Unsettling the Great White North

Unsettling the Great White North

Michele A. Johnson (CA)

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An exhaustive volume of leading scholarship in the field of Black Canadian history, Unsettling the Great White North highlights the diverse experiences of persons of African descent within the chronicles of Canada’s past. The book considers histories and theoretical framings within the disciplines of history, sociology, law, and cultural and gender studies to chart the mechanisms of exclusion and marginalization in "multicultural" Canada and to situate Black Canadians as speakers and agents of their own lives. Working to interrupt the myth of benign whiteness that has been deeply implanted into the country’s imagination, Unsettling the Great White North uncovers new narratives of Black life in Canada.

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ISBN-13: 9781487529178

Number of pages: 632

Format: Paperback / softback Trade paperback (US)

Imprint: University of Toronto Press

English en