Wilfrid Laurier

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Dundurn, Jan 1, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 192 pages
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Wilfrid Laurier’s life journey took him from a small Quebec village to the Parliament of Canada. He possessed a rare combination of the common touch and political savvy, which he effectively used to remain prime minister of Canada for fifteen years (1896-1911).

 

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Contents

The Pledge
1 Canadien Roots
2 The Secret of the Future
17
3 Time to Take a Chance
25
4 New Horizons
33
5 The Way Forward
47
6 One Nation
61
7 The Sunny Way
71
9 Downhill
95
10 First Chill of Defeat
107
11 Under Fire
119
12 Defeat With Honour
131
Canada First
143
Chronology of Wilfrid Laurier 18411919
147
Sources Consulted
169
Index
171

8 Storm Warnings
83

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About the author (2002)

Roderick Stewart is the author of three books on Norman Bethune: The Mind of Norman Bethune (1990), Norman Bethune (1974), and Bethune (1973). He has written high school history textbooks and edited books for major Canadian publishers. He currently lives in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

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