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dc.contributor.authorDickens, Thomas Welwooden_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-12-01T20:18:29Z
dc.date.available2009-12-01T20:18:29Z
dc.date.issued1982en_US
dc.identifierocm72763207en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1993/3467
dc.description.abstractOn the 22nd June, 1897, Queen Victoria reached the sixtieth year of her reign. Throughout the British empire that day, the majority of her subjects in the settlement colonies "jubilated" by celebrating the event in various ways. Winnipeg, in many ways a microcosm of the empire itself, celebrated in much the same way as elsewhere in the empire that day. Although certain sections of the population did respond indifferently and unenthusiastically to the idea of celebrating the event, by jubilee day the organizers of the loyal pageant had achieved their aim, outwardly at least, of a consensual demonstration - a kind of family reunion under the Union Jack. The jubilee organizers were obsessed with using the jubilee as a means of upholding and reaffirming their traditional cultural sentiments and ideas, centred in the British nation, the monarchy, and the empire. This was the imperial, ephemeral pageant which they had planned in order to produce the desired effect. However, simultaneously, and perhaps more fundamentally, the jubilee and late nineteenth century local imperialism are quite instructive. In general, what is revealed is an impelling propaganda on behalf of the existing social, political, and economic system which the ruling class-avowed imperialists all-sought to maintain. This thesis also examines the nature of the imperialist component of the conventional cultural sentiments and ideas prevalent in Winnipeg in the late nineteenth century, culminating in 1897...en_US
dc.format.extentiii, 261 leaves :en_US
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dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.rightsThe reproduction of this thesis has been made available by authority of the copyright owner solely for the purpose of private study and research, and may only be reproduced and copied as permitted by copyright laws or with express written authorization from the copyright owner.en_US
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dc.titleWinnipeg, imperialism, and the Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee celebration, 1897en_US
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis
dc.typemaster thesisen_US
dc.degree.disciplineHistoryen_US
dc.degree.levelMaster of Arts (M.A.)en_US
local.subject.manitobayesen_US


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