Music to my ears" 'Cause though the truth may vary, this ship will carry our bodies safe to shore." - Of Monsters & Men, "Little Talks"
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- Active History
- Adam Crymble, Thoughts on Public and Digital History
- Adam Mandelman, Porous Places
- Colin Tyner, the Labour of Nature, and Island Life
- Crystal Fraser, Canadian and Aboriginal History
- Daniel Macfarlane, Environmental/Transnational Historian
- Highline Online
- Historiography (Mostly) Matters – John Walsh
- Jeff Slack, Mountain Nerd
- Jim Clifford, West Ham and the Lower Lea River
- Jim Opp, Lug The Camera
- Mark Wilson, Environmental Activism (UK)
- Merle Massie A Place in History
- Michael Egan, History for a Sustainable Future
- Pacific Dreams, New York Life
- Peeling Back the Bark, Forest History
- Place/Placelessness Un-Workshop
- Podcast from WCSC 2008
- Ryan O'Connor, Great Green North
- Rylan Kafara, The Past is Unwritten?
- Sean Atkins, Canadian Historical Geography
- Sean Kheraj, Canadian History & Environment
- Sound and Noise, Online Music Magazine from the UofA
- Stillwaters Historians, Katherine O"Flarherty and Rob Gee
- Sustainability History Project
- Will Knight | History, Nature, Fish
Tag Archives: Historiography
For the past week news sources have promoted the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking. The commemoration focused on the people and the events of the night; the tales of survival and the grief of the loss of life. There … Continue reading
Posted in Environment, Opinion, Public History Tagged commemoration, envhist, Environment, Historiography, public history, Reflection, Titanic 3 Comments
ASEH Phoenix: Days 2 and 3
The internet in my hotel room was very temperamental and instead of staying in the air conditioning longer than necessary the Canadian contingent went out and basked in temperatures well above freezing late into the night. As a result the … Continue reading
Posted in Environment, NiCHE, Research Tagged ASEH, Environment, Historiography, mountains, NiCHE 1 Comment
Distinguishing between “European in Canada” and “Canadian” in History.
When do the resident of Canada cease to be “European” and become “Canadian”? In the process of reviewing for comprehensive exams in January, one of the things that continually strikes me seeming fluidity of the terminology used to describe the … Continue reading
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In Defence of the Unhyphenated Canadian
At the beginning of October the Globe and Mail ran a special on the state of multiculturalism in Canada. Being a Toronto based newspaper, the stories had an urban bias and spoke more to the anxieties of the city which … Continue reading
Posted in Canada, Opinion, Procrastination Tagged Canada, ethnicity, Historiography, language, multiculturalism, Nationalism, Opinion, Politics, Reflection Leave a comment
Is it really all about the Great Men?
Question of the Month: Does it truly come down to great men/women when getting the public – or an undergraduate class – interested in history? Continue reading
Posted in Canada, Opinion, Public History Tagged Canada, Debate, Historiography, Nationalism, Opinion, Politics, Prime Ministers, public history, Quebec, Reflection 1 Comment
What Trouble with Wilderness?
The downside to visiting the Rockies in the low-season with a stack of comps readings on wilderness and conservation is that it is hard to be critical of loaded terms like “wilderness” when it is everywhere! During ski season and … Continue reading
Posted in Environment, Opinion Tagged Canmore, Environment, Historiography, mountains, place, Reflection, wilderness 4 Comments
Confederation is the legislative birth of Canada, but November 1885 is the birth of the Canadian State. When placed in perspective July 1, 1867 was the day four colonies came together with the blessing of Britain out of necessity rather … Continue reading
Posted in Canada Tagged Canada, Historiography, Nationalism, Reading, Reflection 4 Comments
Welcome to Canadian Historiography Part II – The Liberal Order Framework.
The Liberal-Order Framework is Ian McKay’s answer to fragmentation of Canadian history and an attempt to re-invigorate political, economic, and political-intellectual history. The framework is built around the idea that from the 1840s to the 1940s liberalism, as seen in … Continue reading
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Canada! Heck yeah!
The thing I love about Canadian history is that it is the ultimate oxymoron – most histories that attest to be national are, but Canada is the master. ‘Canada’ exists as a coherent, united entity in theory and politics only. … Continue reading
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Man, Nature, and Philosophers; or Environmental World History to 1800.
A general overview is often the least rewarding type of history to read. In an effort to tell the reader everything and justify the importance of an all encompassing version of the past the general overview becomes a polemical, whiggish … Continue reading
Posted in Environment Tagged Environment, Historiography 1 Comment