Margaret Macdonald: Imperial Daughter

Margaret Macdonald: Imperial DaughterMargaret Macdonald: Imperial Daughter by Susan Mann
ISBN: 0773538003
on September 1st 2010
Genres: Biography & Autobiography
Pages: 328

Len's Summary: Ms. Macdonald served as chief of Canadian overseas nursing during WWI with the rank of Major, the first such appointment for a woman in the British Empire. She also served as a nurse in the Spanish-American and Boer Wars, and during the building of the Panama Canal.

Canada and the Great War: Western Front Association Papers

Canada and the Great War: Western Front Association PapersCanada and the Great War: Western Front Association Papers by Briton Cooper Busch
ISBN: 077352570X
on May 8th 2003
Genres: Canada, Military
Pages: 240

Len's Summary: Included are papers presented by Laura Brandon of the Canadian War Museum, WFA member John Hurst formerly of Guelph University, WFA Newfoundland Branch Chairman David Parsons, Pat Brennan of the University of Calgary, J. B. C. McKercher of the Royal Military College, Christopher Terry of the Canadian Aviation Museum, and Sidney F. Wyse of Carleton University. The book is edited by Professor Briton Busch of Colgate University, who also organized the seminar, and includes maps.The IBSN number for paper back edition is 0-77352-257-X and for hard back 0-77352-546-7.

Beneath Flanders Fields: The Tunnellers’ War 1914-18

Beneath Flanders Fields: The Tunnellers’ War 1914-18Beneath Flanders Fields: The Tunnellers' War 1914-18 by Peter Barton, Peter Doyle, Johan Vandewalle
ISBN: 0773543015
on January 1st 2014
Genres: Military
Pages: 304

Len's Summary: A story of a cat-and-mouse game of mine warfare which is still relevant since several mines remain unexploded deep beneath the former Western Front. A good companion volume to the CD video Miners at War available from www.puddleproductions.co.uk or phone (866) 991-3627 toll-free from the US or Canada.

Onward, Dear Boys: A Family Memoir of the Great War

Onward, Dear Boys: A Family Memoir of the Great WarOnward, Dear Boys: A Family Memoir of the Great War by Philippe Bieler
ISBN: 9780773544680
Published by McGill-Queen's University Press on November 7th 2014
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, Canada
Pages: 340

Len's Summary: Story of the wartime experiences of a Swiss Protestant family that immigrated to Montreal and sent their sons to war.

Britain, France, and the Financing of the First World War

Britain, France, and the Financing of the First World WarBritain, France, and the Financing of the First World War by Martin Horn
ISBN: 9780773522930
Published by McGill-Queen's University Press on March 26th 2002
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Political Science, International Relations, General
Pages: 249

Len's Summary: A good analysis of a neglected area ofimportance in understanding WWI. I plan to review this for a future issue of StandTo!

Media, Memory and the First World War

Media, Memory and the First World WarMedia, Memory and the First World War by David Williams
ISBN: 0773539077
Published by McGill-Queen's University Press on September 2nd 2011
Genres: Military, Social Science, World War I
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: How the dominant means of communication in popular culture, whether it be oral, written or digital, shapes the structure of memory within that culture. // An interdisciplinary look at how The Great War was depicted at the time, over time and is depicted now.

Strategy and Command: The Anglo-French Coalition on the Western Front, 1914

Strategy and Command: The Anglo-French Coalition on the Western Front, 1914Strategy and Command: The Anglo-French Coalition on the Western Front, 1914 by Roy A. Prete
ISBN: 0773540792
Published by McGill-Queen's University Press on August 20th 2012
Genres: France, Great Britain, Military, World War I
Pages: 280

Len's Summary: First published in hardcover in 2009, this is the first of three planned volumes on the Franco-British military alliance. // First of three planned volumes on the ever-evolving Anglo-French alliance in WWI.

Organized Patriotism and the Crucible of War: Popular Imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932

Organized Patriotism and the Crucible of War: Popular Imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932Organized Patriotism and the Crucible of War: Popular Imperialism in Britain, 1914-1932 by Matthew C. Hendley
ISBN: 9780773539617
Published by McGill-Queen's University Press on February 27th 2012
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 360

Len's Summary: Shows how the strains and stresses of war reshaped popular patriotism and imperialism in Britain by comparing the pre- and post-war histories of three major patriotic organizations.

Ulster’s Men: Protestant Unionist Masculinities and Militarization in the North of Ireland, 1912-1923

Ulster’s Men: Protestant Unionist Masculinities and Militarization in the North of Ireland, 1912-1923Ulster's Men: Protestant Unionist Masculinities and Militarization in the North of Ireland, 1912-1923 by Jane G.V. McGaughey
ISBN: 0773539727
Published by McGill-Queen's University Press on March 9th 2012
Genres: Ireland, Military, World War I
Pages: 272

Len's Summary: A scholarly study of Northern Irish masculine society during years of mounting violence before, during and just after WWI.