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“Tim Cook, First World War specialist at the Canadian War Museum, [is] the best of the country’s new generation of military historians…" - Ottawa Magazine
“[A] richly detailed, fast-paced book by the First World War historian at the Canadian War Museum… in his analysis of Borden and King as wartime leaders, [Cook] points out their strengths and weaknesses and does so in as entertaining a way possible, considering the wartime settings.” - Ottawa Citizen
“Cook keeps the story moving, making it a great read for historians, people interested in wartime Canada, and for those who love books with strong, complex and interesting characters." - Ottawa Magazine
“Warlords… is the latest tour-de-force by Tim Cook, Canada’s foremost Great War historian.” - Charlotte Gray in The Globe and Mail
TIM COOK is the Great War historian at the Canadian War Museum, as well as an adjunct professor at Carleton University. His books have won numerous awards, including the 2008 J.W. Dafoe Prize for At the Sharp End and the 2009 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction for Shock Troops. In 2013, he received the Pierre Berton Award for popularizing Canadian history. He lives in Ottawa with his family.
Very readable and insightful book. Although Cook focuses on the leaders during the wars, his observations give a real sense of the mood, life, and circumstances in Canada during... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Gerald Boersma
Could have been a bit more critical of the fact that Canada's voice in WWII never matched its commitment.Published 16 months ago by D. H. Burney
Tim Cook has written a number of excellent books on the First World War. This one is good and it is informative, written in his usual clear prose yet the title is a little... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Paul M.