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Gavin K. Watt's Revolutionary Canadian History 5-Book Bundle: The Burning of the Valleys/A Dirty, Trifling Piece of Business/I Am Heartily Ashamed/Poi

by Gavin K. Watt Dundurn (July 02, 2014)

This special bundle collects all of Gavin K. Watt's titles that detail the events of the American War of Independence from the perspective of British/early Canadian operations.


Flight from Famine: The Coming of the Irish to Canada

by Donald MacKay Dundurn (March 23, 2009)

Flight from Famine is the moving account of the survivors of the Irish potato famine who helped build Canada in the years that followed Black 47. Their tale is a testament to courage, resilience, and perseverance,...


Planters, Paupers, and Pioneers: English Settlers in Atlantic Canada

by Lucille H. Campey Dundurn (August 30, 2010)

The first in a series of three titles on "The English in Canada," this book focuses on factors that brought the English to Canada, tracing the English arrivals to the various settlements. Drawing on wide-raging...


Ignored but Not Forgotten: Canada's English Immigrants

by Lucille H. Campey Dundurn (September 10, 2014)

In her third and final book in the English in Canada series, Lucille Campey provides an overview of the great exodus from England to Canada which peaked in the early twentieth century. Drawing on wide-ranging...


The Burning of the Valleys: Daring Raids from Canada Against the New York Frontier in the Fall of 1780

by Gavin K. Watt Dundurn (March 01, 1997)

Details the actions of both sides in this exciting and incredibly effective British campaign in the War of Independence.


The Arctic Fox: Francis Leopold-McClintock, Discoverer of the Fate of Franklin

by David Murphy Dundurn (October 01, 2004)

The Shackleton of his day, Leopold McClintock (1819-1907) from County Louth was the leading Arctic explorer of the Victorian era. He undertook four major voyages, epic sledge journeys, and was the first to bring...


Between France and New France: Life Aboard the Tall Sailing Ships

by Gilles Proulx Dundurn (January 01, 1984)

Between France and New France is an absorbing look at life abroad the sailing vessels which plied the North Atlantic during the French colonial era in North America.


The Belgians in Ontario: A History

by Joan Magee Dundurn (January 10, 1987)

The Belgians in Ontario chronicles more than 300 years of Belgian presence in Ontario. This book examines the contributions of the Belgian community in a diverse range of activities including agriculture, sports,...


Maps That Made History: The Influential, the Eccentric and the Sublime

by Lez Smart Dundurn (April 30, 2005)

Features 25 glorious maps that chart societies, land, sea, and skies; maps that have influenced and inspired; and maps that misrepresent.


Ten Decisions

by Larry D. Rose Dundurn (October 21, 2017)

The ten crucial military and political calls that changed the course of the Second World War.

In the Second World War, Canada faced desperate times. Tough decisions had to be made that could have meant life or...


Quarriers Story: One Man's Vision That Gave 7,000 Children a New Life in Canada

by Anna Magnusson Dundurn (September 01, 2006)

Between 1872 and 1933, William Quarrier sent thousands of destitute children from Glasgow's slums to Canada, where they often faced hard labour and loneliness.


Tell It to the World: International Justice and the Secret Campaign to Hide Mass Murder in Kosovo

by Eliott Behar Dundurn (December 27, 2014)

A young prosecutor struggles to understand the magnitude of the genocide in Kosovo and the failings of the international justice system. The story of many remarkable men, women, and children who travelled thousands...


The Paris Game: Charles de Gaulle, the Liberation of Paris, and the Gamble that Won France

by Ray Argyle & Maurice Vaïsse Dundurn (August 02, 2014)

Long dismissed as a vain and arrogant self-seeker chasing glory, Charles de Gaulle is revealed in The Paris Game as a transformative figure of the twentieth century whose unflagging determination brings France...


Driv'n by Fortune: The Scots' March to Modernity in America, 1745-1812

by Sam Allison Dundurn (November 07, 2015)

The story of the 78th Fraser's Highlanders moves from the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion, through the Seven Years' War and the American Revolution, to the War of 1812. When these men were rewarded free land in the...


A History of the Frankfurt Book Fair

by Peter Weidhaas, Carolyn Gossage & Wendy A. Wright Dundurn (October 31, 2007)

A colourful look at more than 500 years of commerce conducted at the renowned Frankfurt Book Fair, from the Middle Ages to the present.


William Wye Smith: Recollections of a Nineteenth Century Scottish Canadian

by Scott A. McLean & Michael E. Vance Dundurn (November 10, 2008)

William Wye Smith, Upper Canadian poet and publisher, provided his unique perspective on pioneer life in this compilation of anecdotes from his experiences.


