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  • A Dictionary of First Namesby Patrick Hanks; Kate Hardcastle; Flavia Hodges

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 16.99

    The fascinating and informative Dictionary of First Names covers over 6,000 names in common use in English, including the very newest names as well as traditional names. From Alice to Zanna and Adam to Zola this book will answer all your questions: it will tell you the age, origin, and meaning of the name, as well as how it has fared in terms of popularity,... more...

  • Discover Your Scottish Ancestryby Graham Holton; Jack Winch

    Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 105.00

    This illuminating guide to discovering your Scottish family history has been fully revised and updated to take account of changes to resources and methods for researching your Scottish ancestry over the last few years. Accessible in style and comprehensive in coverage, this new edition stresses the importance of traditional methods of family history... more...

  • The Bronfmansby Nicholas Faith

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 8.99

    The story of the Bronfman family is a fascinating and improbable saga. It is dominated by ?Mr. Sam,? the single greatest figure in the history of the liquor business, the man who made drinking whiskey respectable in the United States and who in the 1950s and 1960s built Seagram into the first worldwide empire in wine and spirits.             After... more...

  • Perfect Babies' Namesby Rosalind Fergusson

    Random House 2009; US$ 8.71

    Perfect Babies' Names is an essential resource for all parents-to-be. Taking a close look at over 3,000 names, it not only tells you each name's meaning and history, it also tells you which famous people have shared it over the years and how popular - or unpopular - it is now. With tips on how to make a shortlist and advice for avoiding names... more...

  • Canada from Afarby David Twiston-Davies; Conrad Black

    Dundurn 1996; US$ 9.99

    Canada From Afar is the fruit of the remarkable flowering of obituary writing in the London Daily Telegraph during the past ten years. more...

  • Christian Names in Local and Family Historyby George Redmonds

    Dundurn 2004; US$ 14.99

    This groundbreaking work challenges assumptions on the frequency of first names and shows that they can be significant in tracing genealogies or studying communities. more...

  • DNA and Family Historyby Chris Pomery; Steve Jones

    Dundurn 2004; US$ 20.99

    In the wake of highly-publicized scientific breakthroughs using genetics to confirm family connections, genealogists saw potential for their own research. Many are finding that comparing the DNA signatures of individuals can reveal startling information on families, surnames and origins. more...

  • In Search of My Fatherby Marion Elizabeth Fawkes

    Dundurn 1994; US$ 11.95

    What begins as research into the life of a Boer War veteran who died in the First World War expands to touch on many significant personalities and events in Canadian history. more...

  • The Canadian Honours Systemby Christopher McCreery

    Dundurn 2005; US$ 60.00

    This full-colour illustrated book recounts the history of Canada's various national orders, decorations, and medals. more...

  • The Abode of Loveby Kate Barlow

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 11.62

    The Abode of Love is Kate Barlow's remarkable account of growing up within the remnants of a religious cult. Protected from the truth about her family's past by a wall of secrecy, it was years before Kate unearthed her grandfather's controversial claim to be the reincarnation of Jesus Christ and learned of the rumours that had circulated... more...