Journal of Canadian Studies

Journal of Canadian Studies is an academic journal focusing on Canadian Studies

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 2, Summer

Aid as Peacemaker: Canadian Development Assistance & Third World Conflicts // Review
Late in 1993, despite strong diplomatic pressure from the United Nations (UN), Haitian military dictator General Raul Cedras refused to honour a commitment to leave presidential office, and to allow the return of ousted president Jean - Bertrand Artstide....
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Between War & Peace in Central America: Choices for Canada // Review
Late in 1993, despite strong diplomatic pressure from the United Nations (UN), Haitian military dictator General Raul Cedras refused to honour a commitment to leave presidential office, and to allow the return of ousted president Jean - Bertrand Artstide....
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Canada & the Americas/Canada & Les Ameriques // Review
Late in 1993, despite strong diplomatic pressure from the United Nations (UN), Haitian military dictator General Raul Cedras refused to honour a commitment to leave presidential office, and to allow the return of ousted president Jean - Bertrand Artstide....
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Canada & the Crisis in Central America // Review
Late in 1993, despite strong diplomatic pressure from the United Nations (UN), Haitian military dictator General Raul Cedras refused to honour a commitment to leave presidential office, and to allow the return of ousted president Jean - Bertrand Artstide....
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Canadian-Caribbean Relations: Aspects of a Relationship // Review
Late in 1993, despite strong diplomatic pressure from the United Nations (UN), Haitian military dictator General Raul Cedras refused to honour a commitment to leave presidential office, and to allow the return of ousted president Jean - Bertrand Artstide....
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Controlling the Uncontrollable: The Fiction of Alice Munro // Review
Glancing at the above titles, one can see that any attempt to review these seven books as part of a unified project would prove reductive and futile. To generalize about these works would be to deny their individual strengths and weaknesses. Taken...
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Critical Approaches to the Fiction of Margaret Laurence // Review
Glancing at the above titles, one can see that any attempt to review these seven books as part of a unified project would prove reductive and futile. To generalize about these works would be to deny their individual strengths and weaknesses. Taken...
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Double-Talking // Review
Glancing at the above titles, one can see that any attempt to review these seven books as part of a unified project would prove reductive and futile. To generalize about these works would be to deny their individual strengths and weaknesses. Taken...
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Harold Innis's Dialectical Triad
Perhaps Harold Innis's most important yet least understood contribution to social science is the development of a relatively original dialectical materialist methodology. This methodology can be conceptualized in the form of a dialectical triad involving...
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Idealized Middle-Class Sport for a Young Nation: Lacrosse in Nineteenth-Century Ontario Towns, 1871-1891
Late nineteenth - century amateur sport was one forum where middle - class men struggled to establish a cultural hegemony. The development of amateur lacrosse in the small southwestern Ontario towns of Ingersoll and Woodstock, between 1871 and 1891,...
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Introducing Margaret Atwood's Surfacing: A Reader's Guide // Review
Glancing at the above titles, one can see that any attempt to review these seven books as part of a unified project would prove reductive and futile. To generalize about these works would be to deny their individual strengths and weaknesses. Taken...
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Mistaking Liberalism for Feminism: Spousal Support in Canada
A review of the recent history of feminist approaches to spousal support illustrates the philosophical and political development of mainstream feminism. This history has involved attempts to apply, modify, and finally to move beyond the liberal ideal...
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More Questions of Balance (Reflections on the Cameron Report)
As this issue of the Journal goes to press, the Cameron Report on Canadian Studies, an update of the 1976 Symons Commission Report To Know Ourselves and its third volume and sequel Some Questions of Balance (1984),is on the verge of appearing. A preliminary...
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Nation, Identity, Rights: Reflections on W. L. Morton's Canadian Identity
In his book The Canadian Identity W. L. Morton set out his conception of a Canadian political nationality through an exploration of the main themes of Canadian historical development. In doing so he stressed the idea that Canada is a nation based on...
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Northern Shadows: Canadians & Central America // Review
Late in 1993, despite strong diplomatic pressure from the United Nations (UN), Haitian military dictator General Raul Cedras refused to honour a commitment to leave presidential office, and to allow the return of ousted president Jean - Bertrand Artstide....
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Point-Counterpoint: The Polyhistorical Mind: A Story as Sharp as a Knife, Part 3 (19Th Century Haida Poets)
In March 1994 Robert Bringhurst delivered the Ashley Lectures at Trent University. A poet and linguist, he called attention to the range of the aboriginal oral literatures of Canada, focussing in particular on a single aboriginal language - Haida -...
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Political Space and Economic Space: Quebec and the Empire of the St. Lawrence
The paper traces the the evolving relationship between the way in which the French Canadians (later the francophone Quebecois) perceived their potential economic space and the way in which they have defined political space since the Conquest. A gradual...
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Pragmatism over Principle: The Canadian Neutrality League, 1938-39
In the latter half of the 1930s, a loose and informal grouping of English - Canadian intellectuals became determined to keep Canada neutral in a British war or at least to have the Dominion's right of neutrality recognized. The war - scare associated...
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Re(Dis)covering Our Foremothers: Nineteenth-Century Canadian Women Writers // Review
Glancing at the above titles, one can see that any attempt to review these seven books as part of a unified project would prove reductive and futile. To generalize about these works would be to deny their individual strengths and weaknesses. Taken...
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The Pioneer Woman: A Canadian Character Type // Review
Glancing at the above titles, one can see that any attempt to review these seven books as part of a unified project would prove reductive and futile. To generalize about these works would be to deny their individual strengths and weaknesses. Taken...
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"The Pleasure Is Exquisite but Violent": The Imaginary Geography of Niagara Falls in the Nineteenth Century
Niagara Falls has recently been the subject of a host of new historical interpretations, which attempt to interpret the commercial, scientific, patriotic and broader cultural meaning of this popular North American icon. This paper investigates the sexual...
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Writing in the Father's House: The Emergence of the Feminine in the Quebec Literary Tradition // Review
Glancing at the above titles, one can see that any attempt to review these seven books as part of a unified project would prove reductive and futile. To generalize about these works would be to deny their individual strengths and weaknesses. Taken...
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