The big red machine : how the Liberal Party dominates Canadian politics (eBook, 2009) []
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The big red machine : how the Liberal Party dominates Canadian politics

The big red machine : how the Liberal Party dominates Canadian politics

Author: Stephen Clarkson
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2009], ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Stephen Clarkson, one of Canada's most respected political analysts, tells the engaging history of Canada's leading political party, an insightful case study in Canadian political campaigning, and an  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Clarkson
OCLC Number: 757509454
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 6 fév. 2009).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface: The Joy of WinningAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Party Systems and Liberal LeadersPierre Trudeau: Victory, Fall, and Recovery1974 The Liberal Party and Pierre Trudeau: The Jockey and the Horse1979 The Government's Defeat, the Party's Decline, and the Leader's (Temporary) Fall1980 Hiding the Charisma: Low-Bridging the SaviourJohn Turner: From Disappointment to Despair1984 The Dauphin and the Doomed: John Turner's Debacle1988 Election or Referendum? Disoriented in DefeatJean Chretien: Power without Purpose1993 Yesterday's Man and His Blue Grits: Backwards into Jean Chretien's Future1997 Securing Their Future Together2000 The Liberal Threepeat: The Multi-System Party in the Multi-Party SystemPaul Martin: Saved By the Far Right2004 Disaster and Recovery: Paul Martin As Political LazarusConclusionThe Liberal Party As Hegemon: Straddling Canadian History AppendixNotesBibliographyIndex
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