Frenemy nations : love and hate between neighbo(u)ring states
—Soderstrom, Mary, 1942- author.
Book
2019
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"How can neighbours that are geographically side by side be worlds apart politically, culturally, ideologically, and economically? In Frenemy Nations, Mary Soderstrom presents a unique perspective on the strife caused by the "narcissism of small differences" between neighbouring jurisdictions. She examines some of the world's odd couples, including Canada and the United States; Quebec and the rest of Canada; New Hampshire and Vermont; Haiti and the Dominican Republic; Brazil and Spanish-speaking Latin America; Rwanda and Burundi; and many more. While geographical proximity can make for cordial relationships, colonial histories, language, women's roles, differing levels of education, and competition for resources can also lead to conflict."-- Provided by publisher.

Item Details
Subjects:
Borderlands.
Boundaries.
Geopolitics.
International relations.
ISBN:
9780889776722
0889776725
Description:
270 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Notes:
Canadiana.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Link to PAC
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