Sir Andrew Macphail: The Life and Legacy of a Canadian Man of Letters

Sir Andrew Macphail: The Life and Legacy of a Canadian Man of Letters

By: Ian Ross Robertson (author)Hardback

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An early advocate of the importance of rural life as an alternative to urban, industrial society.

About Author

Ian Ross Robertson is professor emeritus of history, University of Toronto at Scarborough, and the award-winning author of The Tenant League of Prince Edward Island, 1864-1867: Leasehold Tenure in the New World.


Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction1 Early Years in Prince Edward Island; 2 Studies, Career, and Family Life in Montreal; 3 MacPhail and the Cultures of Montreal; 4 Creating the University Magazine; 5 National Figure; 6 Against the Moderns; 7 Concerning the United States; 8 The Conservative and the Maritimer; 9 Military Service; 10 The End of University Magazine; 11 Military Historical Writing and Socialism; 12 The Arts and Criticism, 1919-1938; 13 The Master's Wife, Macphail, and the Island; 14 Placing Andrew Macphail Notes; Short Chronology of Macphail's Life; Bibliography; Illustrations Credits; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773534193
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9780773534193
  • ISBN10: 0773534199

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