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The Queen’s Highway

by Stuart Cumberland

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1887
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Decorative illustrated cloth over boards. Complete with plates and Fold out original maps at rear. Loose frontis and one loose plate. Our Complete pagination details upon request. Price includes room for plates to be tipped in by binder.
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For Honour's Sake The War of 1812 and the Brokering of an Uneasy Peace

by Mark Zuehlke

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September 19, 2006
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9780676977059
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Sound clean hc in DJ. In the tradition of Margaret MacMillan's Paris 1919 comes a new consideration of Canada's most famous war and the Treaty of Ghent that unsatisfactorily concluded it, from one of this country's premier military historians. In the Canadian imagination, the War of 1812 looms large. It was a war in which British and Indian troops prevailed… Read more
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2 volumes. Limited edition. Copy 557. Edited by Barry M Gough.
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Paths of glory the life and death of General James Wolfe

by Stephen Brumwell

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2006
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Good
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9780773532618
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Sound clean hc in DJ. Dust jacket on back bottom edge is missing a small peice. Photo on request otherwise a sound clean copy. No previous owner name or markings.
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Hunters And Bureaucrats

by Paul Nadasdy

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March 30, 2005
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9780774809849
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'A fascinating ethnographic 'progress' report on one of Canada's flagship institutions: the negotiation of land claims with First Nations...Hunters and Bureaucrats makes a significant contribution to the exploding literature on indigenous, local and traditional knowledge. It provides one of the most original, coherent, and critical discussions of this literature, one that will draw a substantial readership' … Read more
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From Home to Home:

by A.S. Hill

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Published
2008
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Very Good-
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9781894974561
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Peppered with lively stories, literary references, and pithy observations on the emerging culture and future development of the Dominion of Canada, this 19th century travelogue is a remarkable and authentic slice of history. 256 pages.
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Quin Kola : Tom Payne's Search for Gold

by Alice V Payne

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Published
2000
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Very Good
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9780968664605
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The biography of Tom Payne, one of the last independent prospectors. 214 pages.
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Arctic Cargo

by Christopher Wright

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Published
2016
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Very Good
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9780995252509
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This is a history of marine transportation in Canada's North, it spans 430 years, starting with Frobisher up to the present day. Along the way the book explores topics such as the benefits of York boats over canoes, the politicking behind the constructions of Canada's Arctic port, competition for the Hudson's Bay Company by Revillion Freres, that rationale behind the… Read more
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Corvettes Canada:

by Mac Johnston

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Published
1994
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Very Good
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9780075513810
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The corvette was the ship to define the Canadian navy in WWII as an escort service. From the fall of 1940 until May 1945, we follow these small warships as they shepherd convoys of merchant ships carrying weapons, food, oil, raw materials and manufactured good from North America to the United Kingdom. On the return trip, the escorts bring back… Read more
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Bastards & boneheads:

by Will Ferguson

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1999
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Very Good-
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9781550547375
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After year of research, often late into the night, the author has come up with the most sophisticated system ever devised for evaluating Canadian leadership. It's called 'Bastards and Boneheads.' Bastards succeed. Whether their goals are noble or immoral, Bastard are ruthless. Active. They cause events to unfold by and act of focused will. Boneheads fail, usually by stumbling over… Read more
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Canada A Portrait in Letters, 1800-2000

by Charlotte Gray

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2004
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9780385658751
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The author weaves together hundreds of letters from Canadians over the course of two centuries. Uncensored, spontaneous and written from the heart, these letters capture the uniqueness of their time. Complemented by maps, sketches, and photographs, as well as the authors illuminating notes and commentary, these priceless witnesses of Canada's past reveal history in the making. Sources of Letters, Index,… Read more
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Gender Conflicts

by Mariana Valverde & Franca Iacovetta, editors

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June 20, 1992
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9780802067739
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8 scholarly articles on the history of women's role in Canadian society. 304 pages.
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Domestic Goods

by Joy. Parr

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August 1999
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9780802079473
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This book is a beginning, a first attempt through a series of case studies to learn about the material, moral, and economic reasoning which governed Canadians' relationships to their domestic world of goods, By intention, the research questions were made specific to counterbalance the austere and aloof aspirations with which the practices of Canadian consumption have been cloaked, and … Read more
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Dr Roy has written a thorough, detailed history that will be hailed as the classic account of Canada's role in the Normandy Campaign. Appendices : A - The First Canadian Parachute Battalion in Normandy; B -Divisional Organization; C - Notes on Weapons, Vehicles, and Tanks. Notes, Bibliographic notes, Index, 368 pages.
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Discounted Labour Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939 (Themes in Canadian History)

by Ruth A. Frager; Carmela K. Patrias

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December 31, 2005
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9780802078186
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Trade paper. Sound clean copy.
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The Wild McLeans

by Mel Rothenburger

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Published
1993
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9781551430065
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Slight edgewear. Sound clean copy. Trade paperback.
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A History of Canada in Ten Maps

by Adam Shoalts

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Published
2017
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9780143193982
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Every map tells as story. And every map has a purpose - it invites us to go somewhere we've never been. This book conjures the world as it appeared to those who were called upon to map it. The aughor, one of Canada's foremost explorers, tells the stories behind these centuries-old maps, and how they came to shape what became… Read more
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