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Keeping Canada British: The Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Saskatchewan

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The Ku Klux Klan had its origins in the American South. It was suppressed but rose again in the 1920s, spreading into Canada, especially Saskatchewan. This book offers a new interpretation for the appeal of the Klan in 1920s Saskatchewan. It argues that the Klan should not be portrayed merely as an irrational outburst of intolerance but as a populist aftershock of the ...more
Paperback, 308 pages
Published February 7th 2014 by UBC Press (first published June 17th 2013)
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Kit A.
Mar 07, 2015 Kit A. rated it really liked it
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Always fascinating to learn things about Canada that would never be taught in school. White supremacy & its violence is not a sordid footnote in the history of this country - it's the founding principle. Pitsula's research presented in this book does a great job of showing just a few examples of how racism (specifically white supremacy) is woven into Canada's fabric.
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