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Author Armstrong-Reid, Susan, 1950-

Title Armies of peace : Canada and the UNRRA years / Susan Armstrong-Reid and David Murray
Published Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 482 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Contents pt. 1. Diplomacy of Relief, Rehabilitation, and Repatriation -- 1. Creating UNRRA -- 2. Canada at the Council Sessions -- 3. Politics of Procurement -- pt. 2. World Uprooted: Canadians, UNRRA, and the Challenge of the Displaced -- 4. Personalities and Bureaucracies -- 5. UNRRA Takes Command: The First Field Operations -- 6. Soldiers of Peace or Agents of Repatriation: The Displaced-Persons Operations in Germany -- 7. Torch of Sadness: The Mothers and Children of War -- pt. 3. Carrying Florence's Lamp: Canadian Nurses and UNRRA -- 8. Launching UNRRA's Nursing Brigade: From the Middle East to Greece -- 9. Nursing with the Enemy: Germany -- 10. Bridge of Sorrows: The Canadian China Contingent -- pt. 4. Life after UNRRA -- 11. Ties That Bind -- 12. Legacies
Summary Armies of Peace is the first comprehensive investigation of Canadians' influence on the establishment and operation of The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-456) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration -- History
United Nations -- Canada -- History
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration -- Biography
SUBJECT United Nations fast
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration fast
Subject International relief -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Nursing -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Nurses -- Canada -- Biography
LAW -- International.
HISTORY -- Canada -- Post-Confederation (1867- )
Diplomatic relations
International relief
SUBJECT Canada -- Foreign relations.
Subject Canada
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Murray, David R
ISBN 9781442687370