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Circles of Power: The Most Influential People in Canada.

By: Fleming, James.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Doubleday: 1991

Seller ID: 18388

ISBN: 0385253125

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; vii - 404 - [1] pp. Black paper with gilt lettering on spine. With 5 appendices: Political Elite Survey Results, Bureaucratic Elite Survey Results, Corporate Elite Survey Results, Religious Elite Survey Results, Media Elite Survey Results, an eight page bibliography plus notes and an index. The dust jacket has two small chips on the spine tail. The book appears to have never been used. View more info

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How Canadians Govern Themselves. / Les Canadiens et leur système de gouvernement. (bilingual edition).

By: Forsey, Eugene A.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Minister of Supply and Services.: 1982

Seller ID: 25693

ISBN: 0662518322

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; viii - 45 / vi - 53 pp. Illustrated red covers in a saddle stapled binding. This is the bilingual edition, revised and updated, of a 1971 publication of the same name by Joseph Schull. The English and French versions are bound dos-a-dos. Chronological lists of Governors General and Prime Ministers at the back. The covers show some very mild wear. Otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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A Life on the Fringe: The Memoirs of Eugene Forsey.

By: Forsey, Eugene.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Oxford University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 18402

ISBN: 0195408683

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 241 pp. Illustrated with six pages of black and white photographs. Well indexed and with a five page appendix of literary allusions, 'tis from Eugene Forsey after all. The covers show very mild shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise it appears to have never been used. View more info

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Staff Relations in the Civil Service: The Canadian Experience.

By: Frankel, Saul J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., McGill University Press.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25775

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; ix - (3) - 331 pp. Gray cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. In the introduction Frankel poses the question "To what extent do civil servants in Canada participate in determining their conditions of employment?" The author then consider various aspects of the question and refers to specific scenarios on the federal level and in 5 provinical jurisdictions: Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and British Columbia. Seven page general index at the back. Signed by the author with a personal inscription on the front free end paper. The book shows a ... View more info

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Regards sur la Chambre des Communes: Memoires des stagiaires parlementaires / The Canadian House of Commons Observed: Parliamentary Internship Papers.

By: Gaboury, Jean Pierre and James Ross Hurley. (editors).

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., University of Ottawa Press.: 1979

Seller ID: 25776

ISBN: 2760330540

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvii - 374 pp. Off-white wraps with brown lettering on spine and front cover with green borders. Number 4 in the University of Ottawa's series of Reserarch Monographs in Social Sciences. Contents: I - "Procedure - La procédures"; Question Period by Ralph Bertram, Les journées réservées à l'opposition par Yvon Turcotte, Private Members' Hours by Marie Cordeau. II - "Legislative History - Le processus législatif"; The Birth of the Election Expenses Bill by Eric C. Acker, Implementation of the Election Expenses Act by David Carter. III - "Committees - ... View more info

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Regards sur la Chambre des Communes: Memoires des stagiaires parlementaires / The Canadian House of Commons Observed: Parliamentary Internship Papers.

By: Gaboury, Jean Pierre and James Ross Hurley. (editors).

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., University of Ottawa Press.: 1979

Seller ID: 26154

ISBN: 2760330540

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvii - 374 pp. Off-white wraps with brown lettering on spine and front cover with green borders. Number 4 in the University of Ottawa's series of Reserarch Monographs in Social Sciences. Contents: I - "Procedure - La procédures"; Question Period by Ralph Bertram, Les journées réservées à l'opposition par Yvon Turcotte, Private Members' Hours by Marie Cordeau. II - "Legislative History - Le processus législatif"; The Birth of the Election Expenses Bill by Eric C. Acker, Implementation of the Election Expenses Act by David Carter. III - "Committees - ... View more info

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Nationalism, Technology and the Future of Canada.

By: Gagne, Wallace. (editor).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1976

Seller ID: 26962

ISBN: 0770513484

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; (8) - 167 pp. Contents: 1 - "Technology and Canadian Politics" by Wallace Gagne, 2 - "Nationalism and Communitarianism" by Howard Aster, 3 - "A Cultural Approach to Canadian Independence" by John T. Woods, 4 - "Canadian-American Relations: Anti-Nationalist Myths and Colonial Realities" by Stephen Clarkson, 5 - "Canadian Labour and the New Industrial State" by Paul Phillips, 6 - "Industrializati on, Technology and Contemporary French-Canadian Nationalsim" by Edouard Cloutier. Each essay has references and bibliographical foo... View more info

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The Politics of Anticipation: Making Canadian Federal Tax Policy.

