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Trudeaumania

Author: Paul Litt
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1968, Canadians took a chance on a new kind of politician. Pierre Trudeau became the leader of the Liberal Party and within two months was prime minister of Canada. His meteoric rise to power was driven by Trudeaumania, a phenomenon that generated the same media hype, sexual sizzle, and adoring crowds as Beatlemania. This book examines the origins, dynamics, and enduring significance of Trudeaumania, attributing  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Litt, Paul.
Trudeaumania.
(CaOONL)20169053423
Named Person: Pierre Elliott Trudeau; Pierre Elliott Trudeau; Pierre Elliott Trudeau; Pierre Elliott Trudeau; Pierre Elliott Trudeau; Wahl
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Litt
ISBN: 9780774834049 0774834048
OCLC Number: 948562469
Awards: Winner of CHA Political History Group Best Book in Political History, Canadian Historical Association 2017 (Canada)
Description: xii, 412 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Sixties, Modified --
Constucting the Peaceable Kingdom: Nationalism and Canadian Identity --
Celebrating the Simunation: The Centennial and Expo 67 --
"A Liberal to Watch": Pre-Mania Pierre --
Coy Wonder: How to Win a Leadership Race without Even Running --
Pop Goes the Image: A Mod Candidate for a Mad Canada --
Reel to Real I: The Liberal Leadership Campaign --
The Just Society, Participatory Democracy, and Other Platformities --
Reel to Real II: The federal election campaign --
Split Electorate: The Political Work of Mod.
Responsibility: Paul Litt.

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This book examines the origins, dynamics, and enduring significance of Trudeaumania, which swept Canada's political and cultural landscape in the late 1960s.  Read more...

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This well-written and well-researched book is the best on the Trudeau phenomenon. Summing Up: Essential. -- J.L. Granatstein, York University * CHOICE, April 2017 * [A]s Paul Litt ably shows in this Read more...

 
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