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Alexa!

Changing the Face of Canadian Politics

Alexa McDonough’s impact on Canadian politics cannot be measured solely by election victories or seat tallies. As the first female leader of a mainstream Canadian political party, she … 288 View
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Exile

Rejecting America and Finding the World

Che Guevara left Argentina at 22. At 21, Belén Fernández left the U.S. and didn’t look back. Alone, far off the beaten path in places like Syria and Tajikistan, she reflects on … 160 View

How We Changed Toronto

The inside story of twelve creative, tumultuous years in civic life, 1969-1980

By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada’s largest and most powerful city. One real estate firm aptly labelled it Boomtown. Expressways, subways, shopping centres, … 349 View
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On Love and Tyranny

The Life and Politics of Hannah Arendt

In an utterly unique approach to biography, On Love and Tyranny traces the life and work of the iconic German Jewish intellectual Hannah Arendt, whose political philosophy and understandings of … 272 View

The Golden Age of Liberalism

A Portrait of Roméo LeBlanc

This book explores the life and times of Roméo LeBlanc, one of Canada’s most popular and successful politicians and statesmen. Probably best known as the long-standing fisheries … 376 View
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Cast of Characters

From: How We Changed Toronto

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Short biographies about the people consistently mentioned throughout the book. 7 $0.70 Add
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Foreword by the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien and Introduction by Author

From: The Golden Age of Liberalism

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Outlines the authors experience with Romeo Leblanc and why she chose to write his biography ; 16 $1.60 Add
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Introduction

That Which Should Never Have Happened

From: On Love and Tyranny

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In the introduction, Heberlein exmines the links between Hannah Arendt’s love of the world and her explorations of evil. 4 $0.40 Add
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Preface

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Prologue

From: Alexa!

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A brief look at Alexa’s entry into the political fray and the women who inspired, supported, and pushed her to make such a difficult decision. Also a glimpse of the relationship and history … 6 $0.60 Add
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Before

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Delving into Alexa’s past by looking at the history of her parents. From the tumultuous relationship of her maternal grandparents to her paternal grandfather’s involvement in the … 24 $2.40 Add
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Beginnings

From: Exile

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Discovering a Political Life

From: How We Changed Toronto

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Sewell recounts what brought him to getting involved in city politics and brings us right to his election as junior alderman in 1967 25 $2.50 Add
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From Memramcook to Rideau Hall

From: The Golden Age of Liberalism

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Outlines Romeo LeBlanc’s selection to the position of Governor General, the mixed opinions of the media to the nomination, a background history of the Acadians and how this history relates … 20 $2.00 Add