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By Dimitry Anastakis

Autonomous State offers the 1st particular exam of the Canadian automobile undefined, the country’s most crucial fiscal region, within the post-war interval. during this engrossing ebook, Dimitry Anastakis chronicles the industry’s evolution from the 1973 OPEC embargo to the 1989 Canada–US unfastened exchange contract and appears at its results on public coverage, international relations, corporation, staff, shoppers, and firms.

Using a tremendous array of archival resources, and interviews with a number of the key actors within the occasions, Anastakis examines a desirable array of subject matters in fresh car and Canadian company and monetary background: the impression of recent safeguard, emissions, and gasoline economic climate rules at the Canadian region and shoppers, the 1st Chrysler bailout of 1980, the curious existence and loss of life of the 1965 Canada-US car pact, the ‘invasion’ of jap imports and transplant operations, and the tip of competitive car policy-making with the arriving of unfastened trade.

More than simply an exam of the automobile undefined, the ebook presents a rethinking of Canada’s tumultuous post-OPEC political and monetary evolution, assisting to provide an explanation for the present tribulations of the worldwide vehicle zone and Canada’s position inside it.

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