Manitoba History: Number 82, Fall 2016, “Western Canada at War”

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First World War Posters

Sources: Wikimedia Commons, Library and Archives Canada, Library of Congress, Archives of Ontario.

This full issue is also available in PDF format.

This special issue is prepared with financial support from Canadian Heritage.

Western Canada at War: Introduction
by Esyllt Jones and Robert Coutts

“Are You ‘Doing Your Bit’?”: Edith Robertson, Letter-Writing, and Women’s Contributions in First-World-War Winnipeg
by Andrea Martin and Tyyne Petrowski

Shifting Memories, Shifting Meanings: The Nutana Collegiate Memorial Art Gallery in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1919-1930
by Eric Story

Conscientious Objection in Manitoba during the First World War
by Amy Shaw

Manitoba Mennonites and the State: Wartime Measures and the Influenza Pandemic in Hanover
by Vanessa Quiring

Armageddon: Western Canadian Newspapers at the Outbreak of the Great War
by David J. Gallant

“Holding Their End Up in Splendid Style”: Indigenous People and Canada’s First World War
by Karine Duhamel and Matthew McRae

The First World War and the Women of Waskatenau: The 1917 Red Cross Fundraising Signature Quilt
by Sean Moir and Anthony Worman


Sherrill Grace, Landscapes of War and Memory: The Two World Wars in Canadian Literature and the Arts, 1977-2007
by C. J. Taylor

Cynthia Toman, Sister Soldiers of the Great War: The Nurses of the Canadian Army Medical Corps and Andrea McKenzie (editor), War-Torn Exchanges: The Lives and Letters of Nursing Sisters Laura Holland and Mildred Forbes
by Dianne Dodd

Nic Clarke, Unwanted Warriors: The Rejected Volunteers of the Canadian Expeditionary Force
by Paul Esau

Frederick George Scott, The Great War As I Saw It. Introduction by Mark G. McGowan and Will R. Bird, And We Go On: A Memoir of the Great War. Introduction and Afterword by David Williams and Philippe Bieler, Onward Dear Boys: A Family Memoir of the Great War
by C. J. Taylor

Lara Campbell, Michael Dawson, and Catherine Gidney, editors, Worth Fighting For: Canada’s Tradition of War Resistance from 1812 to the War on Terror
by John Derksen

Bill Rawling, Surviving Trench Warfare: Technology and the Canadian Corps, 1914-1918, 2nd edition
by Lyle Dick

Cool Things in the Collection: The Canon Wilmot Collection
by Wayne Chan

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