John A. MacDonald:The Young Politician

[PDF] John A. MacDonald:The Young Politician | by ½ Donald Grant Creighton - John A. MacDonald:The Young Politician, John A MacDonald The Young Politician The Dictionary of Canadian Biography calls this work probably the greatest Canadian biography yet published in English Donald Creighton s two volume account of Canada s first Prime Minister was origin
  • Title: John A. MacDonald:The Young Politician
  • Author: Donald Grant Creighton
  • ISBN: 9780770500733
  • Page: 490
  • Format: Paperback

[PDF] John A. MacDonald:The Young Politician | by ½ Donald Grant Creighton, John A. MacDonald:The Young Politician, Donald Grant Creighton, John A MacDonald The Young Politician The Dictionary of Canadian Biography calls this work probably the greatest Canadian biography yet published in English Donald Creighton s two volume account of Canada s first Prime Minister was originally published in the s as John A Macdonald The Young Lion and John A Macdonald The Old Chieftain Each of the volumes won a Governor General s LiTh [PDF] John A. MacDonald:The Young Politician | by ½ Donald Grant Creighton - John A. MacDonald:The Young Politician, John A MacDonald The Young Politician The Dictionary of Canadian Biography calls this work probably the greatest Canadian biography yet published in English Donald Creighton s two volume account of Canada s first Prime Minister was origin
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John A. MacDonald:The Young Politician

About Author

  1. Donald Grant Creighton studied at Victoria College, University of Toronto and Balliol College, Oxford In 1927 he was hired as a lecturer in U of T s Department of History, becoming professor in 1945, chairman 1954 59 and professor emeritus in 1971 The first of his many books, THE COMMERCIAL EMPIRE OF THE ST LAWRENCE 1937 , established him as the foremost English Canadian historian of his generation.Under the influence of Harold INNIS, Creighton adopted as a first principle the idea of the St Lawrence as the basis of a transcontinental economic and political system the LAURENTIAN THESIS He was also committed to history as a literary art, and his 2 volume biography of John A MACDONALD won the Governor General s Award 1952, 1955 As a nationalist with a centralist bias, Creighton in later years spoke out against the threats of continentalism and regionalism.

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