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Author Bousfield, Arthur, 1943-

Title Royal observations : Canadians & royalty / by Arthur Bousfield and Garry Toffoli ; cartoons by Vince Wicks
Published Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn Press, 1991
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Description 1 online resource (237 pages) : illustrations
Contents ROYAL OBSERVATIONS; INTRODUCTION; 1. MOTHER OF CONFEDERATION; 2. STUMPING THE DOMINION; 3. A PEOPLE'S KING; 4. ELIZABETH II OF CANADA; 5. ROYAL PRIVY COUNCILLOR OF CANADA; 6. KINGS AND QUEENS OF CANADA; 7. THE FAMILY FIRM; 8. THE MAPLE CROWN; 9. THE FEATHER, THE LILY AND THE ROSE; 10. GOVERNOR GENERALITIES; 11. FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY; 12. FOUNTAIN OF HONOUR; 13. HAPPY AND GLORIOUS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INDEX
Summary These observations and quotations comprise a witty anthology of anecdotes by and about the royal family in Canada over the last 400 years. Enhanced by drawings from the well-known cartoonist Vince Wicks, this book looks at the memorable encounters, sometimes touching, sometimes disconcerting, sometimes hilarious, that Canadians have had with their own and other royal families. Arranged thematically Royal Observations covers such topics as Queen Victoria, English/French relations, World War Two, native peoples and royal tours
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Monarchy -- Canada -- Anecdotes.
Monarchy -- Canada -- Quotations, maxims, etc.
Royal visitors -- Canada -- Anecdotes.
Royal visitors -- Canada -- Quotations.
Visits of state -- Canada -- Anecdotes.
Visits of state -- Canada -- Quotations, maxims, etc.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
Quotations.
Anecdotes.
Quotations.
Form Electronic book
Author Toffoli, Garry, 1953-
ISBN 1459713796 (electronic bk.)
1554882834 (electronic bk.)
9781459713796 (electronic bk.)
9781554882830 (electronic bk.)