By Robert Bothwell
Not so, in line with historian Robert Bothwell. during this witty and available ebook, Bothwell argues that the shared historical past of the U.S. and Canada unearths extra approximately each one nation than so much could suspect. Your kingdom, My Country takes readers again to the 17th century, whilst a shared British colonial historical past set the 2 lands on paths that might stay intertwined to the current day. Tracing Canadian-American kinfolk, shared values, and transformations in the course of the centuries, Bothwell means that american citizens are neither targeted nor unprecedented, by way of either their solid features and their undesirable ones. He brings this rivalry right down to the current day by means of reading Canadian and American ameliorations over such questions as common overall healthiness care in household coverage and the Iraq warfare in overseas coverage. What occurs in Canada frequently displays what has occurred within the usa, yet by means of a similar token, what occurs in Canada indications what may take place in its American neighbor. From no matter what course, this leading edge quantity contends, Canada's tale illuminates America's-and vice-versa.
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