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CANADA 1919 : a nation shaped by war.

CANADA 1919 : a nation shaped by war.

Publisher: [S.l.] : UNIV OF BRIT COLUMBIA PR, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

With compelling insight, Canada 1919 exposes the ways in which the First World War shaped and changed Canada - and the ways it did not.


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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0774864087 9780774864084
OCLC Number: 1243351119
Contents: Introduction / Tim Cook and J.L. Granatstein1 The Long 1919: Hope, Fear, and Normalcy / Alan Bowker2 Coming Home: How the Soldiers of Canada and Newfoundland Came Back / Dean F. Oliver3 "Playing With Fire": Canadian Repatriation and the Riots of 1919 / William F. Stewart4 New Battlegrounds: Treating VD in Belgium and Germany, 1918-19 / Lyndsay Rosenthal5 "L'honneur de notre race": The 22nd Battalion Returns to Quebec City, 1919 / Serge Marc Durflinger6 Demobilization and Colonialism: Indigenous Homecomings in 1919 / Brian R. MacDowall7 Victory at a Cost: General Currie's Contested Legacy / Tim Cook8 Dealing with the Wounded: The Evolution of Care on the Home Front to 1919 / Kandace Bogaert9 In Death's Shadow: The 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic and War in Canada / Mark Osborne Humphries10 The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919: The Role of the Veterans / David Jay Bercuson11 The Group of Seven and the First World War: The Burlington House Exhibition / Laura Brandon12 Domestic Demobilization: Letters from the Children's Page / Kristine Alexander13 "At Peace with the Germans, but at War with the Germs:" Canadian Nurse Veterans after the First World War / Melanie Morin-Pelletier14 A Timid Transformation: The First World War's Legacy on Canada's Federal Government / Jeff Keshen15 Politics Undone: The End of the Two Party System / J.L. Granatstein16 Growing Up Autonomous: Canada and Britain through the First World War and into the Peace / Norman Hillmer17 Past Futures: Military Plans of the Canadian and Other Dominion Armies in 1919 / Douglas E. Delaney18 The Navy Reborn, an Air Force Created? The Making of Canadian Defence Policy, 1919 / Roger Sarty19 "Our Gallant Employees": Corporate Commemoration in Postwar Canada / Jonathan F. VanceConclusion / Tim Cook and J.L. GranatsteinSelected Bibliography; Index


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This work is fantastic, and the breadth of topics covered truly gives the reader a rich flavor of the issues facing not just Canada, but global democracies at the end of the First World War. -- Marc Read more...

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