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Author Edwards, Gail.

Title Picturing Canada : a history of Canadian children's illustrated books and publishing / Gail Edwards and Judith Saltman
Published Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 381 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Series Studies in book and print culture
Studies in book and print culture.
Contents A chronology of children's print history in Canada -- Introduction -- Beginnings to the 1890s: Canadian children's books in the Imperial Era -- The 1890s to the 1950s: 'And whether we are yet a nation' -- The postwar period: creating a children's publishing industry -- The 1970s: developing a children's publishing industry -- The 1980s: the flowering of Canadian children's illustrated books -- The 1990s to the present day: structural challenges and changes -- Children's illustrated books, 1990 to the present day -- Canadian cultural identity, Canadian cultural identities
Summary An interdisciplinary history, Picturing Canada provides a critical understanding of the changing geographical, historical, and cultural aspects of Canadian identity, as seen through the lens of children's publishing over two centuries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Children -- Books and reading -- Canada.
Children's literature, Canadian -- History and criticism.
Illustrated children's books -- Publishing -- Canada -- History.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Saltman, Judith.
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