In Defence of Canada Volume III: Peacemaking and Deterrence

By James Eayrs

© 1972

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 important reading for anyone trying to apprehend the tenacious traditions underlying our present position in world affairs.' The third volume has been described in Political Science Quarterly as 'a first class book – learned in content, lucid and witty in style.'
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  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 472 pages
  • Illustrations: 9
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
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Volume III of this outstanding history of Canada's defence and foreign policy is a study of Ottawa's thinking and decisions during the closing years of the Second World War and the opening years of the cold war. Eayrs presents both the events and the personalities who shaped these events.

In Defence of Canada Volume III: Peacemaking and Deterrence

By James Eayrs

© 1972

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 important reading for anyone trying to apprehend the tenacious traditions underlying our present position in world affairs.' The third volume has been described in Political Science Quarterly as 'a first class book – learned in content, lucid and witty in style.'
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Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 472 pages
  • Illustrations: 9
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    James Eayrs is a former professor in the Department of Political Economy at the University of Toronto and a professor emeritus at Dalhousie University.

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