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Our glory and our grief : Torontonians and the Great War

Author: Ian Hugh Maclean Miller
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The citizens of Toronto were thousands of miles behind the front lines, shielded by the expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. They were never shelled, they were not gassed, and they were never forced to rise from a trench and trust that fate would keep them safe as they walked across No Man's Land. Nevertheless, Torontonians experienced something called 'War.'" "Our Glory and Our Grief offers a fresh look at the First  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Hugh Maclean Miller
ISBN: 0802035922 9780802035929
OCLC Number: 47643157
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Tri-University Doctoral Program, Canada.
Description: x, 267 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A Great Adventure: Toronto Goes to War --
A Great Crusade: Keeping Faith with Those Who Died --
Enlistment and Recruiting: Sending Citizens to War --
Women and War: Public and Private Spheres --
Conscription: A Decided Commitment --
Total War: Total Victory --
Ethnic Composition --
Religious Composition --
Battalions Raised.
Other Titles: Our glory & our grief
Responsibility: Ian Hugh Maclean Miller.
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Our Glory and Our Grief offers a fresh look at the First World War's effect on Canada's second largest city. What happened in Toronto? What did citizens know about the front? How were the enormous  Read more...

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