Quill and Canon: Writing the Great War in Canada

  title={Quill and Canon: Writing the Great War in Canada},
  author={Tim Cook},
  journal={American Review of Canadian Studies},
  pages={503 - 530}
  • T. Cook
  • Published 22 September 2005
  • Sociology
  • American Review of Canadian Studies
"History never repeats itself, but historians always repeat each other." (1) That uncharitable view of profession may be true in cases, but scholarship by a new generation of historians is searching deep into the archives of the nation to find meaning in the past, asking new questions and employing new methodologies. Historians are no longer content to simply mimic previous interpretations. Despite this new research, however, most historians are guided by their predecessors, and are certainly… Expand
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