Canadian Women and the Search for Global Order
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.
Canada and East Timor, 1975–99
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.
Rethinking Canada’s International History
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.
Canada and the United Nations Commission on Human Rights
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.
A Political Memoir
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.
Canada and India in the Cold War World, 1946-76
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.
Race, Empire, and the Transpacific
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.
Canada and the United Nations Emergency Force, 1956-67
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.
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.
Canada and the Founding of the United Nations
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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