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Ajzenstat and Smith problem the belief of Canada as a rustic whose liberal individualism, not like that of the U.S., is redeemed by means of a convention of presidency intervention in financial and social lifestyles: the so-called "tory touch." This ground-breaking e-book starts off with the now vintage article within which the pink tory view used to be formulated. It then provides a brand new and illuminating photograph of Canadian political existence, within which liberal individualism confronts now not toryism however the participatory culture of civic republicanism. within the ultimate part the 2 editors, one a liberal, the opposite a civic republican, debate the the most important questions dominating Canadian politics today-including Quebec's look for recognition-from the viewpoint in their shared realizing of Canada's founding.

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