A Prophet in Politics
A Biography of J.S. Woodsworth

McNaught, Kenneth
Publisher:  University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada
Year Published:  1959
Pages:  339pp     Dewey:  923.20971
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6510

A biography of the Canadian socialist who became the first leader of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF).


Table of Contents


Part I: 1874-1921
1. Frontier Evangelism
2. Oxford and the British Slums
3. Trial
4. The Social Gospel
5. Practical Experiments
6. Decision
7. The Plunge
8. The Winnipeg Strike
9. Electoral Verdict

Part II: 1922-1927
10. Ottawa
11. The New Member
12. Assessing "National Policies"
13. Militarism, Imperialism, and Nationalism
14. A Question of Politics
15. Death of a Doctrine

Part III: 1928-1935
16. The Depression (I)
17. The Depression (II)
18. The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

Part IV: 1935-1942
19. A Leader's Problems
20. War
21. Epilogue

Appendix: Co-operative Commonwealth Federation Programme

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