North American Free Trade Agreement: Regional Community and the New World Order / Edition 3

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Overview

After a protracted, acrimonious campaign featuring criss-crossed party and ideological lines, a continental free-trade area, stretching from the Yukon to Yucatan, was created on January 1, 1994. In this volume, George Grayson illuminates the campaign for and against the agreement, leading to the crucial, fingernail-biting vote in the House of Representatives in November 1993. He also speculates on NAFTA's significance for the U.S. role in international affairs, with particular emphasis on the importance of the pact to the Western Hemisphere. Copublished with The Miller Center.

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Mexico Business
Grayson knows his way around politics....he...engage[s] the reader by preparing his prose with anecdotes. Those anecdotes go a long way toward conveying the dynamics of the arduous process involved in getting NAFTA to and through the U.S. Congress....Grayson also...put[s] NAFTA in perspective, revealing things that most people have long since forgotten.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819197146
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 1/28/1995
  • Series: Miller Center Series on a New World Order Series , #3
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 310
  • Product dimensions: 5.86 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

George W. Grayson is Professor in the Department of Government at the College of William and Mary.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction 3
1 Defining Events in U.S. Foreign Affairs 7
2 NAFTA: Mexico's New Beginning 29
3 NAFTA Faces a Fast-Track Showdown 49
4 The Negotiations 73
5 NAFTA and the 1992 Presidential Campaign 109
6 The Side Deals 129
7 Evolution of Mexican Lobbying in the United States 151
8 Congress: The Last Best Hope for Victory 167
9 The Showdown Vote 195
10 NAFTA as a Defining Event 223
Appendixes 247
Notes 251
Bibliography 281
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