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Nonfiction » History » North America » CanadaSub-categories: General | Post-Confederation (1867–) | Pre-Confederation (to 1867)
Dileas: A History of the 48th Highlanders of Canada 1929–1956 by Kim Beattie
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 335,950. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018 by 48th Highlanders Trusts. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the story of a Canadian fighting battalion in World War Two. The story follows the Regiment through training in Britain, the invasion of Sicily, the long hard slog up the Italian boot, the move to Northwest Europe for the final battles of the European campaign and then Victory and the return to Canada.
48th Highlanders of Canada 1891-1928 by Kim Beattie
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,050. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018 by 48th Highlanders Trusts. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » War
. The book is well written by historian Kim Beattie who served as an officer in the 15th Battalion and writes from personal experience. He brings to life the men who fought and died in a barren and tragic landscape 100 years ago and brings colour to an otherwise colourless world with his with stories of courage and sacrifice.
Hanged Twice No Joke by David Taylor
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book is about Canadian and British Commonwealth history and administration of justice. There were at least two cases in which the defendants were hanged twice, Bennie Swim(m) having killed two people, and Henry Baldwin and James Lennan, having been convicted of murdering Clayton Tilton. These will be presented amongst others.
Reds Under the Bed: How Communists Frightened the Canadian Establishment, 1928-32 by Lita-Rose Betcherman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
An engaging account of a formative period in Canada's political history, just as important as Senator McCarthy's Red Scare was in the US. This is an unbiased account of midnight arrests, imprisonment without trial, and forced deportation faced by those whose only crimes were unpopular political opinions. This story is an important lesson in human rights, regardless of ideology.
Hard Tears Soft Laughter by James Lauder
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,740. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
So many stories have arisen from the horrific events from the Second World War. But the unique and frank voice of James Lauder opens your eyes to a whole new view. From his detailed account of how the Dieppe raid went horribly wrong to the tedium and camaraderie of a German prisoner of war camp...
Commercial Fruit Growing in Canada, from European Contact to 1930: An Outline by Edwinna von Baeyer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,380. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Commercial Fruit Growing in Canada, from European Contact to 1930: An Outline describes the beginnings of commercial fruit growing in Canada, up until 1930 when it had matured into a strong industry. Advances in cultivation, marketing, storage, packaging, plant breeding and transportation, and the men and women behind the progress, are traced that enabled the rise of commercial fruit growing.
The Yukon Queen by Rob Godfrey
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,980. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » History » North America
In July 1999 the good ship Marie Anne sailed from Rotterdam, bound for the USA. On board this creaking cargo ship were Rob Godfrey and two Citroen 2CVs. This voyage was the first leg of an epic journey to Prudhoe Bay, on the shores of the Arctic Ocean, a journey that took Rob Godfrey and Jose Oostveen 8000 road miles across North America.
There Is No Difference: An Argument for the Abolition of the Indian Reserve System and Special Race-based Laws and Entitlements for Canada's Indians. by Peter Best
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 198,780. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A compelling solution to ending the tragically high degree of poverty and social dysfunction among Canada's First Nations peoples: legal equality! For decades Canada's indigenous and non-indigenous elites have been mindlessly doubling down on the apartheid-like, "separate but equal" dysfunctional status quo that has so harmed the vast majority...
Alexandre Vachon: the Scholars' Cleric and the Clerics' Scholar by André N. Vachon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,930. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 by Petra Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Archbishop of Ottawa and Chancellor of the University 1940 to 1953; Laval University: First Dean of the Science Faculty, and Rector, 1939-1940 “…rich chronicle of one of the greatest leaders of this diocese.” —Marcel André Gervais, Archbishop Emeritus of Ottawa “…the opportunity to get to know a great figure of the Canadian Episcopate.” —Luigi Ventura, former Apostolic Nuncio to Canada.
Playing the Indian Card by Stephen Roney
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 178,260. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Native American(5.00 from 1 review)
Everything you think you know about Canada's "First Nations" is wrong!