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Old 02-29-2012, 10:30 AM
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Books on the relationship between the Crown and Canada

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Old 03-14-2012, 04:33 PM
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"The Secret of the Crown: Canada's Affair with Royalty" by John Fraser (2012)

This book will be of interest to Canadians and anyone who wants to learn more about the crown in Canada

The Diamond Jubilee Book Reviews 3: The Secret of the Crown: Canada’s Affair With Royalty by John Fraser | Carolyn Harris: Royal Historian
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Old 03-15-2012, 11:38 AM
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"The Secret of the Crown: Canada's Affair With Royalty"
John Fraser


publisher: House of Anansi, 2012
ISBN: 9781770890350
304 pages, 32p of plates, col ill.
Hardcover and eBook

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"Award-winning journalist, author, and royal authority John Fraser explores the endurance and allure of the Crown in Canada. With his trademark wit and artful agility, Fraser looks at the Crown's evolution from the Age of Deference to the era of celebrity to the present popular revival. He examines the differences between tribal monarchy and constitutional monarchy, the key roles of the governor general and the lieutenant governor, and the media's insatiable appetite for the Royal Family. Finally, he speculates on the future reign of Charles, Prince of Wales, and pays homage to Queen Elizabeth II on her Diamond Jubilee. Erudite and highly entertaining, The Secret of the Crown offers a captivating appraisal of Canada's long-standing affair with royalty. This volume includes a lavish 32-page photo insert to create a spectacular visual history of the once and future crown."

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John Fraser, CM, is a Canadian journalist, author, and academic, who has served as Master of Massey College at University of Toronto since 1995. As a journalist, he has received multiple national awards, and his work has been published in many of the leading international newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Maclean's, the Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, Paris Match, and New Republic. He is the author of six works of nonfiction and one novel. In 2011, he was appointed as a member of the Order of Canada.

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Old 03-27-2012, 04:22 PM
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"The Evolving Canadian Crown" edited by Jennifer Smith and D. Michael Jackson

Another interesting book on the monarchy in Canada

The Diamond Jubilee Book Reviews 4: The Evolving Canadian Crown edited by Jennifer Smith and D. Michael Jackson | Carolyn Harris: Royal Historian
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Old 04-09-2012, 05:02 PM
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Here's my latest Crown and Canada book review

The Diamond Jubilee Book Reviews 5: Canada’s Constitutional Monarchy by Nathan Tidridge | Carolyn Harris: Royal Historian
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Old 06-15-2013, 06:28 PM
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"Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, Father of the Canadian Crown" by Nathan Tidridge

An excellent biography of Queen Victoria's father, the Duke of Kent, focusing on his years in British North America

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent: Father of the Canadian Crown by Nathan Tidridge (Review) | Carolyn Harris: Royal Historian
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Old 09-24-2013, 02:13 PM
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The Crown and Canada

The Crown and Canadian Federalism by D. Michael Jackson

Excellent new book on the role of the crown in Canadian history and politics

The Crown and Canadian Federalism by D. Michael Jackson (Review) | Carolyn Harris: Royal Historian
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Canada and the Crown: Essays in Constitutional Monarchy

New book on the Crown in Canada now available for pre-order. I contributed a chapter about "Princess Louise, Lord Lorne and the Emergence of the Canadian Crown"

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