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The Halifax explosion and the Royal Canadian Navy : inquiry and intrigue

Author: John Griffith Armstrong
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2008], ©2002.
Series: Studies in Canadian military history
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work provides a sustained analytical history of the Halifax Explosion, a defining event in the Canadian consciousness. It retraces the events preceding the disaster and the role of the military  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Griffith Armstrong
OCLC Number: 757056420
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 10 oct. 2008).
Awards: Winner of John Lyman Book Award, North American Society for Oceanic History 2003 (United States)
Short-listed for Margaret and John Savage First Book Award, Atlantic Writing Awards 2002 (Canada)
Short-listed for Dartmouth Non-Fiction Book Award, Atlantic Writing Awards 2002 (Canada)
Short-listed for Keith Matthews Prize, Canadian Nautical Research Society 2003 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: IllustrationsForeword / J.L. GranatsteinAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Through Sailors' Eyes1 The RCN in Halifax -- December 19172 Towards the Unthinkable3 Halifax Tide4 Through the Grim Day5 Reaction and Recovery6 Of Sailors, Lawyers, Goats, and Newspapers7 Goats to the Slaughter8 Covering the TracksNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history
Responsibility: John Griffith Armstrong.

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Armstrong's account and analysis adds considerably to our knowledge not only of the explosion, but also of the influence of the media, and the concerns of Ottawa. Having spent years in the latter as Read more...

 
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