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Commissioning consent : an investigation of the Royal Commission on the Relations of Labour and Capital, 1886-1889
The 1880s were turbulent years in the Dominion. Under the auspices of the National Policy, Canada was in the midst of a social and political ‘transformation.’ The social and cultural aspects of this transformation became ...
The reading of MacKenzie King
This study observes Mackenzie King as a reader. By examining the marginalia in the books preserved in his library and his responses to that reading recorded in his diary and correspondence, this study shows that King was ...
Canadians Against Fire: Canada's Soldiers and Marshall's "Ratio of Fire" 1944-1945
This thesis investigates one of the staples of academic literature on combat motivation, S.LA. Marshall's “ratio of fire,” through the examination of previously untouched primary-source documentation from the Second World ...
Conflicted Selves: Women, Art, & Paris 1880-1914
Scholars describe fin-de-siècle Paris as a city of dualities, and examine its past as a series of crises or a tale of burgeoning optimism and opportunity. Historians of women and gender have noted the limitations of this ...
Salvation from empire : the roots of Anishinabe Christianity in Upper Canada
This thesis examine the cultural interaction between Anishinabe people, who lived in what is now southern Ontario, and the Loyalists, Euroamerican settlers who moved north from the United States during and after the American ...
Ernst Haeckel and the Morphology of Ethics
A respected marine biologist at the University of Jena, Ernst Haeckel (1834–1919) was the most visible proponent of Darwin’s theory of evolution in Germany around the turn of the twentieth century. Alongside his ...