By C.P. Stacey
Few historians are as certified as C.P. Stacey to handle the questions underlying Canada and the Age of Conflict. This quantity starts off his authoritative and magisterial basic historical past of Canada's relatives with the surface world.
The easy subject of the paintings is that overseas coverage, like charity, starts off at domestic. To this finish Professor Stacey emphasizes how altering social, monetary, and political stipulations inside Canada have dictated her reactions to exterior problems.
Volume I starts off at Confederation in 1867. It describes how an remoted self-governing colony whose exterior family have been managed by way of the British overseas workplace was once damaged in upon through the menaces of the fashionable age of worldwide clash and lower than those pressures stumbled on itself assuming the prestige and powers of a kingdom kingdom. The dramatic years of the 1st global battle and the peace payment are handled intimately, and quantity I ends with the arrival of Mackenzie King as major Minister in 1921.
The males who made Canadian coverage are strongly depicted. There are pen graphics of Sir John A. Macdonald, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Robert Borden, Arthur Meighen, the influential civil servant Loring Christie, the younger Mackenzie King, and lots of different Canadians, and of the statesmen out of the country with whom they'd to deal.
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Canada and the Age of Conflict: Volume 1: 1867-1921: History of Canadian External Policies (Heritage) by C.P. Stacey