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