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- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 12.95
In John Ware's Cow Country , Grant MacEwan captures the energy, strength and gritty determination of the now legendary John Ware. Born and raised a slave in the United States, Ware made his way to the foothills of western Canada in 1882. With his talent for ranching, he built up a sizable cattle operation of his own and eventually become of... more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 4.99
Historian, critic, and horticulturist Francis Parkman was renowned for his analytical acuity and narrative skill. In A Half Century of Conflict: France and England in North America, Volume 1, Parkman dissects and explains the tumult that surrounded the birth of the United States. This book is regarded as one of the highest literary achievements in... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 10.49
In Canada there are nearly as many descendants of Scots as there are people living in Scotland; almost 5 million Canadians ticked the "Scottish origin" box in the most recent Canadian Census. Many Scottish families have friends or relatives in Canada. Who left Scotland? Why did they leave? What did they do when they got there? What was their impact... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 24.99
Presenting three titles in the Quest Biography series that profiles prominent figures in Canada?s history. In these three books we explore the cultural heritage that is at the roots of Canada?s present-day multicultural society. In the lives of abolitionist Underground Railway hero Harriet Tubman; Metis revolutionary Louis Riel; and frontiersman Simon... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 44.99
This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series presents a variety of influential Canadian lives that have shaped the future of a nation and defined its borders. In this volume we find explorers whose daring opened up new areas of the country, conquered mountaintops and braved the ice of the Arctic. more...
- Tundra 2010; US$ 18.95
?One July day four hundred years ago, Samuel de Champlain stepped out of a small boat at Quebec and began a great adventure.? So begins Christopher Moore?s riveting account of the life of the extraordinary, daring ?father of New France.? Samuel de Champlain helped found the first permanent French settlement in the New World; he established the village... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1994; US$ 18.75
Dans cet ouvrage l'auteur examine quelques-uns des problèmes politiques qui opposent le Canada et le Québec : les autorités politiques sont-elles crédibles aux yeux de l'électorat ? La population est-elle satisfaite de la gestion des finances publiques ? Les politiques sociales satisfont-elles les aspirations de toutes... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 19.95
Following his national best-seller, Juno Beach , and with his usual verve and narrative skill, historian Mark Zuehlke chronicles the crucial six days when Canadians saved the vulnerable beachheads they had won during the D-Day landings. D-Day ended with the Canadians six miles inland ? the deepest penetration achieved by Allied forces during this... more...
- D & M Publishers 2010; US$ 24.00
Between 1959 and 1966, the late CBC Radio journalist Imbert Orchard travelled across British Columbia with recording engineer Ian Stephen interviewing nearly a thousand of the province?s pioneers. The resulting collection ? 2,700 hours of audiotapes describing both extraordinary events and everyday experiences ? is considered by historians to be one... more...
The Canadian Distinctiveness into the XXIst Century - La distinction canadienne au tournant du XXIe siècleUniversity of Ottawa Press 2003; US$ 24.99
In this collection of essays some of Canada's foremost writers and thinkers, including John Ralston Saul and Margaret Atwood, call for equilibrium among economics, culture, and technological change. While promoting the dynamism and change possible in Canadian society, they also call for a re-examination of Canada's past in order to chart its future.... more...