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By Lara Campbell,Michael Dawson,Catherine Gidney

Historians, veterans, museums, and public schooling campaigns have all documented and venerated the event of Canadians in instances of warfare. yet Canada additionally has an extended, wealthy, and significant historic culture of resistance to either warfare and militarization. This assortment brings jointly the paintings of 16 students at the heritage of warfare resistance. jointly they discover resistance to express wars (including the South African struggle, the 1st and moment global Wars, and Vietnam), the ideology and nature of resistance (national, moral, political, spiritual), and arranged activism opposed to militarization (such as cadet education, the chilly struggle, and nuclear arms).

As the government keeps to help the commemoration and party of Canada’s participation in previous wars, this assortment bargains a well timed reaction that explores the complexity of Canada’s place in instances of struggle and the position of social activities in demanding the militarization of Canadian society.

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