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Sometimes A Great Nation: Will Canada Belong To The 21st Century?

by Newman, Peter C

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Published
1988
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First Edition
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9780771067501
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1988. Here is an eminent journalist's distillation of two decades that have reshaped the Canadian mentality. This dazzling collection recreates the agony of John Diefenbaker's last campaign, documents Pierre Elliot Trudeau's poignant fall from grace, and illuminates the contradictions of many other characters who have occupied Canada's political stage including Joe Clark, Brian Mulroney, Rene Levesque,… Read more
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Getting To Know The General. The Story of An Involvement

by Greene, Graham

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Published
1984
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780671541606
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984. 'Getting To Know The General' is Graham Greene's account of a five year personal involvement with Omar Torrijos, a ruler of Panama from 1968-81. General Torrijos presided over a vital period of his country's history that saw the end of United States rule in the Canal Zone. His dream of a… Read more
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Mulroney: The Making of The Prime Minister

by MacDonald L. Ian

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Published
1984
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First Edition
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9780771054693
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1984. In this, the first full length biography of Brian Mulroney, and the only one for which the Progressive Conservative leader has granted full access to himself and his advisers, respected Montreal political columnist Ian MacDonald recounts the fascinating life story of the man who single-handedly changed the face of Canadian politics. Here is the definitive… Read more
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Oil & Islam: The Ticking Bomb

by Khavari, Farid A

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Published
1990
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780915677559
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California: Roundtable Publishing Inc, 1990. This book explores the fascinating development of Islam, from the birth and life of the Prophet Mohammed, through the rivalries and secretarianism of his descendents, to the world today. Read "Oil & Islam" for a terrifying glimpse of what awaits us all if the West does not act decisively - and soon. The author, Dr.… Read more
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When The Cheering Stopped. The Last Years of Woodrow Wilson

by Smith, Gene. Introduction by Allan Nevins

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New York: William Morrow and Compamy 1964 (c.1964) BOMC Edition. The extraordinary story of President Woodrow Wilson's last years in the White House and after, and the part played by his second wife when the nation was without a President able to perform his duties. Part One: 'The President'... Part Two: The Second Mrs Wilson.... Part Three:… Read more
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Postmarked Moscow. An American Ambassador's Wife Look at Life in Russia Today

by Kirk, Lydia

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Published
1952
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Good
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First Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Lydia Kirk...wife of the Ambassador to the USSR 1949-1952. Her husband Admiral Allan G. Kirk served as American Ambassador in Moscow during that period. This is a really different sort of book about Russia. Lively, acute and informal, it gives an American woman's view of the day-to-day living that never appears in… Read more
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Dorothy Thompson's Political Guide

by Thompson, Dorothy (Mrs. Sinclair Lewis)

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Published
1938
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Near Fine
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First Edition Second Printing
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New York: Stackpole Sons Publishers, 1938. A study of American Liberalism and its relationship to modern totalitarian states. A guide book that will serve as a dictionary and an education in American politics for sincere citizens who want to understand the basis of American Liberal Democracy. Pale spotting to foredge. No sign of previous ownership. Red boards with… Read more
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My Years With Stanfield

by Haliburton, E.D

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
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First Printing
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Windsor, Nova Scotia: Lancelot Press, 1972. Photo Illustrated card covers. This book is an account of E.D. Haliburton's political association with Robert Stanfield ( former Premier of Nova Scotia and former leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada) over a period of more than 20 years. A picture section is provided... photographs and full-page political cartoons by… Read more
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Against The World. A Study of White South African Attitudes

by Brown, Douglas

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Published
1966
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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London: Collins, 1966. This is an exceptionally penetrating study of the white man in South Africa and his predicament. The author examines South African society and tensions between Briton and Boer, black and white that run through it. 221pp includes index. Book plate to fep. Price-intact dust jacket. A clean, bright copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near… Read more
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Beaverbrook. A Study of Max The Unknown

