Harold Innis


CanLit Canon Review #12: Harold Innis’s Empire and Communications


In an attempt to make himself a better Canadian, Craig MacBride is reading and reviewing the books that shaped this country. What is most remarkable about Harold Innis is his consistency through the years. Whether it’s his first book, The Fur Trade in Canada or, 20 years later, his last book, Empire and Communications, Innis is always, without exception, unreadable. Unlike Fur Trade, Empire and...