Canada and the United States: Ambivalent Allies / Edition 4

Canada and the United States: Ambivalent Allies / Edition 4

by John Thompson, Stephen Randall
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0820331139

ISBN-13: 9780820331133

Pub. Date: 08/15/2008

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

The United States and Canada have the world’s largest trading relationship and the longest shared border. Spanning the period from the American Revolution to post-9/11 debates over shared security, Canada and the United States offers a current, thoughtful assessment of relations between the two countries. Distilling a mass of detail concerning cultural,

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The United States and Canada have the world’s largest trading relationship and the longest shared border. Spanning the period from the American Revolution to post-9/11 debates over shared security, Canada and the United States offers a current, thoughtful assessment of relations between the two countries. Distilling a mass of detail concerning cultural, economic, and political developments of mutual importance over more than two centuries, this survey enables readers to grasp quickly the essence of the shared experience of these two countries.

This edition of Canada and the United States has been extensively rewritten and updated throughout to reflect new scholarly arguments, emphases, and discoveries. In addition, there is new material on such topics as energy, the environment, cultural and economic integration, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, border security, missile defense, and the second administration of George W. Bush.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820331133
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
08/15/2008
Series:
The United States and the Americas Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
859,344
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Mapsxi
Acknowledgments to the Third Editionxiii
Introduction1
1.A Revolution Repeatedly Rejected, 1774-18719
2.Canada in the Shadow of Industrial America, 1871-190341
3.Beginning a Bilateral Relationship, 1903-191970
4.The New Era, 1919-193099
5.Acquaintance to Alliance, 1930-1941127
6.World War to Cold War, 1941-1947156
7.Canada in the New American Empire, 1947-1960184
8.The Moose That Roared, 1960-1968214
9.The Ambivalent Ally, 1968-1984244
10.Republicans and Tories, 1984-1993274
11.A North American Trajectory? 1994-2001297
Epilogue: "Plus ca change ..."318
Notes327
Bibliographical Essay375
Index393

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