Fifteen men: Canada"s prime ministers from Macdonald to Trudeau

by Donaldson, Gordon

Publisher: Doubleday Canada, Publisher: Doubleday in Toronto, Garden City, N.Y

Written in English
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      Bibliography: p. 264-265.

      Statementillustrated by Don Morrison.
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      LC ClassificationsF1033 .D69
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 265 p.
      Number of Pages265
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      Open LibraryOL5313020M
      LC Control Number72097744

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Prime ministers, the central figures in parliamentary government and the leaders of political parties, fill dominant roles in Canada's political history. Their importance is recognized in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography/Dictionnaire biographique du Canada by the space devoted to them/5(3).

For a Canadian prime minister there is usually no higher ground than the claim to be the defender of national unity against threats of disruption and disintegration.

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