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Image for Canada Among Nations, 2001: The Axworthy Legacy.

Canada Among Nations, 2001: The Axworthy Legacy.

By: Hampson, Fen Osler with Norman Hillmer and Maureen Appel Molot. (editors).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Oxford University Press.: 2001

Seller ID: 27160

ISBN: 0195416678

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xiv - 317 pp. A publication, the seventeenth in the series from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Four pages have some lime-green highlighting on them. Contents: 1 - "The Return to Continentalism in Canadian Foreign Policy" by Fen Osler Hampson, Norman Hillmer and Maureen Appel Molot, 2 - "The Changing Office and the Changing Environment of the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Axworthy Era" by Denis Stairs, 3 - "The Canadian Forces and Human Security: A Redundant or Relevant Military?" by Vincent Rigby, 4 ... View more info

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Of Passionate Intensity: Right-Wing Populism and the Reform Party of Canada.

By: Harrison, Trevor.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 1995

Seller ID: 31124

ISBN: 0802072046

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xiv - 325 pp. From foreword (of sorts) on the first page: ". . . looks at the problems faced by liberal democracies worldwide from the unique perspective of Canadian history and politics. In this timely book, Trevor Harrison examines the historical, social, and ideological forces that gave rise to changing political formations, particularly populist parties and movements." Fifty-one pages of notes and an 11 page index. Minor wear to the bottom fore corner of the front cover and some light scuffing to the covers, else fine. View more info

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Canada and Immigration: Public Policy and Public Concern.

By: Hawkins, Freda.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., McGill-Queen's University Press: 1972

Seller ID: 15490

ISBN: 0773501606

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; xvi - 444 pp. Red cloth (linen) over card stock covers with white andblack lettering. Tables, notes, 9 appendices, an 11 page bibliography and a 12 page general index. Author was Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. Former owner's name on half-title page, otherwise, a tight, clean copy. View more info

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Canada and Immigration: Public Policy and Public Concern.

By: Hawkins, Freda.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., McGill-Queen's University Press: 1972

Seller ID: 25846

ISBN: 0773501606

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; xvi - 444 pp. Red cloth (linen) over card stock covers with white and black lettering. Tables, notes, 9 appendices, an 11 page bibliography and a 12 page general index. Author was Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. The spine is faded or sunned, otherwise, a clean book with a tight binding. View more info

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Canada Among Nations, 2002: A Fading Power.

By: Hillmer, Norman and Maureen Appel Molot. (editors).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Oxford University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 26988

ISBN: 0195417917

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22.5 x 15.5 cm.; xii - 299 pp. A publication, the eighteenth in the series, from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Contents: 1 - "The Diplomacy of Decline" by Maureen Appel Molot and Norman Hillmer, 2 - "Canadian-American Relations: Does Canada Matter in Washington? Does It Matter if Canada Dosen't Matter?" by Andrew Cohen, 3 - "Fading Power of Rising Power: 11 September and Lessons from the Section 110 Experience" by Christopher Sands, 4 - "Another NEP: The Bush Energy Plan and Canada's Political and Policy Responses&... View more info

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The Polite Revolution: Perfecting the Canadian Dream.

By: Ibbitson, John.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27161

ISBN: 0771043511

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - (3) - 270 pp. Black cloth over boards with red gilt lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: ". . . one of this country's pre-eminent commentators offers a timely, impassioned analysis of the great issues, from immigration to defence, that confront Canada today". Previous owner's address label on the front free end paper. Both bottom fore corners of the boards are slightly bumped and this is reflected in the jacket at the same spots. Otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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The Canadian Legislative System: Politicians and Policymaking. (second revised edition).

By: Jackson, Robert J. and Michael M. Atkinson.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Gage Publishing.: 1983

Seller ID: 25700

ISBN: 0771556659

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xiv - 222 pp. First published by Macmillan in 1980. This second edition reflects the changes in the legislative system since 1980. The prefaces to both editions are present and I find them somewhat interesting. The first edition preface was written in Tunisia and the second edition preface was written in Berlin. (One can conjecture in a Canadian way - eh!) Six page general index at the back. The book shows only mild shelf wear and light scuffing, otherwise it appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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The Question of Separatism, Quebec and the Struggle Over Sovereignty.

By: Jacobs, Jane.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York., Random House.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33081

ISBN: 0394509811

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


134 pp. An expansion of Jacobs' Massey Lectures. References, index. She writes in support of a peacful independence of Quebec from the rest of Canada. Jacobs (1916-2006) was an American-Canadian journalist and activist best known for her work on urban development. Minor wear on dust jacket. A clean, sturdy volume. View more info

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List of Members of the House of Commons of Canada: With Their Respective Constituencies and Addresses. First session, Thirtieth Parliament, September 30, 1974.

By: Jerome, James. (Speaker of the House - editor emeritus).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Information Canada.: 1974

Seller ID: 25839

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 25 x 16.5 cm.; 91 pp. Light green wraps with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. A bilingual edition with the French title being: "Liste des députés à la chambre des communes du Canada avec indictaion de la circonscription électorale et de l'adresse du député. Première session du trentième parlement, 30 septembre 1974." The front cover has a corner crease and the spine fold is darkened, else very clean and tight. View more info

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List of Members of the House of Commons of Canada: With Their Respective Constituencies and Addresses. Second session, Thirtieth Parliament, January, 1977.

By: Jerome, James. (Speaker of the House - editor emeritus).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Information Canada.: 1977

Seller ID: 25840

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 25 x 16.5 cm.; 93 - [3] pp. Green wraps with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. A bilingual edition with the French title being: "Liste des députés à la chambre des communes du Canada avec indication de la circonscription électorale et de l'adresse du député. Deuxième session du trentième parlement, Janvier 1977." The covers have light edge wear and the spine fold is darkened, else very clean and tight. View more info

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Canadian Legislative Behavior: A Study of the 25th Parliament.

