A Military History of Canada
Updated to 2007, including Canada’s war on terrorism.
Is Canada really “a peaceable kingdom” with “an unmilitary people”? Nonsense, says Desmond Morton. This is a country that has been shaped, divided, and transformed by war — there is no greater influence in Canadian history, recent or remote.
From the shrewd tactics of Canada’s First Nations to our troubled involvement in Somalia, from the Plains of Abraham to the deserts of Afghanistan, Morton examines our centuries-old relationship to war and its consequences. This updated edition also includes a new chapter on Canada’s place in the war on terrorism.
A Military History of Canada is an engaging and informative chronicle of Canada at war, from one of the country’s finest historians.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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It's a history book , of course and one which I believe acknowledges the American and English jingoisms. My favourite theme of Morton, however is his assertion that North Americans lost heavily in ... Read full review
THE BRITISH EMPIRE
HI THE YOUNG DOMINION
THE GREAT WAR
THE LONG COLD WAR
NATO and Korea
Nuclear War and NORAD
The End of the Cold War
THE AWKWARD PEACE 2 70
Peacekeeping and Peacemaking
The Somalia Inquiry
BuyUp or RustOut
A NEW KIND OF WAR?
A New Government
Integration and Uniﬁcation
The Trudeau Détente
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