World War II

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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

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

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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Introduction

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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“Scruples of Conscience” and the Historic Peace Churches in the War of 1812

From: Worth Fighting For

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Upper Canadian settlers in the Niagara region probably suffered greater effects from the land battles of the War of 1812 than citizens of any other region on the continent. Yet the many instances … 14 $1.40 Add
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Introduction

America and the Myth of the

“Great Crusade”

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Outlines how America has gained history about the war through Hollywood and not in the classroom. Delves into the ides of Democracy for a few and outlines how the process of deciding to go to war … 11 $1.10 Add
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Prologue:

Woodfibre days

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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Talks about life before Pearl Harbour in Woodfibre BC ; 5 $0.50 Add
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A Mixed Blessing

The Pacifist Sects of Upper Canada and Exemption from Militia Duty, 1793–1867

From: Worth Fighting For

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This chapter provides an overview of colonial militia laws regarding accommodation for those settlers of Upper Canada who were Quaker, Mennonite, or Tunker. By charting the methods by which the … 15 $1.50 Add
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Evacuation from Woodfibre

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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January 1942, the evacuation of Japanese from Woodfibre ; 4 $0.40 Add
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The American Power Elite and Fascism

From: The Myth of the Good War

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Analyzes how before and even after the outbreak of war in Europe Hitler and his National Socialism, and fascism in general, enjoyed a disproportionate amount of sympathy within the ranks of the … 16 $1.60 Add
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Wars and Rumours of Wars

How Wars Start

From: Disarming Conflict

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America and the Red Peril

From: The Myth of the Good War

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Analyzes how the American Power elites were against communism and Bolshevism and therefore liked European facism and Hitler’s Nazism. 13 $1.30 Add