Military History

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The Great War of Words

British, American and Canadian Propaganda and Fiction, 1914-1933

UBC Press

The hitherto unknown story of the secret collaboration between the government and leading writers of the early 1900s -- including H.G. Wells, John Buchan and John Galsworthy -- to create a propaganda machine against the invading Huns.

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Ships and Memories

Merchant Seafarers in Canada's Age of Steam

UBC Press

An account of life on steamships, this book draws on the experiences of seafarers in peace and war and during the depression.

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Objects of Concern

Canadian Prisoners of War Through the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

Jonathan Vance examines Canada's role in the formation of an important aspect of international law, traces the growth and activities of a number of national and local philanthropic agencies, and recounts the efforts of ex-prisoners to secure compensation for the long-term effects of captivity.

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Death So Noble

Memory, Meaning, and the First World War

UBC Press

This book examines Canada's collective memory of the First World War through the 1920s and 1930s. It is a cultural history, considering art, music, and literature.

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Another Kind of Justice

Canadian Military Law from Confederation to Somalia

UBC Press

The first historical survey of Canadian military law, providing insights into military justice in Canada, the purpose of military law, and the level of legal professionalism within the Canadian military.

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