Confronting the Cold War: The 1950 Vancouver Convention of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

@article{Isitt2010ConfrontingTC,
  title={Confronting the Cold War: The 1950 Vancouver Convention of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation},
  author={Benjamin Isitt},
  journal={The Canadian Historical Review},
  year={2010},
  volume={91},
  pages={465 - 501}
}
The 1950 Vancouver convention of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (ccf ) opened against the backdrop of the Korean War and tense Cold War debates within Canada’s social democratic party. Providing a window into this moment of ideological tension, the gathering demonstrates how leftists sought to forge domestic and foreign policies amenable to the narrow public opinion of the McCarthy era. The convention also illuminates the complex character of British Columbia’s postwar left and the… Expand
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