By Kenneth McNaught,Allen Mills
In this based and carefully researched paintings, Kenneth McNaught information the lifestyles, paintings, and ideas of J.S Woodsworth and exhibits the robust ethical and political strength that the pacifist, Methodist philosopher exerted on Canadian politics.
Woodsworth first went to the home of Commons in 1922, and have become chief of the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation at its formation in 1933. A socialist to the tip, he exhibited his anti-war convictions to Parliament, while, in 1939, he on my own spoke out opposed to becoming a member of the battle in Europe. Woodsworth's principles and powerful social judgment of right and wrong helped to form the improvement of the welfare country in Canada, and feature left an highbrow legacy in either socialist and liberal circles.
A Prophet in Politics marks the growth of socialism in Canada, in addition to the industrial and political stipulations within the first 1/2 the 20 th century. McNaught, who died in 1997, is himself a big determine in Canadian historical past, having fought as a professor of heritage for educational freedom and having introduced the scholarly dialogue of nationwide politics into the general public sphere. on the time of its unique book, Globe and Mail reviewers known as it 'a definitive biography that during drama and association ranks with the simplest books concerning the makers of Canada.' This version, offered within the 'Reprints in Canadian background' sequence, incorporates a new advent by way of Allen Mills.
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A Prophet in Politics: A Biography of J.S. Woodsworth (The Canada 150 Collection) by Kenneth McNaught,Allen Mills