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The Fight For History: 75 Years Of Forgetting, Remembering, And Remaking Canada's Second World War

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A masterful telling of the way World War Two has been remembered, forgotten, and remade by Canada over seventy-five years. The Second World War shaped modern Canada. It led to the country's emergence as a middle power on the world stage; the rise of the welfare…
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|March 6, 2018

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A bold new telling of the defining battle of the Great War, and how it came to signify and solidify Canada's national identity.      Why does Vimy loom so large in Canada's identity--and should it? Tim Cook, Canada's foremost military…
The Madman And The Butcher: The Sensational Wars Of Sam Hughes And General Arthur Currie
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|October 4, 2011

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Based on newly uncovered sources, The Madman and the Butcher is a powerful double biography of Sam Hughes and Arthur Currie and the story of one of the most shocking and highly publicized libel trials in Canadian history. Sir Arthur Currie achieved international…

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Winner of the 2016 Ottawa Book Award An unforgettable chronicle of Canadians fighting the Second World War. Historian Tim Cook displays his trademark storytelling ability in the second volume of his masterful account of Canadians in World War II. Cook combines an…
Canada 1919: A Nation Shaped By War
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|March 1, 2021

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Co-winner of the 2014-2015 Charles P. Stacey Award The definitive account of Canadians fighting in the Second World War written by Canada's premier military historian      Tim Cook, Canada's leading war historian, ventures deep into the…

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The first comprehensive history of Canadians in WWI in forty years, and already hailed as the definitive work on Canadians in the Great War, At the Sharp End covers the harrowing early battles of 1914—16. Tens of thousands, and then hundreds of thousands,…
Warlords: Borden;mackenzie King And Canada's World Wars

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Two portraits flank the doors leading into Canada’s House of Commons: those of Sir Robert Borden and William Lyon Mackenzie King. But it is the plaques that are of particular interest. Borden’s caption reads: “World War I War Leader,…
Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple To The Next Level
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|April 16, 2019

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Journalist Leander Kahney reveals how CEO Tim Cook has led Apple to astronomical success after the death of Steve Jobs in 2011. The death of Steve Jobs left a gaping void at one of the most innovative companies of all time. Jobs wasn't merely Apple's iconic…
No Place To Run: The Canadian Corps and Gas Warfare in the First World War

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Historians of the First World War have often dismissed the important role of poison gas in the battles of the Western Front. In No Place to Run, however, Tim Cook shows that the serious threat of gas did not disappear with the introduction of gas masks. By 1918,…
The Secret History Of Soldiers: How Canadians Survived The Great War

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There have been thousands of books on the Great War, but most have focused on commanders, battles, strategy, and tactics. Less attention has been paid to the daily lives of the combatants, how they endured the unimaginable conditions of industrial warfare: the…

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Shock Troops follows the Canadian fighting forces during the titanic battles of Vimy Ridge, Hill 70, Passchendaele, and the Hundred Days campaign. Through the eyes of the soldiers who fought and died in the trenches on the Western Front, and based on newly…
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