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Bercuson, David Jay

Overview
Works: 97 works in 337 publications in 3 languages and 9,033 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Military history  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: D772.B5, 940.5429
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Most widely held works by David Jay Bercuson
The destruction of the Bismarck by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructs the final days of the Bismarck, the flagship of the German navy, which was tracked and destroyed by a British armada in a dramatic turning point in World War II
One Christmas in Washington : the secret meeting between Roosevelt and Churchill that changed the world by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and Russian and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bercuson and Herwig ... recreate the dramatic days of the Washington War Conference of 1941-1942, code-named ARCADIA, using the diaries, meeting, notes, personal letters, and detailed minutes that contain day-by-day, almost hour-by-hour accounts of these historic events ... The authors take a penetrating look at the high-level meetings that lasted long into the night and at the scene behind the scenes: the social events and intrigues, Churchill's booming intrusion into the daily life of the White House, the strained relationship between Churchill and Eleanor Roosevelt, and the key role played by Roosevelt's close advisor Harry Hopkins ... [This book] is an authoritative and emotional story of two proud and accomplished statesmen struggling to overcome biases, suspicion, and hubris to create what turned out to be the war-winning alliance."--Jacket
The secret army by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canada and the birth of Israel : a study in Canadian foreign policy by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian Zionists of the 1930s were anxious to involve their government in the Palestine question. The pressure they brought to bear was fuelled by a new urgency when British policy in Palestine denied entry to Jewish refugees from the Nazi terror. Today there is a widely held impression that the Canadian government responded quickly and sympathetically to that pressure. Jews and Arabs alike, each for their own purposes, have created the image of a Canada friendly to Zionism, and of Canadian policy directed by such pro-Zionists as Lester Pearson. But as David Bercuson demonstrates, the truth is far more complex. In fact, Zionist efforts to involve Canada in the Palestine question met with considerable resistance from Ottawa, even when Canada was elected to membership on the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine in 1947. The partition of Palestine was eventually supported by Canada, but begrudgingly. Ottawa viewed partition as the 'least lousy' solution to a problem that was acutely sensitive both diplomatically and politically. Hardly the champions of Zionism that it has generally been considered, Canada is revealed in Bercuson's study as having established a middle east policy, not on moral or ideological grounds, but on the basis of the politicians' view of its own national interests
The world in Canada : diaspora, demography, and domestic politics by David Carment( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as Canada is increasingly at home in the world, the world is increasingly finding a home in Canada. The World in Canada confronts three questions: What are the implications of the dramatic and sustained shift in the Canadian ethnic mosaic for foreign policy? In what ways do diasporas influence Canadian foreign policy? What impact will and should Canada's demographic changes have on Canadian foreign policy in the long term?
One Christmas in Washington : Roosevelt and Churchill forge the Grand Alliance by David Jay Bercuson( )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One Christmas in Washington is the fascinating, in-depth look at one of the most crucial periods in modern history: the Washington war conference of 1941, when two proud and accomplished statesmen struggled to overcome biases, suspicion, and hubris to create what turned out to be the war-winning alliance. The authors take a penetrating look at the high-level meetings and the scenes behind the scenes: the social events and intrigues, Churchill's booming intrusion into the daily life of the White House, the strained relationship between Churchill and Eleanor Roosevelt, and the key role played by Roosevelt's close advisor, Harry Hopkins. As with any such gathering of world leaders, high politics and low gossip contributed to the momentous events of this time
A trust betrayed : the Keegstra affair by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred trust? : Brian Mulroney and the Conservative Party in power by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eastern and western perspectives : papers from the Joint Atlantic Canada/Western Canadian Studies Conference by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1978 the Atlantic Canada and Western Canada Studies Conferences met jointly. These ten papers are selected from twenty-seven presented at the joint conference
The valour and the horror revisited by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maple leaf against the Axis : Canada's Second World War by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Collins dictionary of Canadian history : 1867 to the present by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True patriot : the life of Brooke Claxton, 1898-1960 by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fools and wise men by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great brain robbery : Canada's universities on the road to ruin by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opening the Canadian West by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and French and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the development of Western Canada, discussing the ethnic, religious, economic and political differences between this region and the rest of Canada
Dictionary of Canadian military history by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian labour history : selected readings by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Winnipeg strike, 1919 by Kenneth William Kirkpatrick McNaught( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Significant incident : Canada's army, the Airborne, and the murder in Somalia by David Jay Bercuson( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The destruction of the Bismarck
Alternative Names
Bercuson, D. J.

Bercuson, D. J. (David Jay)

Bercuson, David

Bercuson, David 1945-

Bercuson, David J.

Bercuson, David J. 1945-

Bercuson, David J. (David Jay)

Bercuson, David J. (David Jay), 1945-

Bercuson, David Jay

David Bercuson Canadees militair historicus

David Bercuson Canadian historian

バーカソン, デイヴィッド・J

Languages
English (157)

Russian (1)

French (1)

Covers
One Christmas in Washington : the secret meeting between Roosevelt and Churchill that changed the worldThe world in Canada : diaspora, demography, and domestic politicsOne Christmas in Washington : Roosevelt and Churchill forge the Grand AllianceMaple leaf against the Axis : Canada's Second World WarSignificant incident : Canada's army, the Airborne, and the murder in Somalia