What was the political secret that Englishmen were convinced they had found and that allowed them to be so free? A free nation was one that was not dependent upon the will of anyone, especially its own Monarch, writes Dr. François Charbonneau.
Historical denial, Arab propaganda, liberal guilt, and anti-Semitism serve to legitimizea demand for a sovereign Palestinian state where none has ever existed. The claim of "apartheid" is only the latest charge in the effort to delegitimize Israel.
By Serge Joyal. All countries create myths to adumbrate their aspirations and to reflect an image of their national identity. Such was the myth of Napoleon in France and, as we shall see, even in French Canada.
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.