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A short history of the state in Canada

Author: E A Heaman
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2015.
Series: Themes in Canadian history, 11.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A concise, elegant survey of a complex aspect of Canadian history, A Short History of the State in Canada examines the theory and reality of governance within Canada's distinctive political heritage: a combination of Indigenous, French, and British traditions, American statism and anti-statism, and diverse, practical experiments and experiences. E.A. Heaman takes the reader through the development of the state in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Heaman, Elsbeth, 1964-
Short history of the state in Canada
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E A Heaman
ISBN: 9781442624528 1442624523 9781442624535 1442624531
OCLC Number: 929628968
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. In the Absence of the State --
2. The Ancien-Regime State --
3. The Liberal State in the Nineteenth Century --
4. The People's State in the Twentieth Century.
Series Title: Themes in Canadian history, 11.
Responsibility: E.A. Heaman.


A Short History of the State in Canada is a valuable introduction to the topic for political scientists, historians, and anyone interested in Canada's past and present.  Read more...


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'Heaman has written a useful, lucid history of Canadian governance that gives full weight to the First Nations, the French and English regimes, and modernization.' -- J.L. Granatstein Choice Magazine Read more...

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