Military History

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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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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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Battle Grounds

The Canadian Military and Aboriginal Lands

UBC Press
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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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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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“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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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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Prisoners of the Home Front

German POWs and "Enemy Aliens" in Southern Quebec, 1940-46

UBC Press

Detailing the day-to-day affairs of Germans civilians and POWs in Canadian internment camps camps during the Second World War, this book fills an important void in our knowledge of the Canadian home front.

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Commanding Canadians

The Second World War Diaries of A.F.C. Layard

Edited by Michael Whitby
UBC Press

Commander A.F.C. Layard, RN, wrote almost daily in his diary from 1913 until 1947. The pivotal 1943-45 years of this edited volume offer an extraordinarily full and honest chronicle, revealing Layard’s preoccupations, both with the daily details and with the strain and responsibility of wartime command at sea.

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Hometown Horizons

Local Responses to Canada's Great War

UBC Press

Alive with personal stories, this book considers how people and communities on the Canadian home front perceived the Great War.

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