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Canada’s Bastions of Empire

Halifax, Victoria and the Royal Navy 1749-1918

This book offers a fresh perspective on North American history, and the key role played by Halifax and Victoria in ensuring that Canada emerged as an independent country in the 20th century. … 280 View

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

Disarming Conflict

Why Peace Cannot Be Won on the Battlefield

Wars fought over the past quarter century have been a spectacular failure. The overwhelming majority end in military stalemate and are settled at the negotiating table, with the grievances that … 232 View

Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

The British Navy's show of force at the time of Confederation

This book describes British gunboat diplomacy practiced on the Great lakes in the aftermath of the US Civil War when Canada was negotiating Confederation and under Fenian attack. Cheryl MacDonald … 192 View

The Fall of New France

How the French lost a North American empire 1754-1763

Two great empires collided in North America in the 1750s when France and Great Britain (with the eager support of Britain’s American colonies) contested control of the Ohio Valley and Nova … 96 View

To Serve Canada

A History of the Royal Military College of Canada

During the four decades following the Second World War, the Royal Military College of Canada has adapted to the need to produce professional career officers by evolving into an academic centre of … 267 View
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From: To Serve Canada

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Foreword by General A.J.G.D. de Chastelain, Chief of the Defence Staff, 1991. 2 $0.26 Add
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Fighting to Lose

From: Disarming Conflict

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The record of warfare over the past quarter century makes it abundantly clear that sheer military force rarely achieves the vital political objectives its commanders set out to gain. Such force … 18 $1.80 Add
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A Few Acres of Snow

From: The Fall of New France

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Sets up the background information to really understand the fall of new france through looking at The New World, King William’s War 1689-1697, Queen Anne’s War 1701-1713, King … 8 $0.80 Add
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Introduction

From: Canada's Bastions of Empire

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explains how the information of Canada’s defenses on the homefront are missing from the historical account of the Great War, outlines some geo-political information of importance to the … 9 $0.90 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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Welcome Guests

From: Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

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Describes how the citizens of Dunnville, Canada welcomed the crew of Her Majesty’s Britomart in 1866 when it was stationed there. 7 $0.70 Add
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The Dictionary of Homophobia: A

Publisher's note, Preface to the Original Edition, Editor's Preface To the English-Language Edition, Introduction, The Anti-Anthology, Table of Entries, Contributors

From: The Dictionary of Homophobia

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Abnormal (Catherine Deschamps); Adoption (Daniel Borrillo and Thomas Formond), Africa. See Africa, Central & Eastern; Africa, Southern; Africa, Western; Africa, Central & Eastern (Pierre … 66 $3.96 Add
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A Quarter Century of Failed Warfare

From: Disarming Conflict

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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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Preface

From: To Serve Canada

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Preface 5 $0.65 Add