American Review of Canadian Studies

A quarterly publication presenting original research on topics relating to Canada and the humanities and social sciences. This is the official journal of the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States. Academic interest.

Articles from Vol. 35, No. 1, Spring

Book Review Essay: Canadian History Textbooks for a U.S. Audience
J.M. Bumstead. The Peoples of Canada: A Pre-Confederation History. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2004. xvi + 512 pp. $35.95 paper. J.M. Bumstead. The Peoples of Canada: A Post-Confederation History. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2004. xvi...
Books Received
ART Palmer, Alexandra, ed. Fashion: A Canadian Perspective. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004. 390 pp. $75.00 cloth, $35.00 paper. CINEMA Clandfield, David. Pierre Perrault and the Poetic Documentary. Bloomington: Indiana University...
Canada's System of Representation in Crisis: The "279 Formula" and Federal Electoral Redistributions (1)
The absence of strictly defined concepts of representation has meant that demographic change has not automatically engendered electoral boundary readjustments. --R.K. Carty (2) In March 2002, Canada's Chief Electoral Officer, Jean-Pierre...
Defining Canadian Security: Continuities and Discontinuities (1)
Introduction With every new prime minister coming into office in Canada, observers of Canadian foreign policy have become accustomed to calls for a foreign policy review: Pierre Elliott Trudeau in 1968, Brian Mulroney in 1984, Jean Chretien in 1993,...
For the General Good: The Debate over Private vs. Public Ownership of Telephones and the Canadian West, 1900-1912 (1)
In the opening years of the twentieth century, there erupted a controversy on both sides of the Canadian-American border that led directly to the establishment of government-owned and operated telephone systems in Canada's three prairie provinces between...
Heading South to Make It Big: The American Success of Canada's You Can't Do That on Television
For scholars and policy-makers anxious about questions of Canadian national identity, the standard narrative describing the flow of television programming across the U.S.-Canadian border is one of an invasion from the south. After all, as Michael Koch...
Peace, Order, and Good Songs: Popular Music and English-Canadian Culture
Industry sales statistics demonstrate the extent to which popular music permeates Canadian life. According to the International Federation for the Phonographic Industry, Canada is the sixth largest market for recorded music sales. (1) Figures from...