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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

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Mitch Hepburn.

By: McKenty SJ, Neil.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart: 1967

Seller ID: 23466

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [10] - 307 pp. Light beige cloth with purple lettering on spine and a horizontal purple band across boards and spine. Illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Elected as a Liberal to the premiership of Ontario in 1934, Hepburn became embroiled in squabbles both petty and substantial and his feud with fellow Liberal Mackenzie King led the dissembling of the Ontario Liberal Party. "I have made some mistakes" was one of his comments from his latter years. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The book itself shows a hint of shelf wear. The dust jac... View more info

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Diplomatic Departures: The Conservative Era in Canadian Foreign Policy, 1984-93.

By: Michaud, Nelson and Kim Richard Nossal. (editors).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia., UBC Press.: 2001

Seller ID: 26984

ISBN: 0774808640

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvii - 326 pp. Pictorial paper over boards. This is volume 14 in the "Canada and International Relations" series from UBC Press. Nineteen essays in all followed by 3 appendices (Chronology of Events 1984-93, Photo Gallery, Foreign Policy Appointments 1984-93), a 3 page bibliographical essay, and an 8 page index. The top fore corners, front and back are lightly bumped, otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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Canada Among Nations, 1985: The Conservative Agenda.

By: Molot, Maureen Appel and Brian W. Tomlin.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., James Lorimer.: 1986

Seller ID: 26998

ISBN: 0888629389

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22.5 x 15.5 cm.; x - 261 pp. A publication, the second in the series, from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Contents: 1 - "The Conservative Agenda" by Maureen Appel Molot and Brian W. Tomlin, 2 - "The Foreign Policy Decision Process" by John Kirton, 3 - "Arms Control Negotiations: Confronting the Paradoxes" by Joel J. Sokolsky, 4 - "Canadian Security Policy" by M. J. Tucker, 5 - "The World Economy: Suistaining Recovery and Initiating Renewal" by G. E. Salembier and Andrew R. Moroz, 6 - "Industrial Adju... View more info

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Canada Among Nations, 1987: A World of Conflict.

By: Molot, Maureen Appel and Brian W. Tomlin.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., James Lorimer.: 1988

Seller ID: 27000

ISBN: 0888629389

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22.5 x 15.5 cm.; xii - 243 pp. A publication, the fourth in the series, from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Contents: 1 - "A World of Conflict" by Maureen Appel Molot and Brian W. Tomlin, 2 - "Managing Global Conflict: Canada and International Summitry" by John Kirton, 3 - "Regional Conflict: De-escalation and Prospects for Resolution" by Brian S. Mandell, 4 - "Call To Arms: Canadian National Security Policy" by Fen Osler Hampson, 5 - "The World Economy: Consultation Without Performance" by John M. Curti... View more info

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Canada Among Nations, 1989: The Challenge of Change.

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

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Carleton University Press.: 1990

Seller ID: 27165

ISBN: 0886291068

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; x - 301 pp. A publication, the sixth in the series from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Contents: 1 - "The Challenge of Change" by Maureen Appel Molot and Fen Osler Hampson, 2 - "The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in Transition: Trends and Implications for Canada" by Lenard J. Cohen, 3 - "Rude Awakening: Canada and China Following Tiananmen" by Jeremy T. Paltiel, 4 - "Canada's Response to the New Détente in East-West Economic Relations" by Carl H. MacMillan, 5 - "Strategic Arms Control" b... View more info

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When the Iron is Hot: (Unabridged Edition of a Book on Social Problems).

By: Moore, W. H. (William Henry).

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Pickering, Ontario., Printers Guild.: 1944

Seller ID: 26817

Condition: Good+


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 124 pp. First published in 1943, this is the third printing. Pinkish wraps with red and green lettering on the font cover. Moore, 1872-1960, was a Liberal Member of Parliament serving under Mackenzie King and served until 1945. His chief interest was matters economic and this book was a clarion call to wake up to the dangers of the Marxist revolution and its inroads into Canadian institutions. A cheaply done edition that shows mild wear and soiling. View more info

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Quebec Versus Ottawa, the Struggle for Self-Government 1960-72.

By: Morin, Claude.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., University of Toronto Press.: 1976

Seller ID: 33079

ISBN: 0802062490

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xii - 164 pp. Translated and updated by Richard Howard from two French editions, Le Pouvoir quebecois. . .en negotiation published in 1972 and Le Combat quebecois published in 1973. During this period of time, Morin was Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs in Quebec. Some wear on cover, bit of soiling; a sturdy volume. View more info

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in All Fairness: A Native Claims Policy / En toute justice: Une politique des revendications des autochtones.

By: Munro, John C. (editor emeritus).

