Rivals for Power: Ottawa and the Provinces: The contentious history of the Canadian federation

Rivals for Power: Ottawa and the Provinces: The contentious history of the Canadian federation

by Ed Whitcomb

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ISBN-13: 9781459412392
Publisher: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Ed Whitcomb graduated with a Ph.D. in History from the University of London. After a short university teaching career he joined the Canadian Foreign Service specializing in political, economic, strategic, and intelligence analysis. He has lived in four regions of Canada as well as in four other countries with federal constitutions. He has published numerous articles on Canadian history, and is the author of a series of ten brief histories of the Canadian provinces.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Chapter 1: Background to 1864

Chapter 2: Towards Confederation, 1864-1867

Chapter 3: Confederation

Chapter 4: Implementing Federalism, 1867-1878

Chapter 5: Macdonald's Centralism, 1878-1896

Chapter 6: Laurier and the Golden Age of Federalism, 1896-1911

Chapter 7: The First World War and the Twenties, 1911-1929

Chapter 8: The Depression, 1929-1930

Chapter 9: The Second World War and the Post-War Period, 1939-1950

Chapter 10: St. Laurent and Diefenbaker, 1948-1963

Chapter 11: The Pearson Years: 1963-1968

Chapter 12: The First Trudeau Regime, 1968-1979

Chapter 13: The Second Trudeau Regime, 1980-1984

Chapter 14: Mulroney, Meech, and Charlottetown, 1984-1993

Chapter 15: The Chr tien Era, 1993-2003

Chapter 16: Federalism in the Twenty-First Century

Conclusion

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