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- DescriptionControversial newspaper publisher and historian Conrad Black has written a definitive history of Canada. This is a revealing account of the people and events that shaped a nation. Spanning from 874 to 2014, and beginning with Canada's first inhabitants and the early explorers, this masterful history challenges our perception of our history and Canada's role in the world. From Champlain to Carleton, Baldwin and Lafontaine, to MacDonald, Laurier and King; from Canada's role in peace and war to Quebec's quest for automy, Black takes on sweeping themes.
- Author BiographyCONRAD BLACK is the author of widely acclaimed biographies of Maurice Duplessis, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Richard Nixon. He was for many years the head of the Argus, Hollinger, and Telegraph Newspaper groups. Black is a financier, and a columnist in the National Post, which he founded, and the National Review Online and Huffington Post. Black served three years in US federal prisons tutoring fellow prisoners for their secondary school matriculations, although all charges against him were eventually abandoned, rejected by jurors, or vacated by the US Supreme Court, and he won the largest libel settlement in Canadian history from his original accusers. He has been a member of the British House of Lords since 2001. He lives in Toronto. The author lives in Toronto.
- Author(s)Conrad Black
- PublisherMcClelland & Stewart Inc.
- Date of Publication13/11/2014
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationToronto
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintMcClelland & Stewart Inc.
- Content Noteillustrations (black and white)
- Weight1456 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine71 mm
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