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

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

Canadians and Their Pasts experiences at the findings of interviews with 3,419 Canadians from quite a few cultural and linguistic groups. besides yielding wealthy qualitative information, the surveys generated revealing quantitative facts that enables for comparisons in accordance with gender, ethnicity, migration histories, area, age, source of revenue, and academic heritage. The booklet additionally brings Canada into foreign dialog with related reviews undertaken previous within the usa, Australia, and Europe.

Canadians and Their Pasts confirms that, for many Canadians, the previous isn't really lifeless. particularly, it finds that our histories proceed to form the current in lots of strong ways.

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