Canada and the United States: Ambivalent Allies / Edition 4

Canada and the United States: Ambivalent Allies / Edition 4

by John Thompson, Stephen Randall
     
 

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
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps

1 Building North American Nation-States, 1774-1871 9

2 Canada in the Shadow of Industrial America, 1871-1903 41

3 Beginning a Bilateral Relationship, 1903-1918 71

4 A Relationship Matures, 1919-1938 99

5 World War to Cold War, 1939-1947 134

6 Canada in the New American Empire, 1948-1960 171

7 The Moose That Roared, 1961-1968 199

8 The Ambivalent Ally, 1968-1984 228

9 Republicans and Tories, 1984-1993 261

10 A North American Trajectory? 1994-2000 284

11 Playing by New American Rules, 2001-2007 302

Epilogue: "Plus ca change..." 333

Appendix U.S.-Canadian Trade 343

Notes 349

Bibliographical Essay 409

Index 429

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