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And All Their Glory Past

And All Their Glory Past

by Graves E., Donald

And All Their Glory Past

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Another Place, Another Time

Another Place, Another Time

by Graves E., Donald

This unique book met with universal acclaim when it was published in hardcover in 2004. Now it appears in a handsome paperback revised edition.Werner Hirschmann, former German submarine officer, recounts his childhood in Nazi Germany, his attendance at the German Naval Academy, his service in the U-Boot-Waffe and his experiences as a POW...

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A Bard of Wolfe's Army HC

A Bard of Wolfe's Army HC

by (eds.), Earl John Chapman & Ian Macpherson McCulloch

As a young grenadier in His Majesty's 78th Regiment of Foot (Fraser's Highlanders), Sergeant James Thompson took part in the capture of Louisbourg, 1758, the battle of the Plains of Abraham at Quebec, 1759, and the battle of Sillery, 1760. Later he experienced the American blockade of Quebec by Generals Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold during the Revolutionary War...

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A Bard of Wolfe's Army

A Bard of Wolfe's Army

by (eds.), Earl John Chapman & Ian Macpherson McCulloch

As a young grenadier in His Majesty's 78th Regiment of Foot (Fraser's Highlanders), Sergeant James Thompson took part in the capture of Louisbourg, 1758, the battle of the Plains of Abraham at Quebec, 1759, and the battle of Sillery, 1760. Later he experienced the American blockade of Quebec by Generals Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold during the Revolutionary War...

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The British at the Gates

The British at the Gates

by Reilly, Robin

In 1814, the final year of the War of 1812, Britain mounted a massive seaborne assault against the United States. The British burned Washington, forcing President Madison and his cabinet to flee, but the Americans succeeded in fending off an assault on Baltimore (commemorated in the words of the American National Anthem)...

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Capital in Flames

Capital in Flames

by Malcomson, Robert

The city of Toronto was the frontier town of York in 1813 when it suffered its most traumatic day. Though it was the capital of Upper Canada, York had weak defences, and when military leaders made it the central depot and naval dockyard on the Great Lakes early in the War of 1812, they essentially painted a bull's-eye on the town and its 700 residents. In April 1813 a squadron of warships under...

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City Unique

City Unique

by Weintraub, William

Montreal in the 1940s and '50s was Canada's largest, most vibrant and colorful city. No one could foresee that political and economic factors would cripple the city and send it into a long decline. William Weintraub, writing with insight and affection, brings the Montreal of his youth vividly, entertainingly and wittily to life in this remarkable book...

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A Crown of Life

A Crown of Life

by Graves, Dianne

  The words of Canadian soldier-doctor-poet John McCrae are called to mind every year on 11 November, for it was his poem "In Flanders Fields," written amid the suffering of the First World War, that inspired the adoption of the poppy as the symbol of remembrance. Born in Canada in 1872, John McCrae studied medicine and served in the South African War before embarking on a career as a physician...

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A Dangerous Service …

A Dangerous Service …

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John Grant’s eyewitness accounts and anecdotes about military life on campaign and in garrison during the French and Indian War provide a fascinating and invaluable portrait of the soldier’s life...

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Field of Glory

Field of Glory

by Graves E., Donald

One of the turning points in the War of 1812. In the fall of 1813 the largest army yet assembled by the United States invaded Canada, determined to capture Montreal...

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Fighting at Sea

Fighting at Sea

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Donald E. Graves explains the role of the Royal Navy in the Siege of Quebec in 1759 that led to its capture by Britain in the Battle of the Plains of Abraham. British historian Andrew Lambert describes how the USS President was defeated by HMS Endymion in 1815, near the end of the War of 1812, and American William S...

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Fix Bayonets!

Fix Bayonets!

by Graves E., Donald

Thomas Pearson, a country parson's son, was commissioned in the 23rd Foot, Royal Welch Fusiliers, in 1796. In a career spanning 47 years he fought on three continents, was wounded five times, received two battlefield promotions and achieved the rank of general...

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For the Love of Flying

For the Love of Flying

by Metcalfe-Chenail, Danielle

This book tells the story of Laurentian Air Services and its subsidiaries, Air Schefferville, Delay River Outfitters and more. Drawing on interviews with Laurentian's owners, pilots and ground crew, Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail explores this innovative company's colorful 60-year history from its founding in Ottawa in 1936 with Waco biplanes through the 1990s when it operated twin-engine turboprops...

