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Pearson : the unlikely gladiator

Pearson : the unlikely gladiator

Author: Norman Hillmer
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal [Quâe.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In this volume Robert Bothwell introduces Pearson the man and Denis Stairs presents his political ideas. Governor General award-winning author and journalist Christina McCall and J.L. Granatstein compare Pearson and his nemesis, John Diefenbaker. Stephen Azzi and Greg Donaghy write respectively about Pearson's relations with Walter Gordon and Paul Martin, Sr. Tom Kent and Penny Bryden discuss the Pearson welfare  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pearson, the unlikely gladiator.
Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999
(DLC) 99900505
Named Person: Lester B Pearson; Lester B Pearson; Lester B Pearson; Lester B Pearson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Hillmer
ISBN: 9780773567368 0773567364
OCLC Number: 181843463
Description: 1 online resource (x, 213 pages)
Contents: Contents --
Foreword --
Introduction: Pearson and the Sense of Paradox --
Canada's Moment: Lester Pearson, Canada, and the World --
Lester B. Pearson and the Meaning of Politics --
Pearson and Diefenbaker: Similar Men? --
The Unlikely Gladiators: Pearson and Diefenbaker Remembered --
Lester B. Pearson and the Conundrum of National Unity, 1963�1968 --
Lester B. Pearson and Canadian Unity --
Prescience, Prudence and Procrastination: National Social Policies in the Pearson Era --
It Was Walter's View: Lester Pearson, the Liberal Party and Economic Nationalism A Good Man for the Middle Innings: Lester Pearson and the Media, 1963�1968Minding the Minister: Pearson, Martin and American Policy in Asia, 1963�1967 --
Pearsonianism --
Pragmatism --
Continuity --
Reformism --
Consistency --
Duality --
Unity --
Notes --
Acknowledgements --
Contributors --
Index --
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D --
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G --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
O --
P --
Q --
R --
S --
T --
U --
V --
W --
Responsibility: edited by Norman Hillmer.
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This text provides a critical examination of Lester B. Pearson's legacy as Prime Minister of Canada. His years were full of action and originality, yet the book also delves into the corruption and  Read more...


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