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Strategic cousins : Australian and Canadian expeditionary forces and the British and American empires

Author: John Charles Blaxland
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2006
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Australia and Canada may have different security strategies, reflecting contrasting domestic circumstances, but John Blaxland shows that common interests have led their forces to work together for over a century. Strategic Cousins examines the role of the professional armed forces of these geographically distant nations through a comparison of their historical experiences with expeditionary land forces.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Blaxland, John Charles, 1963-
Strategic cousins.
Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006286230
(OCoLC)62691247
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Charles Blaxland
ISBN: 9780773576940 0773576940 1282867385 9781282867383
OCLC Number: 759157060
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 388 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Prior to the First World War --
First World War --
Inter-war years --
Second World War --
Cold War onset --
Cold War divergence --
Post-Cold War reconvergence --
Responding to the long war on terrorism.
Responsibility: John C. Blaxland.
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Presenting a comparative study of Canadian and Australian military policy and activity, this book examines the role of the professional armed forces of these geographically distant nations through a  Read more...

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"I know of no other book that so thoroughly compares the military experiences of Australia and Canada." Robin Prior, humanities and social sciences, Australian Defense Force Academy

 
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