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Guns Across the River

Guns Across the River

by Graves E., Donald

In 1838, seeing political turbulence in Canada as an opportunity, a clandestine American organization, the Patriot Hunters, launched a series of attacks across the border. The Hunters hoped to duplicate the success of the Texas rebellion two years before when Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie fought to establish a

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In the Midst of Alarms

In the Midst of Alarms

by Graves, Dianne

The War of 1812 between the United States and Britain has been covered in detail by many historians, but its impact on the lives of women has been largely overlooked. After years of research, Dianne Graves has produced a marvelous study of how the war affected women at all levels of society, from high society in Washington and Quebec to the women who followed their husbands to the front lines...

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In the Midst of Alarms

In the Midst of Alarms

by Graves, Dianne

The War of 1812 between the United States and Britain has been covered in detail by many historians, but its impact on the lives of women has been largely overlooked. After years of research, Dianne Graves has produced a marvelous study of how the war affected women at all levels of society, from high society in Washington and Quebec to the women who followed their husbands to the front lines...

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The Incredible War of 1812

The Incredible War of 1812

by Hitsman, J. Mackay Hitsman

Hitsman's account of the War of 1812 is regarded by many experts as the best one-volume history of that conflict. It is an engrossing story of the causes of the war and of the campaigns and battles that raged on land and water, from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. This new paperback edition, edited by Donald E. Graves, contains the entire text of the original edition and much new material.

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The Life and Times of Confederation 1864-1867

The Life and Times of Confederation 1864-1867

by Waite, P.B.

P.B. Waite's book on the events leading to the 1867 Confederation of British North American colonies has long been regarded as one of the best, and liveliest, on the subject. Newspapers were a transcript of life and society. More than mere observers of political events, they were participants with close connections to politicians, shaping public opinion according to their competing views...

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Lords of the Lake

Lords of the Lake

by Malcomson, Robert

Of all the struggles that took place along the border between the United States and Britain's provinces in Canada during the War of 1812, the one that lasted the longest was the battle for control of Lake Ontario. Because the armies depended on the lake for transportation, controlling it was a key element in the war on land...

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A Matter of Honour

A Matter of Honour

by Riley, Jonathon

Isaac Brock was the British general responsible for defending the long frontier of Upper Canada with meagre forces in the opening days of the War of 1812 between Britain and the U.S.A. He has been revered as the Savior of Upper Canada...

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Merry Hearts Make Light Days

Merry Hearts Make Light Days

by Graves E., Donald

In 1812, seventeen-year-old John Le Couteur, a British officer, arrived in Nova Scotia to learn that war had broken out between the United States and Great Britain...

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Orff Day by Day

Orff Day by Day

by Brass, Alice

Alice Brass's approach to Orff music stressed improvisation and creativity on the part of the children themselves. Teachers who saw the lively and inventive performances of her groups often asked, How did you develop such a complex and interesting production? The answer always was, Step by step and day by day...

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Orff Explorations

Orff Explorations

by Brass, Alice

This book is the sequel to Alice Brass's popular Orff Day by Day...

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Quebec, 1759

Quebec, 1759

by Stacey, C.P.

The fall of Quebec in 1759 to British forces under James Wolfe led to the ultimate defeat of the French empire in North America. The dramatic battle on the Plains of Abraham not only set the course for the future of Canada; it opened the door to the independence of the American colonies some 20 years later. Stacey's account is regarded as the best ever written...

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Strange Fatality

Strange Fatality

by Elliott, James E.

In the spring of 1813, the largest amphibious force in American history to that point - 6,000 troops aboard 140 vessels - landed near the mouth of the Niagara River, routed the British garrison and captured Fort George. It was the second consecutive American victory and a sign that events of 1813 would redress the calamities of 1812...

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A Very Brilliant Affair

A Very Brilliant Affair

by Malcomson, Robert

As summer turned to fall in 1812, two armies watched each other warily across the turbulent Niagara River that formed the border between the United States and British Canada...

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Where Right and Glory Lead!

Where Right and Glory Lead!

by Graves E., Donald

This is the story of one of the most hard-fought actions in North American history. On a summer evening in July 1814, within sight of Niagara Falls, American, British and Canadian soldiers struggled desperately in a close-range battle that raged on into the dark. By morning more than a third had become casualties...

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  • Another Place, Another Time
  • A Bard of Wolfe's Army HC
  • A Bard of Wolfe's Army
  • The British at the Gates
  • Capital in Flames
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  • A Crown of Life
  • A Dangerous Service …
  • Field of Glory
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  • The Incredible War of 1812
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  • Strange Fatality
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