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Montcalm's Crushing Blow - French and Indian Raids along New York's Oswego River 1756

by Rene Chartrand & Peter Dennis

With expert analysis and lively narrative, this engaging study of the Oswego raid casts light on a daring feat of arms at the height of the French and Indian War.

The year 1755 saw the rivalry between Britain...


Transmission Difficulties: Franz Boas and Tsimshian Mythology

by Ralph Maud

Ralph Maud delves into the mystery of Boas’s alleged “translations” of the stories gathered by his Tsimshian informant, Henry Tate.


Barren Grounds: The Story of the Tragic Moffatt Canoe Trip

by Skip Pessl

A journey to the Barren Lands of Arctic Canada becomes a race against time


Aboriginal and Visible Minority Librarians: Oral Histories from Canada

by Deborah Lee & Mahalakshmi Kumaran

This book, the first of its kind in Canada, is a collection of chapters from Aboriginal and visible minority librarians, working in Canada, speaking about the challenges they face in their profession; their...


A Short History of Halifax

by Dan Soucoup

Covering the most significant events in the storied history of the city, A Short History of Halifax is a fascinating, accessible record. In a readable, narrative style, author Dan Soucoup offers up a to-the-point...


Lighthouse Legacies

by Chris Mills

Imagine living your life perched on a tiny island, without electricity, exposed to the fury of the sea, and always at the service of the mariner. This is how lightkeepers and their families spent their lives,...


Islands of New Brunswick: Living Between the Tides

by Allison Mitcham

Culled from her collections Offshore Islands and Paradise or Purgatory(1984), New Brunswick Islands is part ecocritical exploration and part historical survey, as Mitcham explores the province's not-so-far-off...


The Nova Scotia Black Experience

by Bridglal Pachai

The Nova Scotia Black Experience Through the Centuries is a comprehensive account of the African Nova Scotian struggle to build a vital community in the face of racial discrimination. Originally published in...


The Tragic Story of the Empress of Ireland

by Logan Marshall

A century after it sank to the bottom of the St. Lawrence River, the ruin of the Empress of Ireland has remained one of the most devastating tragedies in maritime history. Logan Marshall's vivid and detailed...


New Brunswick and the Navy: Four Hundred Years

by Marc Milner & Glenn Leonard

From the seafaring battles between the British and the French of the 1640s to the privateers of the War of 1812, from the merchant ships of the Second World War to the construction of the corvettes and frigates...


Uncle Cy's War: The First World War Letters of Major Cyrus F. Inches

by Valerie Teed

At 31 years old, Major Cyrus Inches resolved to survive the Great War, and did so without losing his sense of humour, in spite of the tragedies he constantly faced. His letters home were stored and left undisturbed...


Vancouver Was Awesome: A Curious Pictorial History

by Lani Russwurm & Bob Kronbauer

A vivid and eccentric photographic homage to Vancouver’s past.


B.C. Without Borders

by Elaine O'Connor

The brave British Columbians profiled in B.C. Without Borders are out there making a difference in the developing world one person at a time—fighting against child sex tourism in Thailand, for example, or working...


Ignored but Not Forgotten: Canada's English Immigrants

by Lucille H. Campey

In her third and final book in the English in Canada series, Lucille Campey provides an overview of the great exodus from England to Canada which peaked in the early twentieth century. Drawing on wide-ranging...


A Time Such as There Never Was Before: Canada After the Great War

by Alan Bowker

As much upheaval as WWI caused in Canada, its aftermath was even more transformative for the country. With victory and the return the troops, Canadian society was now faced with the question of how to return...


Under the Sign of the Big Fiddle: The R.S. Williams Family, Manufacturers and Collectors of Musical Instruments

by Ladislav Cselenyi-Granch

This book describes one of the leading firms in the music industry in Canada in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.


Steeped In Tradition: A Celebration of Tea

by Frances Hoffman

From drawing rooms of Victorian Britain to Ontario kitchens, rituals of afternoon tea have always delighted.


Bringing Out The Untold Life: Recollections of Mildred Reid Grant Gray

by Claire E. Scheuren & Mildred Grant Gray

Canadian Morse Code Operator Chronicles Nine Decades In Historic Cape Breton Fishing Village. Mildred Gray is acknowledged as the last surviving government-employed Morse Code operator and one of the last surviving...


A Great Game: The Forgotten Leafs & the Rise of Professional Hockey

by Stephen J. Harper

Drawing on extensive archival records and illustrations, histories of the sport, and newspaper files, Canada’s Prime Minister delves into the fascinating early years of ice hockey.

In the tumultuous beginnings...


Rescuing Canada's Right

by Tasha Kheiriddin & Adam Daifallah

Canadians everywhere are asking: what's wrong with the Conservative Party? The Liberal Party of Canada has held power for 70 of the past 100 years—a feat unrivaled by any other political party in the Western...