History

Podcast
Apr 13, 2011

Egypt's revolutionary past

Redeye
Joel Beinin tells Redeye about the 1952 revolution that ousted King Farouk and put Gamal Nasser in power.
Event

Atlantic by Simon Winchester book launch

Apr 18, 2011 to Apr 19, 2011
Frederic Wood Theatre
6354 Crescent Road UBC
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 4.9548" N, 123° 15' 25.2756" W
British Columbia CA
The bestselling author of Krakatoa and The Meaning of Everything, returns to the natural world with his epic new book, a "biography" of the Atlantic Ocean.
Event

Third annual South Asian Heritage Day

Feb 26, 2011
Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen's Park
M5S 2C6 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 4.17" N, 79° 23' 38.1624" W
Ontario CA
Inspired by the 150th birthday anniversary of Nobel-prize winning artist/writer/poet Rabindranath Tagore, featuring a line-up of art, film, music designed to create dialogue about Canadian history.
Event

Celebrate people's history at Toronto Free Gallery

Feb 11, 2011 to Mar 20, 2011
Toronto Free Gallery
1277 Bloor Street West
M4E 2J8 Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 30.168" N, 79° 26' 31.9164" W
CA
Celebrate People's History is a show of poster art created by over ninety artists - including many of Toronto's own - to document the hidden history of social justice movements.
Book Review
Jan 20, 2011

Complicating the Arctic

Noreen Mae Ritsema
In an interview with rabble.ca, Shelagh D. Grant discusses her book Polar Imperative, a book that challenges images of a pristine, snow-covered landscape and exposes the Arctic's long dormant issues.

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