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dc.contributor.advisorStortz, Paul James
dc.contributor.authorHyland, Christopher James
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-02T23:11:45Z
dc.date.available2017-01-02T23:11:45Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.date.submitted2016en
dc.identifier.citationHyland, C. J. (2016). English-Canadian Academics and External Affairs, 1919-1959 (Unpublished doctoral thesis). University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. doi:10.11575/PRISM/25897en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11023/3529
dc.description.abstractFrom 1919-1959, a select group of English-Canadian humanities, social science, and law academics developed a close, collaborative, and mutually beneficial relationship with the Canadian state in the sphere of external affairs. This study examines the individual and collective lived experiences of sixteen academics and their contributions to creating and disseminating knowledge of Canadian external affairs, assisting with the formulation and refinement of Canadian foreign policy, representing the nation in international fora, and aiding international reconstruction and development. Helping to meet the increasingly complex needs of the Canadian state, the sixteen academics in this study represented a talented reservoir of researchers, administrators, and diplomats that the state drew on in times of need such as the Great Depression and the Second World War. English-Canadian academics were not cloistered denizens of their universities, but were active in Canadian society and deeply involved with the foreign affairs of the nation. Significantly, the sixteen academics in the study played an important role in facilitating the process of moving Canada further along the continuum of colony to nation and helping the nation to become less overtly British and more sovereign and independent. As powerful interpreters of the Canadian state to audiences both foreign and domestic, the academics in this study were Canadian nationalists who helped the country begin to carve out a unique international identity.en_US
dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsUniversity of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.
dc.subjectEducation--History of
dc.subjectHistory--Canadian
dc.subject.classificationAcademics and Professorsen_US
dc.subject.classificationExternal Affairsen_US
dc.subject.classificationUniversity Historyen_US
dc.subject.classificationCanadian Identityen_US
dc.subject.classificationCanadian State Formationen_US
dc.titleEnglish-Canadian Academics and External Affairs, 1919-1959
dc.typedoctoral thesis
dc.publisher.facultyGraduate Studies
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Calgaryen
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/25897
thesis.degree.nameDoctor of Philosophy
thesis.degree.namePhD
thesis.degree.disciplineHistory
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Calgary
atmire.migration.oldid5150
dc.contributor.committeememberFerris, John Robert
dc.contributor.committeememberFrancis, Robert Douglas
dc.contributor.committeememberFelske, Lorry William
dc.contributor.committeememberHull, James
dc.publisher.placeCalgaryen
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University of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.