British Empire History

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For Home and Empire

Voluntary Mobilization in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand during the First World War

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Nothing to Write Home About

British Family Correspondence and the Settler Colonial Everyday in British Columbia

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Fighting with the Empire

Canada, Britain, and Global Conflict, 1867–1947

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This insightful collection untangles the paradox of mobilizing a Canadian contribution to Britain’s imperial wars – and forging a national identity in the process.

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The Empire on the Western Front

The British 62nd and Canadian 4th Divisions in Battle

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Focusing on developments at the divisional level in Britain and Canada, The Empire on the Western Front casts a critical eye on how the British Empire transformed unseasoned volunteers into battle-ready soldiers for the Western Front.

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Military Education and the British Empire, 1815–1949

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Bringing together the world’s leading scholars on the subject, Military Education and the British Empire explores distinct national narratives within a comparative context to expose the role of military education in maintaining empire.

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Guiding Modern Girls

Girlhood, Empire, and Internationalism in the 1920s and 1930s

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