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Playing for Change: The Continuing Struggle for Sport and Recreation
Playing for Change: The Continuing Struggle for Sport and Recreation
Edited by Russell Field

This book provides wide-ranging examples of cutting-edge research in sports studies.

Available Dec 2015
A Nation in Conflict: Canada and the Two World Wars
A Nation in Conflict: Canada and the Two World Wars
By Andrew Iarocci and Jeffrey A. Keshen

Written both for classroom use and for the general reader, A Nation in Conflict is an accessible introduction to the complexities of Canada’s involvement in the twentieth century’s most important conflicts.

Available Oct 2015
A Short History of the State in Canada
A Short History of the State in Canada
By E.A. Heaman

A Short History of the State in Canada is a valuable introduction to the topic for political scientists, historians, and anyone interested in Canada’s past and present.

Available Oct 2015
Canadian State Trials, Volume Four
Canadian State Trials, Volume Four
Edited by Barry Wright, Eric Tucker, and Susan Binnie

The fourth volume in the Canadian State Trials series examines the legal issues surrounding perceived security threats and the repression of dissent from the outset of World War One through the Great Depression.

Available Oct 2015
Distance from the Belsen Heap: Allied Forces and the Liberation of a Nazi Concentration Camp
Distance from the Belsen Heap: Allied Forces and the Liberation of a Nazi Concentration Camp
By Mark Celinscak

Distance from the Belsen Heap examines the experiences of hundreds of British and Canadian eyewitnesses to atrocity, including war artists, photographers, medical personnel, and chaplains.

Available Oct 2015
Hamilton Babylon: A History of the McMaster Film Board
Hamilton Babylon: A History of the McMaster Film Board
By Stephen Broomer

Hamilton Babylon is a fascinating study of the tension between art and business in the growth of the Canadian film industry.

Available Oct 2015
Highland Shepherd: James MacGregor, Father of the Scottish Enlightenment in Nova Scotia
Highland Shepherd: James MacGregor, Father of the Scottish Enlightenment in Nova Scotia
By Alan Wilson

Alan Wilson brings MacGregor and his surroundings to life, detailing his numerous achievements and establishing his importance to the social, religious, and intellectual history of the Maritimes.

Available Oct 2015
Honorary Protestants: The Jewish School Question in Montreal, 1867-1997
Honorary Protestants: The Jewish School Question in Montreal, 1867-1997
By David Fraser

In Honorary Protestants, David Fraser presents the first legal history of the Jewish school question in Montreal.

Available Oct 2015
Polarity, Patriotism, and Dissent in Great War Canada, 1914-1919
Polarity, Patriotism, and Dissent in Great War Canada, 1914-1919
By Brock Millman

Highlighting the class and ethnic divisions which characterized public support for the war, Polarity, Patriotism, and Dissent in Great War Canada, 1914–1919 offers a broad and much-needed reexamination of Canadian government policy on the home front.

Available Oct 2015
Red, White, and Kind of Blue?: The Conservatives and the Americanization of Canadian Constitutional Culture
Red, White, and Kind of Blue?: The Conservatives and the Americanization of Canadian Constitutional Culture
By David Schneiderman

David Schneiderman offers a critical perspective on the Americanization of Canadian constitutional practice and a timely warning about its unexamined consequences.

Available Oct 2015