By: Good, David A.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., School of Public Administration, Carleton University.: 1980

Seller ID: 25837

ISBN: 07709000712

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xix - 210 pp. The first comprehensive and realistic analysis of how federal tax policy is made. Perhaps a bit dated now though still an important reference. Eight page bibliography at the back. The covers are a tad scuffed with mild edge wear. The interior is clean and the binding is tight. View more info

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Troubled Canada: The Need for New Domestic Policies.

By: Gordon, Walter L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: (1961)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26177

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 134 pp. The copyright date is 1961 though no date given for this soft cover edition. Signed with a dated inscription to the former owner by the author on the half title page (first page). Illustrated with 20 tables and 6 charts. The externals show some very mild wear, otherwise fine.; Signed by Author View more info

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Constituency Organization Manual (Liberal Party of Canada).

By: Graham, Al (Alasdair). (editor emeritus).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Liberal Party of Canada.:

Seller ID: 27767

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 37 pp. Card stock covers in a saddle stapled binding with 3-ring binder holes puinched on the spine margin. Published when Alisdair Graham was president of the Liberal Party (1976-1980). Illustrated with black and white photographs. Contents: The Structure of the Liberal Party, The Constituency Association, Committees, Program, Finance, Communications, Policy & Research Committee, The Meeting, How to Conduct a Meeting and Campaign Readiness. Very minor wear and light tanning to the covers. Two editorial corrections have been made to the text. View more info

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The Ottawa Men: The Civil Service Mandarins 1935-1957.

By: Granatstein, J. L.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Oxford University Press.: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25777

ISBN: 195403878

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiv - 333 pp. Illustrated with 22 black and white photographs on 18 pages. A study of O. D. Skelton, Clifford Clark and Graham Towers, External Affairs, Finance and the Bank of Canada respectively, and how they established their mandarinate and recruited such juniors as Lester Pearson, Jack Pickersgill, Robert Bryce, W. A. Mackintosh and Louis Rasminsky. Thirty nine pages of footnotes, 3 page bibliography/source list and a 9 page general index at the back. Previous owner's name on the first page. Signed by the author on the title page. The cover edges show mild shelf wear an... View more info

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Canadian Foreign Policy Since 1945: Middle Power or Satellite?

By: Granatstein, J. L. (editor).

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Copp Clark.: 1973

Seller ID: 27240

ISBN: 0773031030

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23.5 x 16 cm.; (6) - 246 pp. This is the second revision, third printing, first published in 1969. A collection of readings, excerpts, essays and documents from various agencies, authors, statesmen and political mandarins all on the subject of Canada's foreign policy. Two pages of suggested readings. Mild wear and rubbing on the covers, otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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Report of the Electoral Boundaries Commission for the Province of Ontario 1976. Rapport de la Commission de délimitation des circonscriptions électorales pour la province de l'Ontario 1976.

By: Grant, C. with Walter S. Tarnopolsky, F. L. Gratton, and Nelson Castonguay.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Information Canada.: 1976

Seller ID: 26208

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 26.5 x 20.5 cm.; (4) - 40 pp. Off white covers with dark brown lettering in a saddle stapled binding with 13 maps in a pocket on the inside of the back cover. "Presented pursuant to the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (chapter E-2 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970) as amended". The text is bilingual and printed two columns per page with English on the right hand side of the pages and French on the left hand side of the pages. The maps present are as follows: 1 - "Proposed Federal Electoral Districts for the Province of Ontario", 2 - "Southern Ontario",... View more info

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Paul Martin: The Power of Ambition.

By: Gray, John.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Key Porter Books.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27127

ISBN: 1552632172

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm. View more info

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The Northern Magus: Pierre Trudeau and Canadians.

By: Gwyn, Richard. (Sandra Gwyn - editor).

