Canada and the Great War

Canada and the Great War

Author: Western Front Association

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 077352570X

Category: History

Page: 240

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Canada and the Great War explores the military and socio-cultural history of World War I, adding new dimensions not only to the history of Canada's role in the war but to the war's role in shaping Canada. The topics covered are wide-ranging and eclectic, and include, among others, studies of the Battle of Amiens, the Halifax explosion, Charlie Chaplin and wartime propaganda in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Newfoundland's contribution to the war effort, the leadership capabilities of Brigadier General Griesbach, and the wartime poetry of John McRae. Contributors include Major John Armstrong (ret.), author many articles on military history and an administrative specialist in the Canadian Forces for thirty-two years, including stints as an instructor in history at the Royal Military College; Laura Brandon, curator of war art at the Canadian War Museum and co-author of Canvas of War: Painting and the Canadian Experience, 1914-1918; Patrick Brennan, associate professor of history at the University of Calgary; Tim Cook, archivist at the National Archives of Canada; Owen Cooke, independent researcher and former chief archivist at the Directorate of History, Canadian Department of National Defence; Andrew Horrall, archivist in charge of military records at the National Archives of Canada; John Hurst, retired administrator from the University of Guelph and head of the Ontario Branch of the WFA ; Jeff Keshen, associate professor of history at the University of Ottawa; David Parsons, Lt. Colonel with the Canadian Forces in Korea and chair of the Newfoundland Branch of the WFA; Roger Sarty, director of Historical Research and Exhibit Development at the Canadian War Museum; Christopher J. Terry, director, Canada Science and Technology Museums and chair of the Aviation Museum Group of the International Association of Transportation Museums; and Sidney F. Wise, professor emeritus in history and former dean of Graduate Studies and Research at Carleton University.

Canada and the Great War
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Western Front Association
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Canada and the Great War explores the military and socio-cultural history of World War I, adding new dimensions not only to the history of Canada's role in the war but to the war's role in shaping Canada. The topics covered are wide-ranging and eclectic, and include, among others, studies of
The Canadian Experience of the Great War
Language: en
Pages: 594
Authors: Brian Douglas Tennyson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-01 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Although the United States itself did not enter the war until April 1917, Canada enlisted the moment Great Britain engaged in the conflict in August of 1914. The Canadian contribution was great, as over 600,000 men and women came to serve in the war effort. Over 150,000 were wounded while
The Canadian Experience of the Great War
Language: en
Pages: 594
Authors: Brian Douglas Tennyson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Although the United States itself did not enter the war until April 1917, Canada enlisted the moment Great Britain engaged in the conflict in August of 1914. The Canadian contribution was great, as over 600,000 men and women came to serve in the war effort. Over 150,000 were wounded while
The Fight for History
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Tim Cook
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-08 - Publisher: Penguin

NATIONAL BESTSELLER A masterful telling of the way World War Two has been remembered, forgotten, and remade by Canada over seventy-five years. The Second World War shaped modern Canada. It led to the country's emergence as a middle power on the world stage; the rise of the welfare state; industrialization,
Canada's Great War, 1914-1918
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Brian Douglas Tennyson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-25 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

In Canada’s Great War, 1914-1918, historian Brian Douglas Tennyson argues that Canada’s enthusiasm had the ironic effect of bringing this British Dominion nation much closer to its southern neighbor, the United States, especially after the latter joined the fray.