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Canadian myth

Quebec, between Canada and the illusion of utopia

by Johnson, William

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Published by R. Davies Pub. in Montreal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Québec (Province),
  • Canada,
  • Canada.,
  • Québec (Province).,
  • Quebec (Province)
    • Subjects:
    • Federal government -- Canada.,
    • Nationalism -- Québec (Province).,
    • Federal-provincial relations -- Quebec (Province),
    • English French relations -- Québec (Province).,
    • Québec (Province) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.,
    • Canada -- English-French relations.,
    • Canada -- Politics and government -- 1963- .

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementWilliam Johnson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1053.2 .J65 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination415 p. ;
      Number of Pages415
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1231759M
      ISBN 101895854083
      LC Control Number94233803
      OCLC/WorldCa31173442

      in this book, are changing already. Some myths are unique to a country, others are shared within a culture. An example of a Canadian myth is the story that the country is made up of Two Founding Peoples. For two hundred years that myth has been the underlying assumption behind our political structures and our thinking about ourselves as Canadians.   A fascinating look at ancient history and cosmology, The Saturn Myth is a provocative book that might well change the way you think about man’s history and the history of the universe. Notes: 1. This version fully reformatted for eBook devices, specifically Kindle, with endnotes and internal references fully hyperlinked. 2.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: The great spirit / Grant MacEwan --Old man stories / Robert Kroetsch --The summer maker / Margaret Bemister --The legend of Qu'Appell Valley / E. Pauline Johnson --The dipper / Robert E. Gard --How Coyote stole fire / Gail Robinson and Douglas Hill --The Northern Lights people. Canadian folklore: Read ghost stories, myths, legends and wonder tales from all over Canada! Canadian folklore. Attack of the Mammoth. A man and his family were constantly on the move, hunting for beaver. They traveled from lake to lake, stream to stream, never staying any place long enough for it to become a home. The woman sometimes silently.

      Daniel Francis is an historian and the author/editor of more than twenty books, including five for Arsenal Pulp Press: The Imaginary Indian: The Image of the Indian in Canadian Culture, National Dreams: Myth, Memory and Canadian History, LD: Mayor Louis Taylor and the Rise of Vancouver (winner of the City of Vancouver Book Award), Seeing Reds: The Red Scare of , Canada's First War on /5(4). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Canadian myths and legends by Michael O. Nowlan, , Macmillan of Pages:


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