This is not a book series: Canada's 1960s rebellious era

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 - 23:30

How has the legacy of 1960s rebellion contributed to contemporary notions of Canadian identity? Were the radical protests of that time more than just a collective growing phase? What is the significance of "The Battle in Toronto," a legendary boxing match between local hero George Chuvalo and Muhammed Ali? At the launch of his new book, Canada's 1960s: The Ironies of Identity in a Rebellious Era (UTP Press), author and academic Bryan D. Palmer will address such longstanding debates with novelist, critic and playwright Rick Salutin. Clips from the NFB documentary about "The Battle in Toronto" will punctuate their conversation.

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