Histoires des Amériques

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Nuu-chah-nulth Voices, Histories, Objects & Journeys

Par (auteur) Alan Hoover
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

“The people of the west coast of Vancouver Island used to be called Nootka by Europeans. We know ourselves as Nuu-chah-nulth, which can be translated as “along the mountains” and refers to our traditional ...

Steamboat Connections

Par (auteur) Frank Mackey
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

Mackey introduces the entrepreneurs who forged this important link between Montreal and the nation’s interior and chronicles the course of their industry, correcting previous misinterpretations. He ...

Viking Discovery of America

Par (auteur) Helge Ingstad
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

Faced with harsh conditions in their Greenland home, a group of Vikings took the reins of fate into their own hands. With incredible luck, skill and fortitude, they discovered lands filled with a profusion ...

The War of 1812

Par (auteur) Wesley B. Turner
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

Tragedy and farce, bravery and cowardice, intelligence and foolishness, sense and nonsense - all these contradictions and more have characterized the War of 1812. The real significance of the series of ...

If I Could Turn and Meet Myself

Par (auteur) Patrick Toner
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

At his death in 1985, Alden Nowlan stood in the first rank of Canadian writers. Today, his poetry is beloved by Maritimers and popular across Canada and in the US as well. If I Could Turn and Meet Myself ...

Guardian of the Gulf

One of the great untold Canadian military stories revolves around the eastern seaport of Sydney, Nova Scotia. Guardian of the Gulf offers a vivid and long overdue account of Sydney harbour’s role, and ...

To Go Upon Discovery

Par (auteur) Victor Suthren
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

To Go Upon Discovery begins with Cook’s arrival in Canada in 1758 and ends with his appointment to take Endeavour to the South Pacific. In between these dates, we witness the siege of Louisbourg during ...

Fortune & La Tour

Par (auteur) M A MacDonald
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

Reprinted for a new audience, this is the gripping story of Acadia torn by civil strife in its infancy, the people involved and the reasons for the struggle.

Straight Talk

Par (auteur) Stéphane Dion
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

So begins this collection of Stéphane Dion’s speeches from 1996 to 1998. Organized around four central themes, Straight Talk shows the breadth and strength of Dion’s convictions. Dion believes that ...

The Frontier World of Edgar Dewdney

Par (auteur) Brian Titley
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

The Frontier World of Edgar Dewdney is a biography of a man
who played a key role in the events which marked the political, social,
and economic transformation of western Canada in the latter half of ...