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- 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...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 9.99
A century after it sank to the bottom of the St. Lawrence River, the ruin of the Empress of Ireland has remained one of the most devastating tragedies in maritime history. Logan Marshall?s vivid and detailed reportage was the first account of the disaster and has endured as a classic chronicle of what happened that fateful night. On May 28, 1914,... 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...
- Doubleday Canada 2014; US$ 16.99
? 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...
- McClelland & Stewart 2014; US$ 16.99
Masterful, ambitious, and groundbreaking, this is a major new history of our country by one of our most respected thinkers and historians -- a book every Canadian should own. From the acclaimed biographer and historian Conrad Black comes the definitive history of Canada -- a revealing, groundbreaking account of the people and events that shaped... more...
- Harbour Publishing 2014; US$ 32.95
In its heyday in the 1950s and ?60s, the remote community of Elsa, 300 miles north of Whitehorse in the Yukon Territory, was the epicentre of one of the world?s most lucrative silver mining operations—an enterprise that far surpassed the riches produced during the iconic Klondike gold rush. For twelve of those years, Gerald Priest was the chief assayer... more...
- Dundurn 2015; US$ 12.99
The Treaty of Niagara extended the ancient Silver Covenant Chain of Friendship, establishing the key relationships between the Crown and First Nations in what would become Canada. As the country works to repair its broken relationship with First Nations, demands are growing for representatives of the Crown to take an active role in this effort. more...
- D & M Publishers 2014; US$ 36.95
With the same eye for character, anecdote and circumstance that made Peter Ackroyd?s London and Colin Jones?s Paris so successful, Levine?s captivating prose integrates the sights, sounds and feel of Toronto with a broad historical perspective, linking the city?s present with its past through themes such as politics, transportation, public health,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
From pre-European contact to the present day, people living in what is now the United States have constantly manipulated their environment. The use of natural resources ? animals, plants, minerals, water, and land ? has produced both prosperity and destruction, reshaping the land and human responses to it. The Environment in American History is... more...