The Hero and the Historians: Historiography and the Uses of Jacques Cartier

The Hero and the Historians: Historiography and the Uses of Jacques Cartier

By: Alan Gordon (author)Paperback

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Description

Anyone interested in the underlying culture of national identity - and national unity - in Canada should read this book.

About Author

Alan Gordon is an associate professor in the Department of History, University of Guelph.

Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction 1 The Sixteenth-Century World and Jacques Cartier 2 Forgetting and Remembering 3 The Invention of a Hero 4 Cartiermania 5 Common Sense 6 The Many Meanings of Jacques Cartier 7 Decline and Dispersal 8 Failure and Forgetting Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774817424
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780774817424
  • weight: 380
  • ISBN10: 0774817429

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