Creating Postwar Canada: Community, Diversity, and Dissent, 1945-75

Creating Postwar Canada: Community, Diversity, and Dissent, 1945-75

By: Magda Fahrni (editor), Robert Rutherdale (editor)Paperback

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It will appeal to historians, students, and readers interested in postwar Canada and the history of Canadian identity and culture.

About Author

Magda Fahrni is a member of the Department of History at the Universite du Quebec a Montreal. Robert Rutherdale is a member of the Department of History and Philosophy at Algoma University College. Contributors: Dimitry Anastakis, Eric Bedard, Joel Belliveau, Michael Dawson, Karen Dubinsky, Steven High, Marcel Martel, Steve Penfold, Becki Ross, Robert Rutherdale, Joan Sangster, Christabelle Sethna, and Robert Wright


Acknowledgments Introduction / Magda Fahrni and Robert Rutherdale Part 1: Imagining Postwar Communities 1 Constructing the "Eskimo" Wife: White Women's Travel Writing, Colonialism, and the Canadian North, 1940-60 / Joan Sangster 2 The Intellectual Origins of the October Crisis / Eric Bedard 3 Acadian New Brunswick's Ambivalent Leap into the Canadian Liberal Order / Joel Belliveau 4 The "Narcissism of Small Differences": The Invention of Canadian English, 1951-67 / Steven High 5 From Liberalism to Nationalism: Peter C. Newman's Discovery of Canada / Robert Wright 6 Multilateralism, Nationalism, and Bilateral Free Trade: Competing Visions of Canadian Economic and Trade Policy, 1945-70 / Dimitry Anastakis 7 Selling by the Carload: The Early Years of Fast Food in Canada / Steve Penfold Part 2: Diversity and Dissent 8 Leisure, Consumption, and the Public Sphere: Postwar Debates over Shopping Regulations in Vancouver and Victoria during the Cold War / Michael Dawson 9 Men Behind the Marquee: Greasing the Wheels of Vansterdam's Professional Striptease Scene, 1950-75 / Becki Ross 10 New "Faces" for Fathers: Memory, Life-Writing, and Fathers as Providers in the Postwar Consumer Era / Robert Rutherdale 11 "We Adopted a Negro": Interracial Adoption and the Hybrid Baby in 1960s Canada / Karen Dubinsky 12 "Chastity Outmoded!" The Ubyssey, Sex, and the Single Girl, 1960-70 / Christabelle Sethna 13 Law versus Medicine: The Debate over Drug Use in the 1960s / Marcel Martel Contributors Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774813853
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780774813853
  • weight: 600
  • ISBN10: 0774813857

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