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By James Giblin. 2002
Biography of the German political leader whose racial prejudice and personal ambition shaped World War II. Traces Hitler's life and… career from his birth in Austria in 1889 to his death in Berlin in 1945. Briefly discusses this tyrant's legacy. Some descriptions of violence. Grades 5-8 and older readers. Siebert Award. 2002.
By Charles Ritchie. 1974
A volume from the author's published diaries which takes the reader through the diplomatic corridors and drawing rooms of prewar… Washington, wartime England, and Europe. Ritchie's observations of world events include insights into the ins and outs of the diplomatic world, portraits of politicians, socialites, and literary lions, and candour about his own enthusiasms. Winner of the 1974 Governor General's Award for Non-fiction.
By Peter Boardman, Joe Tasker. 1984
Recounts the endurance and determination of two British mountain climbers in making a forty-day ascent up the treacherous west wall… of Changabang Mountain in the Indian Himalayas. Winner of the John Llewelyn Rhys Memorial Prize. 1984.
By Robert Lacey. 1971
Biography of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, favourite of Queen Elizabeth I. Follows his triumphs and disasters in the wars… against Spain, an unsuccessful campaign in Ireland, his imprisonment and subsequent execution. 1971.
Un ouvrage qui s'adresse aux historiens, universitaires, chercheurs et professeurs. Un autre ouvrage sur Groulx me direz-vous? Je répondrais :… enfin une analyse complète sur Groulx. Figure incontournable de l'histoire du nationalisme au Québec, quiconque s'intéresse à l'histoire des idées ne peut ignorer Groulx et doit absolument lire cet essai de Michel Bock. Prix du Gouverneur Général 2005. 2004.