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Graeme Decaries discusses what we know and don’t know about the British Royal family (especially as it relates to 1930s)

Over the past year, we’ve had many online conversations with Graeme Decarie, who taught history at Malcolm Campbell High School in the early years of the school’s existence. Graeme has added much to my own understanding of the history of Cartierville and Saraguay among other places. My site would have many fewer page visits, and many […]

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Gina (Davis) Cayer, who attended MCHS in the 1960s, shares some great winter photos from St. Williams, Ontario

At our Nov. 26, 2014 MCHS 2015 reunion organizing committee meeting in Kitchener, Gina (Davis) Cayer, who attended MCHS in the 1960s, joined us for the first time. At the meeting, Gina shared the suggestion – which we adopted at once – that when we’re mixing and mingling during the reunion, we don’t want to have […]

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The Meaning of Human Existence (2014)

I’ve been reading books about the 1950s and 1960s. 1959 Among them is: 1959: The Year that Changed Everything (2009). Chapter 20, “Seeing the Invisible,” concerns the work of the photographer Robert Frank, with a focus on the latter’s The Americans (2008). Frank Kaplan, the author of 1959, has a Ph.D. from MIT in political […]

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Evans-Pritchard explores a “closed system of thought”

In a previous post, I’ve discussed an overview of the career of Sherry B. Ortner, an anthropologist that I learned about through reading work by another anthropologist, Marjorie Harness Goodwin. In this post, I will discuss another anthropologist. Ortner has studied the anthropology of the Sherpas of Nepal, the life stories of a 1950s New Jersey […]