In this fascinating and scholarly overview, George Woodcock, author and poet, allows us to experience the beauty, the savagery and the all-encompassing impact of The Marvellous Century.
It was an era of personalities and uprisings.
- It was the time of Xenophanes, Cyrus, Solon the lawmaker, Sappho, the Buddha, Aeschylus, Pythagoras, Confucius, Lao …
1 Rise of the Mass Media
2 The Media and Canadian Nationalism: 1920-1950
3 The Television Age
4 The Economics of the Mass Media
5 Culture and the Mass Media
6 Technology and the Mass Media
7 The Government and the Mass Media
A scandalous crime, a sensational trial, a surprise verdict—the true story of Carrie Davies, the maid who shot a Massey
In February 1915, a member of one of Canada’s wealthiest families was shot and killed on the front porch of his home in Toronto as he was returning from work. Carrie Davies, an 18-year-old domestic servant, quickly confessed. B …
The Mazinaw, a place of striking natural beauty, is famous for Bon Echo Rock, a massive sheer cliff, dropping into one of Ontario's deepest lakes. The Mazinaw Experience traces the presence of human habitation on the shores of the Mazinaw from its earliest beginnings to the present, from the nomadic Aboriginal people who believed the cliff top to b …
In 1921 David Ross McCord (1844-1930) founded the McCord Museum of Canadian History, which first opened in the Jessie Joseph House of McGill University. McCord's ancestors had come from Ireland to settle in Canada after the Seven Years War. Although they were initially merchants, by the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries the McCords der …
David Ross McCord's interest in collecting archival material - historical manuscripts, his personal family papers, and correspondence concerning his search for artifacts - established the mandate for the subsequent acquisition of material into this collection. Subjects as diverse as religion, the military, the fur trade, and exploration in Canada a …