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- McClelland & Stewart 2014; US$ 39.95
To coincide with the bicentennial of Sir John A. Macdonald's birth, this is the first-ever selected collection of his most important and defining speeches. Published in collaboration with The Sir John A. Macdonald Bicentennial Commission, and endorsed by all of our living Prime Ministers, this is a beautifully produced book that deserves to be in... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
"For the better part of a week, nearly every man, woman, and child in Gander and the surrounding smaller towns stopped what they were doing so they could help. They placed their lives on hold for a group of strangers and asked for nothing in return. They affirmed the basic goodness of man at a time when it was easy to doubt such humanity still existed."... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 4.99
As much upheaval as WWI caused in Canada, its aftermath was even more transformative for the country. With victory and the return the troops, Canadian society was now faced with the question of how to return to normalcy ? and what "normal" would mean, as Canada emerged from its colonial status and found its independent national identity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
A clearly structured and well-informed synthesis of developments and events in Brazilian history from the colonial period to the present, this volume is aimed at non-specialized readers and students, seeking a straightforward introduction to this unique Latin American country. Divided chronologically into five main historical periods - Colonial Brazil,... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 14.99
A complete history of Toronto's Riverdale community, this book narrates the lives of early inhabitants, (reaching as far back as Simcoe's first settlement of the region), the construction boom of 1915, and the waves of immigration that made Riverdale one of Toronto's most diverse areas. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.99
Grasp the unique history of Quebec? Easy. Packing in equal parts fun and facts, History of Quebec For Dummies is an engaging and entertaining guide to the history of Canada's second-largest province, covering the conflicts, cultures, ideas, politics, and social changes that have shaped Quebec as we know it today. "My country isn't a country, it... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2011; US$ 24.95
With the building of the railroad and the settlement of the plains, the North West was opening up. The Klondike stampede was a wild interlude in the epic story of western development, and here are its dramatic tales of hardship, heroism, and villainy. We meet Soapy Smith, dictator of Skagway; Swiftwater Bill Gates, who bathed in champagne; Silent Sam... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2014; US$ 32.00
? In June a few years ago I set out to visit some of the World War One battlefields of Europe ? the slope and valley and river and plain that the Newfoundland Regiment trained on, and fought over and through and under .? So begins Michael Winter?s extraordinary narrative that follows two parallel journeys, one laid on top of the other like a... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008; US$ 19.99
A sweeping history of America as seen through its gravestones, graveyards, and burial practices, stunningly illustrated with eighty black-and-white photographs Cemeteries and burial grounds, as illuminated by an acclaimed cultural historian, are unique windows onto our religious, ethnic, and deeply human history as Americans. The dedicated mother-son... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 52.50
A richly illustrated history of The Rideau Club, which was founded 150 years ago by Sir John A. Macdonald and Sir George E. Cartier. A highly accessible account of the Club's history and enduring place in the nation's capital, and the story of its evolution with vignettes of how certain members made and continue to make it a very special place. more...