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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
In American popular culture, the name "Woodstock" brings to mind images of the famed outdoor music festival that occurred in upstate New York in 1969. In the context of early American history, however, the town of Woodstock in what is now Connecticut played an important role in the settlement of New England. This detailed account of the town's... 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...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 9.99
The sixth and final book in the six-part series Upper Canada Preserved, War of 1812, examines the pivotal period between August 1814?March 1815, with particular emphasis on the final months of fighting, the march toward peace, and the aftermath of the war politically, economically, and socially. more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 50.00
Peter Pond, a fur trader, explorer, and amateur mapmaker, spent his life ranging much farther afield than Milford, Connecticut, where he was born and died (1740?1807). He traded around the Great Lakes, on the Mississippi and the Minnesota Rivers, and in the Canadian Northwest and is also well known as a partner in Montreal?s North West Company and... 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 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...
- House of Anansi Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Globe and Mail columnist Sandra Martin honours the lives of Canada's famous, infamous, and unsung heroes in this unique collection of obituaries of the first decade of the twenty-first century. Here are Canadian icons such as Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, economist John Kenneth Galbraith, social activist June Callwood, and urban theorist Jane Jacobs.... more...