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The once and future Canadian democracy : an essay in political thought

Author: Janet Ajzenstat
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An inspiring case for parliamentary democracy and a sympathetic exploration of current discontents.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Ajzenstat
ISBN: 0773526587 9780773526587 0773526595 9780773526594
OCLC Number: 52286220
Description: x, 192 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Liberals and Romantics --
1. Prenez Garde! --
2. Beyond Right-Centre-Left --
3. The Evil Futures --
pt. 2. Getting to Democracy --
4. What Romantics Say --
5. Are We There Yet? Liberal Arguments --
6. Why Historians Can't Put a Date to Democracy --
7. What Did the Fathers Say? --
8. The Monarchical Element --
9. Parliament: The Talking Shop --
pt. 3. Bringing in the Future --
10. Last Train from Right-Centre-Left --
11. Romantic Ideas: George Grant --
12. Romance in a Democratic Clime --
13. The Romantic Artist in Her Lonely Garret --
14. The Three Deaths of the Canadian Constitution.
Responsibility: Janet Ajzenstat.
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