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Prairie Liberalism

The Liberal Party in Saskatchewn 1905–71

Series: Heritage

Both scholarly and readable, this book will be useful to students of Canadian history and politics as a discussion of a provincial party’s adjustment to the changing nature of federal-provincial relations and as a case study in machine policies in Canada.

Author Information

SmithDavid E.:

DAVID SMITH is Professor of political Science at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon.


‘By his careful and judicious assembly of the party’s history of organization and management over sixty years, David Smith has written a case study which will henceforth be an indispensable source in Canadian political history.’ Denis Smith, Canadian Forum

‘a first-class work.’ Choice

‘Smith’s book is an excellent account of a political party and of the political history of a province. It has a good deal to tell us about federal-provincial party relations, about race and ethnicity, about party leadership and voting behavior in Canada as a whole.’ John Saywell, The Globe and Mail

Audience: College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;