War And Society: In Post-confederation Canada

Paperback | March 9, 2006

byJeffrey Keshen, Serge Durflinger

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War and Canadian Society seeks to sensitize readers to selected topics in Canadian military and social-military history and to familiarize them with some important and often emotive writing about the effects of war on Canada in the post-Confederation era. The readings, drawn from the recent and not-so-recent historiography, are grouped around themes, or modules, which convey some measure of war's often transformative effect on Canada and Canadians.

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War and Canadian Society seeks to sensitize readers to selected topics in Canadian military and social-military history and to familiarize them with some important and often emotive writing about the effects of war on Canada in the post-Confederation era. The readings, drawn from the recent and not-so-recent historiography, are grouped...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.38 × 7.38 × 0.88 inPublished:March 9, 2006Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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PREFACEINTRODUCTIONModule 1The Northwest Campaigni. Trooper and Redskin in the Far North-West: Reflections of Life in the North-West Mounted Police, Canada, 1884-1888John G. Donkinii. Laurier on the Riel QuestionCanada. House of Commons Debates, 16 March 1886iii. Attacking the GovernmentToronto Globe, 28 March 1885iv. Defending the GovernmentMontreal Gazette, 1 April 1885v. The Métis'''' Military Leader Makes the Case for RebellionGabriel Dumontvi. French Canadian Troops in the North-West Campaign of 1885Desmond Mortonvii. The Military CampaignJ. L. GranatsteinModule 2Manliness, Militarism, and Imperialismi. The Defence of the EmpireColonel Sam Hughesii. National and Ethical Value of Cadet TrainingDr. James L. Hughesiii. Manhood and the Militia Myth: Masculinity, Class and Militarism in Ontario, 1902-1914Mike O''''Brieniv. Manliness and Militarism: Educating Young Boys in Ontario for WarMark MossModule 3Managing the Truth. Home and Front in the First World Wari. Censorship LegislationCanada Gazette, 3 February 1917ii. Implementing Censorship LegislationChief Press Censor Recordsiii. With a Field Ambulance at YpresWilliam Boydiv. Our Glory and Our Grief - Torontonians and the Great WarIan Hugh Maclean Millerv. Words as Weapons - Ottawa Newspapers Fight the First World WarJeff KeshenModule 4Remembering Vimyi. Canada on Vimy RidgeColonel A. Fortescue Duguidii. Vimy Ridge - A View from the RanksReginald H. Royiii. Ghosts Have Warm HandsWill Birdiv. The Epic of VimyW. W. Murray, ed.Module 5The Second World War - Community, Family, and Youth in Montreali. Correspondence from the Children''''s Service Association, Montreal and the legal firm of MacDougall, MacFarlane, Scott & Hugessen, Montreal, May 5 and November 10, 1943 on the subject of illegitimate births to the wives of overseas servicemenMontreal Soldiers'''' Wives'''' Leagueii. The Romance of Reunion - Montreal Veterans Return to Family Life, 1944-1949Magda Fahrniiii. Pulling Together during the WarSerge Durflingeriv. Girl in a Sloppy Joe Sweater - Life on the Canadian Home Front during World War TwoMary PeateModule 6A Nation Transformedi. Canada at War - Canada''''s Sky CrossroadsCanada at War, October 1944ii. Canada and the Building of PeaceGrant Dexteriii. Consolidating Disparity - The Maritimes and the Industrialization of Canada during the Second World WarErnest Forbesiv. The Impact of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan on Western Canada - Some Saskatchewan Case StudiesBrereton Greenhous and Norman HillmerModule 7The Air War: Canadian Participation in Bomber Commandi. The Crucible of War, 1939-1945, The Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Volume IIIBrereton Greenhous, Stephen J. Harris, William C. Johnston, and William G. P. Rawlingii. A Thousand Shall FallMurray Pedeniii. A Conspiracy of Silence? The Popular Press and the Strategic Bombing Campaign in EuropeLaurie PeloquinModule 8Becoming Seasoned Soldiers - Canada''''s Campaign in Normandyi. Battle Diary - From D-Day and Normandy to the Zuider Zee and VECharlie Martinii. The Guns of Normandy - A Soldier''''s Eye View, France 1944George G. Blackburniii. Battle Exhaustion - Soldiers and Psychiatrists in the Canadian Army, 1939-1945Terry Copp and Bill McAndrewiv. Broadcasts from the Front - Canadian Radio Overseas in the Second World WarA. E. PowleyModule 9Veterans of the World WarsFirst World Wari. Returned Soldiers and Readjustment to Industrial ConditionsCanadian Repatriation Committeeii. Disaffected VeteransThe Veteran, December 1918iii. Today They Were Alive Again - The Canadian Corps Reunion of 1934Jonathan F. VanceSecond World Wariv. Rehabilitation, A Combined Operation - Being a History of the Development and Carrying Out of a Plan for the Re-establishment of a Million Young Veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Its Predecessor the Department of Pensions and Nation