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Recension de Mark SATIN, editor, Manual for Draft-Age Immigrants to Canada. Toronto: House of Anansi, 2018. 160 pages

Luke Stewart
p. 219-223
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Mark SATIN, editor, Manual for Draft-Age Immigrants to Canada. Toronto: House of Anansi, 2018. 160 pages.

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Before the Manual for Draft-Age Immigrants to Canada even left the print shop in January 1968 it had already sold-out its first print run of 5,000 copies. Mark Satin, the Manual’s editor and director of the Toronto Anti-Draft Programme (TADP), quickly produced a revised and updated second edition of 20,000 more copies in March 1968. The booklet quickly became highly sought after and would emerge as one of the most important and iconic movement publications of the Vietnam War era. Selling 60,000 copies in total and distributed to over 2,000 draft counseling centres and antiwar organizations in the United States and across Canada, it would ultimately be bootlegged an estimated 30,000 times in various formats by these same groups. Leaving a distinct imprint on both sides of the border as an important resource and guidebook, the booklet’s reach is therefore far greater than traditional commercial sales indicators normally suggest. The Manual also garnered attention from the news media, ...

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Luke Stewart, « Recension de Mark SATIN, editor, Manual for Draft-Age Immigrants to Canada. Toronto: House of Anansi, 2018. 160 pages », Études canadiennes / Canadian Studies, 85 | 2018, 219-223.

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Luke Stewart, « Recension de Mark SATIN, editor, Manual for Draft-Age Immigrants to Canada. Toronto: House of Anansi, 2018. 160 pages », Études canadiennes / Canadian Studies [En ligne], 85 | 2018, mis en ligne le 01 décembre 2019, consulté le 23 octobre 2019. URL : http://journals.openedition.org/eccs/1600

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