Canadian History

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Unlikely Diplomats

The Canadian Brigade in Germany, 1951-64

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An original and critical account of the evolution of the Canadian Army and Canada’s relationship with NATO in the Cold War era.

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Feminist History in Canada

New Essays on Women, Gender, Work, and Nation

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This new collection of original research demonstrates the continued relevance of the feminist history project in Canada.

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A National Force

The Evolution of Canada’s Army, 1950-2000

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A groundbreaking reassessment of when, and why, Canada’s army broke away from its British imperial roots to become a truly national force.

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A Small Price to Pay

Consumer Culture on the Canadian Home Front, 1939-45

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A long-overdue challenge to the commonplace assumption that the Second World War was a period of consumer austerity in Canada.

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Building Sanctuary

The Movement to Support Vietnam War Resisters in Canada, 1965-73

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This book brings to light the activities and influence of the anti-draft groups that sprang up to build support for American Vietnam war resisters in Canada.

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Canada’s Global Villagers

CUSO in Development, 1961-86

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An authoritative history of an organization that engaged thousands of young Canadians in the practice and politics of international development.

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Death or Deliverance

Canadian Courts Martial in the Great War

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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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Consuming Modernity

Gendered Behaviour and Consumerism before the Baby Boom

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Placing Canada in an international context, this book explores the intersections of gender, modernity, and consumerism from 1919 to 1945.

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Canoe Nation

Nature, Race, and the Making of a Canadian Icon

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An exploration of the canoe and its role in Canadian culture, nature, and colonial past.

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Keeping Canada British

The Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Saskatchewan

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This provocative book provides a new interpretation of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Saskatchewan, arguing that it should not be portrayed merely as an irrational outburst of intolerance but as a slightly more extreme version of mainstream opinion that wanted to keep Canada British.

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