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Nation maker Sir John A. Macdonald : his life, our times Volume two 1867 - 1891

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  • ISBN: 0307366871 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9780307366870 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : ill.
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  • Publisher: Toronto : Random House Canada, c2011.

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Summary, etc.: An exciting story, passionately told and rich in detail, this major biography is the second volume of the bestselling, award-winning John A: The Man Who Made Us, by well-known journalist and highly respected author Richard Gwyn. John A. Macdonald, Canada's first and most important prime minister, is the man who made Confederation happen, who built this country over the next quarter century, and who shaped what it is today. From Confederation Day in 1867, where this volume picks up, Macdonald finessed a reluctant union of four provinces in central and eastern Canada into a strong nation, despite indifference from Britain and annexationist sentiment in the United States.
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Subject: Macdonald, John Alexander -- Sir -- 1815-1891
Prime ministers -- Canada -- Biography
Canada -- History -- 19th century
Canada -- Politics and government -- 19th century
Genre: Electronic books.
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