World War I

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Asleep in the Deep

Nursing Sister Anna Stamers and the First World War

On 27 June 1918, the Llandovery Castle, a Canadian hospital ship returning to England, was sunk by a German U-boat in contravention of international law. Two hundred and thirty-four crew members … 223 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

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
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Material Traces of War

Stories of Canadian Women and Conflict, 1914-1945

Material Traces of War: Stories of Canadian Women and Conflict, 1914–1945, looks at how Canadian women experienced the world wars through objects, images, and archival documents. The book puts … ; ; 338 View

The Bitter Harvest of War

New Brunswick and the Conscription Crisis of 1917

In 1917, the Canadian Corps captured Vimy Ridge in northern France, and a myth grew that Canada — as a nation — was born on its slopes. But the cost was tremendous: 10,000 Canadians … 120 View

The Great Class War 1914-1918

Far from an accident of history, the First World War was a long sought-after event welcomed by European elites as a check against democratization and socialist reforms — but the war had … 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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Introduction

From: Asleep in the Deep

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The introduction summarizes the events surrounding the German sinking of the Canadian Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle in World War I. Following the war, the actions of the U-boat commander and … 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction

World at War, Women at War

From: Material Traces of War

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In the introduction, the authors discuss how our analysis of the world wars is gendered, with men playing the active role in combat and decision-making. They also detail some of the museum work … ; ; 9 $0.90 Add
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Introduction

From: The Bitter Harvest of War

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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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The Lessons of World War, 1914-1916

From: The Bitter Harvest of War

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In this chapter, Theobald provides and overview of how the First World War was received in New Brunswick. He follows the initial optimism and support the war effort experienced within New … 34 $3.40 Add
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Early Life

From: Asleep in the Deep

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The early life of Nursing Sister Anna Irene Stamers is described as well as the history of her family in Saint John, New Brunswick, including the untimely death of her father and the financial … 10 $1.00 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