By Bruce Hodgins,Don Wright,Welf Heick

This publication is a comparability of the heritage and politics of 2 sister societies, evaluating Canada with Australia, instead of, as is conventional, with the uk or the us. it truly is consultant of a specific curiosity in selling extra touch and alternate between Canadian and Australian students who have been investigating a number of positive aspects of the 2 societies. simply because a few of them have been separately enthusiastic about elements of federalist reviews, an exam of the early evolution of federalism in what as soon as have been the 2 sister dominions appeared particularly a suitable region within which to start comparisons.

The publication 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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