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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: GRANATSTEIN, J.L. Title: Canada's Army: Waging War and Keeping the Peace.
Description: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2002.. 519 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0802046916 B&w photographs, reproductions. "(This book) traces the full three-hundred-year history of the Canadian army, from its origins in New France, through the Conquest, the Revol utionary War and the War of 1812, Confederation, militia reform, the South African War, the two world wars, the Korean War, to postwar peacekeeping and peacemaking. Covering the major conflicts in depth, and exploring battles, tactics, and w e a p o n s , J.L. Granatstein also offers a rich analysis of the political context for the battles and events that shaped our understanding of the nation's army, not least the fluctuations of Canadian defence spending and the methods of raising mi li ta ry m an po we r. (He) pays particular homage to the foot soldier, interweaving personal anecdotes into the history.." Gift inscription on title page, minor bump at bottom corners of boards, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust ja cke t h as lig ht edg e w ear/wrinkling, crease down spine, light damp stain on lower front panel/front flap area, minor waviness. Very Good/Very Good-.
Keywords: Canadian Armed Forces, Canada, Army, Peacekeeping, Militia, Sam Hughes, Arthur Currie, First World War, I, Ii, Second, Mcnaughton, Sicily, Italy, Northwest Europe, 1812, Boer, Southafrican, Korean, Revolutionary, Confederation.
Price: US$ 25.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 22937
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