Is Canada Even Real? - eBook

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<p><strong>This quirky ode to a quirky land is a humorous nostalgia trip and a fun Canadian history lesson couched in a hipster quiz book.</strong></p> <p>If you’ve ever wondered</p> <ul> <li>Why is the inuksuk more revered than Wheelchair Jimmy?</li> <li>Does the iconic beaver really represent us better than <em>The Littlest Hobo</em>?</li> <li>Is everyone going canoeing without me or is canoeing way less of a thing than it’s made out to be?</li> </ul> <p>then this book is for you.</p> <p>Is Canada even real? It’s a question that’s being asked more and more, thanks to our waterproof, see-through, supposedly maple-scented currency and our improbably hot prime minister’s assertion that Santa lives here.</p> <p>In the age of Google Maps and #factcheck, how could the existence of Canada be questioned? And yet how could a nation that’s the home of toboggans, Drake, and KD exist in the same realm as, say, Belgium or Niger?</p> <p><em>Is Canada Even Real?</em> examines the cultural factors behind the twenty-first-century monolithic myth of Canada, a nation that is lovable and real — if only in your imagination.</p>

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This quirky ode to a quirky land is a humorous nostalgia trip and a fun Canadian history lesson couched in a hipster quiz book.

If you’ve ever wondered

  • Why is the inuksuk more revered than Wheelchair Jimmy?
  • Does the iconic beaver really represent us better than The Littlest Hobo?
  • Is everyone going canoeing without me or is canoeing way less of a thing than it’s made out to be?

then this book is for you.

Is Canada even real? It’s a question that’s being asked more and more, thanks to our waterproof, see-through, supposedly maple-scented currency and our improbably hot prime minister’s assertion that Santa lives here.

In the age of Google Maps and #factcheck, how could the existence of Canada be questioned? And yet how could a nation that’s the home of toboggans, Drake, and KD exist in the same realm as, say, Belgium or Niger?

Is Canada Even Real? examines the cultural factors behind the twenty-first-century monolithic myth of Canada, a nation that is lovable and real — if only in your imagination.

Is Canada Even Real? - eBook

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Language
en
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Kobo
Author
J.C. Villamere
ISBN-13
9781459738850
ISBN-10
1459738853

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