50 Canadians Who Changed The World by Ken McGoogan

50 Canadians Who Changed The World

byKen McGoogan

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Amazing people who have built our present and are shaping our tomorrow

Using the successful format of How the Scots Invented Canada, Ken McGoogan takes the reader on a compelling journey throughthe lives of fifty accomplished Canadians born in the 20th century who have changed—and often continue to change—the great wide world.

He discovers an astonishing array of activists, humanitarians, visionaries, scientists and inventors, all of whom have made an impact internationally. From Tommy Douglas, Pierre Trudeau, John Kenneth Galbraith, Naomi Klein, Marshall McLuhan, Stephen Lewis and Roméo Dallaire to Glenn Gould, David Suzuki, Mike Lazaridis, Margaret Atwood, Oscar Peterson, Leonard Cohen and thirty-seven others, Ken McGoogan shows us why and how Canadians move in the wider world as influencers and agents of progressive change.

Say hello to fifty Canadians who are shaping the future.

About The Author

KEN McGOOGAN, author of ten books, has won numerous literary awards, among them the Pierre Berton Award for history and the University of British Columbia Medal for Canadian Biography. His most recent book,How the Scots Invented Canada, was a national bestseller. McGoogan's understanding of historical ideas, his keen interest in all th...
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Title:50 Canadians Who Changed The WorldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:344 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 1 inPublished:October 15, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1443409308

ISBN - 13:9781443409308

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"Ken McGoogan is required reading for any Canadian who wants to know the real history of our country." -PETER MANSBRIDGE

"McGoogan is rapidly becoming the rightful successor to populist historian Pierre Berton." -TORONTO STAR