by Howard Peter

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Published
1964
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Near Fine
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London / Canada: Hutchinson / Brunswick Press, 1964. 164 pp. B/w frontispiece of Beaverbrook. Written with access to Beaverbrook's papers and with his full knowledge and approval. This vivid profile stands as a moving tribute and an authentic portrait. Book plate to fep. . Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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My Own Brand

by Horner Jack

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Published
1980
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1980. 233 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and cartoons by Danato, MacPherson and Rusins. Biography of western politician first elected to Parliament in 1958 as a Progressive Conservative and crossed the floor in 1977 and accepted a cabinet post in the Liberal government. DJ illustration by Graham Pilsworth.Name to ffep. DJ light edge wear and price-clip.… Read more
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Memoirs

by Levesque Rene ( Translated By Philip Stratford )

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Published
1986
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Near Fine
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McClelland & Stewart, 1986. Reprint 368 pp. Illustrated with photos." Memoirs" is an important achievement both for the insights it provides on Quebec, Canada, and world leaders and for the insider's view it offers of the events that have shaped our lives. Illustrated dust jacket.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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To Set The Record Straight. The Break-in, The Tapes, The Conspirators, The Pardon

by Sirica, John J

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Published
1979
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780393012347
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New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1979. 394 pp. It is rare that a judge writes the full story of the trials and legal battles in which he participates. But Judge Sirica here gives his own version, a version never before told, of his role in the incredible Watergate case. Jacket price-clipped with light rubbing.. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Journey Into Politics. Some Informal Observations

by Lindsay, John V

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Published
1967
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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New York: Dodd,Mead & Company, 1967. The Mayor of the city of New York presents his own political philosophy and his views on a variety of vital subjects with which he has been concerned in international, national and local affairs. Most of the book was written before he decided to run for Mayor of New York city in the… Read more
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Mulroney. The Making Of The Prime Minister

by MacDonald L. Ian

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Published
1984
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Second Printing
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McClelland & Stewart, 1984. 332 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos. In this, the first full-length biography of Brian Mulroney, and the only one for which the Progressive Conservative leader has granted full access to himself and his advisers,respected Montreal political columnist Ian MacDonald recounts the fascinating life story of the man who has single-handedly changed the face of Canadian politics.… Read more
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We Almost Made It

by MacDougall, Malcolm D

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Published
1977
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780517529331
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New York: Crown Publishers,, 1977. President Ford's adman tells the personal story behind one of the most surprising campaigns in American political history. Blue boards with silver lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Photo dust jacket. Author's first published work.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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The Rainmaker A Passion For Politics

by Davey Keith (Senator)

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Published
1986
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Toronto: Stoddart, 1986. 383 pp. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos and cartoons by MacPherson, Franklin, Peterson. Wiocks, Reidford and Donato. Davey has been the heart and soul of the Liberal Party for the past twenty-five years. He has run more national election campaigns than anyone in North america. In this fascinating mix of autobiography and expose, he takes us right… Read more
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The Distemper of Our Times: Canadian Politics In Transition: 1963-1968

by Newman, Peter C

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart (1968) BOMC Edition. This book is a chronicle of five years in a nation's history by a journalist who was close to the political action of the time. It conjugates the contradictions of the Liberal Government and traces the roots and results of the alienation between the people and the politicians that marked the period.… Read more
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Mr. Prime Minister 1867-1964

by Hutchinson Bruce

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Published
1964
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Very Good
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Second Edition
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Longmans Canada Limited, 1964. 394 pp. Illustrated with photography of all Canada's Prime Ministers (taken when each assumed office) and four other prominent political figures. Having studied the lives of our fourteen Prime Ministers, the author thought it would be useful to trace their work, to examine their characters and to analyze the successive management of a mysterious institution as… Read more
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The Coming Of A New Party

by Douglas Paul H

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Published
1932
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First Edition
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New York and London: Whittlesey House. McGraw-Hill, 1932. 236 pp. Foreword by John Dewey The author has taken essential elements from history of political parties in the United States, the rise and fall of the new parties, political tactics, present political ills etc., and put them together in a single book. We have here no remote academic argument… Read more
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