Decision at Midnight: Inside the Canada-US Free-Trade Negotiations - Canada and International Relations (Paperback)
  • Decision at Midnight: Inside the Canada-US Free-Trade Negotiations - Canada and International Relations (Paperback)
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Decision at Midnight: Inside the Canada-US Free-Trade Negotiations - Canada and International Relations (Paperback)

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Paperback 472 Pages / Published: 01/01/1994
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On 2 January 1988, Canada and the United States signed what was then the most comprehensive free trade agreeement the world had ever seen. This book is the story of those FTA negotiations, the preparations for and conduct of the negotiations, as well as the ideas and issues behind them. From their unique perspective as participants, Michael Hart, Bill Dymond, and Colin Robertson capture the drama and the personalities involved in the long struggle to make a free trade deal. They describe the extensive consultations, the turf-fighting among insiders, the innate caution of both politicians and bureaucrats, and the need to cultivate powerful constituencies in order to overcome the inertia of conventional wisdom.

Publisher: University of British Columbia Press
ISBN: 9780774805438
Number of pages: 472
Weight: 700 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 37 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A book written by bureaucrats that is both interesting and easy to read ... as well as an important revealing account of a vital period in our economic history. -- Clive Cocking * Books in Canada *
Loaded with detail about specific issues between the U.S. and Canadian negotiators. -- Jeffrey Simpson * Globe and Mail *
Insiders' view of free-trade talks excels in outlining why and how ... satisfying story of the persevering little guy winning an even break from his huge, indifferent neighbour. -- David Evans * The Ottawa Citizen *

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