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Big Business and Hitler

For big business in Germany and around the world, Hitler and his National Socialist party were a welcome political development. Business was facing the Great Depression of in the 1930s, and for … 304 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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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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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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Industry, Democracy and Dictatorship

From: Big Business and Hitler

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Revisionist historian Jacques R. Pauwels examines the period of 1920-1928 and how Hitler used the German elite’s interests in Industry to gain their support. He also analyzes how this … 10 $1.00 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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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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Improvising a Navy

From: Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

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Details the response to the Fenian attack of 1866 and how a navy was brought together in the 1860s to defend Canada. 35 $3.50 Add
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The Gunboats Arrive

From: Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

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Details the arrival of the British gunboats — Britomart, Heron, Cherub — to Ontario in the summer of 1866. 20 $2.00 Add
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The Most Glittering Post

From: Churchill and Fisher

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Historian Barry Gough examines Winston Churchill’s early career (1909-1912) as well as his personal life during this period. He focuses on his work at the Home Office, his relationship with … 26 $2.60 Add