Canada and the Age of Conflict: Volume 1: 1867-1921: History by C.P. Stacey

By C.P. Stacey

Few historians are as certified as C.P. Stacey to deal with the questions underlying Canada and the Age of Conflict. This quantity starts off his authoritative and magisterial normal background of Canada's relatives with the surface world.

The uncomplicated subject matter of the paintings is that international coverage, like charity, starts at domestic. To this finish Professor Stacey emphasizes how altering social, fiscal, and political stipulations inside Canada have dictated her reactions to exterior problems.

Volume I starts off at Confederation in 1867. It describes how an remoted self-governing colony whose exterior family members have been managed via the British international workplace used to be damaged in upon by means of the menaces of the fashionable age of global clash and less than those pressures chanced on itself assuming the prestige and powers of a kingdom country. The dramatic years of the 1st international struggle and the peace payment are handled intimately, and quantity I ends with the arrival of Mackenzie King as major Minister in 1921.

The males who made Canadian coverage are strongly depicted. There are pen photos of Sir John A. Macdonald, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Robert Borden, Arthur Meighen, the influential civil servant Loring Christie, the younger Mackenzie King, and lots of different Canadians, and of the statesmen out of the country with whom that they had to deal.

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