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

What position does background play in modern society? Has the frenetic velocity of today’s global led humans to lose touch with the previous? A high-profile staff of researchers from throughout Canada sought to reply to those questions through launching an formidable research into how Canadians interact with heritage of their daily lives. the result of their survey shape the root of this eye-opening book.

Canadians and Their Pasts studies at the findings of interviews with 3,419 Canadians from quite a few cultural and linguistic groups. in addition to yielding wealthy qualitative information, the surveys generated revealing quantitative information that enables for comparisons in accordance with gender, ethnicity, migration histories, area, age, source of revenue, and academic history. The e-book additionally brings Canada into foreign dialog with comparable stories undertaken prior within the usa, Australia, and Europe.

Canadians and Their Pasts confirms that, for many Canadians, the prior isn't really lifeless. particularly, it unearths that our histories proceed to form the current in lots of strong ways.

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Canadians and Their Pasts by Margaret Conrad,Kadriye Ercikan,Gerald Friesen,Jocelyn Létourneau,D.A. Muise,David Northrup,Peter Seixas


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