Edward Whitcomb completed a PhD in history at the University of London, England, which was published by Duke University Press. He taught at St. Francis Xavier University, Concordia University and the University of Manitoba. During a career in the foreign service he concentrated on political, strategic, security and economic analysis. He has written histories of all of Canada’s provinces, and his company, From Sea to Sea Enterprises, has sold more than 30,000 books. He is currently writing a history of Canadian federalism.