Noah Richler

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What We Talk About When We Talk About War

An Amazon.ca Editor’s Pick for 2012 and a Globe and Mail Top 100 Book of 2012 Shortlisted, Governor General’s Award for Non-Fiction, Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, and … 376 View
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Introduction

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The author introduces the book’s subject, discussing war, militarism, masculinity, nationalism, and Canadian perceptions/depictions of war in literature, media, and popular culture. 35 $3.50 Add
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The Vimy Effect

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The author discusses militarism and nationalism in Canada, exploring Canadian military history, Vimy Ridge’s special role in Canadian culture, and perceptions of war and military culture. … 77 $7.70 Add
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Warrior Nation

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The author explores the rise of militarist attitudes in Canada and Canadian involvement in various wars and military operations around the world in recent history. The author discusses epic … 80 $8.00 Add
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Building Schools for Girls

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This chapter discusses Canada’s involvement in the "War on Terror" and the rise of nationalism and militarism that it has inspired. The Canadian government and media’s role … 50 $5.00 Add
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The War Becomes a Mission (Impossible)

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This chapter focuses on Canadian public and military policy and the mythologisation of military history versus the reality of war. It discusses violence in our media and culture, "warrior … 61 $6.10 Add
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What is to be Done?

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The author muses on Canadian culture and the ideas of epics and epic behaviour, which reduce the world to a dichotomy of black and white and as a result encourage militarism/"warrior … 46 $4.60 Add
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Notes and Sources

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Notes and Sources. 6 $0.60 Add