Hometown Horizons: Local Responses to Canada's Great War by Rutherdale,…

Hometown Horizons: Local Responses to Canada's Great War

Edition: First printing

Vancouver: UBC Press, 2004. Pictorial boards. pp xxvi, 331. Notes, index, illustrations. Ink owner name at front, else fine. "In Hometown Horizons, Robert Rutherdale considers how people and communities on the Canadian home front perceived the Great War. Drawing on newspaper archives and organizational documents, he examines how farmers near Lethbridge, Alberta, shopkeepers in Guelph, Ontario, and civic workers in Trois-Rivières, Québec took part in local activities that connected their everyday lives to a tumultuous period in history. Many important debates in social and cultural history are addressed, including demonization of enemy aliens, gendered fields of wartime philanthropy, state authority and citizenship, and commemoration and social memory."; Octavo 0774810130

Book ID: 47778
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