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- 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 16.95
The extraordinary life of Joey Smallwood is the stuff of fiction—literally: Wayne Johnston?s acclaimed novel, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams , draws heavily on this definitive biography. And no wonder! Set against a colorful background in stirring times it has, as its hero, a character whose career defied both convention and the odds. A one time... more...
- Good Night Books 2010; US$ 4.99
Many of North America?s most beloved regions are artfully celebrated in these boardbooks designed to soothe children before bedtime while instilling an early appreciation for the continent?s natural and cultural wonders. Each book stars a multicultural group of people visiting the featured area?s attractions—such as the Rocky Mountains in Denver, the... more...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 84.95
Historical and archaeological records show that racism and white supremacy defined the social fabric of the northeastern states as much as they did the Deep South. This collection of essays looks at both new sites and well-known areas to explore race, resistance, and supremacy in the region. With essays covering farm communities and cities from the... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2008; US$ 19.99
The award-winning, bestselling author of While Canada Slept gives his view of a country wasted on Canadians. What is national character? What makes the Americans, the British, the French, the Russians, and the Chinese who they are? In this homogenized world, where globalization is a byword for a deadening sameness, why do peoples who live in the... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2009; US$ 24.99
Updated to 2007, including Canada?s war on terrorism. Is Canada really ?a peaceable kingdom? with ?an unmilitary people?? Nonsense, says Desmond Morton. This is a country that has been shaped, divided, and transformed by war ? there is no greater influence in Canadian history, recent or remote. From the shrewd tactics of Canada?s First Nations to... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2009; US$ 26.95
Each of these essays begins with the words ?A Canadian is . . .?. Each one is very different, producing a fascinating book for all thinking Canadians. Irvin Studin is an idealistic young Canadian who wanted to do something extraordinary for his country. So he decided to approach leading Canadians ? he calls them ?sages? ? to tell us what they believe... more...
- Tundra 2009; US$ 9.95
The last place in North America where black people and white people could not sit down together to share a cup of coffee in a restaurant was not in the Deep South. It was in the small, sleepy Ontario town of Dresden. Dresden is the site of Uncle Tom?s Cabin. Slaves who made their way north through the Underground Railroad created the thriving Dawn... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 20.95
This book shines a light of devastating clarity on French-Canadian society in the 1930s and 1940s, when young elites were raised to be pro-fascist, and democratic and liberal were terms of criticism. The model leaders to be admired were good Catholic dictators like Mussolini, Salazar in Portugal, Franco in Spain, and especially Pétain, collaborator... more...