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Arctic Twilight

Reflections on the Destiny of Canada's Northern Land and People

By Kevin McMahon

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Fifty years ago the Inuit of Canada's Arctic lived lives whose patterns had changed little for hundreds of years. When the United States' military intruded during the Second World War those patterns changed, immmediately and irrevocably.
Kevin MacMahon set out to guage the nature and extent of that change and found that modern technology--from machine guns to television--were destroying ways of life that had been patiently constructed over centuries: "Theirs was a world without borders and with few expressions of power. This world was instantly and radically transformed by the arrival of the American armed forces and Canadian bureaucracies that blew into the north like a wind of steel."
Arctic Twilight is a sensitive, lyrical portrait of a proud and resourceful people who have been victimized by the forces of technology and by the governments that rule over them.

Author's Note
Prologue: Reigns
Chapter One: Friends
Chapter Two: Laws
Chapter Three: Systems
Chapter Four: Belief

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 259 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1988
ISBN: 9781550280913
Format: 9in x 6in

BISAC Code:  HIS006000, SOC021000
Imprint: Lorimer


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