Privatizing the Mind: The Sundering of Canadian History, the Sundering of Canada

  title={Privatizing the Mind: The Sundering of Canadian History, the Sundering of Canada},
  author={Michael Bliss},
  journal={Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'{\'e}tudes canadiennes},
  pages={17 - 5}
  • M. Bliss
  • Published 1992
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'études canadiennes
Abstract: The writing of Canadian history during the past twenty-five years has been characterized by an intense degree of specialization which has replaced older Canadian historians’ concern for explaining the nature of the country. A declining sense of Canada as a national entity underlies much of our current political and constitutional malaise. The Liberal nationalism of the 1960s and 1970s was an inadequate replacement for the more deeply-rooted vision of the country that a well-developed… Expand
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