J. L. Granatstein's scientific contributions

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... In Canada, historical thinking is guided by a framework that evolved out of Seixas's (1993Seixas's ( , 2017) theoretical research around how historians 'tackle the difficult problems of understanding the past' (Seixas and Morton, 2013: 7). This call for educational reform was rooted in Canada's 'History Wars' of the 1990s, which took place at a time when nationalists such as Jack Granatstein (1998) and the Dominion Institute rallied for the revival of history in schools -for the purpose of promoting national unity (Seixas, 2010: 19). Rather than engaging in battles regarding which national narrative should be taught over another, however, Seixas proposed that Canada set its 'History Wars' aside, and instead adopt a common framework for historical inquiry, by which students could learn to investigate the past for themselves. ...