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Deportation of the Prince Edward Island Acadians

by Earle Lockerby

When the fortress of Louisbourg fell to the British in 1758, the Acadians of Prince Edward Island (then known as Île Saint-Jean) were doomed to a horrible fate-deportation from their homes to an unknown land...


A Great and Noble Scheme: The Tragic Story of the Expulsion of the French Acadians from Their American Homeland

by John Mack Faragher

"Altogether superb; a worthy memorial to the victims of two and a half centuries past."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review In 1755, New England troops embarked on a "great and noble scheme" to expel 18,000 French-speaking...


Promise of Glory

by C. X. Moreau

On September 13, 1862, a Union private found--wrapped around some cigars left behind by fleeing Confederate soldiers--a piece of paper. On that paper was Special Orders No. 191, a message from Lee to his generals...


The War of 1812

by Henry Adams & John R. Elting

Thid unsurpassed work illuminates the unpopular, blunder-filled War of 1812.


The Call to Arms: The 1812 Invasions of Upper Canada

by Richard Feltoe

While the War of 1812 saw battles and combat take place in vastly separated locations of the United States and British North America, nowhere was the fighting more intense than in Upper Canada, specifically...


The American Invasion of Canada: The War of 1812's First Year

by Pierre Berton

How could a nation of eight million fail to subdue a struggling British colony of 300,000? In this remarkable account of the war’s first year, Pierre Burton transforms history into an engrossing narrative...


The Mill

by Matthew MacFadzean & Daryl Cloran

A unique theatrical endeavour comprised of four plays written by four of Canada's most celebrated playwrights: Matthew MacFadzean, Hannah Moscovitch, Tara Beagan, and Damien Atkins. The series reveals the shocking...


Neighbourly War: New Brunswick and the War of 1812

by Robert L. Dallison

When most people think of the War of 1812, they think of the Niagara frontier, the British burning of the White House, the harrowing tale of Laura Secord, and the much-ballyhooed Battle of New Orleans. But there...


Riot that Never Was, The

by James Jackson

A fascinating, methodical investigation into a little-known tragedy shows that truth can prevail even 180 years after the fact.In this “whodunit,” James Jackson is a one-man investigative commission. He...


Master and Madman: The Surprising Rise and Disastrous Fall of the Hon Anthony Lockwood RN

by Peter Thomas & Nicholas Tracy

Despite the coming social reforms undertaken at home, the world of the Georgian British Empire was nothing if not class-conscious and leery of outsiders. But Anthony Lockwood, with no known certain record of...


Old World, New World: America and Europe in the Age of Jefferson

The Hollyhocks Will Bloom Again

by Maureen Chadsey

A historical novel depicting the struggle of a loyalist woman during and after the revolutionary war, even being forced to leave her home and country. As property of her husband, she contends with him moving...


The Eastern Door

by Dave More

Immigrating from 18th century rural Ireland, Billy Smithyman builds a new life in the New York frontier, where Billy's honesty stands out in the corrupt fur trade, and where he earns the trust of formidable...


Saving Monticello: The Levy Family's Epic Quest to Rescue the House that Jefferson Built

by Marc Leepson

When Thomas Jefferson died on the Fourth of July 1826 -- the nation's fiftieth birthday -- he was more than $100,000 in debt. Forced to sell thousands of acres of his lands and nearly all of his furniture and...