History

10 Routes That Crossed the World
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10 Routes That Crossed the World

Vivid storytelling brings to life the pathways of world history. Written for middle-grade readers, 10 Routes That Crossed the World explores famous...

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104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot in the War of 1812
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104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot in the War of 1812

A long-awaited history of this important Canadian regiment, The 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot in the War of 1812 looks at this military un...

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149 Paintings You Really Need to See in Europe
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149 Paintings You Really Need to See in Europe

Visit some of Europe’s greatest museums and galleries in the company of a knowledgeable tour guide. "Who can resist an art critic with attitude?" ...

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149 Paintings You Really Need to See in North America
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149 Paintings You Really Need to See in North America

Tour North America’s greatest museums and galleries in the company of two incomparable guides. This lively companion highlights the essential paint...

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1930
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1930

The year 1930 can be seen as the dawn of a period of darkness, the beginning of a decade that Auden would style “low, dishonest.” That year was one...

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200 Years at St. John's York Mills
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200 Years at St. John's York Mills

The history of the oldest parish church in the Toronto area is also the history of North Toronto and a changing culture.The War of 1812 was barely ...

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200 Years Yonge
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200 Years Yonge

The Yonge Street as conceived by Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe is celebrated, from its beginning as a First Nation’s Trail, to the Yonge S...

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21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act
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21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act

Based on a viral article, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act is the essential guide to understanding the legal document and its reperc...

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A Beauty that Hurts
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A Beauty that Hurts

When A Beauty That Hurts was published in 1995, Guatemala was still one of the world’s most flagrant violators of human rights. Now that a measure ...

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A Boy from Botwood
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A Boy from Botwood

A proud Newfoundland soldier’s memoir gives unprecedented details of life as a German POW during the First World War.I’m going to tell my story. Wi...

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A Century of Maritime Science
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A Century of Maritime Science

Located on the Bay of Fundy, the St. Andrews Biological Station is Canada’s oldest permanent marine research institution. A Century of Maritime Sci...

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A Chatham-Kent Tapestry

Like the pieces of a patchwork quilt, Kent County’s ten townships, together with the city of Chatham, make up the richly-varied municipality we kno...

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A Crucible of Fire
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A Crucible of Fire

From the Battle of Chippawa to Lundy’s Lane, A Crucible of Fire focuses on the period of the War of 1812 leading up to the siege on Fort Erie in Se...

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A Deep Sense of Wrong
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A Deep Sense of Wrong

In 1839 fifty-eight men left Montreal for the penal colony of New South Wales. They were ordinary people who had been caught up in the political wh...

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A Diminished Roar

The third instalment in Jim Blanchard’s popular history of early Winnipeg, "A Diminished Roar" presents a city in the midst of enormous change. Onc...

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A Dirty, Trifling Piece of Business
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A Dirty, Trifling Piece of Business

By 1781, the sixth year of the American rebellion, British strategic focus had shifted from the northern states to concentrate in the south. Canada...

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A Geography of Blood
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A Geography of Blood

A Globe and Mail top 100 book of 2012Winner of the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for NonfictionA bestselling author embarks on a profound and ...

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A Hanging Offence
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A Hanging Offence

The sequel to Brothers at War finds best friends Jacob and Eli on opposite sides of the battlefield as the War of 1812 erupts.Jacob and Eli may be ...

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A Hero for the Americas
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A Hero for the Americas

A group of shipwrecked Spaniards washed onto the coast of the Yucatán Peninsula in 1512, leading to first contact between the Spanish and the Maya...

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A History of the Frankfurt Book Fair
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A History of the Frankfurt Book Fair

A colourful and revealing look at more than 500 years of commerce conducted at the renowned Frankfurt Book Fair, from its beginnings in the Middle ...

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A Legal History of Adoption in Ontario. 1921-2015
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A Legal History of Adoption in Ontario. 1921-2015

Lori Chambers’ fascinating study explores the legal history of adoption in Ontario since the passage of the first statute in 1921. This volume expl...

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A Legal History of Adoption in Ontario. 1921-2015
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A Legal History of Adoption in Ontario. 1921-2015

Lori Chambers’ fascinating study explores the legal history of adoption in Ontario since the passage of the first statute in 1921. This volume expl...

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A Mile of Make-Believe
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A Mile of Make-Believe

A Mile of Make Believe examines the unique history of the Santa Claus parade in Canada. This volume focuses on the Eaton’s sponsored parades that o...

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A Mill Should Be Build Thereon
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A Mill Should Be Build Thereon

It is difficult for Todmorden Mills Museum visitors to imagine that this site so close to the busy Don Valley Parkway was once home to an important...

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A Mind Spread Out on the Ground

A bold and profound work by Haudenosaunee writer Alicia Elliott, A Mind Spread Out on the Ground is a personal and critical meditation on trauma, l...

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A Mohawk Memoir from the War of 1812
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A Mohawk Memoir from the War of 1812

A Mohawk Memoir from the War of 1812 presents the story of John Norton, or Teyoninhokarawen, an important war chief and political figure among the ...

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A Most Ungentlemanly Way of War
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A Most Ungentlemanly Way of War

An examination of the SOE, its accomplishments, and the Canadian connection to the organization.During the Second World War, British Prime Minister...

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A Nation of Immigrants
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A Nation of Immigrants

This collection brings together a wide array of writings on Canadian immigrant history, including many highly regarded, influential essays. Though ...

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A National Crime
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A National Crime

“I am going to tell you how we are treated. I am always hungry.” — Edward B., a student at Onion Lake School (1923)"[I]f I were appointed by the Do...

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A Prophet in Politics
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A Prophet in Politics

In this elegant and rigorously researched work, Kenneth McNaught details the life, work, and principles of J.S Woodsworth and shows the powerful mo...

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A Reconciliation without Recollection?
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A Reconciliation without Recollection?

The current framework for reconciliation between Indigenous peoples and the Canadian state is based on the Supreme Court of Canada’s acceptance of ...

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A Richard Rohmer Omnibus
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A Richard Rohmer Omnibus

This volume combines three of Richard Rohmer’s best-selling novels in one book. Ultimatum, Exxoneration, and Periscope Red are all fast-paced, inci...

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A Rush to Judgment
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A Rush to Judgment

Did Louis Riel have a fair trial? The trial and conviction of Louis Riel for treason in the summer of 1885 and his execution on November 16, 1885, ...

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A Sporting Chance
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A Sporting Chance

Over the years, Canadians have smugly asserted their country’s more tolerant culture in race relations. Yet as this story of African-Canadian parti...

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