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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
Examining past and present policies on immigration, current arguments regarding the evolution of the Canadian constitutional system and the continuing search for new definitions of citizenship; this book looks at the components of citizenship in Canada and the diversity of attitudes. more...
- Insomniac Press 2001; US$ 15.95
Alien Invasion is the first critical look at the past eight years of Tory rule in Ontario. How did a province renowned for being middle-of-the-road suddenly embrace the forces of far-right conservatism? How have the cuts to health care, the spectre of private universities, regular public sector strikes, and the tragedy in Walkerton all come to pass?... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2008; US$ 19.99
The award-winning, bestselling author of While Canada Slept gives his view of a country wasted on Canadians. What is national character? What makes the Americans, the British, the French, the Russians, and the Chinese who they are? In this homogenized world, where globalization is a byword for a deadening sameness, why do peoples who live in the... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2009; US$ 24.99
Updated to 2007, including Canada?s war on terrorism. Is Canada really ?a peaceable kingdom? with ?an unmilitary people?? Nonsense, says Desmond Morton. This is a country that has been shaped, divided, and transformed by war ? there is no greater influence in Canadian history, recent or remote. From the shrewd tactics of Canada?s First Nations to... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2009; US$ 26.95
Each of these essays begins with the words ?A Canadian is . . .?. Each one is very different, producing a fascinating book for all thinking Canadians. Irvin Studin is an idealistic young Canadian who wanted to do something extraordinary for his country. So he decided to approach leading Canadians ? he calls them ?sages? ? to tell us what they believe... more...
- Tundra 2009; US$ 9.95
The last place in North America where black people and white people could not sit down together to share a cup of coffee in a restaurant was not in the Deep South. It was in the small, sleepy Ontario town of Dresden. Dresden is the site of Uncle Tom?s Cabin. Slaves who made their way north through the Underground Railroad created the thriving Dawn... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 14.95
Last November America elected its first black president. Canada, too, went to the polls that month. The difference for the two nations was remarkable: Americans had a clear choice between an indecisive, has-been who represented at best more of the same and a progressive, eloquent, African American, the first ever black presidential candidate. As Ibbitson... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 20.95
This book shines a light of devastating clarity on French-Canadian society in the 1930s and 1940s, when young elites were raised to be pro-fascist, and democratic and liberal were terms of criticism. The model leaders to be admired were good Catholic dictators like Mussolini, Salazar in Portugal, Franco in Spain, and especially Pétain, collaborator... more...