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

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

Canadians and Their Pasts studies at the findings of interviews with 3,419 Canadians from various cultural and linguistic groups. in addition to yielding wealthy qualitative facts, the surveys generated revealing quantitative info that enables for comparisons in keeping with gender, ethnicity, migration histories, quarter, age, source of revenue, and academic heritage. The publication additionally brings Canada into overseas dialog with comparable experiences undertaken past within the usa, Australia, and Europe.

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

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