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(BALDWIN, Robert). CROSS, Michael S. A Biography of Robert Baldwin, The Morning-Star of Memory. [Dj adds: "The courageous and tragic life story of Canada's greatest reformer"]. (Don Mills, ON): Oxford University Press, (2012). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xii,-430. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The author is from Halifax and is a professor at Dalhousie University. "The quest for responsible government, which would bring order and stability to the rollicking politics of nineteenth-century Canada, was sought by none more fervently than Robert Baldwin. Guided by an unwavering vision for a nation that combined the best of British, French, and Canadianideals, Baldwin reformed the tumultuous political system of his day, layin g the foundation for Canadian democracy. In the first comprehensive biography of this great politician, Michael S. Cross takes us back in time to the early days of a nation in the making. The result is a portrait of a man plagued by grief and self-doubt, who despite himself became a hero of Canadianpolitics." - from the dustjacket. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00
Title: Biography of Robert Baldwin, The Morning-Star of Memory : The courageous and tragic life story of Canada's greatest reformer. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Don Mills, 2012, ISBN:9780195449549:
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