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Journalism of Attachment

Dutch Newspapers during the Bosnian War

UBC Press

Drawing on an extensive content analysis of news coverage about the Bosnian war, this study describes the phenomenon of “journalism of attachment” as reflected in Dutch newspapers covering the Bosnian 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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The Soldiers' General

Bert Hoffmeister at War

UBC Press

A complex, analytical yet accessible portrait of Bert Hoffmeister, who won more awards than any Canadian officer in the Second World War.

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The Red Man's on the Warpath

The Image of the "Indian" and the Second World War

UBC Press

This book explores how wartime symbolism and imagery propelled the “Indian problem” onto the national agenda, and why assimilation remained the goal of post-war Canadian Indian policy – even though the war required that it be rationalized in new ways.

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