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

Author: John Charles Blaxland
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Australia and Canada may have different security strategies, reflecting contrasting domestic circumstances, but Australian author John Blaxland, shows that, for over a century, common interests have led their forces to work together.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Charles Blaxland
ISBN: 0773530355 0773530649 9780773530355 9780773530645
OCLC Number: 62691247
Description: xxx, 388 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Prior to the First World War --
2. The First World War --
3. Inter-war years --
4. The Second World War --
5. Cold War onset --
6. Cold War divergence --
7. Post-Cold War reconvergence --
8. 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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