By: Kornberg, Allan.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., Holt, Rinehart and Winston.: 1967

Seller ID: 25699

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; x - 166 pp. The 25th parliament (September 27, 1962 to February 6, 1963) was the third shortest in Canadian history. It was a Progressive Conservative minority government led by John Diefenbaker with the opposition Liberals led by Lester Pearson. The speaker of the house was Marcel Lambert and the parliament sat for only one session until being dissolved. Two appendices are present and both deal with the interview process with the second appendix being the actual interview schedule and questionnaire. Bibliographical footnotes follow each chapter and a 4 page author index i... View more info

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Les tribulations des conservateurs au Québec de Bennett à Diefenbaker.

By: La Terreur, Marc.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Quebec City, Quebec., Les Presses de l'Universite Laval.: 1973

Seller ID: 28314

ISBN: 0774666641

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 265 pp. The text is in French. Illustrated with many reproductions of poitical cartoons from various periodicals and newspapers. Two appendices: A - "Pourcentage du vote conservateur par circonscription, au Québec de 1925 à 1963", B - "Composition ethnique des circonscription électorales du Québec", 11 page bibliography and a 7 page index. Previous owner's name on the first page and the covers show mild shelf wear to the edges, otherwise clean with a solid binding. View more info

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The True Face of Duplessis.

By: Laporte, Pierre

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Harvest House.: 1970

Seller ID: 27448

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; 140 - (1) pp. First published in French as "Le vrai visage de Duplessis" and translated into in 1961, this is the third English printing. Introduction by Stuart Keate. One page glossary at the back. Minor wear and soiling to the covers. View more info

Image for Canada, 1987-88: The State of the Federation.

Canada, 1987-88: The State of the Federation.

By: Leslie, Peter M. and Ronald L. Watts. (editors).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Queen's University / Institute of Intergovernmental Relations.: 1988

Seller ID: 26979

ISBN: 0889114579

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; vi - 249 - (7) pp. An annual "year in review report". Contents: 1 - "The Peripheral Predicament: Federalism and Continentalism" by Peter M. Leslie, 2 - "Issues of Constitutional Jurisdiction" (anonymous), 3 - "The Free Trade Intiative and Regional Strategies" by Sheilagh M. Dunn, 4 - "The Federal-Provincial Consultation Process" by Douglas M. Brown, 5 - "Much Ado about Meech" by David A. Milne, 6 - "La signification de l'Accord du lac Meech au Canada anglais et au Québec francophone: un tour de débat public" by Deni... View more info

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Canada; Nation and Neighbour.

By: Lower, Arthur R. M..

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27838

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; vii - 202 pp. Gray cloth over boards with dark blue lettering on the spine. From the author's foreword: "This is . . . an attempt to describe the ground out of which grows the opinion that sooner of later determines policy. It is an attempt to come to some understanding of the Canadian atrtitude toward the outside world and therefore of Canadian action with respect to it. The historical chapters of the book are concerned, not with what statesmen said and did but with the forces that at given periods have molded public opinion . . ." Previous owner's name on the fro... View more info

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Consensus: A Liberal Looks at His Party.

By: MacLaren, Roy.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Oakville, Ontario., Mosaic Press.: 1984

Seller ID: 26181

ISBN: 088962271X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 107 pp. Illustrated with 5 black and white photogrpahs and one 1882 political cartoon. Maclaren was the sitting Liberal member for Etobicoke North at the time of writing and concentrates on the period since 1945. The covers show some very light shelf wear, otherwise fine. View more info

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The Canadian Parliamentary Guide and Work of General Reference 1901 for Canada, the Provinces and Northwest Territories.

By: Magurn, Arnott J.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., 1901

Seller ID: 25849

Condition: Good


16mo - 16.5 x 11 cm.; [8] - 438 - [10] pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and blind stamped border rules on the front and back boards. The title continued: "Containing election returns, list and sketches of members, cabinets of the U.K., U.S., and Canada, governments and legislature of all the province, census returns etc." The library markings are a paper label on the lower spine, library markings on both sets of end papers, blind stamped seal on the title page and the library name stamped on the fore edge and tail edge of the text block. Pages 166, 167, 170, 1... View more info

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A Very Public Life: Volume I, Far From Home.

By: Martin, Paul.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Deneau: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18407

ISBN: 088879092

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiii - 482 pp. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Stated first edition. Previous owner's name stamped on the front paste down end paper. Illustrated with fourteen pages of black and white photographs. The dust jacket show general though quite mild shelf wear and scuffing. View more info

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Federalism and International Relations.

By: Martin, Paul.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Queen's Printer.: 1968

Seller ID: 26960

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 24.5 x 16.5 cm.; 56 pp. Card stock covers in a saddle stapled binding. Martin was the Secretary of State for External Affairs in the Liberal government under Lester B. Pearson and this document was meant to serve as a background piece describing the constitutional and legal considerations relating to the conduct of foreign affairs in Canada - from the preface by Pearson. The text is in English only. Previous owner's name on the first page, the covers show light wear and age darkening. View more info

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What's Past Is Prologue: The Memoirs of the Right Honourable Vincent Massey, CH.

By: Massey, Vincent

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Totonto, Ontario, Macmillan: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18414

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14.5 cm.; [18] - 540 pp. Tan / gray cloth with gilt lettering on a black spine panel. Illustrated with twenty-four pages of black and white photographs. The book shows quite mild shelf wear with like age-darkened text block edges. The dust jacket is lightly worn on the edges with a sunned spine and a inside tape repaired closed tear on the top fly fold at the front. View more info