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Hitler's Cosmopolitan Bastard

By (author) Martyn Bond
Categories: European history

The remarkable story of Austro-Japanese Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, founder of the Pan-European Union following the First World War, which offered a vision of peaceful, democratic unity for Europe, ...

Secret History

By (author) Simon Ball
Categories: European history

A provocative, rigorously researched study that questions what we think we know about British intelligence. Shining an intense light on the history of Britain’s intelligence organizations, Secret History ...

Subir la victoire

By (author) Guillaume Sauvé
Categories: European history
Series: Politique mondiale

Cet ouvrage propose une plongée dans le formidable bouillonnement intellectuel et civique de la Russie à l’époque de la perestroïka et de la fin de la guerre froide, alors que les libéraux soviétiques ...

The Clean Body

By (author) Peter Ward
Categories: European history

Recounting the history of personal hygiene in Europe and North America and the making of the modern clean body. How often did our ancestors bathe? How often did they wash their clothes? What did they ...

A Forgotten Hero

In one of the most amazing rescues of WWII, the Swedish head of the Red Cross rescued more than 30,000 people from concentration camps in the last three months of the war. Folke Bernadotte did so by negotiating ...

Polish War Veterans in Alberta

By (author) Aldona Jaworska
Categories: Second World War

In the aftermath of World War II, more than 4,500 Polish veterans, displaced by war and the Soviet-oriented Polish government, were resettled in Canada as farm workers; 750 of these men were accepted ...

Stalin's Gulag at War

By (author) Wilson T. Bell
Categories: European history

Stalin’s Gulag at War places the Gulag within the story of the regional wartime mobilization of Western Siberia during the Second World War. Wilson T. Bell explores a diverse array of issues, including ...

Beardmore

By (author) Douglas Hunter
Categories: European history
Series: Carleton Library Series

In 1936, long before the discovery of the Viking settlement at L’Anse aux Meadows, the Royal Ontario Museum made a sensational acquisition: the contents of a Viking grave that prospector Eddy Dodd said ...

Big Business and Hitler

By (author) Jacques R. Pauwels
Categories: European history

Basing his work on the recent findings of scholars in many European countries and the US, Jacques Pauwels explains how Hitler gained and held the support of powerful business interests who found the well-liked ...

Canadians and Their Pasts

What role does history play in contemporary society? Has the frenetic pace of today’s world led people to lose contact with the past? A high-profile team of researchers from across Canada sought to ...