Journals Higher Education

$35.00

Hardcover

Published: 28 April 2016

480 Pages | 10 photos

8.9 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199005963


Bookseller Code (01)

Citizen Trudeau

An Intellectual Biography, 1944-1965

Allen Mills

  • Traces Trudeau's development as a public intellectual, from his extensive education in Canada and abroad to his writings as a young activist.
  • Demonstrates the origins of Trudeau's thinking on topics that include Quebec, nationalism, constitutionalism, and religion
  • Contextualizes key moments in postwar Canadian history in which Trudeau was instrumental, including the creation of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • Situates Trudeau within the context of both European and Anglo-American thought
  • Portrays Trudeau as a consummate pragmatist rather than a distant philosopher
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