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Author Oliver, Peter, 1939- author

Title G. Howard Ferguson : Ontario tory / Peter Oliver
Published Toronto ; Buffalo [N.Y.] : University of Toronto Press for the Ontario Historical Studies Series, ©1977
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1977
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Series The Ontario historical studies series
Ontario historical studies series
Contents Cover; Murray Ross; Goldwin French and Peter Oliver: The Ontario Historical Studies Series; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 The Fergusons of Kemptville; 2 'The Cheeky Shall Get There'; 3 'Ontario Must Take the Lead'; 4 Tory Hatchet Man; 5 The Hearst Administration; 6 'Hides on the Fence'; 7 The Old-Time Political Religion; 8 The Return of the Old Order; 9 Power to the Provinces; 10 'On the Tide of Prosperity'; 11 The Limited State; 12 Minister of Education; 13 Parties and Elections; 14 The Second Administration; 15 'The Most Marked Contribution We Have Made'; 16 Boss Ferguson; 17 Saving the Empire
18 The Dream DeniedConclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary <P>Peter Oliver's study of Ferguson's life and times provides both a revealing picture of a political professional of driving ambition and rare talent and a commentary on a largely rural society dealing with the challengers of industrialization and urbanization.</P>
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 484-486) and index
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Subject Ferguson, George Howard, 1870-1946
Ferguson, George Howard.
Prime ministers -- Ontario -- Biography
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
HISTORY / Canada / General.
Politics and government.
Prime ministers.
Ontario -- Politics and government
Ontario.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1487579993 (electronic bk.)
9781487579999 (electronic bk.)