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Rural Reconstruction: Towards a New Synthesisin Canadian History

  title={Rural Reconstruction: Towards a New Synthesisin Canadian History},
  author={R. Sandwell},
  journal={Histoire Sociale-social History},
  • R. Sandwell
  • Published 1994
  • Sociology
  • Histoire Sociale-social History
Recent works in the field of rural history are offering a critical challenge to the historiography of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Canada. The first part of this article draws on a variety of rural studies to outline some problems that arise in the growing discord between recent literature on rural Canada and traditional Canadian historiography. These anomalies are linked to an historical discourse that trivializes and obscures what is arguably the most important institution of rural… Expand
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