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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

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
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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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Prologue

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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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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The Fenian Threat

From: Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

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Details the rise of the Fenians, their goals, and their invasion of Canada in the 1860s. 19 $1.90 Add
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The Watch Is Set, 1749–1858

From: Canada's Bastions of Empire

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examines how Britain had made Canada part of its strategic thinking for more than 150 years before war broke out in 1914, with focus on the naval basis in Halifax and Victoria 24 $2.40 Add
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Canada West Attacked

From: Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

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Describes the Fenian attack on Canada West in 1866 19 $1.90 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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Threat and Response, 1858–1905

From: Canada's Bastions of Empire

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Mostly dealing with relations with America during this time it analyzes Canadian responses to threats during this period, including the Alaska boundary 50 $5.00 Add
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Dealing with the Neighbours

From: Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

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Describes Canada’s relationship with America and the friction that was occurring in the 1860s. 15 $1.50 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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End of an Era

From: Fastest in the World

1918-1948. The quest for a naval contract, the establishment of Bell-Baldwin Hydrodomes Ltd., other self-propelled hydrofoils are made. Their legacy is breifly explored 11 $1.10 Add
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Rumours of War, 1906–1914

From: Canada's Bastions of Empire

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How Britain involved the Dominion in new defense challenges and the emergency of Germany as a potential enemy, immigration issues during this period 38 $3.80 Add