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The Resource Ernest Lapointe : Mackenzie King's great Québec lieutenant, Lita-Rose Betcherman

Ernest Lapointe : Mackenzie King's great Québec lieutenant, Lita-Rose Betcherman

Label
Ernest Lapointe : Mackenzie King's great Québec lieutenant
Title
Ernest Lapointe
Title remainder
Mackenzie King's great Québec lieutenant
Statement of responsibility
Lita-Rose Betcherman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this long-overdue study of one of Canada's most important political relationships, Lita-Rose Betcherman details the close association between Ernest Lapointe and Prime Minister Mackenzie King and its effect on Canadian history." "Lapointe was the dominant French Canadian in federal politics from the start of the 1920s to the early years of the Second World War, serving as minister of justice and King's Quebec lieutenant. In return for promoting Liberal policies in Quebec, Lapointe was given an unusual amount of autonomy in his constituency, and, as the Prime Minister's understanding of both the province's sensibilities and its language were poor, Lapointe came to be relied upon to provide King with the French-Canadian perspective. Lapointe's role in maintaining Liberal party unity, and, by extension, national unity, was crucial. Equally important when it came to foreign affairs, he was known to take the lead over King, and the isolationist stance of both politicians served to undermine the League of Nations in its dealings with Italy over the invasion of Ethiopia." "Betcherman draws on key primary sources for her material, including the Lapointe Papers, the King Papers, the King Diary, and the media of the times. Ernest Lapointe thus documents Canadian politics and society in a rigorous and accessible manner that will appeal to both a scholarly and general audience."--Jacket
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CaOONL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Betcherman, Lita-Rose
Dewey number
971.063/2/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F1034.L34
LC item number
B48 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lapointe, Ernest
  • Canada
  • Cabinet officers
  • Canada
  • Lapointe, Ernest
  • Lapointe, Ernest
  • Canada
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Cabinet officers
  • Politics and government
  • Canada
  • Biografie
Label
Ernest Lapointe : Mackenzie King's great Québec lieutenant, Lita-Rose Betcherman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1 National Attention""; ""2 Conscription""; ""3 King-Maker""; ""4 Cabinet Minister""; ""5 Diplomat""; ""6 Relative Obscurity""; ""7 Minister of Justice""; ""8 Leader of the House""; ""9 The Bilingual Schools Issue""; ""10 The Margaret Affair""; ""11 The Imperial Conference of 1926""; ""12 The Dominion-Provincial Conference of 1927""; ""13 The'Persons' Case""; ""14 Silver Anniversaries""; ""15 The 1929 Conference on the Operation of Dominion Legislation""; ""16 Defeat""; ""17 Member of the Opposition""; ""18 Back in Power""
  • ""19 The Ethiopian Crisis""""20 The Curse of Patronage""; ""21 The Padlock Act""; ""22 Aberhart's Legislation Disallowed""; ""23 In the Appeasers' Camp""; ""24 Neutrality Abandoned""; ""25 Canada Goes to War""; ""26 Duplessis Beaten""; ""27 Wartime Election""; ""28 The National Resources Mobilization Act""; ""29 Vichy""; ""30 Last Days""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Illustration Credits""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""
Control code
244767779
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 426 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442674592
Lccn
2002511293
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5899f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244767779
Label
Ernest Lapointe : Mackenzie King's great Québec lieutenant, Lita-Rose Betcherman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1 National Attention""; ""2 Conscription""; ""3 King-Maker""; ""4 Cabinet Minister""; ""5 Diplomat""; ""6 Relative Obscurity""; ""7 Minister of Justice""; ""8 Leader of the House""; ""9 The Bilingual Schools Issue""; ""10 The Margaret Affair""; ""11 The Imperial Conference of 1926""; ""12 The Dominion-Provincial Conference of 1927""; ""13 The'Persons' Case""; ""14 Silver Anniversaries""; ""15 The 1929 Conference on the Operation of Dominion Legislation""; ""16 Defeat""; ""17 Member of the Opposition""; ""18 Back in Power""
  • ""19 The Ethiopian Crisis""""20 The Curse of Patronage""; ""21 The Padlock Act""; ""22 Aberhart's Legislation Disallowed""; ""23 In the Appeasers' Camp""; ""24 Neutrality Abandoned""; ""25 Canada Goes to War""; ""26 Duplessis Beaten""; ""27 Wartime Election""; ""28 The National Resources Mobilization Act""; ""29 Vichy""; ""30 Last Days""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Illustration Credits""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""
Control code
244767779
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 426 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442674592
Lccn
2002511293
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5899f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244767779

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