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CHST 219 Decolonization: History Through Film

Canada Postage Stamp of 1898 Featuring a Map of the British Empire Spread Across the World

The cartographic projection used for this image exaggerates the land mass of Canada relative to more equatorial locations. What does this image say about Victorian Canada?

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