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Author Name    Robin, Martin.

Title   THE RUSH FOR SPOILS: THE COMPANY PROVINCE, 1871-1933 & PILLARS OF PROFIT: THE COMPANY PROVINCE, 1934-1972. 2 VOLUME SET.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1972

ISBN Number    0771076754 / 9780771076756

Seller ID   28695

318 pp, 351 pp, 9 1/4" H - 2 volume set. 'The Rush for Spoils' - published 1972, ISBN 0771076754. 'Pillars of Profit' - published 1973, ISBN 077107672X. B&w illustrations. "This is an extensively researched and thorough history of British Columbia that represents a new departure in the political and historical literature of the province. (The) first volume covers the years to 1933, when Conservative Premier Tolmie was replaced by the Liberal Pattullo. (The second volume covers) the stormy years of T.D. Pattullo's war on the Great Depression, the Liberal-Conservative coalition against Socialism, the reign of W.A.C. Bennett and Social Credit during twenty years of scandal and controversy and, finally, the victory of the N.D.P. under Dave Barrett in the general election of August, 1972. Dr. Robin's critical approach to the politicians, their ideologies and policies, is supported by a mass of facts that will make this well-written and entertaining study a standard reference work for years to come." The Rush for Spoils has minor wrinkle at bottom of spine and very small light stain on top of text block. Dust Jackets: 'The Rush for Spoils' has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, four small edge tears archivally taped. 'Pillars of Profit' has very light edge wear and rubbing.

W.J.  Bowser,  H.C.  Brewster,  British  Columbia,  British  Columbia  Federation  Of  Labour,  Canadian  Northern  Pacific  Railway,  Canadian  Pacific  Railway,  F.L.  Carter-Cotton,  Chinese,  Columbia  And  Western  Railway,  Conservative  Party,  Moses  B.  Cotsworth,  Amor  De  Cosmos,  James  Dunsmuir,  Price  Ellison,  Esquimalt  And  Nanimo  Railway,  John  Wallace  De  Beque  Farris,  Timothy  Foley,  F.J.  Fulton,  R.  Edward  Gosnell,  Grand  Trunk  Pacific  Railway,  James  Hawthornwaite,  Kettle  River  Valley  Railway,  Sir  Wilfrid  Laurier,  Liberal  Party,  Richard  McBride,  Malcolm  Archibald  MacDonald,  Gerald  Grattan  McGeer,  William  Mackenzie,  John  Duncan  MacLean,  Donadl  Mann,  Alex  Malcolm  Manson,  Jospeh  Martin,  Albert  Metin,  John  Oliver,  Pacific  Great  Eastern  Railway,  Thomas  Dufferin  Pattullo,  R.H.  Pooley,  Edward  Gawler  Prior,  Provincial  Party,  W.C.  Shelly,  Mary  Ellen  Smith,  Ralph  Smith,  Socialist  Party  Of  Canada,  R.G.  Tatlow,  Terms  Of  Union,  Simon  Fraser  Tolmie,  Charles  H.  Tupper,  John  Herbert  Turner,  Patrick  Welch,  Parker  Williams,  Herbert  Anscomb,  William  Andrew  Cecil  Bennett,  W.A.C.  Bennett,  Robert  Bonner,  Co-Operative  Commonwealth  Federation,  John  Diefenbaker,  E.  Davie  Fulton,  P.A.  Gaglardi,  Einar  Gunderson,  Ernest  Hansell,  John  Hart,  Bruce  Hutchison,  Bjorn  Ingemar  Johnson,  Sir  Richard  McBride,  Royal  Lethington  Maitland,  New  Democratic  Party,  Peer  Paynter,  Tilly  Rolston,  Cyril  Shelford,  Social  Credit  Party,  George  Moir  Weir,  Lyle  Wicks,  Harold  Winch,  Gordon  Wismer. 

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