Studies in Canadian Military History

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The Studies in Canadian Military History Series, published in association with the Canadian War Museum, presents the best of contemporary scholarship to provide new insights into all aspects of Canadian military history, from earliest times to recent events. The work of a new generation of scholars is especially encouraged and the books employ a variety of approaches - cultural, social, intellectual, economic, political, and comparative - to investigate gaps in the existing historiography. The books in the series feed immediately into future exhibitions, programs, and outreach efforts by the Canadian War Museum

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Death or Deliverance

Canadian Courts Martial in the Great War

UBC Press

In this eye-opening account of military law in the Great War, courts martials emerge not as brutal, merciless dispensers of frontline justice but as courts capable of mercy.

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The Canadian Rangers

A Living History

UBC Press

A lavishly illustrated history of the Canadian Rangers and their evolving role as defenders and stewards of Canada’s remote regions.

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Cold War Fighters

Canadian Aircraft Procurement, 1945-54

UBC Press

In detailing the complexities of buying fighter aircrafts for the RCAF in the early years of the Cold War, Wakelam also sheds light on contemporary procurement issues.

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Labour Goes to War

The CIO and the Construction of a New Social Order, 1939-45

UBC Press

This book examines the explosive growth of the CIO in Canada during the Second World War, showing how cultural as well as economic forces were at work in the gritty work of union organizing.

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Give Me Shelter

The Failure of Canada’s Cold War Civil Defence

UBC Press

Give Me Shelter is a revealing examination of Canada’s efforts to prepare its citizens to face nuclear war, from 1945-63.

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Canada's Road to the Pacific War

Intelligence, Strategy, and the Far East Crisis

UBC Press

An intriguing account of Canada’s role as a Pacific power during the crisis that led to war with Japan.

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