The Canadian Rangers: A Living History (Studies in Canadian Military History)

The Canadian Rangers: A Living History (Studies in Canadian Military History)

By: P. Whitney Lackenbauer (author)Hardback

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This book will appeal to people interested in Arctic sovereignty and security issues, civil-military relations, Aboriginal-state relations, and the stewardship of remote regions.

About Author

P. Whitney Lackenbauer is an associate professor and chair of the Department of History at St. Jerome's University and the author of numerous books, including Battle Grounds: The Canadian Military and Aboriginal Lands (UBC Press, 2006) and co-author of Arctic Front: Defending Canadian Interests in the Far North (2008), which won the Donner Prize in 2009.


Introduction 1 The Pacific Coast Militia Rangers, 1942-45 2 Setting the Stage, 1946-47 3 "Teething Troubles," 1947-49 4 Formative Years, 1950-52 5 Exercising the Rangers, 1952-56 6 Shadow Army, 1957-70 7 Sovereignty and Symbolism, 1970-84 8 "The Most Cost-Efficient Program in the Canadian Forces," 1985-93 9 Enhancement and the Junior Canadian Rangers, 1994-99 10 "Very Special Forces," 2000-06 11 Sovereignty, Security, and Stewardship Notes; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774824521
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 658
  • ID: 9780774824521
  • weight: 1020
  • ISBN10: 0774824522

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