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Dangerous Crossroads: Popular Music, Postmodernism, and the Poetics of Place.
In cities around the globe, immigrant populations are finding their identity by making music which combines their own experiences with the forms of mainstream culture they have come to inhabit. This
Reconsiderations of class: Precariousness as proletarianization
The experience of class conflict, proletarian mobilization, and class consciousness – so clearly visible in 1917-21, 1934-37, and 1946-48 – was very much on the 20th century’s calendar again in the
of Ethnic and Gender
The history of trade unions in British Mandate Palestine is a fascinating case study of the inseparability of labour power from colonialism, state-building processes, and national conflicts. As much
Citizens and Nation: An Essay on History, Communication, and Canada@@@Labouring the Canadian Millennium: Writings on Work and Workers, History and Historiography@@@Unwilling Idlers: The Urban
Grandmother Andre told stories in front of a campfire. Elizabeth Goudie wrote a memoir in school scribblers. Phyllis Knight taped hours of interviews with her son. Today's families rely on television
Canada's 1960s: The Ironies of Identity in a Rebellious Era
  • B. Palmer
  • Political Science, History
  • 29 March 2008
Rebellious youth, the Cold War, New Left radicalism, Pierre Trudeau, Red Power, Quebec's call for Revolution, Marshall McLuhan: these are just some of the major forces and figures that come to mind