Decision at Midnight
Inside the Canada-US Free-trade NegotiationsBook - 1994
On 2 January 1988, Canada and the United States signed what was thenthe most comprehensive free trade agreeement the world had ever seen.This book is the story of those FTA negotiations, the preparations forand conduct of the negotiations, as well as the ideas and issues behindthem. From their unique perspective as participants, Michael Hart, BillDymond, and Colin Robertson capture the drama and the personalitiesinvolved in the long struggle to make a free trade deal. They describethe extensive consultations, the turf-fighting among insiders, theinnate caution of both politicians and bureaucrats, and the need tocultivate powerful constituencies in order to overcome the inertia ofconventional wisdom.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c1994.
Branch Call Number: 382/.971/073/Har 43mb 01
Characteristics: xvi, 456 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.