About the Author
RAMSAY COOK (b. 1931) is a professor emeritus in the Department of History at York University and the former general editor of The Dictionary of Canadian Biography. He studied at the University of Manitoba, Queen’s University, and the University of Toronto. He taught at the University of Toronto and spent a year as visiting professor of Canadian studies at Harvard University. His articles appeared in numerous journals, including the Canadian Historical Review, which he edited from 1963 to 1968. He is the editor or author of several books, including Canada and the French Canadian Question and Maple Leaf Forever.