Price: $16.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26941

ISBN: 0771037325

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 399 pp. Blue paper over boards with gilt lettering on ivory cloth over the spine. Illustrated with 14 pages of black and white photographs. Twenty-one page comprehensive index at the back. Signed and dated (July '84) by the author on the title page and with an inscription to the previous owner. The spine tips show slight wear, otherwise fine. The clipped dust jacket is worn on the head edge with 2 small closed tears and some associated creasing.; Signed by Author View more info

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Les idées politiques des premiers ministres du Canada / The Political Ideas of the Prime Ministers of Canada. The George P. Vanier Memorial Lectures - 1968.

By: Hamelin, Marcel. (editor).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Les editions de l'Universite d'Ottawa.: 1969

Seller ID: 26149

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; 153 pp. Contents: 1 - "Les idées politiques de Baldwin et de LaFontaine" by Jacques Monet SJ., 2 - "Les idées politiques de George-Étienne Cartier" by Jean-Charles Bonenfant, 3 - "The Political Ideas of John A. Macdonald" by Peter B. Waite, 4 - "Wilfrid Laurier: Politician" by Paul Stevens, 5 - "The Political Ideas of Robert Borden" by Robert Craig Brown, 6 - "Some Political ideas of Arthur Meighen" by Roger Graham, 7 - "The Political Ideas of William Lyon Mackenzie King" by H. Blair Neatby, 8 - "The Politica... View more info

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Canada Among Nations, 1993-94: Global Jeopardy.

By: Hampson, Fen Osler and Christopher J. Maule.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Carleton University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 26986

ISBN: 0886292034

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (20) - 319 pp. A publication, the ninth in the series, from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Contents: 1 - "Global Jeopardy" by Fen Osler Hampson and Christopher J. Maule, 2 - "From Constitutional Debacle to Economic Restructuring" by Fanny S. Demers and Michael Demers, 3 - "A Question of Relevance: Canada's Foreign Policy and Foreign Service in the 1990's" by Evan Potter, 4 - "Shooting Oneself in the Head: The Demise of CIIPS" by Geoffrey Pearson and Nancy Gordon, 5 - "The Rnd of Trade Policy?... View more info

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Canada Among Nations, 1992-93: A New World Order?

By: Hampson, Fen Osler and Christopher J. Maule. (editors).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Carleton University Press.: 1992

Seller ID: 27163

ISBN: 0886291674

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; (16) - 301 pp. A publication, the eighth in the series from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Contents: 1 - "A New World Order?" by Fen Osler Hampson and Christopher J. Maule, 2 - "New Faces in Old Places: The Making of Canadian Foreign Policy" by Charlotte Gray, 3 - "The New Canadian Embassy in Tokyo: Ambassador Extraordinary" by Raymond Moriyama, 4 - "La dimension internationale dans le débat sur l'avenir" by Ivan Bernier, 5 - "The New Multilateralism and Evolving Security Systems" by Davi... View more info

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Canada Among Nations, 1998: Leadership and Dialogue.

By: Hampson, Fen Osler and Maureen Appel Molot.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Oxford University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 26996

ISBN: 0195414063

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22.5 x 15.5 cm.; xii - 299 pp. A publication, the fourteenth in the series, from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Contents: 1 - "The New Can-Do Foreign Policy" by Fen Osler Hampson and Maureen Appel Molot, 2 - "The Policy Process and Dialogues with Demos: Liberal Pluralism with a Transnational Twist" by Denis Stairs, 3 - "Beyond Consultations: Public Contributions to Making Foreign Policy" by Steven Lee, 4 - "The Member of Parliament and Foreign Policy" by John English, 5 - "The Ottawa Process: Fast-Track Dipl... View more info

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Canada Among Nations, 1996: Big Enough To Be Heard.

By: Hampson, Fen Osler and Maureen Appel Molot.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Carleton University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 26997

ISBN: 0886292824

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22.5 x 15.5 cm.; x - 323 pp. A publication, the twelfth in the series, from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Contents: 1 - "Being Heard and the Role of Leadership" by Fen Osler Hampson and Maureen Appel Molot, 2 - "Redsigning Canadian Diplomacy in an Age of Fiscal Austerity" by Evan H. Potter, 3 - "Future Defence Policy in an Époque de vaches maigres" by Hal P. Klepak, 4 - "Canada and the Halifax Summit" by Gordon S. Smith, 5 - "Is There Life after Deathstars? Comminucations Technology and Cultural Relations&... View more info