Sixty Years of Protection in Canada 1846-1907: Where Industry Leans on the Politician

By: Porritt, Edward

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478 pages. Advertisements. Index. Chapters include: The Grip of the Protected Interests on the Government and the Press; The Repeal of the Corn Laws and Fiscal Freedom for Canada; The Movements for Free Trade and Annexation; Reciprocity - The movement for the Elgin-Marcy Treaty 1854-1866; Reciprocity - Overtures by Canada since 1866; The Beginnings of the Movement for a National Policy; The First National Policy Tariffs - 1858 to 1870; National Policy as a measure of Retaliation 1870-1874; The Fight in Parliament and in the Constituencies for the National Policy 1874-1878; The National Policy in Operation 1879-1896 - The Era of the Red Parlour; The Liberals adopt and extend the National Policy 1896-1904; The Tariff Revision of 1906; Politics and the Tariff. Usual library markings. Front hinge going. Back hinge open. Prior owner's details atop half-title page.