A People and a Nation

A People and a Nation
Author: Jennifer Adese,Chris Andersen
Pages: 252
ISBN: 9780774865098
Available:
Release: 2021-02-15
Editor: UBC Press
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

In A People and a Nation, the authors, most of whom are Métis, offer readers a set of lenses through which to consider the complexity of historical and contemporary Métis nationhood and peoplehood. The field of Métis Studies has been afflicted by a longstanding tendency to situate Métis within deeply racialized contexts, and/or by an overwhelming focus on the nineteenth century. This volume challenges the pervasive racialization of Métis studies with multidisciplinary chapters on identity, history, politics, literature, spirituality, religion, and kinship networks, reorienting the conversation toward Métis experiences today.

A People and a Nation To 1877

A People and a Nation  To 1877
Author: Mary Beth Norton
Pages: 1095
ISBN: 0395921325
Available:
Release: 1998-10-01
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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A People and a Nation

A People and a Nation
Author: Mary B. Norton
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0395562996
Available:
Release: 1991
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A history of America since 1865 which aims to emphasize social aspects without compromising its coverage of political, diplomatic and economic history. Ancillary package available upon adoption.

M tis

M  tis
Author: Chris Andersen
Pages: 285
ISBN: 9780774827232
Available:
Release: 2014-04-21
Editor: UBC Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Ask any Canadian what "Métis" means, and they will likely say "mixed race." Canadians consider Métis mixed in ways that other Indigenous people are not, and the census and courts have premised their recognition of Métis status on this race-based understanding. Andersen argues that Canada got it wrong. From its roots deep in the colonial past, the idea of Métis as mixed has slowly pervaded the Canadian consciousness until it settled in the realm of common sense. In the process, "Métis" has become a racial category rather than the identity of an Indigenous people with a shared sense of history and culture.

The People and the Nation

The People and the Nation
Author: Reinhard Heinisch,Emanuele Massetti,Oscar Mazzoleni
Pages: 298
ISBN: 9781351265546
Available:
Release: 2019-10-22
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The edited book brings together country experts on populism, ethno-territorial politics, and party competition. It consists of twelve empirical chapters, covering seven Western European states (Austria, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and the UK) as well as four Central European states (Croatia, Hungary, Serbia, and Poland). It is a collaboration by scholars from across Europe which contributes to the growing literature on populism by focusing on a relatively unexplored research agenda: the intersection of territoriality, ethno-politics, and populism. Presenting an original perspective contributing experts use case studies to highlight the territorial dimension of populism in different ways and identify that a deeper understanding of the interactions between populist actors and ethno-territorial ideologies is required. This book will be of interest to academics, researchers, and students of European politics, populism, and ethno-territorial politics.

A People and a Nation Volume I to 1877

A People and a Nation  Volume I  to 1877
Author: Mary Beth Norton,Jane Kamensky,Carol Sheriff,David W. Blight,Howard Chudacoff
Pages: 544
ISBN: 1285430824
Available:
Release: 2014-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A PEOPLE AND A NATION is a best-selling text offering a spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors' attention to race and racial identity and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging them to imagine what life was really like in the past. In the tenth edition, the number of chapters has been reduced from 33 to 29, making the text easier to assign in a typical semester. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A People and a Nation

A People and a Nation
Author: Mary Beth Norton
Pages: 1080
ISBN: UOM:39015064934907
Available:
Release: 2005
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

This spirited narrative challenges students to think about the meaning of American history. Thoughtful inclusion of the lives of everyday people, cultural diversity, work, and popular culture preserves the text's basic approach to American history as a story of all the American people. The Seventh Edition maintains the emphasis on the unique social history of the United States and engages students through cutting-edge research and scholarship. New content includes expanded coverage of modern history (post-1945) with discussion of foreign relations, gender analysis, and race and racial relations. Chapter-based "Links to the World" connect US history to global events and provide web links for further research while end-of-chapter "Legacies for a People and a Nation" focus on meaningful events or movements relevant to present-day issues or controversies.

A People and a Nation

A People and a Nation
Author: Mary Beth Norton,David M. Katzman,William M. Tuttle, Jr.,Howard P. Chudacoff,Paul D. Escott
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0395529816
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Release: 1990-03
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

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Pemmican Eaters The

Pemmican Eaters  The
Author: Marilyn Dumont
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9781770907225
Available:
Release: 2015-04-01
Editor: ECW Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A picture of the Riel Resistance from one of Canada's preeminent MéŽtis poets With a title derived from John A. Macdonald's moniker for the MéŽtis, The Pemmican Eaters explores Marilyn Dumont's sense of history as the dynamic present. Combining free verse and metered poems, her latest collection aims to recreate a palpable sense of the Riel Resistance period and evoke the geographical, linguistic/cultural, and political situation of Batoche during this time through the eyes of those who experienced the battles, as well as through the eyes of Gabriel and Madeleine Dumont and Louis Riel. Included in this collection are poems about the bison, seed beadwork, and the Red River Cart, and some poems employ elements of the Michif language, which, along with French and Cree, was spoken by Dumont's ancestors. In Dumont's The Pemmican Eaters, a multiplicity of identities is a strengthening rather than a weakening or diluting force in culture.

