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Continental Divide: The Values And Institutions Of The United States And Canada

Continental Divide: The Values And Institutions Of The United States And Canada

By Seymour Martin Lipset

Routledge, 1990, 337 pp.

This erudite, fine-grained comparison is almost entirely between Americans and Anglophone Canadians; Quebec is largely ignored. Within these limits this is a subtle exploration of why Anglophones on both sides of the 49th parallel have differences flowing from a revolutionary (American) and a Tory (Canadian) past.