The West and Beyond by Alvin Finkel
New Perspectives on an Imagined "Region" (The West Unbound: Social and Cultural Studies)

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The West and Beyond explores the state of Western Canadian history, showcasing the research interests of a new generation of scholars while charting new directions for the future and stimulating further interrogation of our past. This dynamic collection encourages dialogue among generations of historians of the West and among practitioners of diverse approaches to the past. It also reflects a broad range of disciplinary and professional boundaries, offering new ways to understand the West.


About Alvin Finkel

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Alvin Finkel is a professor of Canadian history atAthabasca University, where he has taught since 1978. Best known as theco-author (with Margaret Conrad) of the two-volume History of theCanadian Peoples, his main areas of research and teaching are thehistory of social policy, labour history, and Western Canadian history.
Published September 9, 2010 by University of Washington Press. 448 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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