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Book Review
Jun 11, 2015

Toronto's mishandling of a transformation

Daniel Francis
Is Toronto the centre of Canada? Does its transformation echo that of Canada's? Hmm, guess it depends on what city you're from! Read Vancouverite Daniel Francis' incisive review.
Book Review
Feb 15, 2013

Lincoln, Marx and the struggle against slavery

Derrick Morrison
Robin Blackburn introduces this collection of speeches, essays and correspondence, which includes the inaugural addresses of President Abraham Lincoln and the writings of Karl Marx.
Book Review
Apr 19, 2012

Confronting Canada's colonialist past

Al Engler
In Orienting Canada, John Price focuses on 20th century racism and on Canada's role as junior partner in British and U.S. imperialism.
Book Review
Feb 16, 2012
Book cover: The Red Army Faction

Reflections on Germany's Red Army Faction

Stefan Christoff
Reading news reports on Germany over recent weeks in Montreal, often quick fix articles in the Globe and Mail, has been complemented by a heavy book: The Red Army Faction.
Book Review
May 26, 2011

Witch hunts past and present

Jane Kirby
Authors Deirdre English and Barbara Ehrenreich provide an overview of the repression and exclusion of women lay healers.
Book Review
Oct 23, 2008
 When and How Was the Jewish People Invented?

The making of a people

Jonathan Cook
No one is more surprised than Shlomo Sand that his latest academic work has spent 19 weeks on Israel's bestseller list — and that success has come to the history professor despite his book chall
Book Review
Jun 5, 2008
 Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide, and the Politics of Containment

Haiti's lost years

Stuart Neatby
Peter Hallward's new book is the first comprehensive account of how the international community helped orchestrate the 2004 coup d'etat in Haiti, who the actors were in Haiti and internationally, wha
Book Review
Jan 18, 2007
 Villa Air-Bel: World War II, Escape, and a House in Marseille

In a villa in Marseille

Charles Demers
In Rosemary Sullivanâe(TM)s latest book the titular Villa Air-Bel was a nineteenth-century mansion in France rented by staff members of the Emergency Rescue Committee (or CAS, from its French in
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