William Lyon Mackenzie as Mayor of Toronto

  title={William Lyon Mackenzie as Mayor of Toronto},
  author={Paul Romney},
  journal={The Canadian Historical Review},
  pages={416 - 436}
  • Paul Romney
  • Published 1975
  • History
  • The Canadian Historical Review
IT IS HARD TO GET CLOSE to a man of such emphatic personality and decided political views as William Lyon Mackenzie and still be indifferent to him attraction or repulsion (perhaps both) must ensue. Mackenzie's life and works, therefore, form a subject loaded with emotional obstacles to its objective treatment, and a definitive estimate of his character and achievement is still lacking? Modem scholars have concentrated on the question of how seriously Mackenzie is to be taken as a political… Expand