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Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

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Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014
Written by Gwynne Dyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307361684
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Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

Written by Gwynne Dyer


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $34.95

Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014 is a serious contemplation of what it means to engage in major world conflicts, and the price we pay when we do.
 
The First World War was Canada's baptism of fire, or at least the only one that people now remember. (Montrealers in 1776 or...

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Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

Written by Gwynne Dyer


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $17.99

Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014 is a serious contemplation of what it means to engage in major world conflicts, and the price we pay when we do.
 
The First World War was Canada's baptism of fire, or at least the only one that people now remember. (Montrealers in 1776 or...

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Blood and Daring
Blood and Daring
Written by John Boyko
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307361462
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Blood and Daring
How Canada Fought the American Civil War and Forged a Nation
Written by John Boyko


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $21.00

Blood and Daring will change our views not just of Canada's relationship with the United States, but of the Civil War, Confederation and Canada itself.
     In Blood and Daring, lauded historian John Boyko makes a compelling argument that Confederation occurred when and as it did largely because of the pressures of... Read more >
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Tragedy in the Commons
Tragedy in the Commons
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307361295
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Tragedy in the Commons
Former Members of Parliament Speak Out About Canada's Failing Democracy
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $29.95

In Tragedy in the Commons, Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, founders of the non-partisan think tank Samara, draw on an astonishing eighty exit interviews with former Members of Parliament from across the political spectrum to unearth surprising observations about the practice of politics in Canada.
 
Though Canada is at the top...

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Tragedy in the Commons
Tragedy in the Commons
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan
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ISBN: 9780307361318
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Tragedy in the Commons
Former Members of Parliament Speak Out About Canada's Failing Democracy
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $15.99

In Tragedy in the Commons, Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, founders of the non-partisan think tank Samara, draw on an astonishing eighty exit interviews with former Members of Parliament from across the political spectrum to unearth surprising observations about the practice of politics in Canada.
 
Though Canada is at the top...

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Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
Written by Greg Malone
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307401342
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Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
The True Story of Newfoundland's Confederation with Canada
Written by Greg Malone


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $22.00

The true story, drawn from official documents and hours of personal interviews, of how Newfoundland and Labrador joined Confederation and became Canada's tenth province in 1949. A rich cast of characters--hailing from Britain, America, Canada and Newfoundland--battle it out for the prize of the resource-rich, financially solvent, militarily strategic island. The... Read more >
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Imagining Canada
Imagining Canada
Written by William Morassutti
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385682206
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Imagining Canada
A Century of Photographs
Written by William Morassutti


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $25.00

Sophisticated and well-curated, this photographic tour through Canada's history documents the nation's evolution over more than a century, as seen through the lens of photographers from The New York Times. The book compiles more than 100 iconic, momentous and inspiring images of Canada and includes ten commentary pieces from a range...

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A Good Day's Work
A Good Day's Work
Written by John Demont
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385665063
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A Good Day's Work
In Pursuit of a Disappearing Canada
Written by John Demont


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $32.95

A Good Day's Work is a lyrical journey through a semi-mythological place: the Canada of our imagination. It is the Canada of the day before yesterday. Or perhaps the Canada of 1967 -- the country's "Last Good Year," as Pierre Berton dubbed it. It is a portrait of Canada captured by... Read more >
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A Good Day's Work
A Good Day's Work
Written by John Demont
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ISBN: 9780307368027
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A Good Day's Work
In Pursuit of a Disappearing Canada
Written by John Demont


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $17.99

A Good Day's Work is a lyrical journey through a semi-mythological place: the Canada of our imagination. It is the Canada of the day before yesterday. Or perhaps the Canada of 1967 -- the country's "Last Good Year," as Pierre Berton dubbed it. It is a portrait of Canada captured by... Read more >
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Written by Mary Janigan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307400635
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
The West Versus the Rest Since Confederation
Written by Mary Janigan


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $22.00

The first big book on one of the most overlooked episodes in Canadian history, and the origin of today's greatest national debate, Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark relives the 1918 attempt by 3 premiers to wrest control of their natural resources away from Ottawa--and end their role as...

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Blood and Daring
Blood and Daring
Written by John Boyko
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307361448
Our Price: $35.00
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Blood and Daring
How Canada Fought the American Civil War and Forged a Nation
Written by John Boyko


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $35.00

Blood and Daring will change our views not just of Canada's relationship with the United States, but of the Civil War, Confederation and Canada itself.
 
In Blood and Daring, lauded historian John Boyko makes a compelling argument that Confederation occurred when and as it did largely because of the pressures of the...

Read more >
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Blood and Daring
Blood and Daring
Written by John Boyko
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307361455
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Blood and Daring
How Canada Fought the American Civil War and Forged a Nation
Written by John Boyko


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $15.99

Blood and Daring will change our views not just of Canada's relationship with the United States, but of the Civil War, Confederation and Canada itself.
 
