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A National Force: The Evolution of Canada's Army, 1950-2000 (Studies in Canadian Military History)

A National Force: The Evolution of Canada's Army, 1950-2000 (Studies in Canadian Military History)

By: Peter Kasurak (author)Paperback

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A National Force is mandatory reading for students, scholars, and general readers who want a deeper understanding of the Canadian Army's role in national defence and international affairs.

About Author

Peter Kasurak retired in 2007 after leading the defence and national security sections of the Office of the Auditor General of Canada. He holds a PhD in military and diplomatic history from Duke University and teaches part-time at the Canadian Forces College in Toronto.

Contents

Introduction 1 The 1950s: A Professional Army? 2 Soldiers, Civilians, and Nuclear Warfare in the 1960s 3 The Army and the Unified Force, 1963-67 4 Trudeau and the Crisis in Civil-Military Relations 5 Reform, Regimentalism, and Reaction 6 The Plan for a "Big Army" 7 The Unified Staff and Operational Difficulties 8 Reform and Constabulary Realism Conclusion; Notes on Sources; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774826402
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9780774826402
  • weight: 540
  • ISBN10: 0774826401

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