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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Corps Commanders

Five British and Canadian Generals at War, 1939-45

UBC Press

Corps Commanders explains how five very different Second World War British and Canadian generals fought their battles, and why they fought them in similar fashion.

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Defence and Discovery

Canada’s Military Space Program, 1945-74

UBC Press

A revealing investigation into the origins, development, and impact of Canada’s space program from 1945 to 1974.

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The Information Front

The Canadian Army and News Management during the Second World War

UBC Press

The first book on the public relations efforts of the Canadian Army during the Second World War.

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From Victoria to Vladivostok

Canada’s Siberian Expedition, 1917-19

UBC Press

Uncovers the forgotten story of the Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force – sent to Russia in 1918 as part of an Allied intervention to defeat Bolshevism – despite the objections of many Canadians who were sympathetic to the goals of the Russian Revolution.

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Canada and Ballistic Missile Defence, 1954-2009

Déjà Vu All Over Again

UBC Press

This insightful book offers an explanation for Canada’s uncertain response to US ballistic missile defence initiatives from the 1950s to the present.

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Militia Myths

Ideas of the Canadian Citizen Soldier, 1896-1921

UBC Press

Militia Myths traces the cultural history of the citizen soldier from 1896 to 1921, an ideal that lay at the foundation of how Canadians experienced and remember the First World War.

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