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Stand on Guard for Whom?

By (author) Yves Engler
Categories: Military history

We Stand on Guard for Whom? is the first book to present a history of the Canadian military from the perspective of its victims. Originating as a British force that brutally dispossessed First Nations, ...

People, State, and War under the French Regime in Canada

Covering a period that runs from the founding of the colony in the early seventeenth century to the conquest of 1760, People, State, and War under the French Regime in Canada is a study of colonial warriors ...

Canada 1919

With compelling insight, Canada 1919 examines the concerns of Canadians in the year following the Great War: the treatment of veterans, including nurses and Indigenous soldiers; the rising farm lobby; ...

Canada at War

By (author) J.L. Granatstein
Categories: Second World War

Canada at War examines the impact of both world wars on Canada and Canadians by examining conscription, foreign policy, and politics, with William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canada’s longest-serving prime ...

The Taste of Longing

By (author) Suzanne Evans
Categories: Second World War

Half a world away from her home on Manitoulin Island, Ethel Mulvany is starving in Singapore’s infamous Changi Prison, along with hundreds of other women jailed there as POWs during the Second World ...

Enemy Alien

This graphic history tells the story of Canada’s first national internment operations through the eyes of John Boychuk, an internee held in Kapuskasing from 1914 to 1917. The story is based on Boychuk’s ...

River Battles

By (author) Mark Zuehlke
Categories: Military history
Series: Canadian Battle Series

The fifth and final Canadian Battle Series volume set in Italy, The River Battles tells the story of this campaign’s last and hardest months. In riveting detail and with his trademark “you-are-there” ...

The Invisibles

By (author) James E. Candow
Categories: Military history

In The Invisibles, James E. Candow provides the fascinating backstory of the Royal Newfoundland Companies while enhancing our understanding of the role they played in Newfoundland history and the lives ...

Gorgeous War

By (author) Tim Blackmore
Categories: Media studies

Gorgeous War examines ways in which modernist design ideals influenced German and American heraldry, and argues that the two visual worlds form the foundations of contemporary corporate brand programs. ...

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 ...