Sir Andrew Macphail: The Life and Legacy of a Canadian Man by Ian Ross Robertson

By Ian Ross Robertson

Macphail's writing - characterised through readability of expression and aid for unpopular positions - allowed him to advance and record a few of the vital political, social, and highbrow topics of his time. He argued for the reorganization of the British Empire to mirror the growing to be value of Canada and opposed to such sleek tendencies and pursuits as utilitarian schooling, feminism, industrialization, and urbanization. a powerful recommend for the rejuvenation of rural lifestyles, he performed agricultural experiments on his local Prince Edward Island. while it grew to become obvious that it used to be very unlikely to come back to rural beliefs, Macphail celebrated the realm of his rural earlier in his so much memorable paintings - the posthumously released The Master's Wife.

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