Joseph Howe: The Briton becomes Canadian, 1848-1873

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, 1984 - 448 pagina's
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Professor Beck shows how, in Churchillian fashion, the final resolution was preceded by a series of setbacks and disappointments in Howe's public life. These were the result of a bold colonization scheme encompassing an inter-colonial railway between Halifax and Quebec; a quixotic mission of recruitment in the United States for the British armies in the Crimea; the embattled leasdership of an unstable provincial administration in the early 1860s; and the hard-fought campaign to prevent passage of the British North America Act. Disillusioned by the indifference of British politician to his long-standing advocacy of a refurbished British Empire in whose government colonial leaders could share, Howe turned his energies to making the new Canadian federation work. A whole-hearted supporter of Confederation in his later years, Howe displayed an irrepressible vitality that Professor Beck sees as the trademark of the man.

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A Normal School for the Colonies
3
Above the Muddy Pool of Politics
26
The Bantling Revived
51
Railway Builder and Army Recruiter
72
Seeds of RacialReligious Conflict
94
Sectarian Politics Prevails
115
Ambition
138
A Sabbath of Rest
167
This Crazy Confederacy
197
Accepting the Situation
219
Pacifying the Antis
251
The Last Journey
281
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