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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

Ian Mosby

Ian Mosby is a historian of food, health, and colonialism in Canada. He is currently an adjunct lecturer in the Dalla Lana school of public health at the University of Toronto and a postdoctoral fellow in the department of geography at the University of Guelph.

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Anti-Know-Nothings and Great Unknowns

The bittersweet lure of culinary nostalgia December 2017
A number of both real and imagined ghost orchards populate Helen Humphreys’ beautiful, evocative book, The Ghost Orchard: The Hidden History of the Apple in North America. The most unsettling of these has to be the “glossary of lost apples” at the end of the book. Little more than an alphabetical list and brief description of a few dozen “now extinct” apple…