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The Rise of a Third Party: A Study in Crisis Politics. (Enlarged Edition).

By: Pinard, Maurice.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Montreal Quebec., Mcgill - Queen's University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 9137

ISBN: 0773502319

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xxiii - 297 pp plus a 9 page index. Foreword by Neil J. Smelser. A case study of the rise of the Quebec Social Credit party in 1962 with further development of propositions with regards the rise of new political movements in general. Minor soiling and wear on the covers with a previous owner's name stamped on first page. View more info

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Beyond the Bottom Line: Management in Government.

By: Plumptre, Timothy W.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia., Institute for Research on Public Policy.: 1988

Seller ID: 27016

ISBN: 0886450691

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xx - 466 pp. From the back cover: "This book, one of very few on public sector management, suggests how to improve the system and foster management excellence". Three appendices: "Systems and Sisyphus: Three Decades of Management Change in Ottawa", "Improving Management in Whitehall", "A Brief History of Management". Sticker scar and remnants on the fron cover along with some mild and general shelf wear to the covers, otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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Mike Harris's Ontario: Open for Business, Closed for People.

By: Ralph, Diana with Andre Regimbald and Neree St-Amand. (editors).

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia., Fernwood Publishing.: 1997

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31125

ISBN: 1895686733

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 207 pp. Contents: "Preface" by Duncan Cameron, "Introduction" by Diana Ralph, "Harris's First Year: Attacks and resistance" by Bill Dare, 1 - "The Transnational Corporate Agenda Behind the Harris Regime" by Tony Clarke, 2 - "Déjà vu: Thatcherism in Ontario" by Paul Leduc Browne, 3 - "The Ontario Branch of American Conservatism" by André Régimbal, 4 - "Deficitism and Neo-Conservatism in Ontario" by Michelle Weinroth, 5 - "Rights and Right: Ending Social Citizenship in Tory Ontario" by Ian Morrison, 6 - "Social Assistance in the New Ontario" by Allan Moscovitch, 7 - "Tory ... View more info

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Radical Mandarin: The Memoirs of Escott Reid.

By: Reid, Escott.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 1989

Seller ID: 23508

ISBN: 0802058116

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xi - [11] - 405 pp. Very pale mauve cloth over boards with dark mauve lettering on spine. Illustrated with 13 black and white photographs on 10 pages. Comprehensive 11 page index at the back. The text block head edge is lightly dust soiled and the spine tips show a whisper of shelf wear, otherwise very clean and tight. View more info

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Radical Mandarin: The Memoirs of Escott Reid.

By: Reid, Escott.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27105

ISBN: 0802058116

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xi - (11) - 405 pp. Very pale mauve cloth over boards with dark mauve lettering on spine. From the jacket: "In the golden age of Canadian diplomacy, during the governments of Louis St. Laurent and Lester Pearson, Escott Reid played a central role". Illustrated with 13 black and white photographs on 10 pages. Comprehensive 11 page index at the back. One small bump (more of a little ding) to the bottom front fore corner and the spine tips show a whisper of wear. Otherwise very clean and tight. The unclipped dust jacket has mild wear on the head edge with one small closed tea... View more info

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Storm Signals: More Undiplomatic Diaries, 1962-1971.

By: Ritchie, Charles.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1983

Seller ID: 25698

ISBN: 0771597827

Condition: Fine in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 175 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Ritchie relates incidents from his last two major postings, Canadian Ambassador to Washington (1962-1966), during the presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, and Canadian High Commissioner in London (1967-1971). Nine page general index at the back. The dust jacket has moderate wear to the head edge and most of that at the spine crown. View more info

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Storm Signals: More Undiplomatic Diaries, 1962-1971.

By: Ritchie, Charles.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1983

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32941

ISBN: 0771597827

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 175 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Ritchie relates incidents from his last two major postings, Canadian Ambassador to Washington (1962-1966), during the presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, and Canadian High Commissioner in London (1967-1971). Nine page general index at the back. Signed by Ritchie on title page. A clean, sturdy copy. Dust jacket has moderate wear on edges. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Changing Role of the Privy Council Office. / L'Évolution du rôle du Bureau du Conseil Privé.

By: Robertson, Gordon.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Information Canada.: 1971

Seller ID: 26183

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 25 x 16.5 cm.; 22 - 23 pp. A bilingual "paper presented to the 23rd annual meeting of the Institute of Public Administration in Regina, September 8th, 1971" and bound in a dos-a-dos fashion with red and white covers in a saddle stapled binding. Gordon Robertson was the Secretary to the Cabinet at the time of writing. Minor wear and light browning to the covers, otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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Diefenbaker's World: A Populist in Foreign Affairs.

By: Robinson, H. Basil.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press: 1989

Seller ID: 27121

ISBN: 0802026788

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xv - [15] - 352 pp. Gray cloth over boards with blue gilt letting on spine. Illustrated with 14 pages of black and white photographs and cartoons. Well annotated with a four page bibliograph y and an eleven page index. The book shows very light wear to the fore corners and spine tips and has 3 pea size stains on the back board. Otherwise, 'tis clean and tight. A clear and removable cover has been fitted. View more info

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The Human Side of Politics.

