By Charles Burton. Xi Jinping's efforts to revitalize Communist Party rule and stave off decay rely on reinforcing strictly Leninist political structures, terror — and lies about China's Official History. From our archives.
Apostles of Empire: The Jesuits and New France is self-consciously a work of revision, by which the Jesuit missionaries are rescued from the conflicting pieties of past historians. Bronwen McShea invites her readers to reconsider the Jesuit missions at the foundations of Canadian history.
NELSON MANDELA himself urged against cancelling memorials to Imperialist figures. Besides, it is condescending and very white-centered to think that Africa’s problematic past only revolves around European imperialism.
It is wrong to blame Egerton Ryerson for creating residential schools and too often ignored that Indigenous people themselves wanted government-funded schools. It was Chief Peter Jones, working with other prominent Methodists, who argued that the government should fund schools to educate Indigenous men ....