Canada's Great War, 1914-1918: How Canada Helped Save The British Empire And Became A North American Nation by Brian Douglas TennysonCanada's Great War, 1914-1918: How Canada Helped Save The British Empire And Became A North American Nation by Brian Douglas Tennyson

Canada's Great War, 1914-1918: How Canada Helped Save The British Empire And Became A North…

byBrian Douglas Tennyson

Hardcover | November 25, 2014

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In Canada's Great War, 1914-1918, historian Brian Douglas Tennyson argues that Canada's enthusiasm had the ironic effect of bringing this British Dominion nation much closer to its southern neighbor, the United States, especially after the latter joined the fray. The cooperation of the two nations reflected the deepening relations between the two, from the already growing popularity in Canada for American cultural products-from books to magazines to movies-to the astonishing American response to the Halifax explosion in December 1917. By the end of the First World War, Canadians were emerging as a North American people, no longer fearing close ties to the United States.
Brian Douglas Tennyson read Modern History at the University of Toronto and Imperial History at the University of London. He has taught in the Department of History of Cape Breton University for many years, and was also Director of its Centre for International Studies, retiring Emeritus Professor in 2003. He was awarded the President's...
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Title:Canada's Great War, 1914-1918: How Canada Helped Save The British Empire And Became A North…Format:HardcoverDimensions:260 pages, 9.32 × 6.41 × 0.95 inPublished:November 25, 2014Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810888599

ISBN - 13:9780810888593

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Table of Contents

IntroductionChapter 1: The Summer of 1914Chapter 2: Between Mother England and Uncle SamChapter 3: Answering the CallChapter 4: Preparing for WarChapter 5: Discovering Modern WarfareChapter 6: Building the CorpsChapter 7: Shock Troops of the EmpireChapter 8: The Home FrontChapter 9: ConscriptionChapter 10: Demanding a VoiceChapter 11: Partners in a Common CauseChapter 12: The War at SeaChapter 13: The War in the AirChapter 14: Canada's Hundred DaysChapter 15: The New RealityChapter 16: North American NationAfterwordNotesSelected BibliographyIndexAbout the Author

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This brief book aimed at US and Canadian readers attempts to tell the story of Canada's role in the Great War. This is a large subject, and Tennyson has tackled it with the help of a list of secondary sources. . . .[F]or those who are interested in the subject of Canada's Great War, this brief, illustrated volume will be a useful starting point that covers the fighting better than it does the home front. Summing Up: Recommended. General, public, and undergraduate libraries.