A Colony in a Nation

A Colony in a Nation
Author: Chris Hayes
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780393254235
Available:
Release: 2017-03-21
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

New York Times Bestseller New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice "An essential and groundbreaking text in the effort to understand how American criminal justice went so badly awry." —Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of Between the World and Me In A Colony in a Nation, New York Times best-selling author and Emmy Award–winning news anchor Chris Hayes upends the national conversation on policing and democracy. Drawing on wide-ranging historical, social, and political analysis, as well as deeply personal experiences with law enforcement, Hayes contends that our country has fractured in two: the Colony and the Nation. In the Nation, the law is venerated. In the Colony, fear and order undermine civil rights. With great empathy, Hayes seeks to understand this systemic divide, examining its ties to racial inequality, the omnipresent threat of guns, and the dangerous and unfortunate results of choices made by fear.

A People and a Nation A History of the United States

A People and a Nation  A History of the United States
Author: Jane Kamensky,Carol Sheriff,David W. Blight,Howard Chudacoff,Fredrik Logevall
Pages: 1024
ISBN: 9781337671682
Available:
Release: 2018-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A PEOPLE AND A NATION, 11th Edition, offers a lively narrative that tells the stories of the diverse peoples in the United States. The authors are prize-winning historians and experienced teachers who know how to explain historical change--whether race and gender, economics and public policy, family life, popular culture or international relations and warfare--in ways that students understand. The first textbook to focus on U.S. social history, the book also supports more specialized lectures through its attention to international history and the place of the U.S. in the world, politics and policy, social movements and economic issues. Available in the following split options: A PEOPLE AND A NATION, 11th Edition (Chapters 1-29), ISBN: 9781133312727; Volume I: To 1877 (Chapters 1-14), ISBN: 9781285430829; Volume II: Since 1865 (Chapters 14-29), ISBN: 9781285430836. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

What Is a Nation and Other Political Writings

What Is a Nation  and Other Political Writings
Author: Ernest Renan
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9780231547147
Available:
Release: 2018-08-28
Editor: Columbia University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Ernest Renan was one of the leading lights of the Parisian intellectual scene in the second half of the nineteenth century. A philologist, historian, and biblical scholar, he was a prominent voice of French liberalism and secularism. Today most familiar in the English-speaking world for his 1882 lecture “What Is a Nation?” and its definition of a nation as an “everyday plebiscite,” Renan was a major figure in the debates surrounding the Franco-Prussian War, the Paris Commune, and the birth of the Third Republic and had a profound influence on thinkers across the political spectrum who grappled with the problem of authority and social organization in the new world wrought by the forces of modernization. What Is a Nation? and Other Political Writings is the first English-language anthology of Renan’s political thought. Offering a broad selection of Renan’s writings from several periods of his public life, most previously untranslated, it restores Renan to his place as one of France’s major liberal thinkers and gives vital critical context to his views on nationalism. The anthology illuminates the characteristics that distinguished nineteenth-century French liberalism from its English and American counterparts as well as the more controversial parts of Renan’s legacy, including his analysis of colonial expansion, his views on Islam and Judaism, and the role of race in his thought. The volume contains a critical introduction to Renan’s life and work as well as detailed annotations that assist in recovering the wealth and complexity of his thought.

Cengage Advantage Books a People and a Nation

Cengage Advantage Books  a People and a Nation
Author: Mary Beth Norton,Jane Kamensky,Howard Chudacoff,Carol Sheriff,David W. Blight
Pages: 498
ISBN: 128542588X
Available:
Release: 2014-02-10
Editor: Cengage Advantage Books
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of A PEOPLE AND A NATION, Tenth Edition, offers readers the complete narrative while limiting the number of features, photos, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history book. A PEOPLE AND A NATION is a best-selling text offering a spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors' attention to race and racial identity and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging them to imagine what life was really like in the past.

A People s History of the United States

A People s History of the United States
Author: Howard Zinn
Pages: 675
ISBN:
Available:
Release: 1996
Editor: Aristotext
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In this Second Edition of this radical social history of America from Columbus to the present, Howard Zinn includes substantial coverage of the Carter, Reagan and Bush years and an Afterword on the Clinton presidency. Its commitment and vigorous style mean it will be compelling reading for under-graduate and post-graduate students and scholars in American social history and American studies, as well as the general reader.

