National Identity and the Conflict at Oka: Native Belonging and Myths of Postcolonial Nationhood in Canada, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

National Identity and the Conflict at Oka

Native Belonging and Myths of Postcolonial Nationhood in Canada, 1st Edition

By Amelia Kalant

Routledge

320 pages

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Through readings of literature, canonical history texts, studies of museum displays and media analysis, this work explores the historical formation of myths of Canadian national identity and then how these myths were challenged (and affirmed during the 1990 standoff at Oka. It draws upon history, literary criticism, anthropology, studies in nationalism and ethnicity and post-colonial theory.

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Indigenous Peoples and Politics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL020000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / State & Provincial
POL031000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Nationalism
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General