By: Vance, Jonathan F.

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500 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w illustrations. "(A) remarkable look at the development of Canadian art, from the first appearance of Native crafts through to Booker Prize winners such as Margaret Atwood and Yann Martel. In tracing the history of Canada's cultural roots, Jonathan Vance also tells the story of Canadian identity." Chapter headings: The First Artists; The Meeting and Mingling of Cultures; Colonial Societies; Common Showmen and Mountebanks; Culture on the Frontier; The Dream of Useful Knowledge; 'Streaks on the Horizon'; Importing Culture; Exporting Culture; The First World War; The New Parliament of Art; Patron Saints of Culture; The Second World War; Government Patronage; The Cultural Flowering; The Regulatory State; Towards the Future. Book is Fine. Dust jacket has a faint curved line indentation on the rear panel.