Centre for Military and Strategic Studies, CalgaryOttawa, 2007,: 2007
Seller ID: 109211
FERRIS, John and James Keeley, (eds.). Canada in Kandahar : Calgary Papers in Military and Strategic Studies, Vol. 1, 2007. Calgary: Centre for Military and Strategic Studies, 2007. Pp. (2),[i]-ii,-100. 8vo, grey card covers with white, grey and black lettering to front cover, white and black lettering to spine. Includes: John Ferris and James Keeley's "The Afghanistan Debate Warms Up"; Rob Huebert's "The Debate Between the Canadian Commitment to Afghanistan and the Sudan: The Need to Consider All Costs!"; John Ferris's "Canada in Kandahar"; Scott Taylor's... View More...
TAYLOR, Charles. Six Journeys : A Canadian Pattern : Brigadier James Sutherland Brown, Bishop William White, James Houston, Herbert Norman, Emily Carr, Scott Symons. Toronto : Anansi, (1977). First Printing. Pp (8),i-vi,-254.+ 12 pp plates. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Six biographical studies of Canadians who went against the grain of their society and found a sustaining vision in other cultures." - from the dj. Very good in browned, slightly torn dustjacket. 20.00 View More...
Esprit de Corps, Ottawa, 2004, ISBN:1895896266:
Seller ID: 81566
TAYLOR, Scott. Among the "Others" : Encounters with the forgotten Turkmen of Iraq . [Includes author's hostage ordeal "Five Days in Hell" captured by Ansar al-Islam terrorists]. (Ottawa): Esprit de Corps Books, (2004). Pp. -208. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated dark card covers with blue spine. "Despite constituting approximately ten percent of Iraq's population, the 'forgotten' Turkmen are often grouped with other factions when foreign analysts and commentators refer to the ethnic makeup of Iraq. In discussions concerning post-war political representation, it is common to ... View More...
Esprit de Corps, Ottawa, 2000, ISBN:189589610X:
Seller ID: 81568
TAYLOR, Scott. INAT* : Images of Serbia & the Kosovo Conflict. *Regardless of the Consequences. (Ottawa : Esprit de Corps Books, 2000). Pp. [i]-x,-159,(1). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated green card covers. “INAT is a Serbian noun which does not directly translate into English, but roughly means “regardless of the consequences.” Far from being just a simple word, INAT is best described as a spirit which is embodied in the psyche of the Serbian people. This book is presented as a compilation of Scott Taylor's first-hand observations of Serbia during the 78-day NATO bombardment. I... View More...
Esprit de Corps, Ottawa, 2003, ISBN:1895896223:
Seller ID: 81567
TAYLOR, Scott. Spinning on the Axis of Evil : America's War against Iraq. (Ottawa : Esprit de Corps Books, 2003). Pp. -232. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated dark card covers. “Spinning on the Axis of Evil is based on Scott Taylor’s personal experiences and observations gathered during 14 separate trips into Iraq – before and after the toppling of Saddam’s regime. This book provides a rare insight into the plight of the Iraqi people who, ina single generation, suffered through three devastating wars and 13 years of crippling sanctions. From clandestine talks with Saddam’s top i... View More...
Esprit de Corps Books, 1998, ISBN:1895896088:
Seller ID: 40216
TAYLOR, Scott and Brian NOLAN. Tested Mettle : Canada's Peacekeepers at War. (Ottawa: Esprit de Corps Books, 1998). Pp 264. 8vo, brown spine with tan boards. "Canadians will be shocked to learn of the deprivations and daily hardships faced by our troops, who frequently are sent to dangerous foreign fields with obsolete and outdated equipment. The top brass, meanwhile, has wasted hundreds of thousands of taxpayers' dollars on their own lavish farewell parties and personal aggrandizement. Taylor and Nolan also expose the workings of the elite and secretive Joint Task Force II, whose mysterio... View More...