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Trudeau Transformed: The Shaping of a Statesman 1944-1965

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This groundbreaking biography continues the story begun in Young Trudeau, taking Canada's legendary Prime Minister from his pro-fascist youth all the way to his entry into federal politics as a crusading Liberal democrat.

When he went to Harvard in 1944, Pierre Trudeau was twenty-five, a recent graduate of the University of Montreal Law School; true to his elite Catholic-French education, he had been till recently pro-fascist, and he disliked democracy. Years of graduate study at Harvard, then the Sorbonne, then the London School of Economics exposed him to new ideas, as did his hitchhiking travels around the world. Returned to Quebec as a new man, he engaged in educating workers and other jobs that made him a famous defender of federal democracy. He entered Parliament in 1965, within three years of rocketing, Obama-like, to the very top.

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MAX and MONIQUE NEMNI are former university professors who in the 1990s acted as editors of the famous magazine Cit

Product Details

ISBN:
9780771051265
Subtitle:
The Shaping of a Statesman 1944-1965
Publisher:
McClelland & Stewart
Author:
Nemni, Max
Author:
Nemni, Monique
Publication Date:
20111017
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
352

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