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Seeking Equality: The Political Economy of the Common Good in the United States and Canada
Seeking Equality: The Political Economy of the Common Good in the United States and Canada
By John Harles
In Seeking Equality, John Harles considers the factors accounting for these cross-border differences.
Available Oct 2017
Conflict and Compromise: Post-Confederation Canada
Conflict and Compromise: Post-Confederation Canada
By Raymond B. Blake, Jeffrey Keshen, Norman J. Knowles, and Barbara J. Messamore
Driven by its strong narrative, Conflict and Compromise presents Canadian history chronologically, allowing a better understanding of the interrelationships between events.
Published May 2017
Conflict and Compromise: Pre-Confederation Canada
Conflict and Compromise: Pre-Confederation Canada
By Raymond B. Blake, Jeffrey Keshen, Norman J. Knowles, and Barbara J. Messamore

Driven by its strong narrative, Conflict and Compromise presents Canadian history chronologically, allowing a better understanding of the interrelationships between events.

Published May 2017
Big Worlds: Politics and Elections in the Canadian Provinces and Territories
Big Worlds: Politics and Elections in the Canadian Provinces and Territories
Edited by Jared J. Wesley

Based on extensive data collection, Big Worlds examines Canada's ten provinces and three territories as distinct democratic "worlds."

Published Dec 2015
Provinces: Canadian Provincial Politics, Third Edition
Provinces: Canadian Provincial Politics, Third Edition
Edited by Christopher Dunn
Provinces is now established as the most comprehensive yet accessible exploration of Canadian provincial politics and government.
Published Nov 2015
Death in the Peaceable Kingdom: Canadian History since 1867 through Murder, Execution, Assassination, and Suicide
Death in the Peaceable Kingdom: Canadian History since 1867 through Murder, Execution, Assassination, and Suicide
By Dimitry Anastakis
Death in the Peaceable Kingdom is an intelligent, innovative response to the incorrect assumption that Canadian history is dry and uninspiring.
Published May 2015
Rock'n America: A Social and Cultural History
Rock'n America: A Social and Cultural History
By Deena Weinstein
What is rock? This book offers a new and systematic approach to understanding rock by applying sociological concepts in a historical context.
Published Jan 2015
Canada and the United States: Differences that Count, Fourth Edition
Canada and the United States: Differences that Count, Fourth Edition
Edited by David M. Thomas and David N. Biette
Canada and the United States: Differences that Count investigates why and how the United States and Canada—while so close and seemingly so similar—remain different in so many ways.
Published May 2014
Environmental Policy in North America: Approaches, Capacity, and the Management of Transboundary Issues
Environmental Policy in North America: Approaches, Capacity, and the Management of Transboundary Issues
By Robert G. Healy, Debora L. VanNijnatten, and Marcela López-Vallejo
This comprehensive analysis of key issues in North American environmental policy provides an overview of how the US, Mexico, and Canada differ in their environmental management approaches and capacity levels, and how these differences play into cross-border cooperation on environmental problems.
Published Jan 2014
Canadian Studies in the New Millennium, Second Edition
Canadian Studies in the New Millennium, Second Edition
Edited by Mark Kasoff and Patrick James
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This popular textbook offers a thorough and accessible approach to Canadian Studies through comparative analyses of Canada and the United States, their histories, geographies, political systems, economies, and cultures.

Published May 2013