Canada's Voice

Canada's Voice

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It is hard to imagine a person who embodied the ideals of postwar Canadian foreign policy more than John Wendell Holmes. Holmes joined the foreign service in 1943, headed the Canadian Institute of International Affairs from 1960 to 1973, and, as a professor of international relations, mentored a generation of students and scholars. This book charts the life of a diplomat and public intellectual who influenced both how scholars and statespeople abroad viewed Canada and how Canadians saw themselves on the world universities (and to attend, on its behalf, a meeting of the National Conference of Canadian Universities and Colleges in ... on the Supreme Court and Canadian federalism; and to be elected to the Senate of the newly established Brock University. ... President, mentor, adviser, commentator, diplomat a€” there was almost nothing he would not do to promote the institute ... In 1964, Holmes had become so much a public figure, and was so well liked, that it was common for Canadiansanbsp;...

Title:Canada's Voice
Author:Adam Chapnick
Publisher:UBC Press - 2010-01-01


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