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By David Dilks. 2005
Winston Churchill's connection with Canada ("the Great Dominion", as he called it) spanned more than half a century: at Winnipeg… he heard the news of Queen Victoria's death, in Ottawa in the dark days of 1941 he proclaimed his confidence in victory, and in 1952 had to concede that the result of victory had been far less satisfying than he had wished. No other Commonwealth country sparked such detailed knowledge or lifelong interest. 2005.
Eat right 4 your type: the individualized diet solution to staying healthy, living longer & achieving your ideal weight (Eat Right 4 Your Type Ser.)
By Catherine Whitney, Peter D'Adamo. 1996
A naturopathic physician recommends diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes based on a person's blood type. Suggests that foods consumed produce… different chemical reactions in individuals of the four major blood types, and that scientists have confirmed a link between blood type and the risk of certain diseases. 1996.
By Robert C Atkins. 2008
Restructure the way you eat to focus on the foods that will help you re-energize, lose weight, and keep it… off. This book offers essential medical and nutritional information, low-carb meal plans, and dozens of mouth-watering recipes for everything from appetizers to entrées to desserts. 2008, c2002.
Depicts an exception among wealthy British women in the early twentieth century. Describes her knowledge of Arabic, Mesopotamian geography, and… tribal politics, which made her instrumental in the emergence of Iraq as a nation. The dream of marriage and children eluded her, but her published books and role in Middle East history are her legacy. 1996.
By Lynne Withey. 1981
Abigail Adams was the wife and confidante of one of the early Presidents of the United States, John Adams. She… accompanied her husband on diplomatic missions to Europe and to many political functions. Although bound by the eighteenth century concept of the essentially domestic role of women, Abigail was a firm believer in equal education and status for women. 1981.
By Edmund S Morgan. 2009
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian compiles seventeen essays he penned over a span of nearly seventy years that portray aspects of American… Puritanism. Covers politicians William Penn and George Washington, religious leader Anne Hutchinson, and accused witches Giles Cory and Mary Easty. 2009.
By Robert Morgan. 2008
By Christopher Hibbert. 1996
British historian chronicles the seventeenth-century English civil war between King Charles’s Royalist Cavaliers and Oliver Cromwell’s Roundhead Parliamentarians. Details the… pillaging of towns and castles by both sides and the carnage on the battlefields that ends in Charles’s beheading in 1649. 1996.
By Margaret Horsfield. 1999
For 70 years, Cougar Annie lived in the rainforest of Vancouver Island. A pioneer settler, she cleared the land, operated… a nursery, a store, and a post office. She transformed the forest into a garden and fended off the prowling cougars, earning herself the nickname "Cougar". She remained in her garden until her death in her mid-90s. 1999.
By Theo Aronson. 1986
Focuses on the twelve monarchs who occupied the thrones of Europe during the second decade of this century. The author… looks at the friendships and rivalries, the personal quirks and the national aspirations that culminated in war. 1986.
By Christopher Hitchens. 1984
In July 1974, Cyprus was subject to a military coup directed by the dictators in Greece and a full-scale military… occupation by the army of Turkey. There were mass killings and deportations and the island was partitioned. The author argues that the catastrophe was brought about not so much by the Cypriots themselves as by four foreign powers - Turkey, Greece, Britain and the U.S.A. 1984.
The behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three… key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, Averell Harriman, and John Gilbert Winant. 2010.
By Florida Town. 2004
Sixty years ago, Britannia was the home of the largest copper mine in the British Empire, where several thousand people… lived in its two main communities ; the Beach and the Townsite. Although it was a scant 50 km. from Vancouver, it was completely isolated, accessible only by boat. Today, few know what a vibrant community it once was. 2004.
By Elaine Gloria Gottschall. 1994
Discusses the relationship between food and disorders such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, autism, and celiac disease. Explains the cycle… of events occurring in the intestine of those with such problems, and how the Specific Carbohydrate Diet can break the cycle and permit the body to regain normal functioning. Includes recipes. 2004.
By J. Rives Childs. 1988
Casanova's renown as a sexual athlete obscured his significance as a social historian of his age. This biography portrays him… not only as a lover, but as a writer, gambler, musician, financier, soldier, and diplomat. 1988.
By A. F. N Clarke. 1983
A British paratrooper officer's inside view of the war in Northern Ireland. His account of savage urban fighting against unseen… foes is reminiscent of the Vietnam experience. Strong language. 1984, c1983.
By Philip Mansel. 1998
Describes Constantinople, once capital of the Ottoman Empire, as an international centre with power and influence that extended across political,… cultural, social, and religious boundaries. Observes that the metropolis now known as Istanbul has also been called the "city of saints," "refuge of the universe," and "eye of the world." 1998.
By Jan Main. 1997
Written by a Toronto home economist in conjunction with the Osteoporosis Society of Canada, this is a cookbook aimed at… helping girls and women get enough calcium in their diets. It contains calcium-loaded recipes and offers non-dairy sources for this nutrient. It also recommends exercises that help to maintain healthy bones. 1997.
By Olive Patricia Dickason. 1992
Dickason traces the history of Canada's first nations, from the earliest habitation of North America through European settlement and to… the present. She discusses current issues and controversies, including Meech Lake, the Oka crisis, and the debate over self-government. 1992.