Canadians and Their Pasts by Margaret Conrad,Kadriye Ercikan,Gerald Friesen,Jocelyn

By Margaret Conrad,Kadriye Ercikan,Gerald Friesen,Jocelyn Létourneau,D.A. Muise,David Northrup,Peter Seixas

What position does heritage play in modern society? Has the frenetic speed of today’s international led humans to lose touch with the earlier? A high-profile workforce of researchers from throughout Canada sought to respond to those questions through launching an bold research into how Canadians have interaction with heritage of their daily lives. the result of their survey shape the foundation of this eye-opening book.

Canadians and Their Pasts experiences at the findings of interviews with 3,419 Canadians from numerous cultural and linguistic groups. in addition to yielding wealthy qualitative information, the surveys generated revealing quantitative facts that permits for comparisons in response to gender, ethnicity, migration histories, sector, age, source of revenue, and academic heritage. The e-book additionally brings Canada into foreign dialog with comparable experiences undertaken past within the usa, Australia, and Europe.

Canadians and Their Pasts confirms that, for many Canadians, the previous isn't lifeless. quite, it finds that our histories proceed to form the current in lots of robust ways.

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