Daily Archives: March 5, 2016

Talking About Freedom (95)

This is a wonderful book about emancipation¬† in Canada. On August 1, 1834, 800,000 enslaved Africans in the British colonies, including Canada, were declared free. The story of Emancipation Day, a little-known part of Canadian history, has never been accessible … Continue reading

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Aging in Canada (94)

This is a GREAT book about aging in Canada. Neena Chappell and Marcus Hollander are very well researched in the field of Social Gerontology. So, this book is as informative as it is scholarly. Canada, as in other countries, has … Continue reading

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