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Author McKay, Ian, 1953-

Title Warrior nation : rebranding Canada in an age of anxiety / Ian McKay and Jamie Swift
Published Toronto : Between the Lines, 2012


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 MELB  355.00971Mck/Wnr  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 362 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents War and peace and paper cranes -- Pax Britannica and the white man's burden: the African exploits of William Stairs -- From war to war to war: the battles of Tommy Burns -- Pearson, Endicott, and the Cold War: peacekeeping as passive revolution -- Peacekeeping and the monster of Imperialism -- 'The decade of darkness': peacekeeping at a crossroads -- Yellow ribbons and Indian country: new warriors on the march -- Military fantasylands and the gated peaceable kingdom
Summary "Once known for peacekeeping, Canada is becoming a militarized nation whose apostles - the New Warriors - are fighting to shift public opinion. New Warrior zealots seek to transform postwar Canada's central myth-symbols. Peaceable kingdom. Just society. Multicultural tolerance. Reasoned public debate. Their replacements? A warrior nation. Authoritarian leadership. Permanent political polarization
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also issued in electronic format
Subject Conservatism -- Canada.
Canada -- History, Military.
Canada -- Military policy.
Genre/Form Military history.
Author Swift, Jamie, 1951-
LC no. 2012452462
ISBN 9781926662770