By Robert Teigrob
Canada and the us: we expect of 1 as a peaceful country, the opposite as a warrior country. yet do our expectancies approximately each one country’s attitudes to conflict and peace fit the realities?
In Living with War, Robert Teigrob examines how conflict is skilled and remembered on each side of the forty ninth parallel. Surveying renowned and scholarly histories, motion pictures and literature, public memorials, and museum indicates in either international locations, he involves a few startling conclusions. american citizens could appear extra patriotic, even jingoistic, yet also they are extra keen to discuss the professionals and cons in their army activities. Canadians, even though extra diffident of their public screens of patriotism, are extra prepared than their southern buddies to just accept the legitimate narrative that depicts simply wars fought within the carrier of a righteous cause.
A provocative booklet that enhances reviews of up to date Canadian militarism resembling Warrior Nation, Living with War deals an fascinating examine the connection with the army earlier on each side of the border.
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Living with War: Twentieth-Century Conflict in Canadian and American History and Memory by Robert Teigrob