Mike's world : Lester Pearson and Canadian external affairs (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Mike's world : Lester Pearson and Canadian external affairs

Mike's world : Lester Pearson and Canadian external affairs

Author: Asa McKercher; Galen R Perras
Publisher: Vancouver [British Columbia] : UBC Press, Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, [2017] 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Although fifty years have passed since Lester Pearson stepped down as prime minister, he still influences debates about Canada's role in the world. Mike's World explores the myths surrounding Pearsonianism to explain why he remains such a touchstone for understanding Canadian foreign policy. Leading scholars dig deeply into his diplomatic and political career, especially during the 1960s and his time as prime  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Lester B Pearson; Lester B Pearson; Lester B Pearson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Asa McKercher; Galen R Perras
ISBN: 9780774835305 0774835303 0774835281 9780774835282 9780774835312 0774835311 9780774835329 077483532X
OCLC Number: 1011550366
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 364 pages)
Contents: Pearson and Pearsonianism / Robert Bothwell --
Pragmatic peacekeeping : the Pearson years / Michael K. Carroll --
Pearson and the United Nations : tracking the stoicism of a frustrated idealist / Adam Chapnick --
C'est la guerre : the diplomacy of Mike Pearson and Paul Martin / Greg Donaghy --
Lester Pearson and the substance of the sixties / Stephen Azzi --
Lester Pearson, human rights, and the United Nations / Jennifer Tunnicliffe --
Lester Pearson and Arctic sovereignty : a case of un-Pearsonian diplomacy / Peter Kikkert, Adam Lajeunesse, and P. Whitney Lackenbauer --
Not so nobel : Arab perceptions of Lester Pearson and Canada / Maurice Labelle Jr. --
Friendly noises but distant neighbours : Pearson, Latin America, and the Caribbean / John Dirks --
A long goodbye : Pearson and Britain / Lara Silver --
A cold warrior? Pearson and the Soviet bloc / Timothy Andrews Sayle --
Commonwealth conundrums : Canada and South Asia during the Pearson era / Ryan Touhey --
Pearson's promises and the NATO nuclear dilemma / Isabel Campbell --
Pearson, France, and Quebec's international personality / Brendan Kelly --
Pearson and environmental diplomacy / Norman Hillmer, Daniel Macfarlane, and Michael Manulak.
Responsibility: edited by Asa McKercher and Galen Roger Perras.
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A major reassessment of a man synonymous with Canadian foreign policy, this book explores the complicated actions and legacy of Canada's foremost statesman.  Read more...


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The essay format, where the authors are able to drill down deeply into many specific areas, helps illustrate many elements of Mr Pearson's career which are likely unknown to even the most expert Read more...

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