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Harry Livingstone’s Forgotten Men

Canadians and the Chinese Labour Corps in the First World War

HARRY LIVINGSTONE was a small town doctor from Listowel, Ontario when he felt the pull of patriotism that led him to volunteer in the First World War. In 1917, Livingstone found himself embarking … 504 View
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In Praise of Retreat

Finding Sanctuary in the Modern World

From pilgrim paths to forest cabins, and from rented hermitages to arts temples and quiet havens for yoga and meditation, In Praise of Retreat explores the pleasures and powers of this ancient … 370 View

Patriots, Traitors and Empires

The Story of Korea's Struggle for Freedom

“In the night of our ignorance, North Korea confirms all stereotypes.”—Bruce Cumings Patriots, Traitors and Empires is an account of modern Korean history, written from the … 272 View
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An Introduction

From: In Praise of Retreat

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Foreword

From: Harry Livingstone's Forgotten Men

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Wright notes that Black’s history of Canada and the Chinese Labour Corps is previously untold and a significant contribution to the historiography of the First World War. 3 $0.30 Add
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One Country—Two States

From: Patriots, Traitors and Empires

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The introduction, One Country-Two States explains how as a nation, Korea has existed for over a thousand years within clearly delineated and recognized borders; however, Korean have had the great … 9 $0.90 Add
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Green Cathedral

From: In Praise of Retreat

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In this reading the author recounts their experience of leaving the city to a retreat in the forest and the positive psychological effect that the experience had on them. 22 $2.20 Add
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Preface

From: Harry Livingstone's Forgotten Men

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Black outlines the project’s inspiration, his sources, and a rationale for his use of linguistic styles. 4 $0.40 Add
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The Empire of Japan

From: Patriots, Traitors and Empires

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Chapter One The Empire of Japan/i> focuses on the rise of Japanese imperialism and colonialism in Korea. As an emerging industrial power, Japan required access to vital raw materials necessary … 23 $2.30 Add
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Imperialism

From: Patriots, Traitors and Empires

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Chapter two, Imperialism focuses on defining imperialism and how it relates to both the history of Korea and its present day geopolitics. Imperialism is the activity, enterprise and methodology … 17 $1.70 Add
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The Urgent Need for Wartime Labour

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A short history about why the British and French began to recruit Chinese labourers and formed the Chinese Labour Corps, and the role Canada and Harry Livingstone played in this history. (Chapter … 27 $2.70 Add
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The Art of Retreat

From: In Praise of Retreat

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In this chapter, the author explores the factors that motivate people to seek seclusion from the world. She discusses historical examples of pilgrims and hermits and what motivated their retreats. 31 $3.10 Add