Lynn Gidluck

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Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

The Idealistic Canadians Who Built the NDP

As an idealist and a visionary, Jack Layton connected with millions of Canadians who saw that he was a different kind of political leader. So did Tommy Douglas, chosen as the greatest Canadian … 248 View
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Introduction

From: Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

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Positions the NDP party at the time of the books publication soon after Jack Layton’s death. Outlines a bit about how Layton got the NDP in the position it was after the 2011 election. 7 $0.70 Add
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Roots Run Deep

From: Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

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Examines the roots of the NDP party. Looks at J.D. Woodsworth and William Irvine’s role in the political landscape of their time. Specifically analyzes the Agrarian Revolt, early … 32 $3.20 Add
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A New Political Movement

From: Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

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The formation of a new political party in 1932 tentatively called the Commonwealth Party, outlines who was involved in this very short meeting. Analyzes the birth of the CCF, the Regina Manifesto 34 $3.40 Add
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History Made in Regina

From: Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

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Looks at the CCF’s first national convention in Regina in 1933. A very thorough look at this convention 39 $3.90 Add
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The Business of Politics

From: Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

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Reactions from outside the CCF circles to the Regina Manifesto and the written policy of the party. Looks at the lack of money and organization that the party faced but highlights reform measures … 33 $3.30 Add
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New Beginnings

From: Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

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Looks at division amoung the CCF as to Canada’s partitipation in WWII, looks at different leadership of the CCF and goes through the reforming for the party as the NDP 33 $3.30 Add
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Rise Up!

From: Visionaries, Crusaders, and Firebrands

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Looks at the NDP from the 1980s to Layton’s death in 2011 and some of the leaders during that time. Provides an anlysis of those condidates who may have taken over the NDP leadership 42 $4.20 Add