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Lament for a Nation: The Defeat of Canadian Nationalism, 40th Anniversary Edition Paperback – Nov. 11 2005

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  • Paperback : 160 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 077353010X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0773530102
  • Product Dimensions : 15.24 x 1.27 x 22.86 cm
  • Publisher : Mcgill-Queens University Press (Nov. 11 2005)
  • Item Weight : 350 g
  • Language: : English
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“Lament for a Nation should be respected as a masterpiece of political meditation ... In this study Grant opened Canadian public debate, with frankness and depth, to include the most fundamental and perennial questions a nation must ask itself about the full meaning of its own political existence. He challenged us to reflect on the unique possibilities and limits constituting our destiny as Canadians.” Peter Emberley, Carleton University

“Masterpiece is not a word to use lightly, but Lament for a Nation merits it. In it Grant distilled his years of study of theology and philosophy, together with his knowledge of history and his acute attention to the daily passage of political events. The

“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

About the Author

George P. Grant (1918-1988) was the author of Philosophy in the Mass Age, Technology and Empire, English-Speaking Justice, and Technology and Justice.

Andrew Potter is the director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada.