Enjoy reading about the experiences of people who lived in the past? Love learning about the history of places that mean something to you? If so, then you might want to review a book for us at ActiveHistory.ca. We are looking for new book reviewers – people who are currently outside of university history departments who will read and comment… Read more »
This is the first of four blog posts originally posted on THEN/HiER’s Teaching the Past blog reviewing the edited collection New Possibilities for the Past: Shaping History Education in Canada (UBC Press) and responding to the question: “Is our conception of history education “evolving” or is today’s focus simply a historical trend once again in vogue?”
A short review of the People’s Citizenship Guide on the eve of its Winnipeg launch on February 13th 2012.
Today we are publishing ActiveHistory.ca’s tenth book review. This month Ken Reynolds, an historian with the Department of National Defence, reviews Kevin Spooner’s recent book about Canadian peacekeeping in the Congo: Notes prepared for Prime Minister John Diefenbaker’s attendance at a Commonwealth conference in March 1961 summed up Canada’s position on Africa, noting that Canada had “no territories in Africa… Read more »
New book review: Liam A. Faulkner reviews Michael K. Carroll’s Pearson’s Peacekeepers: Canada and the United Nations Emergency Force, 1956-67.