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the defence of canada, volume i by gwynne dyer

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  • In Defence of Canada Volume I

    From the Great War to the Great Depression

    by James Eayrs ...
    series Heritage
    The years from 1919 to 1935 were not years in which defence was of pressing importance to the majority of Canadian politicians, yet this does not mean that the history of Ottawa's defence policies in this period of 'the fire-proof house' is dull or trivial. Professor Eayrs has had access to most of the documents, files, and diaries of these years, and from them has evolved a fascinating and well ... Read more

    $35.29 USD

  • Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014 is a serious contemplation of what it means to engage in major world conflicts, and the price we pay when we do.The First World War was Canada's baptism of fire, or at least the only one that people now remember. (Montrealers in 1776 or Torontonians in 1814 would have taken a different view.) From 1914 to 1918, after a century of peace, Canadians were ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Growing Pains

    the future of democracy (and work)

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    We are now living in a world where Brexit and Trump are daily realities. But how did this come about? And what does it mean for the future?Populism and ultra-nationalism brought about the rise of Hitler and Mussolini in the 1930s. Now, as Trump sits in the White House, Britain negotiates its way out of the EU, and countries across Europe see substantial gains in support for the extreme Right, ... Read more

    $24.59 USD

  • The Shortest History of War

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    READ IN A DAY. REMEMBER FOR A LIFETIME.In this timely addition to the bestselling Shortest History series, acclaimed writer and military expert Gwynne Dyer tells the story of war from its prehistoric -- perhaps pre-human -- origins to the present age of algorithms and atomic weapons. With the clarity and insight that have won his columns millions of readers around the world, Dyer chronicles ... Read more

    $10.59 USD

  • Crawling from the Wreckage

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    Gwynne Dyer is cheering up. Sure, the past decade has had more than its share of stupid wars, obsessions about terrorism, denial about climate change, rapacious turbo-capitalism, and lies, lies, lies. But signs of progress actually do abound. While the world is far from perfect as we embark on a fresh decade, Dyer believes that the "sense of sliding out of control towards ten different kinds of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Climate Wars

    The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    An essential, terryfying, and insightful analysis of a world plunging into crisis arrives in mass market paperbackDwindling resources. Massive population shifts. Natural disasters. Any of the expected consequences of climate change could - as Gwyne Dyer argues - tip the world towards chaos and conflict. Bold, unflinching, and based on extensive research, Climate Wars is an essential guide to the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • After Iraq

    Anarchy and Renewal in the Middle East

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    "The Iraqi state that was formed in the aftermath of the First World War has come to an end. Its successor state is struggling to be born in an environment of crises and chaos."*---*Ali Allawi, Iraq's former Minister of DefenseAllawi is not exaggerating. The disastrous American invasion of Iraq that has led to the destruction of the Iraqi state and the subsequent defeat of U.S. military power has ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Don't Panic

    ISIS, Terror and Today's Middle East

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    It took a quarter-century of bad strategy, including more than a dozen years of Western air attacks and invasions in the Middle East, to bring the so-called "Islamic State" into existence. Can we somehow manage to avoid the well-trodden path of overreacting to the provocations of Islamist extremists?With the rise of ISIS, a new style of terrorism that publicly gloats over acts of extreme cruelty ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • With Every Mistake

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    This essential collection contains the best of Gwynne Dyer’s writing on the post–September 11 world.Since 1973, writer, historian and filmmaker Gwynne Dyer has written a widely syndicated newspaper column on international affairs, regularly published in 45 countries. With Every Mistake is not only a collection of the very best of Dyer’s recent work, but an examination of how, time and again, the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • In Defence of Canada Volume II

    Appeasement and Rearmament

    by James Eayrs ...
    series Heritage
    In Defence of Canada: Appeasement and Rearmament is a companion and sequel to Eayrs' In Defence of Canada: From the Great War to the Great Depression (Toronto 1964). Like Volume I, Volume II rejects as outmoded and misleading the traditional division of national security policy into two compartments, one called foreign policy, the other, defence policy. Like Volume I, Volume II is meant to ... Read more

    $25.89 USD

  • In Defence of Canada Volume III

    Peacemaking and Deterrence

    by James Eayrs ...
    series Heritage
    The first two volumes of this outstanding history of Canada's defence and foreign policy have drawn unanimous acclaim from scholars and critics alike. Richard Preston said of the first volume that is 'opens up a new chapter in Canadian historiography' and of the second that is 'amply lives up to the promise of the earlier epoch-making book.' Kenneth McNaught stated: 'There could not be more ... Read more

    $37.49 USD

  • His Majesty's Indian Allies

    British Indian Policy in The Defence of Canada, 1774-1815

    His Majesty’s Indian Allies is a study of British-Indian policy in North America from the time of the American Revolution to the end of the War of 1812, with particular focus on Canada. ... Read more

    $8.09 USD