Canada and the End of the Imperial Dream: Beverley Baxter's Reports from London through War and Peace, 1936-1960
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- Format: Hardcover
- Copyright: 05/30/2013
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
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More than the story of Baxter himself, this stylishly written account provides new insights into a transformative era in Canadian history. As the British Empire disintegrated and a nationalistic Canada emerged on the world stage, Baxter maintained an imperial vision. His vivid and opinionated column reported on crucial international events-from the victory over Germany in 1945 to the Suez crisis-amidst a backdrop of rising global superpowers.
Accompanied by rare archival images, Canada and the End of the Imperial Dream is a history of politics, war, imperial and international relations, culture, and the personalities that moved the world in the troubled middle years of the twentieth century.