Defining Canadian identity in the National Cemetery of Canada [thesis]

Rachel Sin
T h is re p ro d u c tio n is th e b e s t c o p y a v a ila b le . ® UMI R ep ro d u ced with p erm ission o f th e copyright ow ner. Further reproduction prohibited w ithout perm ission. Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission. i * i Canada R ep ro d u ced with p erm ission o f th e copyright ow ner. Further reproduction prohibited w ithout perm ission. ABSTRACT When we build we do so for culturally specific reasons that range from
more » ... ons that range from the practical to the metaphysical. Canada is a country that embraces multiple identities, allowing for interplay between shifting collectives and individuals that shape our public and private realms. The National Cemetery o f Canada is an investigation into the relationship between the built environment and political purpose through themes of nationalism, national identity and death. No society is without contradictions and
doi:10.22215/etd/2006-07707 fatcat:bjrsldzxo5f67hc3dankwv7ewi