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Lester B. Pearson

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ISBN-10: 1550415042

ISBN-13: 9781550415049

Edition: 2003

Authors: Susan Hughes

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Lester Pearson was born in 1897 and grew up during a time when the British empire covered aquarter of the earth's land surface and Britain remained firmly in control of Canada's affairs. He joined the Department of External Affairs in 1928. As a diplomat, he strove to build a distinct foreign policy for the nation and establish Canada's role in the international community. Pearson's work as an architect of peace after the Second World War raised his profile as a Canadian diplomat. His solution to the Suez Crisis in 1956 earned him the Nobel Peace Prize and was the birth of United Nations peacekeeping. In 1963, Pearson became Canada's fourteenth prime minister. In his time as the country's…    
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Book details

List price: $6.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Trifolium Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/17/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

SUSAN HUGHES is a writer and editor, and has been writing both fiction and non-fiction children’s books for over twenty years. Her book Coming to Canada was shortlisted for the Hackmatack Award and the Norma Fleck Award for Non-fiction, as well as the Red Cedar Book Award. She lives in Toronto.