A People and a Nation A History of the United States Volume 2 Since 1865 Brief

A People and a Nation  A History of the United States  Volume 2  Since 1865  Brief
Author: Mary Beth Norton,Carol Sheriff,David M. Katzman,David W. Blight,Howard Chudacoff
Pages: 576
ISBN: 0547175604
Available:
Release: 2009-01-08
Editor: Cengage Learning
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The Brief Edition of A PEOPLE AND A NATION preserves the text's approach to American history as a story of all American people. Known for a number of strengths, including its well-respected author team and engaging narrative, the book emphasizes social history, giving particular attention to race and racial identity. Like its full-length counterpart, the Brief Eighth Edition focuses on stories of everyday people, cultural diversity, work, and popular culture. A new design makes for easier reading and note-taking. Events up to and including the election of 2008 are updated and included, and new chapter has been written on The Contested West. Available in the following split options: A PEOPLE AND A NATION, Brief Eighth Edition Complete (Chapters 1-33), ISBN: 0547175582; Volume I: To 1877 (Chapters 1-16), ISBN: 0547175590; Volume II: Since 1865 (Chapters 16-33), ISBN: 0547175604. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Indigenous in the City

Indigenous in the City
Author: Evelyn Peters,Chris Andersen
Pages: 428
ISBN: 9780774824668
Available:
Release: 2013-04-15
Editor: UBC Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Research on Indigenous issues rarely focuses on life in major metropolitan centres. Instead, there is a tendency to frame rural locations as emblematic of authentic or “real” Indigeneity. While such a perspective may support Indigenous struggles for territory and recognition, it fails to account for large swaths of contemporary Indigenous realities, including the increased presence of Indigenous people in cities. The contributors to this volume explore the implications of urbanization on the production of distinctive Indigenous identities in Canada, the US, New Zealand, and Australia. In doing so, they demonstrate the resilience, creativity, and complexity of the urban Indigenous presence, both in Canada and internationally.

Imagined Communities

Imagined Communities
Author: Benedict Anderson
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781844670864
Available:
Release: 2006-11-17
Editor: Verso
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The definitive, bestselling book on the origins and development of nationalism...

Song of a Nation

Song of a Nation
Author: Robert Harris
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780771050947
Available:
Release: 2019-06-04
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The greatest story never told, this formidable and gorgeously written biography documents the amazing and controversial short life of Calixa Lavallée--the composer of "O Canada"--and the tumult of 19th-century North America. He was a composer, a performer, an entrepreneur, and an educator; played pop and classical music; and appeared in his quasi-colonial society, tragically, just ahead of his time. Calixa Lavallee, the French Canadian composer of "O Canada," has a compelling, almost unbelievable personal story. He left home at 12 and worked as a blackface minstrel, travelling throughout the United States for more than a decade; he fought and was injured in the American Civil War in perhaps the most important battle of that war, at Antietam Creek; performed for President Lincoln several times; produced the first opera in Quebec and wrote two of his own; became a leading figure in American music education, representing American music in London; journeyed to Paris to study for two years; tried and failed to create a Quebec national conservatory. And he wrote our national anthem. But Lavallée also represents all the contradictions and confusions of Canadian identity as our country came together in the last half of the nineteenth century. To understand "O Canada," and to understand the man who wrote it, is to return to the Canada of the mid-nineteenth century, a Canada just forming as a nation, bringing together ancient racial hatreds and novel political possibilities, as culture faced culture, religion faced religion, economy faced economy. Calixa Lavallée is the most famous Canadian you have never heard of, living a life and ultimately composing a song that stands the test of time.

This America The Case for the Nation

This America  The Case for the Nation
Author: Jill Lepore
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781631496424
Available:
Release: 2019-05-28
Editor: Liveright Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the acclaimed historian and New Yorker writer comes this urgent manifesto on the dilemma of nationalism and the erosion of liberalism in the twenty-first century. At a time of much despair over the future of liberal democracy, Jill Lepore makes a stirring case for the nation in This America, a follow-up to her much-celebrated history of the United States, These Truths. With dangerous forms of nationalism on the rise, Lepore, a Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer, repudiates nationalism here by explaining its long history—and the history of the idea of the nation itself—while calling for a “new Americanism”: a generous patriotism that requires an honest reckoning with America’s past. Lepore begins her argument with a primer on the origins of nations, explaining how liberalism, the nation-state, and liberal nationalism, developed together. Illiberal nationalism, however, emerged in the United States after the Civil War—resulting in the failure of Reconstruction, the rise of Jim Crow, and the restriction of immigration. Much of American history, Lepore argues, has been a battle between these two forms of nationalism, liberal and illiberal, all the way down to the nation’s latest, bitter struggles over immigration. Defending liberalism, as This America demonstrates, requires making the case for the nation. But American historians largely abandoned that defense in the 1960s when they stopped writing national history. By the 1980s they’d stopped studying the nation-state altogether and embraced globalism instead. “When serious historians abandon the study of the nation,” Lepore tellingly writes, “nationalism doesn’t die. Instead, it eats liberalism.” But liberalism is still in there, Lepore affirms, and This America is an attempt to pull it out. “In a world made up of nations, there is no more powerful way to fight the forces of prejudice, intolerance, and injustice than by a dedication to equality, citizenship, and equal rights, as guaranteed by a nation of laws.” A manifesto for a better nation, and a call for a “new Americanism,” This America reclaims the nation’s future by reclaiming its past.

A People and a Nation

A People and a Nation
Author: William J. Brophy
Pages: 237
ISBN: PSU:000056847574
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Release: 1982
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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