Reconcilable Differences: A History of Canada-US Relations by Stephen AzziReconcilable Differences: A History of Canada-US Relations by Stephen Azzi

Reconcilable Differences: A History of Canada-US Relations

byStephen Azzi

Paperback | July 23, 2014

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This concise history examines the relationship between Canada and the United States from the birth of the two countries to the present day. Drawing on perspectives from politics, economics, social research, and historiography, this engaging narrative brings historical personalities and eventsto life while exploring the influence these countries have had on each other.
Stephen Azzi is an associate professor in the Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management and the Department of History at Carleton University. After receiving a Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo, he worked as a political aide to four Canadian members of Parliament, as well as a policy officer and intelligence analy...
Title:Reconcilable Differences: A History of Canada-US RelationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.63 inPublished:July 23, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780195447071

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to read, comprehensive and insightful account of Canada-US relations. Easy to read, comprehensive and insightful account of Canada-US relations.
Date published: 2015-12-06

Table of Contents

PrefaceAcknowledgements1. Loyalties, 1763-1814: The American Revolution, Loyalism, and the War of 18122. Identities, 1814-1860: Building a Distinctive Canada after the War of 18123. Havoc, 1860-1971: Slavery, the American Civil War, and Canadian Confederation4. Wests, 1860-1930: The Parallel Development of the North American West5. Destinies, 1871-1914: Competing Visions of Canada's Future6. Independence, 1914-1938: Canadian Political Independence and North American Integration7. Allies, 1938-1945: The Second World War8. Consensus, 1945-1955: The Early Cold War9. Discord, 1955-1968: The Breakdown in the Consensus10. Resilience, 1968-1984: The Rise and Fall of Canadian Nationalism11. Reconciliation, 1984-1993: The Political and Economic Partnership of the Mulroney Years12. Unipolarity, since 1993: The United States and Canada after the Cold WarConclusionNotesIndex

Editorial Reviews

"I think [the book] is a wonderful contribution to the existing literature on Canada-US relations as it provides macro and micro level analysis of key issues and historical events." --Dan Bousfield, Western University