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Freedom's Voices: Czech and Slovak Immigration to Canada during the Cold War
(University of Waterloo, 2013-09-04)
During the Cold War, approximately 36,000 persons claimed Czechoslovakia as their country of citizenship upon entering Canada. A defining characteristic of this postwar migration of predominantly ethnic Czechs and Slovaks ...
The Cold War and Indigenous People
(University of Waterloo, 2014-07-18)
The second half of the twentieth century saw dramatic state movements and expansions around the world into Indigenous people’s territories. These state expansions incorporated more of the earth than any time in the past ...
Confronting Hitler's Legacy: Canadian Jews and Early Holocaust Discourse, 1933-1956
(University of Waterloo, 2014-12-19)
This dissertation examines Canadian Jewish thought from the Nazi period through to the immediate postwar era regarding the Nazis’ persecution and murder of European Jewry. It challenges the widely accepted position that ...
Decolonization, Indigenous Internationalism, and the World Council of Indigenous Peoples
(University of Waterloo, 2014-05-21)
This dissertation investigates the history of the World Council of Indigenous Peoples (WCIP) and the broader movement of Indigenous internationalism. It argues that Indigenous internationalists were inspired by the process ...
Pragmatism and Cooperation: Canadian-American Defence Activities in the Arctic, 1945-1951
(University of Waterloo, 2009-09-02)
During the early Cold War, as the Soviet menace placed Canada in between two hostile superpowers, the Canadian government decided to take steps to ensure that its sovereignty and national interests were not threatened by ...
From Bayonets to Stilettos to UN Resolutions: The Development of Howard Green’s Views Regarding War
(University of Waterloo, 2008-09-09)
This thesis follows the development of Howard Charles Green’s (1895-1989) views on war and disarmament as both a private citizen and as a Member of Parliament. It draws its conclusions from a large archival base. Beginning ...