Your Waterstones card is changing, introducing...
TELL ME MORE
From Bourassa to Bourassa, Second Edition: Wilderness to Restoration (Paperback)
  • From Bourassa to Bourassa, Second Edition: Wilderness to Restoration (Paperback)
zoom

From Bourassa to Bourassa, Second Edition: Wilderness to Restoration (Paperback)

(author)
£26.99
Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 26/08/2002
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Robert Bourassa, a pariah after losing power to the separatist Parti Quebecois in the 1976 election, emerged a decade later from political exile to lead his party back to power. As he said: "I succeeded my successor." Claude Ryan, formerly the respected publisher of Le Devoir, had led the Quebec Liberal Party and the federalist coalition to a decisive victory in the 1980 referendum on Quebec sovereignty, but the uneasy alliance of Ryan and Pierre Trudeau did not survive the prime minister's unilateral patriation of the Canadian constitution. This contributed to Ryan's defeat in the 1981 Quebec election and to Bourassa's restoration. First published to critical acclaim in 1984, this second edition of From Bourassa to Bourassa brings the story up-to-date, recounting Bourassa's landslide election victory in 1985 and his subsequent role in the Meech Lake Accord and the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, the two issues that largely defined the decade of the 1980s for Quebec and for Canada.

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
ISBN: 9780773523920
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 612 g
Dimensions: 243 x 152 x 23 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Gulag Archipelago
Added to basket
The French Revolution
Added to basket
War on Peace
Added to basket
£20.00   £16.99
Hardback
The Social Contract
Added to basket
Them: Adventures with Extremists
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Common Sense
Added to basket
£4.99
Paperback
This Changes Everything
Added to basket
Total Recall
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Righteous Mind
Added to basket
I Am Malala
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.49
Paperback
On Liberty
Added to basket
£4.99
Paperback
The Communist Manifesto
Added to basket
The Prince
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
The Road to Serfdom
Added to basket
£15.99
Paperback
The Prince
Added to basket
£5.99
Paperback
The Prince
Added to basket
£4.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.