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Churchill and Fisher

The titans at the Admiralty who fought the First World War

A vivid study of the politics and stress of high command, this book describes the decisive roles of young Winston Churchill as political head of the Admiralty during the First World War. … 656 View

Within the Barbed Wire Fence

A Japanese Man's Account of his Internment in Canada

Takeo Nakano immigrated to Canada from Japan in 1920, later marrying and starting a family in his adopted homeland. Takeo’s passion was poetry, and he cultivated the exquisite form known as … ; 144 View
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FOREWORD to New Edition and Preface of original edition

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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Discusses that the best way to guard human rights today is to arm ourselves with the knowledge of how easily they were taken in the past. Outlines racial injustice. Also discusses the history of … 12 $1.20 Add
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Preface, A Note on the Board of Admiralty, and Introduction

The Daemonic Duo

From: Churchill and Fisher

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Historian Barry Gough provides an introduction to the board of admiralty and an overview of the history between Churchill and Fisher before the outset of World War One. 29 $2.90 Add
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Where Does Hope Come From?

From: From Bombs to Books

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Ziad Abo Nofel writes a brief account of growing up in Iraq, the American invasion and moving to a refugee camp between Iraq and Syria for six years before finally moving to Canada. 4 $0.40 Add
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Beginnings

From: From Bombs to Books

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A profile of Elaha Anwary, an Afghan refugee, who won the Grade 7 public speaking competition for her BC school by sharing her story. 5 $0.50 Add
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Fisher Ashore and Afloat

From: Churchill and Fisher

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Historian Barry Gough examines Jack Fisher’s naval career from 1841-1906 including his apointment to the war office, and the work he carried out with particular focus on his personality and … 52 $5.20 Add
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Prologue:

Woodfibre days

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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Talks about life before Pearl Harbour in Woodfibre BC ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Evacuation from Woodfibre

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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January 1942, the evacuation of Japanese from Woodfibre ; 4 $0.40 Add
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Fisher’s Reforms

From: Churchill and Fisher

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Historian Barry Bough analyzes Jack Fisher’s reforms in the admiralty from 1904-1911 especially related to technilogical advancements, efficiency for vessels, administrative changes, and … 58 $5.80 Add
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Dissension in the Navy

From: Churchill and Fisher

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Historian Barry Gough examines the opponents of Jack Fisher from 1902-1909 with close attention paid to the relationship between Fisher and Lord Charles Beresford. 33 $3.30 Add
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It Began With a Story

From: From Bombs to Books

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Describes the experience of teachers and a principal working with a seventeen-year-old refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo who would not follow instructions. Once his personal history … 7 $0.70 Add
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To Vancouver and on to Yellowhead road camp

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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The trip from Vancouver to the work camp ; 7 $0.70 Add
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Fisher’s Fall

From: Churchill and Fisher

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Historian Barry Gough examines the Fisher-Beresford feud (1909-1911) and the Imperial Defense Inquiry as they relate to Fisher’s resignation from his position in the Admiralty then provides … 17 $1.70 Add
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Life at Yellowhead

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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Talks about life at Yellowhead Road Camp ; 6 $0.60 Add
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Sisters in Struggle

From: From Bombs to Books

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Describes as context the recent history of the Sudan, and recounts one family’s experience living through the 1983-84 violence in the country, their journey to refugee camps in Ethiopia and … 17 $1.70 Add