World War I

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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

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

The Great Class War 1914-1918

Historian Jacques Pauwels applies a critical, revisionist lens to the First World War, offering readers a fresh interpretation that challenges mainstream thinking. As Pauwels sees it, war offered … View
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The Great War in Dali-Vision

From: The Great Class War 1914-1918

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Introduction to the concept of Dali-vision and how you have to remove yourself to examine the situation. Brief overview of how the author will tackle the Great War from a class percpective by … 14 $1.40 Add
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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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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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Empire, War and Revolution

From: Big Business and Hitler

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Revisionist historian Jacques R. Pauwels examines the situation in Germany from 1900-1919 that led to Hitler’s rise to power paying particular focus on the German elite of aristocrats and … 12 $1.20 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 Revolutions of 1789, 1830, and 1848

First Steps Toward Democracy

From: The Great Class War 1914-1918

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The French Revolution of 1789, in which the bourgeoisie, the peasants and the workers challenge the king, the nobility, and the church, sets in motion the march toward democracy, the emancipation … 14 $1.40 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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Introduction

The Urgent Need for Wartime Labour

From: Harry Livingstone's Forgotten Men

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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 Nobility and the Bourgeoisie

A Counterrevolutionary Symbiosis

From: The Great Class War 1914-1918

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After its traumatic experiences of 1848 and 1871 — respectively “the crazy year” and the annus horribilis of the Paris Commune — the bourgeoisie ceases to be revolutionary … 20 $2.00 Add
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Canada to China: Migrations

From: Harry Livingstone's Forgotten Men

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The chapter examines different groups of men from Canada and China and why they chose to enlist in the war effort. (Chapter includes two maps and four photographs) 23 $2.30 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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Socialism and Democratization

From: The Great Class War 1914-1918

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The elite tries to exorcize the proletarian threat not only by using the “stick” of bloody repression but also the “carrot” of social legislation and political reforms. … 12 $1.20 Add
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Canada to China: Starting Out

From: Harry Livingstone's Forgotten Men

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An account of Harry Livingstone’s initial train journey across Canada in 1917 and those CLC men moving West. (Chapter includes four photographs) 20 $2.00 Add