Authors: Alvin Finkel, Sarah Carter, Peter Fortna,
Publisher: University of Washington Pre
Keywords: region, imagined, perspectives, new, west
Number of Pages: 226
Published: 2010-04-15
ISBN-10: 1897425805
ISBN-13: 9781897425800

The central aim of "The West and Beyond" is to evaluate and appraise the state of Western Canadian history, to acknowledge and assess the contributions of historians of the past and present, to showcase the research interests of a new generation of scholars, to chart new directions for the future, and stimulate further interrogations of our past.-- The book is broken into five sections and contains articles from both established and new scholars that broadly reflect findings of the conference "The West and Beyond:-- Historians Past, Present and Future" held in Edmonton, Alberta in the summer o