Discovering Confederation : a Canadian's story / Janet Ajzenstat.

The author is one of Canada's most respected thinkers on the moral and philosophical foundations of responsible government and Confederation. This book offers a study of political science over the years through the intellectual lens of her career.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ajzenstat, Janet, 1936- (Author)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014.
Series:Footprints (Cheltenham, England) ; 18.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1 Confederation Lost and Found
  • 2 Finding Canada's Texts Getting to Political Science
  • 3 Getting to Political Science
  • 4 McMaster's Basement Lecture Halls
  • 5 Allan Bloom and C.B. Macpherson
  • 6 Our Greatest Constitutionalist
  • 7 Divided Mind
  • 8 Janet's Dilemma
  • 9 The Great Delayers
  • 10 Knocking on the Academic Door
  • 11 Enter Peter J. Smith
  • 12 The Failed Siege of McMaster
  • 13 Happy Home in the West
  • 14 The World Remade
  • 15 On the Inside
  • 16 The Law Class
  • 17 The Confederation Texts
  • 18 Making the Book
  • 19 Human Rights
  • 20 Return to the Law Class
  • 21 Retirement as Career
  • 22 Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity Jig
  • 23 In Demand as Expert: The Canadian Senate
  • 24 "Your Publisher Is on the Line"
  • 25 The "Revisionist Account" Revisited
  • 26 Double-Duty Retirement
  • 27 Return Trip to Primary Texts.