World War II

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A Good War

Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency

Canada needs to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% to prevent a catastrophic 1.5 degree increase in the earth’s average temperature — assumed by many scientists to be a … 465 View

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

Dangerous Enemy Sympathizers

Canadian Internment Camp B, 1940-1945

From 1940 to 1945, Internment Camp B at Ripples, some 35 kilometres east of Fredericton, played a considerable role in the Second World War. Chosen for its remote rural New Brunswick location, … 178 View

Disarming Conflict

Why Peace Cannot Be Won on the Battlefield

Wars fought over the past quarter century have been a spectacular failure. The overwhelming majority end in military stalemate and are settled at the negotiating table, with the grievances that … 232 View
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Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Anti-Semitism and the MS St. Louis

Canada's Anti-Semitic Immigration Policies in the Twentieth Century

Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Anti-Semitism and the MS St. Louis is designed to provide an introductory-level overview of Canada’s anti-Semitic immigration policies throughout the … 90 View

Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Italian Canadian Internment in the Second World War

Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Italian Canadian Internment is designed to provide an introductory-level overview of the internment of Italian-Canadians during the Second World War. This title … ; 114 View

Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment in the Second World War

Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment is designed to provide an introductory-level overview of the internment of Japanese-Canadians during the Second World War. This title … ; 162 View

The Myth of the Good War

America in the Second World War

Was the role of the United States in the Second World War an essentially idealistic one, a crusading struggle to conquer the dark forces of German fascism and Japanese militarism? Was it an … 328 View

Within the Barbed Wire Fence

A Japanese Man's Account of his Internment in Canada

Takeo Nakano immigrated to Canada from Japan in 1920, later marrying and starting a family in his adopted homeland. Takeo’s passion was poetry, and he cultivated the exquisite form known as … ; 144 View

Worth Fighting For

Canada’s Tradition of War Resistance from 1812 to the War on Terror

Historians, veterans, museums, and public education campaigns have all documented and commemorated the experience of Canadians in times of war. But Canada also has a long, rich, and important … ; ; 336 View
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FOREWORD to New Edition and Preface of original edition

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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Discusses that the best way to guard human rights today is to arm ourselves with the knowledge of how easily they were taken in the past. Outlines racial injustice. Also discusses the history of … 12 $1.20 Add
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Foreword to the New English Edition

Foreword: Objectives and Methodology

From: The Myth of the Good War

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Outlines the approach to WWII taken in this study, develops his Methodology and descrives the work as a synthesis 12 $1.20 Add
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War Resistance in Canadian History

From: Worth Fighting For

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Who “counts” as a war resister? This introductory essay surveys the long history of war resistance in Canada and outlines the complex dynamics of opposing military violence both … ; ; 16 $1.60 Add
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Introduction

From: Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Italian Canadian Internment in the Second World War

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The introduction provides a brief summary of the history of Italian immigrants in Canada and internment during the Second world War and outlines the goals of the book. ; 3 $0.30 Add
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Introduction

From: Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment in the Second World War

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The introduction provides a brief summary of the history of Japanese immigrants in Canada and internment during the Second world War and outlines the goals of the book. ; 4 $0.40 Add
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The Resilience of Jewish Culture Through History

From: Righting Canada's Wrongs: Anti-Semitism and the MS St. Louis

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This section provides a brief overview of the topics covered in the book as well as a discussion of Jewish culture. it illustrates this with firsthand accounts, photographs, and documents. 3 $0.30 Add