sarah Katherine Gibson3. Entering the Christian World: Indigenous Missionaries in Rupert's Land / Andy Den Otter4. Law and British Culture in the Creation of British North America / David R. Murray5. Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick Women Travellers and the British Connection / Gail G. Campbell6. "Our Glorious Anglo-Saxon Race Shall Ever Fill Earth's Highest Place": The Anglo-Saxon and the Construction of Identity in Late-Nineteenth-Century Canada / Paula Hastings7. Canada's Boys -- An Imperial or National Asset? Response to Baden-Powell's Boy Scout Movement in Prewar Canada / Patricia Dirks8. Part of the British Empire Too: French Canada and Colonization Propaganda / Serge Courville9. Competing Visions: Canada, Britain, and the Writing of the First World War / Wes Gustavson10. Claiming Cavell: Britishness and Memoralization / Catherine Pickles11. Scrutinizing the "Submerged Tenth": Salvation Army Immigrants and Their Reception in Canada / Myra Rutherdale12. Enigmas in Hebridean Emigration: Crofter Colonists in Western Canada / Marjory Harper13. Nation-Building in Saskatchewan: Teachers from the British Isles in Saskatchewan Rural Schools in the 1920s / Marilyn Barber14. Brushes, Budgets and Butter: Canadian Culture and Identity at the British Empire Exhibition, 1924-25 / Chris Tait15. Instructor to Empire: Canada and The Rhodes Scholarship, 1902-39 / David Torrance16. The Canadian Radio Broadcasting Corporation in the 1930s: How Canada’s First Public Broadcaster Negotiated "Britishness" / Mary Vipond17. Canadian Labour Politics and the British Model, 1920-50 / James Naylor18. Historical Perspective on Britain: The Ideas of Canadian Historians Frank H. Underhill and of Arthur R.M. Lower / Doug Francis19. The Monarchy, the Mounties, and Ye Olde English Fayre: Identity at All Saints Anglican Church, Edmonton (1875-1985) / Frances SwyripaContributorsIndex

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