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THE FORCE OF CULTURE: VINCENT MASSEY AND CANADIAN SOVEREIGNTY. Karen A. Finlay. University of Toronto Press, 2004. 362 pp. with 15 ills. 24 x 16 cm. ISBN 0802036244 In English.
Explores the influence of Vincent Massey (1887-1967), an important champion of Canadian art who served as the country's first native-born governor general, chaired the landmark Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters and Sciences, and also amassed a large private collection of contemporary Canadian art, examining his place in Canadian cultural history and particularly his belief that the arts could serve as an affirmation of national character and sovereignty.
Indexing: Western — Canada — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Several Media
Worldwide Number: 110643
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