This book will be appeal to an academic audience based in history but including political science, governance, medicine, sociology, disability studies, and Canadian studies generally. General readers of military history as well as veterans and their families will also find it interesting.
Serge Marc Durflinger is an associate professor of history at the University of Ottawa. He is the author of Fighting from Home: The Second World War in Verdun, Quebec and co-editor of War and Society in Post-Confederation Canada.
Preface Introduction 1 Canada's First War Blinded, 1899-1918 2 The Sir Arthur Pearson Club of War Blinded Soldiers and Sailors, 1919-29 3 The Years of Struggle, 1930-39 4 Rehabilitating the Blinded Casualties of the Second World War, 1939-50 5 Older and Wiser: Canada's War Blinded in the Aftermath of War, 1945-70 6 Twilight, 1971-2002 Conclusion Notes Select Bibliography Index