Military History

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Fighting from Home

The Second World War in Verdun, Quebec

UBC Press

A comprehensive, at times intimate, portrait of Verdun and Verdunites, both English and French, during the Second World War.

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“Here Is Hell”

Canada's Engagement in Somalia

UBC Press

One of the first scholarly examinations of the Somalia operation, this book will undoubtedly play a seminal role in informing further scholarly debate on this important period in Canada’s military and diplomatic past.

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Betrayed

Scandal, Politics, and Canadian Naval Leadership

UBC Press

This fascinating investigation into the machinations of a divided navy tackles important questions of military professionalism, leadership, and identity.

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Clio's Warriors

Canadian Historians and the Writing of the World Wars

UBC Press

Acclaimed historian and author Tim Cook (At the Sharp End) analyses where the practice of academic military history has come from and where it needs to go.

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Battle Grounds

The Canadian Military and Aboriginal Lands

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Gunboat Frontier

British Maritime Authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846-1890

UBC Press

Gunboat Frontier presents a different interpretation of Indian-white relations in nineteenth-century British Columbia, focusing on the interaction of West Coast Indians with British law and authority.

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An Officer and a Lady

Canadian Military Nursing and the Second World War

UBC Press

Cynthia Toman analyzes how gender, war, and medical technology intersected to create a legitimate role for women in the masculine environment of the military and explores the incongruous expectations placed on military nurses as “officers and ladies.”

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Renegades

Canadians in the Spanish Civil War

UBC Press

The definitive account of Canadians who fought in the Spanish Civil War.

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Crisis of Conscience

Conscientious Objection in Canada during the First World War

UBC Press

The first and only book about the Canadian pacifists who refused to fight in the Great War.

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Cautious Beginnings

Canadian Foreign Intelligence, 1939-51

UBC Press

A convincing portrait of Canada's active role in Second World War intelligence gathering.

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