Philip Resnick (Ph.D, Toronto) combines an interest in political theory with Canadian (and Quebec) politics and European politics. His books include: Letters to a Québécois Friend; The Masks of Proteus: Canadian Reflections on the State; Toward a Canada-Quebec Union; Thinking English Canada; Twenty-First Century Democracy; The Politics of Resentment: B.C. Regionalism and Canadian Unity; and The European Roots of Canadian Identity. His current research focuses on national identities within multinational federations and on the nature of North American identity.