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Moral Combat: Women, Gender, and War in Italian Renaissance Literature
Moral Combat: Women, Gender, and War in Italian Renaissance Literature
By Gerry Milligan

Moral Combat explores dozens of primary texts to ask why women’s militarism became one of the central discourses of sixteenth-century Italy.

Available Apr 2018
Merry Hell: The Story of the 25th Battalion (Nova Scotia Regiment), Canadian Expeditionary Force 1914-1919
Merry Hell: The Story of the 25th Battalion (Nova Scotia Regiment), Canadian Expeditionary Force 1914-1919
By Captain Robert N Clements, MC
Edited by Brian Douglas Tennyson

Merry Hell is a captivating tale for those who enjoy stories of war and battle, and one that will entertain readers with Clements’s richly colourful anecdotes and witty poems, none of which have been published before.

Available Nov 2017
Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds: The U.S. Governments Complicity in Crimes against Humanity and Genocide
Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds: The U.S. Government’s Complicity in Crimes against Humanity and Genocide
Edited by Samuel Totten

This collection of original essays, edited by renowned genocide scholar Samuel Totten, shows how the United States government repeatedly aided certain regimes as they planned and then carried out crimes against humanity and genocide.

Available Nov 2017
Canada's Navy, 2nd Edition: The First Century
Canada's Navy, 2nd Edition: The First Century
By Marc Milner

A wide-ranging look at the history of the Canadian Navy, from its beginnings in 18th-century exploration and trade, to its astonishing expansion during the Second World War, through to its current roles in operations with United Nations and NATO forces.

Published Jun 2017
Canada's Army: Waging War and Keeping the Peace
Canada's Army: Waging War and Keeping the Peace
By J.L. Granatstein

Canada's Army offers a rich analysis of the political context for the battles and events that shaped our understanding of the nation's military. Masterfully written and passionately argued, this book has been lauded as 'belong[ing] on all concerned citizens' bookshelves.'

Published Jun 2017
One in a Thousand: The Life and Death of Captain Eddie McKay, Royal Flying Corps
One in a Thousand: The Life and Death of Captain Eddie McKay, Royal Flying Corps
By Graham Broad
This short microhistory details the life and death of Eddie McKay, a varsity athlete at Western University, who flew with the Royal Flying Corps in the First World War.
Published Mar 2017
Spying on Canadians: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Security Service and the Origins of the Long Cold War
Spying on Canadians: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Security Service and the Origins of the Long Cold War
By Gregory S. Kealey

Award winning author Gregory S. Kealey’s study of Canada’s security and intelligence community before the end of World War II depicts a nation caught up in the Red Scare in the aftermath of the Bolshevik Revolution and tangled up with the imperial interests of first the United Kingdom and then the United States.

Published Mar 2017
The First World Oil War
The First World Oil War
By Timothy Winegard
Foreword by Sir Hew Strachan

This original and pioneering study analyzes the evolution of oil as a catalyst for both war and diplomacy, and connects the events of the First World War to contemporary petroleum geo-politics and international aggression. 

Published Oct 2016
Living with War: Twentieth-Century Conflict in Canadian and American History and Memory
Living with War: Twentieth-Century Conflict in Canadian and American History and Memory
By Robert Teigrob

In Living with War, Robert Teigrob examines how war is experienced and remembered on both sides of the 49th parallel.

Published Mar 2016
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