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‘20th century belongs to Canada’ Reference library
...20th century belongs to Canada’ . ‘I think that we can claim that it is Canada that shall fill the 20th century’, boasted Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier in an 18 January 1904 address before the Ottawa Canadian Club. Laurier's optimism was not unfounded: immigrants were peopling the Prairies, industries were running full steam ahead, and the government had committed itself to supporting the construction of not one but two more transcontinental railways. Of course, the 20th century did not belong to Canada; it belonged to the United States. Nonetheless, the...
Photography and Cinema in 20th-Century Mexico Reference library
...and Cinema in 20th-Century Mexico The Porfiriato, 1876–1910 Mexican photojournalism began in 1900 and became an important tool of Porfirio Díaz’s dictatorship. Thanks to the subsidies he received from the Díaz regime, editor Rafael Reyes Espíndola imported the best European high-volume rotogravure presses and Linotype machines, which made it possible to publish photographs in Mexican periodicals and to sell them at markedly lower prices than the competition. Reyes Espíndola founded the newspaper El Imparcial , and magazines such as El Mundo...
María L. O. Muñoz
...Flowers to Ash , traces the challenges of the Náyari in the Sierra Nayar over the course of the 20th century. According to Coyle, the presence of INI in the region only deepened the conflicts, as the INI representative, an unnamed cultural promoter in Santa Teresa, intervened in local matters, like calling for an investigation into seventeen unresolved murders that many locals preferred be left alone, among other actions that challenged local power brokers. 20 Eventually, Santa Teresa officials managed to have the cultural promoter removed from his post. In...
The Public Sphere in Mexico since the Mid-20th Century Reference library
...Public Sphere in Mexico since the Mid-20th Century The public sphere broadly references the spaces for debate, including the press, political parties, and civic organizations, that mediate between the state and society. Jürgen Habermas introduced this concept to signify an independent sphere where individuals could discuss issues, forge public opinion, and hold their government accountable. 1 While Habermas envisioned the public sphere to be democratic and horizontal, scholars have since acknowledged that it can perpetuate gender, race, and class exclusions....
Historiography in the Maghrib in the 19th and early 20th Century Reference library
...in the Maghrib in the 19th and early 20th Century Literary Forms and Historical Consciousness in the Maghrib Before European Ascendance in the Maghrib. Historical literary production in the Maghrib extends back to the 12th century ce ( 7th century ah ) and comprises a rich corpus including dynastic chronicles ( tarikh ), biographies ( tarajim ), and hagiographies ( manaqib / rijjal ). Before the rise of a positivist historical tradition in the 20th century , Maghribi historiography was modeled upon a narrative form associated with the...