1867

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1867

by Christopher Moore

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Publisher: RANDOM CAN

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ISBN - 10: 0771060963

ISBN - 13: 9780771060960

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From the Publisher

"In the 1860s, western alienation began at Yonge Street, and George Brown was the Preston Manning of the day." So begins Christopher Moore's fascinating 1990s look at the messy, dramatic, crisis-ridden process that brought Canada into being - and at the politicians, no more lovable or united than our own, who, against all odds, managed to forge a deal that worked.

From the first chapter, he turns a fresh, perceptive, and lucid eye on the people, the issues, and the political theories of Confederation - from John A. Macdonald's canny handling of leadership to the invention of federalism and the Senate, from the Quebec question to the influence of political philosophers Edmund Burke and Walter Bagehot.

This is a book for all Canadians who love their country - and fear for it after the failure of the constitution-making of the 1990s. Here is a clear, entertaining reintroduction to the ideas and processes that forged the nation.


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1867: How the Fathers Made a Deal

1867: How the Fathers Made a Deal

by Christopher Moore

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Format: Paperback

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

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This book is in good condition. All pages are intact, there are no tears to the book and the book is nice and clean. The pages might be slightly dog eared through previous use and textbooks might have a small amount of highlighting but nothing which will obstruct getting the maximum out of the book. Customers are protected by 100% refund guarantee if they are not happy.

$17.18

1867: How the Fathers Made a Deal

1867: How the Fathers Made a Deal

by Christopher Moore

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Format: Trade paperback

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 296 p. Audience: General/trade.

$25.95

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