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Breaking Barriers, Shaping Worlds

Canadian Women and the Search for Global Order

UBC Press

Breaking Barriers, Shaping Worlds explores the lives and careers of women, famous and forgotten, who influenced Canada’s place in the world during the twentieth century.

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Canada and Ireland

A Political and Diplomatic History

UBC Press

This intriguing study sheds light on Canada’s relationship with Ireland, revealing the origins, trials, and successes of the intimate and at times turbulent connection between the two countries.

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Challenge the Strong Wind

Canada and East Timor, 1975–99

UBC Press

Challenge the Strong Wind recounts the story of Canadian policy toward East Timor from the 1975 invasion to the 1999 vote for independence, demonstrating that historical accounts need to include both government and non-governmental perspectives.

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The Price of Alliance

The Politics and Procurement of Leopard Tanks for Canada’s NATO Brigade

UBC Press

The Price of Alliance balances high politics with military requirements in the first major reappraisal of Pierre Trudeau’s controversial defence policy.

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Mike’s World

Lester B. Pearson and Canadian External Affairs

UBC Press

A major reassessment of a man synonymous with Canadian foreign policy, this book explores the complicated actions and legacy of Canada’s foremost statesman.

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Dominion of Race

Rethinking Canada’s International History

UBC Press

Challenging well-entrenched ideas and mythologies, this book shows how race has informed Canada’s international history and is woven into the fabric of understandings of Canada in the world.

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On the Side of the Angels

Canada and the United Nations Commission on Human Rights

UBC Press

Documenting six decades of Canadian engagement within the UN human rights system, this book offers insights into the complexity and nuance of Canadian diplomacy as well as the evolution of UN’s universal human rights project.

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The Harper Era in Canadian Foreign Policy

Parliament, Politics, and Canada’s Global Posture

UBC Press

The first comprehensive analysis of Canadian foreign policy during the Harper era.

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The Call of the World

A Political Memoir

UBC Press, On Point Press

In this fiercely intelligent memoir, Bill Graham – Canada’s minister of foreign affairs and minister of defence during the tumultuous years following 9/11 – takes us on a personal journey through a period of upheaval in global and domestic politics, arguing that global institutions based on international law offer the best hope for a safer, more prosperous, and just world.

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Conflicting Visions

Canada and India in the Cold War World, 1946-76

UBC Press

Conflicting Visions recounts the Cold War history of Canada’s turbulent diplomatic relationship with India, from India’s independence through to its controversial emergence as a nuclear power, using Canadian technology to help build its first nuclear device.

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Negotiating a River

Canada, the US, and the Creation of the St. Lawrence Seaway

UBC Press

A revealing look at the planning and building of the St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project -- a megaproject that had a profound impact on North American history.

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Unlikely Diplomats

The Canadian Brigade in Germany, 1951-64

UBC Press

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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A National Force

The Evolution of Canada’s Army, 1950-2000

UBC Press

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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Canada’s Global Villagers

CUSO in Development, 1961-86

UBC Press

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

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Orienting Canada

Race, Empire, and the Transpacific

UBC Press

A hard-hitting reconsideration of Canadian foreign policy, Orienting Canada meticulously documents the dynamics of race and empire in the Transpacific from the 1907 race riots to Canada’s early involvement in Vietnam.

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Pearson's Peacekeepers

Canada and the United Nations Emergency Force, 1956-67

UBC Press

Pearson’s Peacekeepers describes Canada’s role in the first peacekeeping effort mounted by the UN and uncovers realities, and challenges, that lie beneath the myth of Canada’s peacekeeping mission.

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Contradictory Impulses

Canada and Japan in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

Contradictory Impulses is a comprehensive study of the social, political, and economic interactions between Canada and Japan from the late nineteenth century until today.

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Brock Chisholm, the World Health Organization, and the Cold War

UBC Press

This is the story of a man and an institution. A world-renowned psychiatrist and first director-general of the World Health Organization, Brock Chisholm was one of the most influential Canadians of the twentieth century, yet is little-known today.

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Alliance and Illusion

Canada and the World, 1945-1984

UBC Press

This is the definitive assessment of the domestic and international aspects of Canadian foreign policy in the modern era.

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The Middle Power Project

Canada and the Founding of the United Nations

UBC Press

Based on materials not previously available to Canadian scholars, The Middle Power Project presents a critical reassessment of the traditional and widely accepted account of Canada’s role and interests in the formation of the United Nations.

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