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Author Ignatieff, Michael

Title Fire and ashes : success and failure in politics / Michael Ignatieff
Edition First Harvard University Press edition
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013

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Description 1 online resource (220 pages)
Contents Hubris -- Ambition -- Fortuna -- Reading the room -- Money and language -- Responsibility and representation -- Standing -- Enemies and adversaries -- What the taxi driver said -- The calling
Summary In 2005 Michael Ignatieff left Harvard to lead Canada's Liberal Party and by 2008 was poised to become Prime Minister. It never happened. He describes what he learned from his bruising defeat about compromise and the necessity of bridging differences in a pluralist society. A reflective, compelling account of modern politics as it really is
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
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In Druckausg.: Ignatieff, Michael. Fire and ashes
Subject Ignatieff, Michael
Ignatieff, Michael
Liberal Party of Canada -- Biography
Liberal Party of Canada
Politicians -- Canada -- Biography
Political culture -- Canada
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Legislative Branch.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Political.
Political culture
Politicians
Politics and government
Canada -- Politics and government -- 1980-
Canada
Canada.
Genre/Form Biographies
Biographies.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780674729650
067472965X
9780345813282
0345813286