In Blood and Daring, lauded historian John Boyko makes a compelling argument that Confederation occurred when and as it did largely because of the pressures of the...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Ten Lost Years, 1929-1939
Ten Lost Years, 1929-1939
Written by Barry Broadfoot
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551995045
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Ten Lost Years, 1929-1939
Memories of the Canadians Who Survived the Depression
Written by Barry Broadfoot


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $13.99

Hundreds of ordinary Canadians tell their own stories in this book. They tell them in their own words, and the impact is astonishing. As page after page of unforgettable stories rolls by, it is easy to see why this book sold 300,000 copies and why a successful stage play that ran... Read more >
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Notes from The Century Before
Notes from The Century Before
Written by Edward Hoagland, Edited by Jon Krakauer, Introduction by David Quammen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588362247
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Notes from The Century Before
A Journal from British Columbia
Written by Edward Hoagland
Edited by Jon Krakauer
Introduction by David Quammen


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

In 1966, Edward Hoagland made a three-month excursion into the wild country of British Columbia and encountered a way of life that was disappearing even as he chronicled it. Showcasing Hoagland’s extraordinary gifts for portraiture—his cast runs from salty prospector to trader, explorer, missionary, and indigenous guide—Notes from the Century Before... Read more >
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Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
Written by Greg Malone
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307401359
Our Price: $13.99
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Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
The True Story of Newfoundland's Confederation with Canada
Written by Greg Malone


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.99

The true story, drawn from official documents and hours of personal interviews, of how Newfoundland and Labrador joined Confederation and became Canada's tenth province in 1949. A rich cast of characters--hailing from Britain, America, Canada and Newfoundland--battle it out for the prize of the resource-rich, financially solvent, militarily strategic island. The... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
You Had to Be There
You Had to Be There
Written by Robert Collins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551995144
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You Had to Be There

Written by Robert Collins


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $11.99

They gained their maturity in an age of monumental and unprecedented change – from horse-and-buggy, Model TFord, and crank telephone, to moonwalks, space shuttles, and the Internet. They are better educated, more affluent, more vigorous, and longer-lived than any generation before them, yet obstinately cling to a forthright simplicity no generation... Read more >
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Written by Mary Janigan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307400642
Our Price: $14.99
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
The West Versus the Rest Since Confederation
Written by Mary Janigan


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $14.99

The oil sands. Global warming. The National Energy Program. Though these seem like modern Canadian subjects, author Mary Janigan reveals them to be a legacy of longstanding regional rivalry. Something of a "Third Solitude" since entering Confederation, the West has long been overshadowed by Canada's other great national debate: but as... Read more >
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Written by Mary Janigan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307400628
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
The West Versus the Rest Since Confederation
Written by Mary Janigan


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $27.50

The oil sands. Global warming. The National Energy Program. Though these seem like modern Canadian subjects, author Mary Janigan reveals them to be a legacy of longstanding regional rivalry. Something of a "Third Solitude" since entering Confederation, the West has long been overshadowed by Canada's other great national debate: but as... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Imagining Canada
Imagining Canada
Written by William Morassutti
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385677097
Our Price: $40.00
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Imagining Canada
A Century of Photographs Preserved By The New York Times
Written by William Morassutti


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $40.00

Sophisticated and well-curated, this photographic tour through Canada's history documents the nation's evolution over more than a century, as seen through the lens of photographers from The New York Times. The book compiles more than 100 iconic, momentous and inspiring images of Canada and includes ten commentary pieces from a range...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Lives of Conn Smythe
The Lives of Conn Smythe
Written by Kelly McParland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771056840
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The Lives of Conn Smythe
From the Battlefield to Maple Leaf Gardens: A Hockey Icon's Story
Written by Kelly McParland


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $19.00

While the story of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been told many times, there has never been a full biography of the man who created, built and managed the team, turning it from a small-market collection of second-rate players into the hockey and financial powerhouse that dominated Canadian sports and created... Read more >
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Nation Maker
Nation Maker
Written by Richard J. Gwyn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307356451
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Nation Maker
Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $23.00

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER

John A. Macdonald, Canada's first and most important prime minister, is the man who made Confederation happen, who built this country over the next quarter century, and who shaped what it is today. From Confederation Day in 1867, where this volume picks up, Macdonald finessed a reluctant union of... Read more >
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The Wild Frontier
The Wild Frontier
Written by Pierre Berton
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ISBN: 9780385673570
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The Wild Frontier
More Tales from the Remarkable Past
Written by Pierre Berton


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.99

Canada’s wild frontier — a land unsettled and unknown, a land of appalling obstacles and haunting beauty — comes to life through seven remarkable individuals, including John Jewitt, the young British seaman who became a slave to the Nootka Indians; Dr. Wilfred Grenfell, the eccentric missionary; Sam Steele, the most famous... Read more >
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The Floor of Heaven
The Floor of Heaven
Written by Howard Blum
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307461735
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The Floor of Heaven
A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush
Written by Howard Blum


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $16.00

It is the last decade of the 19th century. The Wild West has been tamed and its fierce, independent and often violent larger-than-life figures – gun-toting wanderers, trappers, prospectors, Indian fighters, cowboys, and lawmen –are now victims of their own success. They are heroes who’ve outlived their usefulness.
But then gold is... Read more >
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The White and the Gold
The White and the Gold
Written by Thomas B Costain
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307809575
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The White and the Gold
The French Regime in Canada
Written by Thomas B Costain


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: March 21, 2012
Price: $13.99

This is the fascinating story of the French regime in Canada.

Few periods in the history of North America can equal it for romance and color, drama and suspense, great human courage and far-seeing aspiration. Costain, who writes history in the terms of the people who lived it, wrote of this... Read more >
The Great Depression
The Great Depression
Written by Pierre Berton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307374868
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The Great Depression
1929-1939
Written by Pierre Berton


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $14.99

Over 1.5 million Canadians were on relief, one in five was a public dependant, and 70,000 young men travelled like hoboes. Ordinary citizens were rioting in the streets, but their demonstrations met with indifference, and dissidents were jailed. Canada emerged from the Great Depression a different nation.

The most searing decade in... Read more >
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