By Bruce Hodgins,Don Wright,Welf Heick

This e-book is a comparability of the background and politics of 2 sister societies, evaluating Canada with Australia, instead of, as is conventional, with the uk or the USA. it really is consultant of a selected curiosity in selling extra touch and trade between Canadian and Australian students who have been investigating numerous gains of the 2 societies. simply because a few of them have been separately inquisitive about facets of federalist stories, an exam of the early evolution of federalism in what as soon as have been the 2 sister dominions appeared rather a suitable zone within which to start comparisons.

The ebook discusses Canadian federalism from approximately 1864 to 1880 and Australian federalism from approximately 1897 to 1914. It examines the history and adjustments wrought on early Canadian federalism and early Australian federalism.

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