Canada: A Political Biography by P. E. BrydenCanada: A Political Biography by P. E. Bryden

Canada: A Political Biography

byP. E. Bryden

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Concise and insightful, Canada: A Political Biography uses interconnected biographies of historical figures to tell the story of Canadian political history from 1791 to the present. Lively in both pace and style, this text offers students a unique lens through which to discover the majorplayers and unsung heroes of Canada's past in one comprehensive survey.
P. E. Bryden is associate professor at the University of Victoria. Her experiences in Ontario, the Maritimes, and British Columbia have given her a unique perspective on political culture across the country, and on the different orientations of the federal relationship. With her work, she aims to probe the nature of relationships withi...
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Title:Canada: A Political BiographyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.69 inPublished:September 22, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199014213

ISBN - 13:9780199014217

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Table of Contents

Note: Each chapter includes an introduction, conclusion, Beyond the Book questions, and suggested further reading1. The Origin of Canadian Politics, 1791-18642. The Emergence of Canada, 1864-18733. An Awkward, but Formative, Adolescence, 1874-18914. Extending a Nation, 1891-19115. The Great War, 1911-19216. The Interwar Years, 1921-19357. The Great Reorganization, 1935-19468. A Junior Partner on the World Stage, 1947-19579. Uncertainty and Crisis, 1957-196810. Insiders and Outsiders in Constitutional Confrontations, 1968-198211. Constitutional Politics and the Shape of Modern Canada, 1982-199812. Transformation of Canadian Politics, 1998-2015ConclusionNotesIndex

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"This is a brief yet thorough review of Canadian political life through an examination of significant individuals and political themes and movements with the innovation of serious attention to women in public life. . . . I found myself reading and wondering where it would lead me and whom itwould focus on. These are to me very positive attributes indeed." --Barry Ferguson, University of Manitoba