Invisible and Inaudible in Washington: American Policies Toward Canada

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UBC Press, 1999 - Political Science - 252 pages
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Edelgard Mahant and Graeme Mount examine details of White House policyfrom 1945 to the 1980s to assess the extent to which the United Statescould be said to have had a Canada policy. They challenge the popularnationalist view that Canada has been treated as peripheral anddependent, but also counter the opposing view that Washington hasrespected Canadian advice and benefitted from it. Instead, they arguethat for the most part Canada has mattered little in Washington andthat America's Canada policy is largely an ad hoc affair.
  

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Contents

The Cold War Part I 194560
15
The Cold War Part II since 1961
44
NorthSouth Issues I
77
Canada As a Source of Natural Resources
99
Policies on American Investment in Canada
136
Canada in American Trade Policy
162
Conclusions 190
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Edelgard Mahant teaches in the Department of Political Science at Glendon College, York University. Graeme S. Mount teaches in the Department of History at Laurentian University.

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