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Nonfiction » History » North America » CanadaSub-categories: General | Post-Confederation (1867–) | Pre-Confederation (to 1867)
Consciousness Begins by Brett Hayward
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Something happened to humans about 60,000 years ago, and whatever that was, it has changed everything. Our minds opened to new ways of thinking that we would describe as consciousness—an awareness of time and space, our finite existence, with spirituality and language following soon thereafter. The rest is history: mankind and his technology flooded the world. This is a book of unique ideas
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
Canadian Encounters of a Human Kind by David Watts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,030. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 25, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A Canadian is essentially a citizen of the world and the Canadian spirit is a sense of connection that makes the world work. Beyond that, nobody can define what it means to be Canadian because it's always changing. The moment we think we've got it, we find we've left something out.
An Uncommon Road: How Canadian Sikhs Struggled out of the Fringes and into the Mainstream by Gian Sandhu
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A riveting, incisive account of some of the most complex politics in modern Canada, from the founder of the World Sikh Organization of Canada. An Uncommon Road is the celebration of an extraordinarily resilient people and a moving roadmap for how individuals, and a community, can fight for their own social justice and gain justice for all.
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!
Rings of Time by Renee Veillet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,610. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Nonfiction » History » North America
Abandoned at birth, Emilie hopes to one day find her family. The search for answers draws her to a family reunion in rural Alberta, but before she can find out the truth she's transported back in time one hundred years to 1913. Emilie's attempts to get back to the future and unravel the clues to her mysterious beginnings are quickly put on hold as she becomes caught up in the past.
Canada 1867 – 2017 by Paul Taillefer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Édition bilingue : français-anglais Bilingual Edition: English-French In compiling, writing, and illustrating the most important event that marked the History of Canada each year since Confederation, the author restricted his choices to history, political, economic, and cultural phenomena.
View from the Deck: Recollections of the 10th Annual Voyage of the CGS C.D. Howe, 1959 by Murray Ault
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
View from the Deck is a personal account of the adventures of an 18-year-old on the CGS C.D. Howe—a hospital ship equipped to meet the medical needs of the Inuit (Eskimo) during an era defined by a high incidence of tuberculosis, the Cold War and a changing way of life— and those who sailed with her during the summer of 1959.
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.
The Swastika and the Maple leaf by Lita-Rose Betcherman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
Fascism was not a mass movement in Canada in the 1930s, but it threatened the country’s health. In his review, Mordecai Richler wrote, “Dr. Betcherman has written a lively, readable history, the stronger for being detached and allowing the embarrassing facts to speak for themselves….It is strong , evocative stuff, a necessary reminder of how things were. I recommend it highly.”
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.
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.
Rails & Rooms - A Timeless Canadian Journey by Dave Preston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,660. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » North America
From Halifax to Victoria, clear across Canada, Dave Preston rode the rails, exploring what was once the most popular mode of transport in the country. Days and nights spent rollicking across the amazing and diverse geography of Canada were punctuated by stays at some of the country's oldest and most prestigious hotels; those built by the railway companies to entice the most affluent of travellers.
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.