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8 edition of Lament for a Nation found in the catalog.

Lament for a Nation

The Defeat of Canadian Nationalism 40th Anniversary Edition (Carleton Library) (Carleton Library)

by George Grant

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nationalism,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political,
  • Philosophy,
  • History - General History,
  • Canada,
  • Canada - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8079551M
    ISBN 100773530029
    ISBN 109780773530027

    A Lament for a Nation: then and now. Ron Dart, , New York. American Anglican Press. A Review by Henk Smidstra. In this little book of 38 pages, Author Ron Dart explicates important Canadian political philosophical issues as he leads us through the events and ideas contained in George Grant’s pivotal book, Lament for a Nation, originally written in Reactions to the book were as peculiar as the book itself. Liberals detested it. It was, they cried, not a lament for a nation but for a man and the obsolete social class he represented. Grant, they noted, was connected by blood or by marriage to the old establishment. His ancestors and his in .

    Fishpond Thailand, Lament for a Nation: The Defeat of Canadian Nationalism (Carleton Library Series) by George Grant Andrew Potter (Introduction)Buy. Books online: Lament for a Nation: The Defeat of Canadian Nationalism (Carleton Library Series), , loveletterstotoledo.comd: Mcgill-Queen's University Press. Lament for a Nation became the seminal work in Canadian political throught and Grant became known as the father of Canadian nationalism." "The fortieth anniversary edition introduces Lament for a Nation to a new generation/5(1).

    Get this from a library! Lament for a nation: the defeat of Canadian nationalism. [George Parkin Grant]. Apr 17,  · And yet Lament for a Nation remains a masterpiece of grief and anger. It continues to speak to an elemental anxiety about our country, that sense .


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"Lament for Nation" is considered a Canadian classic and is frequently read in first year Political Science courses. Although the book evoked two hours of excellent discussion in Lament for a Nation book New Horizon book club, we all found the book a difficult read/5. Aug 27,  · Lament for a Nation became the seminal work in Canadian political thought and Grant became known as the father of Canadian nationalism.

This edition includes a major introduction by Andrew Potter that explores Grant?s arguments in the context of changes in ethnic diversity, free trade, globalization, post-modernism, and 9//5(1).

Jun 07,  · Lament for a Nation: The Defeat of Canadian Nationalism was published inand, like a modern Jeremiah, George Grant lamented the passing away of a more classical and High Tory vision in Canada.

marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Lament for a Nation the probes Grant sent forth in have returned in a graphic manner in our late modern and postmodern ethos.5/5(3). Lament for a Nation became the seminal work in Canadian political thought and Grant became known as the father of Canadian nationalism.

This edition includes a major introduction by Andrew Potter. George Grant Book Summary:" George Grant () is the most engaging and provocative writer to have dealt with Canadian politics in the last fifty years. His Lament for a Nation () is an undisputed classic of our nations political literature.

Reviewing Lament for a Nation is difficult without explaining the context in which Grant wrote it. The book was largely a reaction to the Canadian elections ofin which the Progressive Conservative government of John Diefenbaker was voted out of office in favor of Lester Pearson’s Liberals, who were openly being supported by Washington.

First published in ,Lament for a Nationremains George Grant’s most enduring and most important work. It is the sun under which a generation of Canadian nationalists warm themselves, but it also casts the long dark shadows in which they must operate.

Jan 24,  · Lament for Lewis Lament for Lewis She contributes regularly to The American Bystander and to The Nation, and is currently producing an environmentalist children’s book.

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Lament for a Nation became the seminal work in Canadian political thought and Grant became known as the father of Canadian nationalism. This edition includes a major introduction by Andrew Potter that explores Grant’s arguments in the context of changes in ethnic diversity, free trade, globalization, post-modernism, and 9/ Jan 31,  · The work of philosopher and theologian George Grant, Lament for a Nation: The Defeat of Canadian Nationalism, set off a wave of nationalism throughout the country.

Grant soon went from obscure academic religious philosopher to public intellectual. After his appearances on television promoting the book. Nov 18,  · Lament for a Nation is not going to be a fun read for political agnostics, but it is a complex and important book in the canon for how it documents a turning point in Canadian politics and a shift in political attitudes.

This is accessible political philosophy that is enhanced by Grant’s deeply intelligent and thoughtful partisanship, a nice contrast to today’s hollering and slandering. The fortieth anniversary edition introduces Lament for a Nation to a new generation.

A major introduction by Andrew Potter explores Grant's arguments in the context of changes in ethnic diversity. Chapter 1: LAMENT FOR A NATION • “Emancipated journalists were encouraged to express their dislike of the small-town Protestant politician, and they knew they would be well paid by the powerful for their efforts” (1) • “It is interesting to speculate why Diefenbaker raised the concentrated wrath of the established classes” (4).

Buy Lament for a Nation: The Defeat of Canadian Nationalism by George Grant online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Lament for a Nation is a essay of political philosophy by Canadian philosopher George Grant.

The essay examined the political fate of Prime Minister John Diefenbaker's Progressive Conservative government in light of its refusal to allow nuclear arms on Canadian soil, and the Liberal party's political acceptance of the warheads.

It had a profound impact on Canadian intellectual history and it inspired a fervent wave of Canadian nationalism unseen before in the country. George Grant Ten years ago, the Literary Review of Canada named Lament for a Nation one of the most important Canadian books.

Mar 18,  · George Grant's book, Lament for a Nation, has inspired Canadian citizens from all across Canada to re- evaluate if their nation is truly sovereign from the very first year that it was published in Canada has suffered from insecurities and uncertainties in its identity since founding, but it was George Grant s book that really.

In his book, Lament for a Nation,George Grant mourned the loss of Canadian identity due to assimilation by a dominant culture, the United States. My lament is not for Canada, however, but for the Hiawatha First Nation. It did not choose to go to court but was forced to defend the treaty.

"This is a very important book for its thorough and critically alert discussion of beginning and end-of-life issues. While centred on representative case-studies or court judgments, principally from the Canadian context, the author skilfully enables its s "Masterpiece is not a word to use lightly, but Lament for a Nation.

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This edition includes a major introduction by Andrew Potter that explores Grant's arguments in the context of changes in ethnic diversity, free trade, globalization, post-modernism, and 9/