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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...


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...


Historical Dictionary of Canada

by Barry M. Gough

This second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Canada greatly expands on the first edition through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on...


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...


The Routledge Handbook of War and Society

by Steven Carlton-Ford & Morten G Ender

This new Handbook provides an introduction to current sociological and behavioral research on the effects of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


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...


Inside the Museums: Toronto's Heritage Sites and their Most Prized Objects

by John Goddard

Illuminates Toronto's early history through its small heritage museums and their prized objects. For the first time, it showcases the scattered historic homes and other buildings as a single community.


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...


Royal Canadian Mounted Police

by Lorenz Graham & Jr. William B. Jones

"Uphold the Right" The Motto of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Today Mounties uphold the right in modern cities as well as in the furthest arctic.  More than eighty years ago, a handful of them upheld the...


Canada Inside Out

by David Olive

Why are we so hard on ourselves when everyone else thinks we're wonderful?  Walt Whitman, Marlene Dietrich and Bill Clinton all have had admiring things to say about Canada.  At the same time, some of our...


Mike Filey's Toronto Sketches, Books 10-11

by Mike Filey

This special collection gathers the volumes ten and eleven of the Toronto Sketches series, a fascinating compendium of Mike Filey's columns about the people and history of Toronto. These are essential reading...


Mike Filey's Toronto Sketches, Books 7-9

by Mike Filey

This special collection gathers the seventh to the ninth volumes of the Toronto Sketches series, a fascinating compendium of Mike Filey's columns about the people and history of Toronto. These are essential...


Mike Filey's Toronto Sketches, Books 4-6

by Mike Filey

This special collection gathers books four to six of the Toronto Sketches series, a fascinating compendium of Mike Filey's columns about the people and history of Toronto. These are essential reading for history...


Mike Filey's Toronto Sketches, Books 1-3

by Mike Filey

This special collection gathers the first three volumes of the Toronto Sketches series, a fascinating compendium of Mike Filey's columns about the people and history of Toronto. These are essential reading for...


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...


Through a Canadian Periscope: The Story of the Canadian Submarine Service

by Julie H. Ferguson, Peter W. Cairns & Dan MacNeil

A colourful and well-researched account of Canada's submarine service, from its beginnings on the first day of the First World War to its uncertain future today. Ferguson details the careers of the Canadians...