Placing Memory and Remembering Place in Canada

Placing Memory and Remembering Place in Canada

By: John C. Walsh (editor), James Opp (editor)Hardback

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This book will be of interest to students and scholars in Canadian history, geography, communication studies, and cultural studies and to policy makers and general readers who want a deeper understanding of the politics of place and memory.

About Author

James Opp and John C. Walsh are in the Department of History at Carleton University and are research associates at the Carleton Centre for Public History. Contributors: Matthew Evenden, Patrizia Gentile, Alan Gordon, Steven High, Russell Johnston, Kirsten Emiko McAllister, Cecilia Morgan, James Opp, Michael Ripmeester, Joan M. Schwartz, Frances Swyripa, and John C. Walsh.


Introduction: Local Acts of Placing and Remembering / James Opp and John C. Walsh Part 1: Commemorations: Marking Memories of Place 1 Performing Public Memory and Re-Placing Home in the Ottawa Valley, 1900-58 / John C. Walsh 2 History and the Six Nations: The Dynamics of Commemoration, Colonial Space, and Colonial Knowledge / Cecilia Morgan 3 Edmonton's Jasper Avenue: Public Ritual, Heritage, and Memory on Main Street / Frances Swyripa 4 The Highland Heart in Nova Scotia: Place and Memory at the Highland Village Museum / Alan Gordon 5 "That Big Statue of Whoever": Material Commemoration and Narrative in the Niagara Region / Russell Johnston and Michael Ripmeester Part 2: Inscriptions: Recovering Places of Memory 6 Placing the Displaced Worker: Narrating Place in Deindustrializing Sturgeon Falls, Ontario /Steven High 7 Capital Queers: Social Memory and Queer Place(s) in Cold War Ottawa / Patrizia Gentile 8 Archive and Myth: The Changing Memoryscape of Japanese Canadian Internment Camps / Kirsten Emiko McAllister 9 Immersed: Landscaping the Past at Lake Minnewanka / Matthew Evenden 10 Finding the View: Landscape, Place, and Colour Slide Photography in Southern Alberta / James Opp Part 3: Afterword 11 Complicating the Picture: Place and Memory between Representation and Reflection / Joan M. Schwartz Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774818407
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 340
  • ID: 9780774818407
  • weight: 680
  • ISBN10: 0774818409

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