Jul 15, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Selkirk's Grant (Encore Sept 4, 2012) Audio
Ideas Selkirk's Grant (Encore Sept 4, 2012) Jul 15, 2015 | 53:59In the fall of 1812, the Earl of Selkirk established a small colony in what would become southern Manitoba. The tiny settlement changed Canada, introducing new ideas of what the west could be, including an early version of a multicultural Canada.
Jul 8, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Scaling the Heights (Encore October 8, 2012) Audio
Ideas Scaling the Heights (Encore October 8, 2012) Jul 8, 2015 | 53:59Paul Kennedy revisits Queenston, Ontario, where a large monument now towers over the battlefield where Major General Isaac Brock, along with many others, lost his life while leading combined British, Canadian and Aboriginal forces during the War of 1812.
Jul 2, 2015 | 53:59Ideas The Myth of the Secular, Part 1 Audio
Ideas The Myth of the Secular, Part 1 Jul 2, 2015 | 53:59Theologians, anthropologists, sociologists and political philosophers talk about why the old map of the religious and the secular no longer fits the territory. And about how it might be redrawn. David Cayley speaks to Craig Calhoun and Rajeev Barghava.
Jul 1, 2015 | 54:00Ideas Who Started the War of 1812? Audio
Ideas Who Started the War of 1812? Jul 1, 2015 | 54:00It was a war that nobody really wanted, although both sides ultimately claimed to win. IDEAS host Paul Kennedy considers the causes and the consequences of the War of 1812-14, from both sides, and includes an "Indian" perspective that is all too frequentl