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CANADA 1957-1967:  THE YEARS OF UNCERTAINTY AND INNOVATION.  THE CANADIAN CENTENARY SERIES NO. 19., Granatstein, J.L.

Author Name    Granatstein, J.L.

Title   CANADA 1957-1967: THE YEARS OF UNCERTAINTY AND INNOVATION. THE CANADIAN CENTENARY SERIES NO. 19.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1986

ISBN Number    0771035152 / 9780771035159

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID   28770

375 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, political cartoons. Signed by author on title page. "In the tenth decade of Canada's confederation, the expansive and unifying post-war boom gave way to rapid change and conflicting choices. These were the years of John Diefenbaker and Lester Pearson, years when Canada's culture, economy, and politics took new directions and the foundations of today's political and social realities were laid. Beginning with a survey of the country in 1957, poised to grasp Diefenbaker's grand 'Vision', the author vividly describes how the Progressive Conservative promise won the nation - and later could not be fulfilled. In these critical years Canada joined NORAD and scrapped the Avro Arrow jet fighter; the Diefenbaker Cabinet tore itself apart over the nuclear arms question. At the same time, the economic crisis of the early sixties gave the Liberals a much-needed political weapon as the government faced soaring budget deficits, a declining dollar, and a severe recession. Politics mirrored public feelings in the mid-1960s as governments federal and provincial addressed new kinds of problems. Unification of the armed forces, medicare, and bilingualism in the public services, especially in the context of the growing political and cultural ferment in Quebec, proved divisive as well as innovative." Minor wrinkle at bottom of spine. Dust jackat has very small tear and creases at top of spine - archivally taped, some very light edge wear/wrinkling with one tiny tear archivally taped.

Canada,  Politics,  Government,  Mid  20th  Century,  CF-105,  Avro  Arrow,  A.V.  Roe,  Anti-Americanism,  Leon  Balcer,  R.A.  Bell,  Bilingualism,  Claude  Bissell,  Allan  Blakeney,  Bomarc  Missile,  British  Columbia,  Robert  B.  Bryce,  Budgets,  Cabinet,  Dalton  Camp,  Canadian  Medical  Association,  Real  Caouette,  Gordon  Churchill,  Brooke  Claxton,  Commonwealth  Conference,  James  E.  Coyne,  Charles  De  Gaulle,  Department  Of  External  Affairs,  National  Defence,  John  Diefenbaker,  Tommy  Douglas,  Peter  Dwyer,  Elections,  Donald  Fleming,  Foreign  Investments,  Davie  Fulton,  Gallup  Polls,  Walter  Gordon,  Howard  Green,  Alvin  Hamilton,  Douglas  Harkness,  George  Hees,  Paul  Hellyer,  John  F.  Kennedy,  William  Lyon  Mackenzie  King,  Labour,  Judy  Lamarsh,  Jean  Lesage,  Rene  Levesque,  Liberal  Party,  Paul  Martin,  Vincent  Massey,  New  Democratic  Party,  NDP,  North  Atlantic  Treaty  Organization,  NATO,  NORAD,  Nuclear  Weapons,  Ontario,m  Lester  B.  Pearson,  Canadian  Prime  Ministers,  J.W.  Pickersgill,  Polls,  Progressive  Conservative  Party,  Quebec,  Quiet  Revolution,  Ralliement  Des  Creditistes,  Royal  Canadian  Air  Force,  RCAF,  Dean  Rusk,  Louis  St.  Laurent,  Saskatchewan,  Pierre  Sevigny,  Mitchell  Sharp,  Social  Credit,  Robert  Stanfield,  Taxes,  Pierre  Elliott  Trudeau,  Albert  W.  Trueman,  Military  Unification,  United  States,  Recession,  Dollar,  Economy,  Medicare,  Nationalism,  Culture,  Canada  Council. 

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