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Creighton, Donald Grant

Overview
Works: 105 works in 630 publications in 5 languages and 10,714 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Author of introduction, Contributor, Redactor
Classifications: F1026, 971
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Most widely held works about Donald Grant Creighton
 
Most widely held works by Donald Grant Creighton
Canada's first century, 1867-1967 by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

38 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to confederation; the emergence of Canada, 1863-1867 by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

37 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book was also, as Donald Wright's excellent introduction argues, haunted by doubt. Not only had Canada failed to live up to Creighton's vision, Creighton himself was writing from the perspective of a rapidly changing country. Quebec was moving towards a liberal, secular, and nationalist identity; English Canada was embracing bilingualism and diversity; debates about nuclear weapons were raging; and living next to the United States was becoming increasingly uneasy. The road was becoming ever less straightforward. In many respects, The Road to Confederation reveals as much about the 1960s as it does the 1860s."--Pub. desc
The story of Canada by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

59 editions published between 1959 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political and social developments from 1934
Dominion of the north, a history of Canada by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

64 editions published between 1917 and 1977 in English and Spanish and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The empire of the St. Lawrence by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

23 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published 1937 as "The commercial empire of the St Lawrence, 1760-1850"
A history of Canada : Dominion of the North by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

8 editions published between 1944 and 1971 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confederation; essays by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John A. Macdonald : the young politician by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

81 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John A. Macdonald's flamboyant personality dominated Canadian public life from the years preceding Confederation to the end of the nineteenth century, and the political structures and national policies which developed under his leadership continue to shape public issues today. Creighton's first volume takes Macdonald from his childhood and early years as a young lawyer in Kingston, Ontario, through his swift rise in political life to positions of influence, to the great achievement of uniting the colonies of British North America in Confederation. The second volume traces Macdonald's often tumultuous subsequent career in the context of a growing and often recalcitrant nation. He was Prime Minister from 1867 to 1873 and then again from 1878 until his death in June, 1891. The evocative epilogues with which Creighton concludes each volume are widely recognized as having a place among the great passages of literary prose. P.B. Waite's introduction to this new one-volume republication provides an illuminating account of the impact that Creighton and his biography of Macdonald had on a whole generation of historians and readers
The forked road : Canada, 1939-1957 by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The commercial empire of the St. Lawrence, 1760-1850 by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

9 editions published between 1937 and 1988 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Adams Innis; portrait of a scholar by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canada : the heroic beginnings by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and French and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the settlement and development of Canada beginning with migration in prehistoric ages from Asia through to the middle of the 20th century. Links historic sites and buildings of Canada with historic themes
Minorities, schools, and politics; essays( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selection of articles from the Canadian historical review and other volumes
John A. Macdonald by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

18 editions published between 1952 and 1968 in English and Multiple languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towards the discovery of Canada : selected essays by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

10 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British North America at confederation; a study prepared for the Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

55 editions published between 1937 and 1981 in English and French and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John A. Macdonald by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character and circumstance; essays in honour of Donald Grant Creighton by John S Moir( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passionate observer : selected writings by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John A. Macdonald by Donald Grant Creighton( Book )

in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Creighton, D. G.

Creighton, D. G. 1902-1979

Creighton, D.G. (Donald Grant), 1902-1979

Creighton Donald 1902-1979

Creighton, Donald G.

Creighton, Donald G. 1902-1979

Creighton, Donald Grant.

Creighton, Donald Grant 1902-1979

Creigton, Donald Grant

Donald Creighton Canadees historicus (1902-1979)

Donald Creighton Canadian historian

Donald Grant Creighton

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