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About Ricardo Duchesne:
Dr. Duchesne is a professor in the department of social science at the University of New Brunswick Saint John. He completed a BA in History at McGill University and Concordia University, Montreal. In 1987 he obtained an MA at Concordia, where he wrote his thesis on the origins of the French Revolution under the supervision of George Rudé, one of the founders of “history from below”. In 1994 he was awarded a doctorate in the renowned multidisciplinary program of Social & Political Thought at York University.
His main fields of concentration were modern European history, political economy, and the philosophy of Hegel. He studied with one of the foremost Hegelian scholars in the English language, H.S. Harris, and with Thomas T. Sekine, a Japanese economist considered to be one of the most important theorists on the field of Marx’s theory of value. His Dissertation, “All Contraries Confounded: Historical Materialism and the Transition-to-Capitalism Debate”, was awarded the “Doctoral Prize Award for Best Dissertation of the Year,” Faculty of Arts, 1995. In 1995, Dr. Duchesne was appointed assistant professor in the department of social science at the University of New Brunswick, where he has remained since.
Duchesne’s publications include 3 books, 51 refereed articles, one chapter, 13 encyclopedia entries, and numerous articles in magazines, newspapers, and academic online venues. His book, The Uniqueness of Western Civilization, a major work of 528 pages, was released in February 2011. In 2017 he published two books, Faustian Man in a Multicultural Age, and Canada in Decay: Mass Immigration, Diversity, and Ethnocide of Euro-Canadians.