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At face value : the life and times of Eliza McCormack/John White

Author: Donald Harman Akenson
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While tracing the history of John White, a trustworthy, nineteenth-century Tory backbencher with an unusual understand-ing of the political situation of women and indigenous minorities, Don Akenson  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographical fiction
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Akenson, Donald H.
At face value.
Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1990
(DLC) 91155974
Named Person: Eliza McCormack White; John White; Eliza McCormack White; John White; Eliza McCormack White; John White
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Harman Akenson
ISBN: 9780773562523 0773562524
OCLC Number: 243500913
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 245 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""PART ONE: DONEGAL'S OWN""; ""1 The Real World""; ""2 Mumming""; ""3 Hard Roads""; ""4 Rites of Passage""; ""PART TWO: NEW DIMENSIONS""; ""5 I Blush to Remember""; ""6 Prospecting""; ""7 Hard Graft""; ""8 Emancipation""; ""PART THREE: MY OWN MAN""; ""9 Home and Hearth""; ""10 Civic Sense""; ""11 Gathering Force""; ""12 The People's Choice""; ""13 Loyalties""; ""PART FOUR: CHANGING FORTUNES""; ""14 Lapses""; ""15 Assay""; ""16 Postscript""; ""A Note on Sources""
Responsibility: Don Akenson.
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