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Great Expectations

Revisiting Canadian Economic Footprints in Siberia, 1890s–1921

J.L. Black

Canada's interest in Russia's Far East and Siberia has a long history, propelled in the nineteenth century by London's Hudson's Bay Company driving eastward and St. Petersburg's Russian-American Company driving westward. Competition and sometime cooperation led to mutually beneficial projects shaping up in the early 20th century, among them plans to link up the Canadian Pacific Rail and Steamship Line with the Trans-Siberian in a trading complex that would have circumnavigated the world. The Great War, the Russian Revolution, and Civil War, sealed the fate of this grandiose vision. Studies on Western involvement in the Russian Civil War highlight, reasonably, the military dimensions of intervention. Canada sent troops to Siberia as well, but Ottawa's ambition was primarily trade. Using untapped Russian archival material and contemporary Siberian newspaper reports, this article revisits Canada's participation in Russia's postwar conflagration with emphasis on the extent to which expectation of economic gain shaped Canada's official and private presence in Siberia.

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Overlapping Time and Place

Early Modern England’s Girlhood Discourse and Indigenous Girlhood in the Dominion of Canada (1684-1860)

Haidee Smith Lefebvre

:// (accessed 19 April 2016 ). Forsyth , Janice . 2005 . “ After the Fur Trade: First Nations Women in Canadian History, 1850–1950 .” Atlantis 29 , no. 2 : 1 – 12 . Gerson , Carole , and Veronica Jane Strong-Boag . 2002 . “ Introduction: The Firm

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The Montreal Moroccan Diaspora

History, Memories and Identities

Henry Green

who were often European Holocaust refugees trained in traditional religious schools. In addition, Canadian history was presented to English-language students in the 1960s in a way that saw Canada as a product of British and French colonialism

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Unpacking the Museum Register

Institutional Memories of the Potlatch Collection Repatriation

Emma Knight

Museum of the American Indian during their stay there, and their repatriations continue to this day. The “potlatch collection,” as it has become known, is one of the first and most significant repatriations in Canadian history. The collection’s history

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Destination Museum

A Conversation with Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

Conal McCarthy

Museum of Canada (later the Canadian Museum of Civilization, today the Museum of Canadian History) had recently established the Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies and were commissioning surveys of the folklore of immigrant groups. So I asked them if

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Making Lobsticks

Traveling Trails with Teetł’it Gwich’in

Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

personal tests of endurances. Lobsticks have played an integral part in fur trade history and have been incorporated in both Euro-Canadian history and aboriginal lives, illuminating particular relations between persons and the land. They are, however, not

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From Exoticism to Authenticity

Textbooks during French Colonization and the Modern Literature of Global Tourism

Claudine Moïse

unifying myths that mark out French Canadian history, of which tourists know nothing. What they focus on is highlighting the French fact in Northern Ontario, predating the political community movements of the 1970s. From a very conservative viewpoint, they

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Governing Global Aeromobility

Canada and Airport Refugee Claimants in the 1980s

Bret Edwards

, spaces, and meanings that shape how it is produced, experienced, and regulated in relation to other networks and systems. 3 Unlike most of the existing literature, this article looks to the past, and Canadian history in particular, to explore how

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The Freeway Journey

Landscape and Mobility in the Southern Auto Industry

John E. Mohr

automobile plants: A. J. Jacobs, The New Domestic Automakers In The United States and Canada: History, Impacts, Prospects (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015). 10 Bruce J. Schulman, From Cotton Belt to Sunbelt: Federal Policy, Economic Development, and

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Marc Kropman, Carla van Boxtel, and Jannet van Drie

, “‘Agency’ in Students’ Narratives of Canadian History,” in The Future of the Past: Why History Education Matters , ed. Lukas Perikleous and Denis Shemilt (Nicosia: Association for Historical Dialogue and Research, 2011), 253–282. 53 Carla van Boxtel and