GIBSON, Frederick W., ed. Studies of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, 6. CREIGHTON, Donald. SAYWELL, John.
Title: Cabinet Formation and Bicultural Relations : Seven Case Studies. Paperback.
Publisher:  Queen's Printer, Ottawa, 1970,
Seller ID: 114903
GIBSON, Frederick W., (ed.). Cabinet Formation and Bicultural Relations : Seven Case Studies. Edited by Frederick W. Gibson. (Ottawa : Queen's Printer, 1970). Pp. (8),[vii]-xiv,-190,(2). 8vo, printed grey card covers with green and white lettering to front cover and spine. Studies of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, number 6. Contents: 1. W.L. Morton: The Cabinet of 1867: The General Circumstances -- The Conventions of Cabinet-Making in Canada -- The Preliminary Decisions of Cabinet Formation, 1867 -- The Formation of the Cabinet of 1867 -- The Cabinet 1867-73 -- Conclusions. 2. Donald G. Creighton: The Cabinet of 1878: The 1878 Election: Changes in the Conservative High Command -- Written Representations from September 17 to October 8 -- Cabinet-Making from October 8 to November 8 -- Conclusions. 3. John T. Saywell: The Cabinet of 1896: The Paramountcy of Laurier within the Liberal Party -- Laurier's Consultations with English Canadians -- Laurier's Choices in Quebec -- French Canadian Press Reactions to theQuebec Representation. 4. Roger Graham: The Cabinet of 1911: The Conservat ive-Nationalist Alliance and the 1911 Election -- Letters to Borden about Cabinet Appointments from Quebec -- The Selection of the Quebec Ministers --Conclusions. 5. Frederick W. Gibson: The Cabinet of 1921: The Fall and Ris e of Mackenzie King -- The Liberal Cabinet Potential in 1921 -- Mackenzie King's Plans and Principles of Cabinet-Making -- King's First Interview withErnest Lapointe -- Negotiations with the Progressives: Haydon's Mission to Winnipeg -- Eastern Pressures in Ottawa -- T.A. Crerar's Preicament: The H udson Mission to Ottawa -- Quebec Pressure Reaches a Climax -- Crerar's Decision: Failure of the Negotiations with the Progressives -- The Final Phase: Completion of the Slate -- Conclusions. 6. Frederick W. Gibson: The Cabinet of 1935: Comparisons with 1921 -- Cabinet Potential of the Liberal Partyin 1935 -- Mackenzie King's First Discussion with Ernest Lapointe -- Progr ess of Cabinet Negotiations, October 17 to October 19 -- The Final Stage ofCabinet-Making, October 21 to October 23 -- Conclusions. 7. Dale C. Thomso n: The Cabinet of 1948: The Theory of Dual Leadership -- The Theory of DualLeadership and St. Laurent -- St. Laurent's Principles of Cabinet Formatio n -- Quebec and Cabinet Formation -- Ethnic Considerations and the Allocation of Portfolios -- Prior Commitments -- The Proportion of French Canadian and English Canadian Ministers -- The "Co-operativeness" of French Canadians -- Conclusions. 8. Frederick W. Gibson: Conclusions: Co-Prime Minster, Chief Lieutenant or Provincial Spokesman? -- The Range of the Prime Minister's Consultations -- The Distribution of Portfolios -- The Question of Prior Commitments -- The French Canadian Share of the Cabinet -- Inflexibility asan Obstacle to Cabinet Appointment. Chipping to spine ends with short spli t to head of rear outer hinge, else very good. 25.00