In defence of Canada, from the Great War to the Great Depression.

by James George Eayrs

Publisher: University Press in Toronto

Written in English
Published: Pages: 382 Downloads: 976
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  • Canada -- Military policy
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    Other titlesFrom the Great War to the Great Depression
    SeriesStudies in the structure of power: decision-making in Canada -- 1
    LC ClassificationsUA600 E38
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17171017M

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Get this from a library. In defence of Canada; from the Great War to the great depression. [James George Eayrs]. In Defence of Canada Volume I Book Description: Examining Canadian defense from tothis volume offers a fascinating and well-written account of the attitudes and thoughts - and personalities - dominant at this time.

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1 [Eayrs, James] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Defence of Canada: From the Author: James Eayrs. The Great Depression in Canada lasted for most of the s.

Pictures of relief camps, soup kitchens, protest marches, and drought are vivid reminders of the pain and desperation of those years. The Great Depression was felt across Canada, although its impact varied from region to : Susan Munroe.

The book, which examined Canadian military and defence policy during the period between World War I and the Great Depression, was the first in a multi-volume series on Canadian military history, and was followed by In Defence of Canada, Vol.

2: Appeasement and Rearmament (), In Defence of Canada: Peacemaking and Deterrence (), In. The years from to 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. In Defence of Canada Volume I: From the Great War to the Great Depression (Heritage) Kindle Edition by James Eayrs (Author) Format: Kindle Edition.

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In Defence of Canada: From the Great War to the Great Depression University of Toronto Press, Part of a five-book series. Part of a five-book series.

Extracts. In Defence of Canada Volume I From the Great War to the Great Depression Kindle Book Adobe PDF eBook MB; In Defence of Canada Volume I. Embed Copy and paste the code into your website. In Defence of Canada, Volume I From the Great War to the Great Depression Kindle Book OverDrive Read MB; Adobe EPUB eBook MB; James Eayrs (Author) James Eayrs is a former professor in the Department of Political Economy at the University of Toronto and a professor emeritus at Dalhousie University.

More about James Eayrs. 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 ). 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. The Great Depression The s Depression is profoundly and deeply associated, in the popular mind, with the prairie Dust Bowl, one of the greatest environmental catastrophes in Canadian was, in fact, something like a ticking : John Douglas Belshaw.

A by-the-numbers look at the Canada that went to war years ago when rent was cheap, phones were a novelty and income tax didn't exist. Read more from. Australia suffered badly during the period of the Great Depression of the s. The Depression began with the Wall Street Crash of and rapidly spread worldwide.

As in other nations, Australia suffered years of high unemployment, poverty, low profits, deflation, plunging incomes, and lost opportunities for economic growth and personal advancement.

Canada’s Deputy Defence Minister told the conference that the Liberals’ National Defence Policy has been superseded by the surge in great-power strategic : Roger Jordan.

This is the argument that the Federal Reserve caused the Great Depression, prompting Ben Bernanke’s famous apology to the authors. So why does this book need to be read, in your view. I think it appropriately looks at the monetary financial situation that is at the core of the Great Depression crisis and also the current situation.

In his recent book, The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels, celebrated American historian Jon Meacham reflects on other periods during which Americans battled amongst themselves over the true character of the American soul: the post Civil War reconstruction era, the s Great Depression, the debate over entering World War II.

In the decades following these events, defenders of the policies have argued that they resulted from the pressures of war. In the first year of Canada’s war with Japan, many politicians and social commentators expressed genuine, though ill-informed, concerns that Japanese Canadians could threaten the security of Canada’s West Coast.

I have included a chapter from my book, Gods of Money: Wall Street and the Death of the American Century to review some major similarities today with the last Great Depression of Then as now the Federal Reserve and the Money Trust of New York and London played a central if little-noted role in the tragic events.

The working class must come to the defence of the Canada Post workers to the greatest crisis of world capitalism since the Great Depression; a crisis that is now fueling trade war and a Author: Laurent Lafrance.

Read "In Defence of Canada Volume I From the Great War to the Great Depression" by James Eayrs available from Rakuten Kobo. The years from to were not years in which defence was of pressing importance to the majority of Canadian polit Price: $ The history of Canada covers the period from the arrival of Paleo-Indians thousands of years ago to the present day.

Prior to European colonization, the lands encompassing present-day Canada were inhabited for millennia by Indigenous peoples, with distinct trade networks, spiritual beliefs, and styles of social of these older civilizations had long faded by the time of the.

W.L. Mackenzie King. William Lyon Mackenzie King, born in Berlin (now Kitchener, Ontario) Decemdied in Kingsmere (Quebec) J Leader of the Liberal Party from toPrime Minister of Canada from tofrom toand from to Lords of Finance tracks the lives of the central bankers of the USA, Great Britain, France and Germany from to aboutand explains how their fiscal policy led to the Great Depression.

While this important book is definitely worth reading, I can't really understand why it won a Pulitzer.4/5(). The Great Depression was a tough time for many people in many countries, New Zealand not excluded. Whereas for the UK, the fall in real per capita GDP wasn’t much larger than the experience in the /09 recession (and the s recovery was faster), in New Zealand real GDP per capita is estimated to have fallen by almost 20 per cent.

Between andthe Historical Section of the Committee of Imperial Defence produced a large number of volumes under the title History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Military Operations covering Britain’s roll in the war on land, including fourteen volumes of narrative covering the Western Front and eleven dealing with.

Yes, I saw the Dow Jones Newswires quote on Bernanke’s book, Essays on the Great Depression, which made me laugh: “With some observers saying that the ongoing financial crisis could be Author: Sophie Roell.

The First World War left Britain saddled with enormous debts, and the Great Depression had further reduced Britain's ability to pay for defence of its empire.

Show More Sentences New England mills found it increasingly difficult to compete, and as in Lancashire, went into gradual decline until bankrupted during the Great Depression. The First World War slowed down construction, also, the deadly Halifax explosion of delayed work further. The project wasn’t fully completed until Ironically, almost immediately after the opening of P immigration declined due to the Great Depression of Jobs were scarce and immigration to Canada was restricted.

In Canada the relief project to combat unemployment and save workers from destitution was a work programme established by the Department of National Defence.

Although nominally a civilian organisation for labour, it operated with military austerity and discipline, administered by former military personnel and organised along military lines.The fourth book is a very famous book, perhaps the most famous recent book on the philosophy of war.

That’s right. It’s Michael Walzer’s Just and Unjust Wars, which was published in This is the most famous of the twentieth century works on the philosophy of .