Canada and the First World War: Essays in Honour of Robert Craig Brown

Canada and the First World War: Essays in Honour of Robert Craig Brown

by David MacKenzie (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802035738
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 03/14/2005
Series: Heritage Series
Pages: 430
Product dimensions: 6.16(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.57(d)

About the Author

David MacKenzie is an associate professor in the Department of History at Ryerson University.

Table of Contents

Preface, David MacKenzie

Introduction, David MacKenzie

I Introduction

1. Craig Brown's Logical Reason,Ramsay Cook

II Fighting the War

2. The Military Effort, 1914-1918, Terry Copp
3. Conscription in the Great War, J.L. Granatstein
4. Political Leadership in the First Worls War, John English
5. Against Isolationalism: Napoleon Belcourt, French Canada, and "La grande guerre", Patrice Dutil
6. The Economic Impact of the Great War, Douglas McCalla

III The War at Home

7. Mobilizing Canadian Women for War, Joan Sangster
8. Supporting Soldiers' Families: Separtion Allowance, Assigned Pay and the Unexpected, Des Morton
9. Ontario and the Great War: Variations on a Patriotic Theme, Adam Crerar
10. The Crusade for Science: Science and Technology on the Home Front. Rod Millard
11. Canada Invaded!: The Great War, Mass Culture, and Canadian Nationalism, Paul Litt
12. Eastern Approaches: Maritime Canada and Newfoundland, David MacKenzie

IV The Aftermath

13. Canada and the Peace Settlements, Margaret MacMillan
14. Remembering Armageddon, Jonathan Vance

What People are Saying About This

David J. Bercuson

‘Robert Craig Brown honoured Canada as his adopted home. By his work on the National Policy, Robert Borden, and other pivotal people and events, he added new dimensions to our understanding of the Canadian enterprise. At the same time he set the highest standards for Canadian historical scholarship. This book is a most fitting tribute to Brown, truly a historian’s historian.’

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