Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-09 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Imperial Vanguard analyses the life and thought of four key reformers in Winnipeg. Thisbook places these individuals in the context of a broader and longer history ofcolonialism to provide fresh insight into the history of the reform movement in Canada inthe late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Frank Underhill (1889-1971) practically invented the role of public intellectual in English Canada through his journalism, essays, teaching, and political activity. He became one of the country's most controversial figures in the middle of the twentieth century by confronting the central political issues of his time and by actively working
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-15 - Publisher: UBC Press
What do we mean by left wing or right wing? People started using the language of a political spectrum when early twentieth-century political parties began to distinguish their platforms by offering different approaches to income distribution. The Terrific Engine examines how income taxation modernized political language over the period from