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Architects and Innovators/Architectes et Innovateurs

Building the Department of Foreign and International Trade, 1909-2009/le développement du ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Commerce international, 1909-2009

by (author) Greg Donaghy & Kim Richard Nossal

McGill-Queen's University Press
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Sep 2009
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As part of its 100th anniversary celebrations, the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade co-sponsored a series of conferences with university partners on the evolution of the Department and Canadian foreign policy over the past century. This collection brings together the revised papers of a conference co-sponsored by Queen's in December 2008.

Architects and Innovators focuses on the personalities and careers of key, but often-overlooked, individuals who shaped the Department over the past century and offers a compelling and accessible introduction to the history of Canadian diplomacy by some of Canada's leading scholars. Included are reflections by Rt. Hon. Joe Clark, former prime minister and secretary of state for external affairs, Hon. Pierre Pettigrew, former minister of international trade and former minister of foreign affairs, and James Taylor, former under-secretary of state for external affairs and ambassador to Japan.

Innovative and unique, Architects and Innovators emphasizes the vital role of individuals - politicians and civil servants - in the policy-making process.

About the authors

Greg Donaghy is Head of the Historical Section at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and General Editor of its series, Documents on Canadian External Relations. His publications include Tolerant Allies: Canada and the United States, 1963-68, and the edited collection (with Patricia Roy) Contradictory Impulses: Canada and Japan in the 20th Century.

Greg Donaghy's profile page

Kim Richard Nossal is a professor of political science at Queen’s University. He is a former president of the Canadian Political Science Association and former editor of International Journal. From 2001 to 2012, he was the chair of the academic selection committee of the Security and Defence Forum of the Department of National Defence. He is also the author of a number of works on Canada’s foreign and defence policy. He lives in Kingston, Ontario.

Kim Richard Nossal's profile page

Other titles by Greg Donaghy

People, Politics, and Purpose

Biography and Canadian Political History

edited by Greg Donaghy & P. Whitney Lackenbauer

Breaking Barriers, Shaping Worlds

Canadian Women and the Search for Global Order

edited by Jill Campbell-Miller, Greg Donaghy & Stacey Barker

A Samaritan State Revisited

Historical Perspectives on Canadian Foreign Aid

contributions by Greg Donaghy, David Webster, David Black, Stephen Brown, Kevin Brushett, Jill Campbell-Miller, Ted Cogan, Sonya de Laat, Laura MacDonald, Dominique Marshall, Asa McKercher, Nassisse Solomon, Stefano Tijerina & Ryan Touhey

Canada's Department of External Affairs, Volume 3

Innovation and Adaptation, 1968-1984

by (author) John Hilliker, Mary Halloran & Greg Donaghy

From Kinshasa to Kandahar

Canada and Fragile States in Historical Perspective

edited by Michael K. Carroll & Greg Donaghy
contributions by Stephanie M. Bangarth, Duane Bratt, Darren Brunk, Hevina S. Dashwood, Jean Daudelin, Tom Keating, Stephen Saideman, Julian Schofield, Kevin Spooner, Andrew Thompson & David Webster


The Life and Politics of Paul Martin Sr.

by (author) Greg Donaghy

In the National Interest

Canadian Foreign Policy and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, 1909-2009

edited by Greg Donaghy
contributions by Michael K. Carroll, Norman Hillmer, Galen Roger Perras, Heather Metcalfe, J.L. Granatstein, Adam Chapnick, P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Peter Kikkert, Robin S. Gendron, Michael Hart, Tammy Nemeth, Nelson Michaud, Stephen J. Randall & Elizabeth Riddell-Dixon

Contradictory Impulses

Canada and Japan in the Twentieth Century

edited by Greg Donaghy & Patricia E. Roy

Escott Reid

Diplomat and Scholar

by (author) Greg Donaghy & Stéphane Roussel

Tolerant Allies

Canada and the United States, 1963-1968

by (author) Greg Donaghy

Other titles by Kim Richard Nossal

The First Century of the International Joint Commission

edited by Murray Clamen
contributions by Daniel Macfarlane, Jamie Benidickson, Norman Brandson, Meredith Denning, Frank Ettawageshik, Noah Hall, Tim Heinmiller, Carolyn Johns, James Kenny, John Kirton, Gail Krantberg, Richard Moy, Emma Norman, Kim Richard Nossal, Jon O’Riordan, Allen Olson, Raph Pentland, Jennifer Read, A. Dan Tarlock, Owen Temby, Deborah L. VanNijnatten, Marcia Valiante, Brittaney Warren, David Whorley & Ted R. Yuzyk

A Canadian Healthcare Innovation Agenda

Policy, Governance, and Strategy

edited by A. Scott Carson & Kim Richard Nossal

The Politics of War

Canada’s Afghanistan Mission, 2001–14

by (author) Jean-Christophe Boucher & Kim Richard Nossal

Managing a Canadian Healthcare Strategy

edited by A. Scott Carson & Kim Richard Nossal

Charlie Foxtrot

Fixing Defence Procurement in Canada

by (author) Kim Richard Nossal
foreword by Ferry de Kerckhove

Seeking Order in Anarchy

Multilateralism as State Strategy

edited by Robert W. Murray
contributions by Frances Kofi Abiew, Edward Ansah Akuffo, Greg J. Anderson, David R. Black, Duane Bratt, Antonio Franceschet, Paul Gecelovsky, David J. Hornsby, Tom Keating, Christopher J. Kukucha, John McCoy, Shaun Narine, Kim Richard Nossal & Matthew S. Weinert

The Politics of Canadian Foreign Policy, 4th Edition

by (author) Kim Richard Nossal, Stéphane Roussel & Stephane Paquin

Toward a Healthcare Strategy for Canadians

edited by A. Scott Carson, Jeffrey Dixon & Kim Richard Nossal