This text is an engaging survey of post-Second World War Canada, exploring ten themes key to the Canadian experience since 1945. An accessible narrative brings together recent scholarship to show how Canadians first re-created the nation following the Second World War, then experienced the fragmentation of the Canada that had emerged, and ultimately remained committed to Canada as a nation-state and community.
About the author
Dimitry Anastakis teaches history at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. A scholar of postwar Canada, his primary research examines Canada's role in the North American auto industry. He is the author of Auto Pact: Creating a Borderless North American Auto Industry, 1960-1971 (University of Toronto Press, 2005) and edited The Sixties: Passion, Politics and Style (McGill-Queens University Press, 2008. His work has appeared in various academic journals and magazines such as The Walrus.
"This is a superb book. Throughout the coverage is thorough, balanced, and fair-minded." --David B. Marshall, University of Calgary
"This is an interesting and engaging account of Canada since 1945 organized thematically rather than temporally. It's a good undergraduate text for classes on Modern Canadian history." --Corey Slumkoski, Mount Saint Vincent University
Other titles by Dimitry Anastakis
Death in the Peaceable Kingdom
Canadian History since 1867 through Murder, Execution, Assassination, and Suicide
The Canadian Business and Economic History Experience
The Struggle for a Canadian Car Industry from OPEC to Free Trade
Framing Canadian Federalism
An Illustrated History of Canada's Transformation Behind the Wheel
Passion, Politics, and Style
Creating a Borderless North American Auto Industry, 1960-1971