Canada's Prime Ministers: Macdonald to Trudeau - Portraits from the Dictionary of Canadian Biography

Canada's Prime Ministers: Macdonald to Trudeau - Portraits from the Dictionary of Canadian Biography

by Ramsay Cook (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802091734
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 10/27/2007
Series: Dictionary of Canadian Biography Series
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.24(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.41(d)

About the Author

Ramsay Cook is former General Editor, Dictionary of Canadian Biography/Dictionnaire biographique du Canada and professor emeritus of history, York University.

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Introduction     ix
Sir John Alexander Macdonald: Liberal Conservative, 1867-73, 1878-91     1
Alexander Mackenzie: Liberal, 1873-78     51
Sir John Joseph Caldwell Abbott: Liberal Conservative, 1891-92     81
Sir John Sparrow David Thompson: Liberal Conservative, 1892-94     93
Sir Mackenzie Bowell: Liberal Conservative, 1894-96     117
Sir Charles Tupper: Liberal Conservative, 1896     127
Sir Wilfrid Laurier: Liberal, 1896-1911     149
Sir Robert Laird Borden: Liberal Conservative, 1911-17; Unionist, 1917-20     193
Arthur Meighen: National Liberal and Conservative, 1920-21; Liberal Conservative, 1926     225
William Lyon Mackenzie King: Liberal, 1921-26, 1926-30, 1935-48     251
Richard Bedford Bennett, 1st Viscount Bennett: Liberal Conservative, 1930-35     299
Louis-Stephen St-Laurent: Liberal, 1948-57     329
John George Diefenbaker: Progressive Conservative, 1957-63     355
Lester Bowles Pearson: Liberal, 1963-68     385
Pierre Elliott Trudeau: Liberal, 1968-79, 1980-84     415
Contributors     453
Illustration Credits     455
Index     457

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