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The invisible crown : the first principle of Canadian government

Author: David E Smith
Publisher: Toronto, ON : University of Toronto Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second edition]View all editions and formats
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The Invisible Crown traces Canada's distinctive form of federalism, with highly autonomous provinces, to the Crown's influence. Smith concludes that the Crown has greatly affected the development of Canadian politics due to the country's societal, geographic, and economic conditions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, David E., 1936-
Invisible crown.
(OCoLC)849052610
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David E Smith
ISBN: 9781442669123 1442669128 9781442669147 1442669144
OCLC Number: 862746635
Notes: First edition published 1995 ; this edition, with new preface, 2013.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 274 pages)
Contents: The Monarchichal Idea --
The Crown --
Canadianizing the Crown --
Government of the Day --
The Culture of Administration --
The Crown-in-Parliament --
Law, Judiciary, and the Crown --
Compound Monarchy and Canadian Federalism --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: David E. Smith.
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