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Portraits of Battle
Portraits of Battle
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About the Book

From the Battle of Ypres to the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the Canadian Expeditionary Force played a key role in Allied victory during World War I. Blending biography and military history, Portraits of Battle highlights the experiences of Canadians who participated in the Great War. The diversity revealed by these touching portraits of soldiers, civilians, deserters, nurses, and Indigenous people offers a fresh, nuanced perspective on the legacy of World War I in Canadian memory.

About the Author: Peter Farrugia is associate professor of history as well as social and environmental justice at Wilfrid Laurier University and a fellow of the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic, and Disarmament Studies. He is the editor of The River of History: Trans-national and Trans-disciplinary Perspectives on the Immanence of the Past. Evan J. Habkirk is a lecturer in the indigenous studies program at the University of Western Ontario and in the Department of History at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is coeditor of The Art of Communication: The Unveiling of the Bell Memorial Revisited.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780774864916
  • Publisher: University of British Columbia Press
  • Publisher Imprint: University of British Columbia Press
  • Height: 231 mm
  • No of Pages: 328
  • Series Title: Studies in Canadian Military History
  • Weight: 997 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0774864915
  • Publisher Date: 01 Apr 2021
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 25 mm
  • Width: 160 mm


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