By: Roche MP., Douglas.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Clarke, Irwin.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26174

ISBN: 0772010897

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xii - 209 pp. Blue cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Roche, at the time of writing, was the Conservative member from Edmonton-Strathcona. As a former journalist and the founding editior of the Western Catholic Reporter, he presents a unique perspective on the role of an elected representative. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper and the spine tips have some mild shelf wear. The clipped dust jacket is edge worn and scuffed. View more info

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Edward Blake: The Man of the Other Way 1833-1881, Leader and Exile 1881-1912. Two volumes.

By: Schull, Joseph.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan: 1975

Seller ID: 18291

ISBN: 0770512178X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; Volume 1: Edward Blake,The Man of the Other Way 1833-1881 (ISBN 0770512178X - 1975). xi - 257 pp. Volume 2: Edward Blake, Leader and Exile 1881-1912. (ISBN 0770513255 - 1976). xi - 266 pp. Both are bound with a gloss black paper over boards and gilt lettering on spine. Both volumes have 16 pages of black and white photographs and reproductions on a coated paper along with smaller in-text illustrations. Both dust jackets show moderate shelf wear and scuffing. Previous owner's inked note (date) on the front free end paper of volume 1. View more info

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Federalism and the Regulatory Process.

By: Schultz, Richard J.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Institute for Research on Public Policy.: 1979

Seller ID: 26155

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xxi - 92 pp. From the foreword by Michael J. L. Kirby: ". . . the practice of regulation - defining particular policy objectives, formulating procedures, and establishing limits - has now become a major public policy issue as more and more Canadians question whether the benefits of this regulation are being outweighed by its cost". The externals show only very mild wear and the spine is a tad darkened, otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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Toolkits and Building Blocks: Constructing a New Canada.

By: Simeon, Richard and Mary Janigan. (editors).

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., C. D. Howe Institute.: 1991

Seller ID: 27111

ISBN: 088806277X

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 25.5 x 17.5 cm.; (6) - 207 - (7) pp. The proceedings from a workshop entitled "Imaging Constitutional Futures" sponsored by the C. D. Howe Institute in November of 1990. View more info

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Beyond Two Solitudes.

By: Smith, Donald.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia., Fernwood Publishing.: 1998

Seller ID: 26047

ISBN: 155266001X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 143 pp. Translated from the original 1997 French edition, "D'Une nation à l'autre: des deux solitudes à la cohabitation" by Charles Phillips. Donald Smith is "an English Canadian who has learned French, moved to Quebec and successfully integrated into Francophone society". Illustrated with a few small black and white photographs. View more info

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A Very Double Life: The Private World of Mackenzie King.

By: Stacey, C. P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1976

Seller ID: 23468

ISBN: 0770513905

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 256 pp. Wine red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with sixteen pages of black and white photographs. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. Otherwise very clean with a solid and tight binding. Light shelf wear to the spine tips. The dust jacket shows mild shelf wear to the edges and that mostly on the spine tips. View more info

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Street Index / Indicateur des rues: Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Thunder Bay.

By: Statistics Canada.

Price: $8.00

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

Seller ID: 27769

Condition: Very Good+


4to - 27.5 x 21.5 cm.; 96 pages with pagination specific to each section. The text is in both English and French. The listings show, by electoral district, the civic addresses and names of the streets. There are no maps present as they were issued separately. Minor wear to the covers with a slight darkening of the spine. View more info

Image for Diefenbaker: Leadership Gained, 1956-62, Leadership Lost, 1962-67. (Two volumes).

Diefenbaker: Leadership Gained, 1956-62, Leadership Lost, 1962-67. (Two volumes).

By: Stursberg, Peter.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press: 1975

Seller ID: 18111

ISBN: 0802021301

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; Leadership Gained (ISBN - 0802021301, 1975): xv - 278 pp. Leadership Lost (ISBN - 0802022251, 1976). dark blue cloth over boards with silver and gilt lettering on spines. An oral history (Stursberg interviewed all the key people, some 56 in all) of the Chief's rise to and fall from power. Both volumes are illustrated with many black and white photographs and both have extensive indices with volume two having an appendix of the interview particulars (dates, lengths and Public Archive tape numbers). Both books and dust jackets show only mild shelf wear with the dust jacket of ... View more info

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Diversité des langues et bilinguisme.

By: Taillon, Leopold.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Les Editions De L'Atelier: 1967

Seller ID: 9805

Condition: Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 166 pp. The text is in French. Subtitled: "Problème mondial - Le phénomène humain - Le bilinguisme en éducation - Implications canadienne". The covers are soiled with mild edge wear while the binding is tight and the interior is clean. Small errata slip tipped in on the first page. View more info

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The Pundits: Power, Politics & the Press.

By: Tataryn, Lloyd.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Deneau Publishers.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27119

ISBN: 0888791232

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; (12) - 198 pp. Burgundy cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Eleven page bibliography and a 6 page index at the back. From the jacket: "Tataryn examines the power of the press on the development of society's perceptions - from the United Kingdom's elite press, that has often been the envy of journalists everywhere, to the United States press which, though maligned, is envied for its access to official government information, to Canada's press, caught between the elite British and the democratic model of the United States". The book shows a whisper of... View more info

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Canadian Defence: What We Have To Defend.

By: The Kelsey Club of Winnipeg.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.: 1937

Seller ID: 25850

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 98 pp. Green covers with black lettering on the front cover. "A series of ten broadcast discussions given over the national network of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, February 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, and May 2, 1937. Together with summaries of discussions". The Kelsey Club was a group of Winnipeg citizens which met weekly to discuss questions of interest to Canadians. The covers show mild and general wear with soiling to the spine and back cover. View more info