The Early Modern Commons

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Indigenous Policy and Silence at Confederation

26 June 2017

This essay is the first in a three-part series on Confederation that provides critical historical context for Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary. The other essays will appear...

How to Finish Your Thesis

8 June 2017

Jerry Bannister Writing is hard. Anyone who tells you otherwise is lying, delusional, or one of those utterly bizarre people who find it easy. June in Canada brings dandelions, complaints...

Colonial Relations: The Douglas-Connolly Family and the Nineteenth-Century Imperial World: A Review

5 June 2017

Ann Little Adele Perry, Colonial Relations: The Douglas-Connolly Family and the Nineteenth-Century Imperial World (Cambridge University Press, 2015), Critical Perspectives on Empire...

The American Gaze: Adam Gopnik’s Canada

29 May 2017

Jerry Bannister Adam Gopnik’s recent article, “We could all have been Canadians,” published in the May 15th issue of the New Yorker, has attracted considerable attention...