Canadian Conscripts and the Great War
The first in-depth examination of Canadian conscripts in the final battles of the Great War, Reluctant Warriors provides fresh evidence that conscripts were good soldiers who fought valiantly and made a crucial contribution to the success of the Canadian Corps in 1918.
These essays Jennifer Brown’s investigations into the surprising range of interactions among Indigenous people and newcomers as they met or observed one another from a distance, and as they competed, compromised, and rejected or adapted to change.
A Social and Environmental History of London’s Industrialized Marshland, 1839–1914
This original account of industrial London’s expansion into West Ham’s suburban marshlands highlights how pollution, poverty, and water shortages fuelled social democracy in Greater London.
Confronting Ruination in Postindustrial Places
The Deindustrialized World opens a window on the experiences of those living at ground zero of deindustrialization and examines confrontations with the ruination of people and places on a global scale.
Illuminating Our Opportunities and Challenges at 150+ Years
Canada’s leading writers, researchers, and public intellectuals peer into the country’s future in this provocative essay collection, published in the 150th year since Confederation.
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