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We missed seeing you at the Society for Military History conference and the Canadian Military History Colloquium. Nothing is better than meeting colleagues and friends at conferences, and here at UBC Press we’re committed to keeping our relationship with you going strong. Here you will find:

  • an invitation to meet with Randy Schmidt, Senior Editor for Military History
  • important new books in military history
  • special conference discounts on our print books and e-books
  • information on how to get review and examination copies
New and Recent Titles
A Nation Shaped by War

With compelling insight, Canada 1919 exposes the ways in which the First World War shaped and changed Canada – and the ways it did not.

Munitions Disposal and Postwar Reconstruction in Canada

War Junk recounts the surprising history of leftover military munitions and supplies, revealing their complex political, economic, social, and environmental legacies in postwar Canada.

Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the Second World War

Making the Best of It examines the ways in which gender and other identities intersected to shape the experiences of female Canadians and Newfoundlanders during the Second World War.

The Evolution of a Combat Arm, 1920–2012

Canada’s Mechanized Infantry examines the challenges facing the Canadian Army as it transformed its infantry from First World War foot soldiers to a twenty-first–century combat force integrating soldiers, vehicles, weapons, and electronics.

Military Veterans, Trauma, and Research-Based Theatre

This important book explores an arts-based therapeutic approach to mental health care, bringing to light the journeys of contemporary military veterans as they adjust to civilian life post-deployment.

You can find our selection of military history titles or browse all books in published by us and the publishers we represent in Canada.

Receive a conference discount of 30% off all military history print books and ebooks at until June 30, 2020. Free shipping is available on print book orders over $40.00. When ordering use the discount code “Military” at the checkout.

Let's get your manuscript published!

Are you working on a book manuscript? Thinking about revising your dissertation for publication? Or do you have questions about publishing? Randy Schmidt, Senior Editor, would like to talk to you.

“I hope everyone in the military history community is keeping well. While we’re not able to meet in person this year, I’m always available to connect or reconnect by email, phone, or video conference. I’d love to learn about your new projects and chat about the possibility of publishing in our diverse and rapidly growing military history list. Please feel free to email me anytime at to submit a proposal or set up a time to talk.”

Examination and Desk Copies
Looking for a course book? You can request an examination copy by completing our online exam copy order form. If you have any questions, Liz Hudson can help you out. She can be reached at
Review Copies
Are you a book review editor? Did you find something that has review potential for your journal? Contact Kerry Kilmartin, publicist, at
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