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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.

Published Feb 2016
Canada's Rural Majority: Households, Environments, and Economies, 1870-1940
Canada's Rural Majority: Households, Environments, and Economies, 1870-1940
By R.W. Sandwell

Canada’s Rural Majority is an engaging and accessible history of the distinctive experience of Canada's rural population, including not only farmers, but also hunters, gardeners, fishers, miners, loggers, and cannery workers who lived and worked in rural Canada.

Published Feb 2016
Commemorating Canada: History, Heritage, and Memory, 1850s-1990s
Commemorating Canada: History, Heritage, and Memory, 1850s-1990s
By Cecilia Morgan

Commemorating Canada is a concise narrative overview of the development of history and commemoration in Canada, designed for use in courses on public history, historical memory, heritage preservation, and related areas.

Published Feb 2016
Mike: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon.Lester B. Pearson, Volume One: 1897-1948
Mike: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon.Lester B. Pearson, Volume One: 1897-1948
By Lester B. Pearson
With a foreword by the Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien

Mike captures Pearson’s intellect, his sense of humour, and his humanity, offering a charming look at the youth of a great statesman.

Published Jan 2016
Mike: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon. Lester B. Pearson, Volume Three: 1957-1968
Mike: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon. Lester B. Pearson, Volume Three: 1957-1968
By Lester B. Pearson With a foreword by the Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien

This volume of Mike covers Pearson’s election as leader of the Liberal Party, his years in opposition to the Diefenbaker government, and his achievements as prime minister.

Published Jan 2016
Mike: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon. Lester B. Pearson, Volume Two: 1948-1957
Mike: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon. Lester B. Pearson, Volume Two: 1948-1957
By Lester B. Pearson
With a foreword by the Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien

This volume, completed after Pearson’s death under the supervision of his son Geoffrey, recounts his involvement in Canadian politics and diplomacy as a MP and Secretary of State for External Affairs during the early years of the Cold War.

Published Jan 2016
Within and Without the Nation: Canadian History as Transnational History
Within and Without the Nation: Canadian History as Transnational History
Edited by Karen Dubinsky, Adele Perry, and Henry Yu

Moving beyond well-known comparisons with Britain and the United States, the fifteen essays in this collection connect Canada with Latin America, the Caribbean, and the wider Pacific world, as well as with other parts of the British Empire.

Published Jan 2016
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.

Published Jan 2016
Adapting in the Dust: Lessons Learned from Canada's War in Afghanistan
Adapting in the Dust: Lessons Learned from Canada's War in Afghanistan
By Stephen M. Saideman

Adapting in the Dust is a vital evaluation of how well Canada’s institutions, parties, and policy makers responded to the need to oversee and sustain a military intervention overseas.

Published Jan 2016
From New Peoples to New Nations: Aspects of Metis History and Identity from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-first Centuries
From New Peoples to New Nations: Aspects of Metis History and Identity from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-first Centuries
By Gerhard J. Ens and Joe Sawchuk

From New Peoples to New Nations is a broad historical account of the emergence of the Metis as distinct peoples in North America over the last three hundred years.

Published Jan 2016