The Year Canadians Lost Their Minds and Found Their Country

The Year Canadians Lost Their Minds and Found Their Country

The Centennial of 1967

Book - 2017
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"Richly illustrated with period photographs and ephemera, here is the story of that fun, exciting year, told in the same giddy spirit with which Canadians celebrated. Uncover the strange and unique ways that individual Canadians marked the occasion, the birth of traditions, and the moment when Canadians discovered who they were and got a hint about who they were to become in this modern age. Once hewers of wood and pliers of water, they discovered a talent for literature, for design, for athletics, for innovation. And above all, it was a party never to be forgotten. Fifty years later, Canadians are once again celebrating a major milestone in their history, and once again, things are starting off with a collective yawn. Will the national spirit once again burst into flame? It could--if Canadians take a cue from the unlikely, inspiring story of The Year Canadians Lost Their Minds and Found Their Country."-- From publisher's website.
Publisher: Madeira Park, BC : Douglas & McIntyre, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781771621502
Branch Call Number: 971.064 HAW 2017
Characteristics: ix, 198 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm

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