Grit

Grit

The Life and Politics of Paul Martin Sr

eBook - 2015
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“I am not afraid to be called a politician, ” declared Paul Martin Sr., defending his life’s work in politics. “Next to preaching the word of God, there is nothing nobler than to serve one’s fellow countrymen in government.” This book examines Martin’s remarkable career as a liberal reformer and cabinet minister who tackled the issues of his day with consummate political skill and gritty determination. Though some mocked his ambition and doubted his progressive politics, his resolute championing of health care and pension rights, new meanings for Canadian citizenship, and internationalism in world affairs would leave its mark on Canada’s political landscape.
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2015.
ISBN: 9780774829137
0774829133
9780774829144
0774829141
9780774829113
0774829117
Characteristics: 1 online resource.

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