A selection of published work by Ged Martin.
Sovereignty and Independence in the Dominions
This paper was delivered at a conference held at the University of Edinburgh in March 2000 to mark the inauguration of a devolved parliament for Scotland the previous year. It was published in H.T. Dickinson and Michael Lynch, eds, The Challenge to Westminster: Sovereignty, Devolution and Independence (East Linton, 2003).
Yorkshire Settlers in New Brunswick
Favourite Son?: Names and Numbers, Sources, Abbreviations
Favourite Son?: John A. Macdonald and the Voters of Kingston 1841─1891
by Ged Martin
This is a book about the political relations between Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John Macdonald, and the city of Kingston which he represented in parliament for over thirty-eight years between 1844 and his death in 1891.
Favourite Son? was published, in a handsome volume, by the Kingston (Ontario) Historical Society in 2010. I am grateful to the Kingston Historical Society for permission to re-publish on my website.
Explaining The Sentimental Utopia
De Valera Imagined and Observed
Exploring the Canada - New Zealand Comparison
‘THAT IS JUST WHAT WE DO NOT WANT’*:
EXPLORING THE CANADA-NEW ZEALAND COMPARISON
This keynote lecture was delivered at the joint conference of the British Association for Canadian Studies and the New Zealand Studies Association at Canterbury, Kent in April 2005.
I: 'Macdonald of Kingston'
CHAPTER ONE: ‘MACDONALD OF KINGSTON’
John A. Macdonald: Father of Confederation
Over a century after his death in 1891, John A. Macdonald remains the most famous product of the Ontario city of Kingston, and also its longest-serving member of parliament.