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.: 1981

Seller ID: 25836

ISBN: 0662516729

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 25 x 16.5 cm.; [2] - 30 and [2] - 32. Pictorial card stock covers in a saddle stapled binding. A bilingual publication printed in a dos-a-dos format, English/French. The Hon. John Munro was the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development at the time of publication. View more info

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Annual Northern Expenditure Plan, 1982-1983. (Canada).

By: Munro, John C. (editor emeritus).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Miinistry of Indian Affairs and Northern Development.: 1982

Seller ID: 27768

ISBN: 0662122976

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 20 pp. Light gray wraps with blue illustrations and black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Illustrated with graphs and charts of various kinds. Minor wear and light tanning to the covers, else fine. View more info

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Quebec in the Duplessis Era, 1935-1959, Dictatorship or Democracy?

By: Nish, Cameron (editor).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Copp Clark Publishing Company.: 1970

Seller ID: 33080

ISBN: 0773031145

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 16 cm.; 164 pp. Issues in Canadian History. A collection of different opinions on the subject of Duplessis' government. A clean, sturdy volume. View more info

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Background Papers and Reports.

By: Ontario Advisory Committee on Confederation. (chairman - H. I. Macdonald).

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Queen's Printer of Ontario.: 1967

Seller ID: 25697

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (16) - 435 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine (title is on a black spine panel) and the Ontario crest in gilt on a black panel centered near the top of the front board. Short preface by John Robarts, committe description and mandate followed by 14 papers by various authors and 6 government or ministerial reports. Previous owner's name on the half title page. The externals show very minor wear and the book is otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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The Cultural Connection: An Essay on Culture and Government Policy in Canada.

By: Ostry, Bernard.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1978

Seller ID: 26966

ISBN: 0771069006

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiv - 240 pp. This is the second printing. Four page introduction by Robert Fulford. Eight page index at the back. The cover show mild wear and scuffing, otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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How Ottawa Spends. 2000-2001: Past Imperfect, Future Tense.

By: Pal, Leslie A. (editor).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Oxford University press.: 2000

Seller ID: 26150

ISBN: 0195415396

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm; vi - 306 pp. Contents: 1 - "Past Imperfect, Future Tense" by Leslie A. Pal, 2 - "De L'État providence à l'État d'investissemen t social: Un nouveau paradigme pour enfant-er l'economie du savoir?" by Denis Saint-Martin, 3 - "Managing the Fiscal Dividend: The Politics of Selective Activism" by Geoffrey E. Hale, 4 - "Treasury Board as a Management Board: The Re-Invention of a Central Agency" by Evan H. Potter, 5 - "Battling for Remembrance: The Politics of Veterans Affairs Canada" by Michael J. Prince, 6 - "Re-Learning Our ABC's? Th... View more info

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Mike: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon. Lester B. Pearson. Volume 2, The International Years, 1948-1957.

By: Pearson, Lester B. (edited by John A. Munro and Alex I. Inglis).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, UK., Victor Gollancz: 1974

Seller ID: 30180

ISBN: 0575018232

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xi - 344 pp. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. First UK edition. Illustrated with 12 pages of black and white photographs. The corners and spine tips show light bumping and a previous owner has a a line inked note on the top of the front free end paper. Otherwise, clean and tight. The unclipped dust jacket has light wear on the edges and most of the that is on the head edge. View more info

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The Four Faces of Peace and the International Outlook.

By: Pearson, Lester B. (edited by Sherleigh G. Pierson).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Dodd, Mead & Company.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27162

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xix - 267 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The text block head edge is stained red to match as issued though quite faded now. An anthology of Pearson's speeches, statements, papers and lectures. Four page foreword by Dean Acheson. Three page index. Previous owner's name stamped discreetly on the title page. The head edges of the boards and the spine are sun faded. The unclipped dust jacket is faded on the spine and the head edge is moderately worn with two previous small tape repairs having been made. View more info

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Years of Impatience: 1950 - 1960.

By: Pelletier, Gerard.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Methuen.: 1984

Seller ID: 26172

ISBN: 0458982709

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 14.5 cm.; x - 245 pp. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated by Alan Brown from the original French edition: "Les années d'impatience, 1950-1960". Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. Pelletier's comments on Duplessis: "Duplessis inflicted upon us a twenty-year reign of lies, injustice and corruption, the systematic misuse of power, the sway of small minds and the triumph of stupidity". The book shows a trace of shelf wear to the spine tips. The clipped dust jacket has some mild edge wear to the spine tips and corners. View more info

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Essai contre le défaitisme politique: Imagination politique et intelligence économique.

By: Pestieau, Joseph.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Montreal Quebec, Les Presses De L'Univerite De Montreal: 1973

Seller ID: 8248

ISBN: 0840502087

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 255 pp. With an eight page bibliography and a comprehensive index. Rebound in a gray-blue library cloth. The text is in French. Aside from library markings (usual ones plus library stamps on the text block edges), the book is clean and tight appearing little used if at all. View more info