Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark: The West Versus the Rest Since Confederation

Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark: The West Versus the Rest Since Confederation

Mary Janigan


The oil sands. worldwide warming. The nationwide power software. notwithstanding those look like glossy Canadian matters, writer Mary Janigan finds them to be a legacy of longstanding local contention. whatever of a "Third Solitude" considering coming into Confederation, the West has lengthy been overshadowed via Canada's different nice nationwide debate: yet because the clash over common assets and their influence on weather swap heats up, one hundred fifty years of antipathy are coming to a head. Janigan takes readers again to a pivotal second in 1918, whilst Canada's western premiers descended on Ottawa made up our minds to manage their very own future--and as Margaret MacMillan did in Paris 1919, she deftly illustrates how the consequences reverberate to at the present time.

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