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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

Fastest in the World

The Saga of Canada's Revolutionary Hydrofoils

Like the builders of the Avro Arrow, the pioneers of hydrofoils are celebrated in this book for their world-class accomplishments. When Alexander Graham Bell was experimenting with flying … 98 View

South End Boy

Growing up in Halifax in the tumultuous '30s and '40s

In this memoir Jim Bennet introduces us to Halifax of the 1930s and ’40s: one full of coal smoke and rival gangs, chuffing freight trains and pine tar soap. He takes the reader along with … 143 View
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Introduction

Air, Water, and Nova Scotia

From: Fastest in the World

Outlines the success of Canadian Hydrofoil vessels and the importance Nova Scotia to the development 5 $0.50 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

From: South End Boy

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1930s and 1940s Halifax 3 $0.30 Add
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Bell & Baldwin

From: Fastest in the World

1870-1909. Examines the partnership of Alexander Graham Bell and Casey Baldwin and what led to the creadtion of the HD-4 10 $1.00 Add
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Home

From: South End Boy

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1930s and 1940s Halifax. Talks about the house he grew up in 7 $0.70 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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“A Boat Which is Not a Boat”

From: Fastest in the World

1908-1918. Outlines the development of Baldwin and Bell’s HD series from 1 to 4 and their quest for hydrofoil self-propulsion 13 $1.30 Add
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Sounds

From: South End Boy

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1930s and 1940s Halifax. Sounds of the city/time 5 $0.50 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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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
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Smells

From: South End Boy

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1930s and 1940s Halifax. Smells of the city/time 6 $0.60 Add
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Defences, Defenders, and the Coming of War, August 1914

From: Canada's Bastions of Empire

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Canadian preperations for war, defense of the two fortresses in Halifax and Victoria involved joint army and navy plans 31 $3.10 Add