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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

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Canada Among Nations, 1998: The Tory Record.

By: Tomlin, Brian W. and Maureen Appel Molot. (editors).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., James Lorimer.: 1989

Seller ID: 26980

ISBN: 1550281976

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; x - 253 pp. A publication, the fifth in the series, from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Contents: 1 - "The Tory Record: Looking Back, Looking Ahead" by Brian W. Tomlin and Maureen Appel Molot, 2 - "Foreign Policy Decision Making in the Mulroney Government" by John Kirton, 3 - "A Post-Modernist World: The Changing International Politico-Security System" by Fen Osler Hampson, 4 - "Canadian Security Policy" by Michael Tucker, 5 - "Choices for the Global Economy" Lorraine Eden, 6 - "The Cana... View more info

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Canada Among Nations, 1986: Talking Trade.

By: Tomlin, Brian W. and Maureen Appel Molot. (editors).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., James Lorimer.: 1987

Seller ID: 26989

ISBN: 0888628609

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22.5 x 15.5 cm.; xii - 230 pp. A publication, the third in the series, from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Contents: 1 - "Talking Trade: Perils of the North American Option" by Brian W. Tomlin and Maureen Appel Molot, 2 - "The Structure of Foreign Policy Decision Making and Management" by Harald von Rickhoff, 3 - "Arms Control and East-West Relations" by Fen Osler Hampson, 4 - "Canadian Defence Policy: Coping with the Gap" by Joel J. Sokolsky, 5 - "Manging the International Economy" by Daniel Roseman wit... View more info

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Canada Among Nations, 1984: A Time of Transition.

By: Tomlin, Brian W. and Maureen Appel Molot. (editors).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., James Lorimer.: 1985

Seller ID: 27159

ISBN: 0888627963

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 222 pp. A publication, the first in a planned series, from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Contents: 1 - "A Time of Transition: Issues, Environments and Government" by Brian W. Tomlin and Maureen Appel Molot, 2 - "Managing Canadian Foreign Policy" by John Kirton, 3 - "Canada between the Superpowers: The Search for Stability" by C. A. Cannizzo, 4 - "The Trudeau Peace Initiative: The Politics of Reversing the Arms Race" by Harald von Riekhoff and John Sigler, 5 - "The World Economy 1984; Strug... View more info

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The Image of Confederation: The Massey Lectures, Third Series, 1963.

By: Underhill, Frank H.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.: 1967

Seller ID: 25695

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 12.5 cm.; (10) - 84 pp. First published in 1964, this is the fourth printing. Five pages of references and a 6 page listing of "Some Books of the Last Hundred Years" on the topic at the back. Minor wear to the cover edges and previous owner's name on the first page. Otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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Justice, Not Just Us: Faith Perspectives and National Priorities.

By: Vandezande, Gerald. (edited by Mark R. Vander Vennen).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Public Justice Resource Centre.: 1999

Seller ID: 27404

ISBN: 0968669606

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xviii - 150 - (2) pp. Full colour wraps with french folded fore edge flaps. A collection of essays by Vandezande on topics such as child poverty, economic inequity, balkanization of Canada, educational injustice, same-gender questions, all geared to offering a justice and value framework founded on the biblical principle of public justice. Foreword by Janet Somerville. Included as part of the book is the correspondence that the author had with Paul Martin when the latter was the Minister of Finance. Two appendices and 15 pages of notes. View more info

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The Outsider: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau

By: Vastel, Michel.

Price: $6.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan: 1990

Seller ID: 18381

ISBN: 0771591004

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; vi - 266 pp. Red cloth with black lettering on spine. Illustrated with sixteen pages of black and white photographs. Previous owner's name stamped discreetly on the bottom of the title page and again on the bottom of the back free end paper. Otherwise very clean and tight with no signs of use. The unclipped dust jacket shows mild shelf wear. View more info

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Historic Trauma and Aboriginal Healing.

By: Wesley-Esquimaux, Cynthia C. and Magdalena Smolewski.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Aboriginal Healing Foundation.: 2004

Seller ID: 32101

ISBN: 0973397683

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; iv - 110 pp. Contents: Introductory section with definitions, summary and scope of the study, Chapter 1: "Historical Background" in 4 sections - "European Arrival in the Americas", "And the People Were Dancing", "A Legacy of Death and Suffering", "Death Is Always Death". Chapter 2: "Analyzing the Trauma" in 6 sections - "Early Period; Cultural Transition - Physical Areas of Impact", "Early Period Cultural Transition - Economic Area of Impact", "Middle Period: Cultural Transition - Cultural Area of Impact", "Middle Period: Cultural Dispossession - Social Area of Impact", "L... View more info

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Political Parties in Canada.

By: Winn, Conrad and John McMenemy.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McGraw-Hill Ryerson.: 1976

Seller ID: 25701

ISBN: 0070822603

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 291 pp. The majority of the 15 articles are written by Winn and McMenemy with 7 being co-authored with other prominent political writers. Two appendices and a 10 page general index at the back. The covers show mild wear and light scuffing while the interior is clean and the binding is tight. View more info

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Diplomatic Missions: The Ambassador in Canadian Foreign Policy.

By: Wolfe, Robert. (editor).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Queen's University.: 1998

Seller ID: 27123

ISBN: 0889118019

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 207 pp. The text of papers presented at a workshop held in Ottawa, June 25-26, 1997 and hosted jointly by the School of Policy Studies at Queen's and the Canadian Centre for Foreign Policy Development. Contents: 1 - "The Many Diplomatic Missions of Canada's Ambassadors" by Robert Wolfe, 2 - "Diplomatic Puzzles: A Review of the Literature" by Andrew F. Cooper, 3 - "Diplomacy at the Coal-Face: A Mission to Pakistan in the 1990's" by Louis A. Delvoie, 4 - "Small Missions in Hard Times: Lagos, 1996-1997" by Janet L. Graham, 5 - "Fish, F... View more info

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Response, Responsibility, and Renewal: Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Journey.

By: Younging, Gregory with Jonathan Dewar and Mike DeGagne. (editors).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Aboriginal Healing Foundation.: 2009

Seller ID: 32104

ISBN: 1897285728

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 22 cm.; xii - 409 pp. The front cover has a french folded fore edge flap. This volume contains personal reflections on the opportunities and challenges posed by the truth and reconciliation process and is in 3 sections: "History in Our Midst", "Restitution, Reconciliation, Rhetoric", and "Tomorrow's History". Seven appendices. Minor wear to the edges of the covers and light scuffing of the covers themselves. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info