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Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage

Thou Art Anxious

Decisions, decisions

Keep in Touch

Why digital connections can’t sustain health, happiness or politics

Robin Fisher

Robin Fisher recently stepped down as provost and vice-president academic at Mount Royal University. He has written on the history of British Columbia including Contact and Conflict: Indian-European Relations in British Columbia, 1774–1890 (University of British Columbia Press, 1977, 1992) and Duff Pattullo of British Columbia (University of Toronto Press, 1991).

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Robin Fisher

Pioneering Anthropology

A New Zealander opened the door to aboriginal studies in Canada April 2013
Diamond Jenness was Canada’s foremost anthropologist of his generation, perhaps of any generation. A biography of Jenness is therefore very welcome for an understanding of the life and the times: of Jenness as a personality and of the early development of Canadian anthropology. There is a bit of a pattern of New Zealanders coming to Canada and taking up the study of aboriginal…