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ISBN: 9781550288032-05

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National Policy Tory

From: Merchant Princes


1848-1887 . Examines the life of John Fitzwilliam Stairs and his entry into politics as a Tory and how he was involved in the creation of national policy. Looks at sugar refining and steel making as business pursuits, his career as a Member of Parliament



James D. Frost

JAMES D. FROST, a specialist in marine transportation, works as a researcher and a consultant. Educated at McGill University, Queens University and Saint Mary's University he is an acknowledged authority on the business and economic history of the Maritime provinces. He is a Research Associate at Gorsebrook Research Institute. He lives in Halifax.'