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1968 in Canada

by Michael K. Hawes, Andrew C. Holman & Christopher Kirkey

The year 1968 in Canada was an extraordinary one, unlike any other in its frenetic pace of activities and their consequences for the development of a new national consciousness among Canadians. 

It was a year...


Summary of The Fourth Turning

by Alexander Cooper

Summary of The Fourth Turning

The Fourth Turning is a book by William Strauss and Neil Howe. It outlines the foundation for what is now known as Strauss-Howe generational theory. The main tenet of the book is...


Authorized Heritage

by Robert Coutts

"Authorized Heritage" analyses the history of commemoration at heritage sites across western Canada. Using extensive research from predominantly government records, it argues that heritage narratives are almost...


Aquitaine: The End of a War

by Annemarie Nikolaus

By the Wayside… there are events and places worth a stopover.

This book offers an introduction to one of the grandest events of the summer in Aquitaine, and provides an insight into the historical context which...


Did You See Us?

by Andrew Woolford

The Assiniboia school is unique within Canada?s Indian Residential School system. It was the first residential high school in Manitoba and one of the only residential schools in Canada to be located in a large...


The Herodotus Encyclopedia

by Christopher Baron

Provides a comprehensive gateway to Herodotus? Histories, the story they tell, and the world in which they were written  

The first work of its kind, this book offers students and faculty of all levels...


The Art of War: The Military Classic of the Far East - The Articles of Suntzu - The Sayings of Wutzu

by Sun Tzu

Finally The New Revised Edition is Available!

The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise that was written during the 6th century BC by Sun Tzu. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect...


The Red Battle Flyer

by Manfred von Richthofen

SOME time ago a Naval Officer who was engaged on particularly hazardous duty was discussing calmly the chances that he and his like had of surviving the war, assuming that it continued for several more years...


A Hilltop on the Marne

by Mildred Aldrich

The author wishes to apologize for the constant use of the word English in speaking of the British Expedition to France. At the beginning of the war this was a colloquial error into which we all fell over here,...


Legendary Islands of the Atlantic

by William Henry Babcock

We cannot tell at what early era the men of the eastern Mediterranean first ventured through the Strait of Gibraltar out on the open ocean, nor even when they first allowed their fancies free rein to follow...


In Brightest Africa

by Carl Ethan Akeley

I have written this Foreword, not after reading the manuscript of the volume thoroughly, but after a quarter of a century acquaintance with the experiences, thoughts, and ideals of the author himself. This is...


Une genèse pour l’Espagne

by Soizic Escurignan

La Estoria de España, written under the aegis of Alfonso X the Wise, King of Castile and León (1252-1284), traces the history of the Iberian Peninsula and more specifically of Castile, from its origins to...


Gobekli Tepe Alien Contact

by Ronald Ritter & Sussan Evermore

The stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe are arguably one of the most visual and thought evocative pieces of pre-civilization architecture.

However there are many smaller versions of T shaped pillars similar to Gobekli...


Germany's Fighting Machine (Illustrated)

by Ernest F. Henderson

But a few weeks ago the author of this little book was in Germany studying the land and its institutions and full of admiration for its achievements in every field. Two days after he had taken ship for America...


Arab Media Systems

by Carola Richter & Claudia Kozman

This volume provides a comparative analysis of media systems in the Arab world, based on criteria informed by the historical, political, social, and economic factors influencing a country’s media. Reaching...


Letters from a Stoic

by Donald Robertson & Tom Butler-Bowdon

DISCOVER THE ENDURING LEGACY OF ANCIENT STOICISM

Since Roman antiquity, Lucius Annaeus Seneca?s Letters have been one of the greatest expressions of Stoic philosophy. In a highly accessible and timeless way,...


EXCEPTIONALLY UPSETTING: How Americans are increasingly confusing knowledge with opinion & what can be done about it

by Howard Burton

As American society becomes more polarized by the day, the question of how this "exceptional nation" can hope to regain its mojo is more pressing than ever before. With his unique blend of wry humor and clear-headed...


Indigenous Australia For Dummies

by Larissa Behrendt & Stan Grant

A comprehensive, relevant, and accessible look at all aspects of Indigenous Australian history and culture 

What is The Dreaming? How many different Indigenous tribes and languages once existed in Australia?...


Escape from the Edge

by Morris Schnitzer

Narrow escapes and bold decisions define the life of teenager Morris Schnitzer. Fleeing from Nazi Germany before the onset of World War ii, Morris ends up in the Netherlands only to watch the country be invaded...


Summary of The Splendid and the Vile

by Alexander Cooper

Summary of The Splendid and the Vile

Erik Larson’s The Splendid and the Vile is a vivid account of the British experience of World War II from 1940 to 1941. It is filled with insight into the life of Winston...