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Colour-Coded A Legal History of Racism in Canada, 1900-1950

By: Backhouse, Constance

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18429

ISBN: 0802047122

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 6.10 X 1.40 inches; 488 pages; "Historically Canadians have considered themselves to be more or less free of racial prejudice. Although this conception has been challenged in recent years, it has not been completely dispelled. In Colour-Coded, Constance Backhouse illustrates the tenacious hold that white supremacy had on our legal system in the first half of this century, and underscores the damaging legacy of inequality that continues today.Backhous... View more info

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The Mob Politics, a Memoir

By: Drapeau, J. Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Self Published: 2008

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17096

Condition: Very Good+

Signed by Author; Card covers show light edge wear, Index at back of text has been stapled into book. ; A tight solid book. ; Inscribed by the author. This is a revised edition. In eastern Canada there has been much speculation about mob involvement with politicians and corruption. Drapeau looks at a some of these instances including the Dorion Inquiry and the Montreal Olympics View more info