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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.
Title: A HISTORY OF CANADIAN CULTURE.
Edition: First Edition
ISBN Number: 019541909X
Location Published: Don Mills, Ontario, Oxford University Press: 2009
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Inscription: Not Signed
Categories: Literary Reference, Military - First World War, Military - World War II, Art - Canadian, Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art, Music & Dance, Film/Theatre/Television, Canada - Architecture, Canada - Native Peoples, Canada - General
Seller ID: 31059
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