Contesting Bodies and Nation in Canadian History

Contesting Bodies and Nation in Canadian History

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In this first collection on the history of the body in Canada, an interdisciplinary group of scholars explores the multiple ways the body has served as a site of contestation in Canadian history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.Collectively, these works set the stage for exciting new directions into body history and the fruitful analysis that a€œbodiesa€ can oEer in the telling of Canadian history. Part One: Contested Meaning(s} of Bodies and Nations The essays in this volume appear in thematic categories and are ... draw on these theories since they allow us to focus on senses and epistemology as legitimate sites of analytical entry.

Title:Contesting Bodies and Nation in Canadian History
Author:Patrizia Gentile, Jane Nicholas
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 2013


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