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Alvin Finkel

Full Name: Alvin Finkel
Number of Works: 24
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ISBN: 1550285505, 9781550285505
Keywords: canada, lives
Pages: 423
Published: 1997

Historian Alvin Finkel discusses the major events and social changes experienced by Canadians since World War II and places them within the context of the political and economic forces of each period.Contents:1 Brave New World2 Homes Fit for Heroes3 The Regions and the Provinces4 The Politics of a Middle Power5 The Search for Political Identity6 English-Canadian Nationalism7 Western and Atlantic Alienation8 First Nations Voices9 The Second Wave of the Women's Movement10 The Salience of Class11 National Politics12 Monetarism Replaces Keynesianism13 Quebec Nationalism and Globalism14 Nationalism
ISBN: 1550285785, 9781550285789
Keywords: collusion, hitler, chamberlain
Pages: 326
Published: 1997

Was Neville Chamberlain merely naïve, a man of peace who was blind to Hitler's warlike intentions in the late 1930s? Or did he, with the backing of much of Britain's ruling elite, positively prefer Nazism to the threat of Communism in a politically charged era? Alvin Finkel and Clement Leibovitz forcefully maintain the latter view. They present irrefutable evidence that in 1938 Chamberlain's government, supported by powerful business interests and an influential segment of the press, sought an agreement with the Nazis that would protect the west against attack while positively encouraging Ge
ISBN: 0853459991, 9780853459996
Keywords: collusion, hitler, chamberlain, time
Pages: 256
Published: 1997

Clement Leibovitz and Alvin Finkel challenge the familiar understanding of Munich as the product of a naive "appeasement" of Nazi appetites. They argue that it was the culmination of cynical collaboration between the Tory government and the Nazis in the 1930s.