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The Blueprint: Conservative Parties and their Impact on Canadian Politics
The Blueprint: Conservative Parties and their Impact on Canadian Politics
Edited by J.P. Lewis and Joanna Everitt

In this collection, J.P. Lewis and Joanna Everitt bring together a group of up-and coming-political scientists as well as senior scholars to explore the recent history of the Conservative Party of Canada, covering the pre-merger period (1993–2003) and both the minority and majority governments under Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Published Aug 2017
Canadian Parties in Transition, Fourth Edition
Canadian Parties in Transition, Fourth Edition
Edited by Alain-G. Gagnon and A. Brian Tanguay
New material in the fourth edition covers topics such as the return to power of the Liberal Party, voting politics in Quebec, women in Canadian political parties, political campaigning, digital party politics, and municipal party politics.
Published Sep 2016
The Fate of Labour Socialism: The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation and the Dream of a Working-Class Future
The Fate of Labour Socialism: The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation and the Dream of a Working-Class Future
By James Naylor

The Fate of Labour Socialism is a fundamental reexamination of the CCF and Canadian working-class politics in the 1930s, one that will help historians better understand Canada’s political, intellectual, and labour history.

Published Apr 2016
Big Worlds: Politics and Elections in the Canadian Provinces and Territories
Big Worlds: Politics and Elections in the Canadian Provinces and Territories
Edited by Jared J. Wesley

Based on extensive data collection, Big Worlds examines Canada's ten provinces and three territories as distinct democratic "worlds."

Published Dec 2015
Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2009
Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2009
Edited by David Mutimer

The 2009 instalment of the Review covers the continuation of 2008’s economic and political crises from the end of Parliament’s first prorogation at the beginning of the year to the start of its unprecedented second prorogation at the end.

Published Dec 2015
Mike: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon. Lester B. Pearson, Volume Three: 1957-1968
Mike: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon. Lester B. Pearson, Volume Three: 1957-1968
By Lester B. Pearson With a foreword by the Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien

This volume of Mike covers Pearson’s election as leader of the Liberal Party, his years in opposition to the Diefenbaker government, and his achievements as prime minister.

Published Nov 2015
Mike: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon. Lester B. Pearson, Volume Two: 1948-1957
Mike: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon. Lester B. Pearson, Volume Two: 1948-1957
By Lester B. Pearson
With a foreword by the Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien

This volume, completed after Pearson’s death under the supervision of his son Geoffrey, recounts his involvement in Canadian politics and diplomacy as a MP and Secretary of State for External Affairs during the early years of the Cold War.

Published Nov 2015
Mike: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon.Lester B. Pearson, Volume One: 1897-1948
Mike: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon.Lester B. Pearson, Volume One: 1897-1948
By Lester B. Pearson
With a foreword by the Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien

Mike captures Pearson’s intellect, his sense of humour, and his humanity, offering a charming look at the youth of a great statesman.

Published Nov 2015
Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2008
Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2008
Edited by David Mutimer

This installment of the Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs reviews 2008: one of the most dramatic years in recent Canadian political history.

Published Jan 2015
Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2007
Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2007
Edited by David Mutimer

The Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs is an acclaimed series that offers informed commentary on important national events and considers their significance in local and international contexts. This latest instalment covers a year of dramatic activity in provincial politics.

Published Jan 2014