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8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xv - 488 pp. Dark maroon cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with sixteen pages of black and white photographs. A biography of one of Canada's well know civil servants. "Robertson played the central role in Canada's wartime policy to Japanese Canadians as well as in the Gouzenko spy case and the Bomarc missile crisis of 1963. He was deeply involved in the League of Nations, the founding of the Unted Nations and of NATO." He served under five prime ministers; Bennett, King, St. Laurent, Diefenbaker and Pearson. The dust jacket shows mild edge wear to the spine tips and the spine is faded.
Title: A Man of Influence: Norman A. Robertson and Canadian Statecraft 1929-68.
Categories: Canadiana - Biography,
Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Deneau Publishers: 1981
ISBN Number: 0888790465
ISBN Number 13: 9780888790460
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 18349
Keywords: Canada; Canadiana; Biography; History; Japanese Canadians; Nisei; WWII; Igor Gouzenko; Espionage; Bomarc; North Bay; League of Nations; NATO; United Nations; High Commissioner; Commonwealth; Civil Service; Robert Bennett; Mackenzie King; Louis St. Laurent; John Diefenbaker; Lester Pearson; Free Trade;