Heroes: Canadian Champions, Dark Horses and Icons by Peter C. Newman

By Peter C. Newman

In Heroes, Peter C. Newman supplies us incisive research of dozens of Canadians, prior and current, who've outlined this state, drawing on fifty years of writing. He writes approximately iconic Canadians reminiscent of Terry Fox, Margaret Atwood and June Callwood. From the political ring, he discusses the legacies of Pierre Trudeau, Christina McCall and Lester B. Pearson, between others. And from the realm of commercial, Newman contains the most lively marketers in the world, together with Jimmy Pattison and Paul Desmarais. The grand literary grasp on the most sensible of his online game stocks the interior tales of those pivotal characters whose lives and instances set examples for we all.

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S. Minister in London, Adams endorsed the opinion that the loyalists were playing a role in this antagonistic policy.

Shotwell, Autobiography (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1961), 19, 29193; Shotwell, ''A Personal Note on the Theme of Canadian-American Relation," Canadian Historical Review 28(1947):42. Harold Josephson, James T. Shotwell and the Rise of Internationalism in America (Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1975). 6. Tansill, vx. 7. Shotwell, "A Personal Note," 36. 8. L. Burt, The United States, Great Britain and British North America: From the Revolution to the Establishment of Peace after the War of 1812 (Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1940).

The volume ended on a pious note about the underlying harmony between the two countries instead of analyzing the results that the Taft administration had hoped to achieve by reciprocity and the related Canadian fears of American expansion. The same point can be made with respect to several of the most successful books in the series. L. 8 While the War of 1812 could easily be put into a separate category as the culmination of the post-revolution tensions between Britain and the United States rather than a pointer to the future, subsequent monographs also drew attention to the rivalries and tensions, and even threats of war, between the United States and the northern British colonies.

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