Fighting to Lose: How the German Secret Intelligence Service Helped the Allies Win the Second World War

by John Bryden Dundurn (April 19, 2014)

Newly released FBI and MI5 documents provide a fresh interpretation of key events during World War II, showing how German military intelligence, which was secretly opposed to the Nazis, aided the Allies.


The Slaidburn Angel

by M. Sheelagh Whittaker Dundurn (June 25, 2012)

In 1885 Yorkshire, sisters are on trial for their lives after being accused of murdering an illegitimate toddler. Today, sisters Sheelagh and Penny have discovered their then nine-year-old grandmother was a...


Bosworth 1485

by Mike Ingram Dundurn (March 26, 2016)

A great battle that shaped the history of England and founded a new royal dynasty is expertly related and explained by a leading historian, with detailed illustrations and supplementary facts.


Waterloo 1815

by Gregory Fremont-Barnes Dundurn (February 20, 2016)

The story of one of Western history's most significant battles and the moment of Napoleon's final defeat is expertly related and explained by a leading historian, with detailed illustrations and supplementary...


Battle Stories - Britain Overseas 2-Book Bundle: Goose Green 1982 / Isandlwana 1879

by Edmund Yorke & Gregory Fremont-Barnes Dundurn (March 04, 2016)

Two pivotal moments in British military history, separated by more than a century, yet both with decisive impacts on Britain's national identity and power overseas. One ended in disaster. The other, thanks to...


Seeking a Better Future: The English Pioneers of Ontario and Quebec

by Lucille H. Campey Dundurn (August 11, 2012)

Seeking a Better Future is the first major study of emigration from England to Ontario and Quebec. Extensively documented with previously unpublished passenger lists and details of more than 2,000 ship crossings,...


Queen and Consort: Elizabeth and Philip: 60 Years of Marriage

by Lynne Bell, Arthur Bousfield & Garry Toffoli Dundurn (October 31, 2007)

In 2007, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip celebrate their sixtieth wedding anniversary. This love story examines their outstandingly successful marriage.


The English In Canada Historical 3-Book Bundle: Planters, Paupers, and Pioneers / Seeking a Better Future / Ignored but not Forgotten

by Lucille H. Campey Dundurn (September 30, 2014)

Lucille H. Campey's acclaimed series on English immigration to Canada, is available in a single volume with this complete ebook edition. A must for genealogists and history lovers interested in the great exodus...


A Scandinavian Heritage: 200 Years of Scandinavian Presence in the Windsor-Detroit Border Region

by Joan Magee Dundurn (August 10, 1996)

A Scandinavian Heritage surveys the numerous contributions made in this area by the people of 5 nations: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland. The history of these people, from the first settlers to...


The Strange Odyssey of Poland's National Treasures, 1939-1961

by Gordon Swoger Dundurn (October 01, 2004)

The Polish national treasures, evacuated in 1939 and eventually sent to Canada for safekeeping during the war, didnt return to their native land until 22 years later. Their journey was indeed a strange odyssey....


The St. Petersburg Connection: Russian-American Friendship from Revolution to Revolution

by Alexis S. Troubetzkoy Dundurn (November 28, 2015)

The book traces the friendly Russian-American friendship from 1775 to 1919 in the context of prevailing international developments and of the individuals who contributed to the story.


Atlantic Canada's Irish Immigrants

by Lucille H. Campey Dundurn (August 06, 2016)

A transformative work that explodes assumptions about the importance of the Great Irish Potato Famine to Irish immigration.

In this major study, Lucille Campey traces the relocation of around ninety thousand...


Hastings 1066

by Jonathan Trigg Dundurn (April 23, 2016)

The great battle that shaped European history but more important laid the path to modern England is expertly related and explained by a leading historian, with detailed illustrations and supplementary facts....


The Royal Family Milestones Bundle: The Coronation / The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Year / William & Catherine

by Annie Bullen & Brian Hoey Dundurn (February 22, 2016)

Three indispensable books covering three historic milestones of the British Crown.

Includes:

The Coronation: A Royal History

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Year: A Royal Souvenir

William & Catherine: A Royal Wedding...


Goose Green 1982

by Gregory Fremont-Barnes Dundurn (February 20, 2016)

A battle that helped decide a rare modern confrontation between an imperial power and an emerging one over territory is expertly related and explained by a leading historian, with detailed illustrations and...


Magna Carta and Its Gifts to Canada: Democracy, Law, and Human Rights

by Carolyn Harris Dundurn (May 02, 2015)

For 800 years, the Magna Carta has had a formative impact on democracy and liberty, with influence spanning the world. In Canada, the Great Charter has had a unique influence on history and common law. Its legacy...