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A prophet in politics : a biography of J.S. Woodsworth

Author: Kenneth William Kirkpatrick McNaught
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, ©2001.
Series: Reprints in Canadian history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this elegant and rigorously researched work, Kenneth McNaught details the life, work, and principles of J.S Woodsworth and shows the powerful moral and political force that the pacifist, Methodist thinker exerted on Canadian politics. Woodsworth first went to the House of Commons in 1922, and became leader of the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation at its formation in 1933. A socialist to the end, he exhibited  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McNaught, Kenneth William Kirkpatrick, 1918-
Prophet in politics.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2001]
(DLC) 2002278372
(OCoLC)46952203
Named Person: J S Woodsworth; J S Woodsworth; J S Woodsworth
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth William Kirkpatrick McNaught
ISBN: 9781487516888 1487516886 9781442670426 1442670428 1282014579 9781282014572
OCLC Number: 244767191
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 339 pages).
Contents: Intro --
CONTENTS --
INTRODUCTION --
PREFACE --
PART I: 1874-1921 --
1. Frontier Evangelism --
2. Oxford and the British Slums --
3. Trial --
4. The Social Gospel --
5. Practical Experiments --
6. Decision --
7. The Plunge --
8. The Winnipeg Strike --
9. Electoral Verdict --
PART II: 1922-1927 --
10. Ottawa --
11. The New Member --
12. Assessing "National Policies --
13. Militarism, Imperialism, and Nationalism --
14. A Question of Politics --
15. Death of a Doctrine --
PART III: 1928-1935 --
16. The Depression (I) --
17. The Depression (II) --
18. The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation --
PART IV: 1935-1942 --
19. A Leader's Problems --
20. War --
21. Epilogue --
APPENDIX --
Co-operative Commonwealth Federation Programme --
INDEX --
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J --
K --
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M --
N --
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Series Title: Reprints in Canadian history.
Responsibility: by Kenneth McNaught ; with a new introduction by Allen Mills.
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McNaught details the life, work, and principles of J.S Woodsworth and shows the powerful moral and political force that the pacifist, Methodist thinker exerted on Canadian politics.  Read more...

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