Tim Cook (historian)

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Tim Cook (1 November 1999). No Place to Run: The Canadian Corps and Gas Warfare in the First World War. UBC Press. ISBN   978-0-7748-4180-1.
(Winner of the 2000 C.P. Stacey award for most distinguished book in Canadian military history) [8]

Academic articles

  • "The Blind Leading the Blind: The St. Eloi Battle of the Craters," Canadian Military History 4 (Fall 1996) 24–36.
  • "Creating Faith: The Canadian Gas Services in the First World War," Journal of Military History 62, (October 1998) 755–86.
  • "Through Clouded Eyes: Gas Masks in the First World War," Bulletin of Material History 47 (Spring 1998) 4-20.
  • "A Proper Slaughter: The March 1917 Gas Raid," Canadian Military History 8.2 (Spring 1999) 7-23.
  • "More as a medicine than a beverage": ‘Demon Rum’ and the Canadian Trench Soldier in the First World War, Canadian Military History 9.1 (Winter 2000) 7-22.
  • "Against God-Inspired Conscience: Perceptions of Gas Warfare as a Weapon of Mass Destruction, 1915-1939," War & Society 18.1 (May 2000) 47–69.
  • "Clio’s Soldiers: Charles Stacey and the Army Historical Officers in the Second World War," The Canadian Historical Review 83.1 (March 2002) 29–57.
  • "From Destruction to Construction: The Khaki University of Canada, 1917-1919," Journal of Canadian Studies 37.1 (Spring 2002) 109–143.
  • "Archives and Privacy in a Wired World: The Impact of the Personal Information Act (Bill C-6) on Archives," Archivaria 53 (Spring 2002) 94–115.
  • "Dying like so many rats in a trap": Gas warfare and the Great War soldier," The Army Doctrine and Training Bulletin, 5.4 (Winter 2002-2003) 47-56.
  • Documenting War & Forging Reputations: Sir Max Aitken and the Canadian War Records Office in the First World War, War In History 10 (3), 2003, 265-295.
  • Literary Memorials: The Great War Regimental Histories, 1919-1939, Journal of the Canadian Historical Association (Toronto 2002) 167-190.
  • Wet Canteens and Worrying Mothers: Soldiers and Temperance Groups in the Great War, Social History 35.70 (June 2003) 311-330.
  • The Butcher and the Madman: Sir Arthur Currie, Sir Sam Hughes and the War of Reputations, The Canadian Historical Review 85.4 (December 2004) 693-719.
  • Canada’s Great War on Film: Lest We Forget (1935) Canadian Military History 14.3 (Summer 2005) 5-20.
  • "Quill and Canon: Writing the Great War in Canada," The American Review of Canadian Studies (Autumn 2005) 503–530.
  • "’My Whole Heart and Soul is in this War’: The Letters and War Service of Sergeant G.L. Ormsby," Canadian Military History 15.1 (Winter 2006) 51-63.
  • The Politics of Surrender: Canadian soldiers and the Killing of Prisoners in the Great War, Journal of Military History 70.3 (July 2006) 637-665.
    Winner of the 2006 Moncado Award.
  • [with Natascha Morrison] "Longing and Loss from Canada’s Great War," Canadian Military History 16.1 (Winter 2007) 53–60.
  • "Anti-heroes of the Canadian Expeditionary Force," Journal of the Canadian Historical Association 19.1 (2008) 171–193.
  • ‘He was determined to go:’ Underage Soldiers in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Histoire sociale - Social History 41.81 (May 2008) 41–74.
  • [with Eric Brown], "The Hendershot Brothers in the Great War," Canadian Military History 18.2 (Spring 2009) 41–56.
  • "The Singing War: Soldiers’ Songs in the Great War," American Review of Canadian Studies 39.3 (September 2009) 224-241.
  • "The Ten Most Important Books of Canadian Military History," Canadian Military History, 18.4 (Autumn 2009) 65–74.
  • [with Christopher Schultz] New Theatres of War: An Analysis of Paul Gross's Passchendaele, Canadian Military History, 19.3 (Summer 2010) 51–56.
  • "The Ten Most Important War Films," Canadian Military History, Volume 19, Number 3, (Summer 2010) 73–79.
  • [with Eric Brown] "The 1936 Vimy Pilgrimage," Canadian Military History 20.2 (Spring 2011) 37–54.
  • "‘Our first duty is to win, at any cost’: Sir Robert Borden during the Great War," Journal of Military and Strategic Studies 13.3 (Spring 2011) 1-24.
  • "‘Tokens of Fritz’: Canadian Soldiers and the Art of Souveneering in the Great War," War & Society 31.3 (October 2012) 211-226.
  • "Fighting Words: Canadian Soldiers’ Slang and Swearing in the Great War," accepted and awaiting publication in War in History 20.3 (July 2013) 323–344.
  • "Grave Beliefs: Stories of the Supernatural and the Uncanny among Canada’s Great War Trench Soldiers," The Journal of Military History 77/2 (2013) 521–542.
  • "’I will meet the world with a smile and a joke’: Canadian Soldiers’ Humour in the Great War," Canadian Military History 22.2 (Spring 2013).
  • "Canada and the Great War," RUSI Journal 159.4 (August–September 2014) 56–64.
  • "Battles of the Imagined Past: Canada’s Great War and Memory," The Canadian Historical Review 95.3 (2014) 414–423.
  • "Spatial Sanctuaries and Normalizing Violence: The Canadian Soldier on the Western Front during the Great War." Journal of Canadian Studies 49.3 (Fall 2015) 5-22.
  • Tim Cook: Seven articles in the "First World War collection" Articles by Tim Cook at The Canadian Encyclopedia, accessed September 10, 2019; including "Gas Warfare"
    • Tim Cook: Six articles in the "Second World War collection", ibidem
  • [with William Stewart] "Death in the Canadian Expeditionary Force," 1914-18 Encyclopedia online. 1914-1918 Online
  • [with Mark Humphries] Newfoundlanders and the Gallipoli Campaign, at "Canadian Military History" #27. 1 (2018) pp 1–40
    • [with Anna England] Munnings and the Canadians in the First World War, at "Canadian Military History". #27, 2. 2018, pp 1–26

Chapters in Books

  • Immortalizing the Canadian Soldier: Lord Beaverbrook, the Canadian War Records Office in the First World War, Briton Busch (ed.) Canada and the Great War: Western Front Association papers (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2003) 46–65.
  • "More as a medicine than a beverage": ‘Demon Rum’ and the Canadian Trench Soldier in the First World War, in J.M. Bumsted and Lent Kuffert, Interpreting Canada's Past - A Post-Confederation Reader, Third Edition (Oxford University Press, 2004).
  • "The Gunners at Vimy: ‘We are Hammering Fritz to Pieces,’" Geoff Hayes, Michael Bechthold, and Andrew Iarocci, eds., Vimy Ridge: A Canadian Reassessment (Waterloo: 2007).
  • "Storm Troops: Combat Effectiveness and the Canadian Corps in 1917," in Peter Dennis and Jeffrey Grey (eds.) 1917: Tactics, Training and Technology (Canberra: Army History Unit, 2007) 43–61.
  • "Bloody Victory: The Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Campaign," Ashley Ekins (ed.) 1918 Year of Victory: The End of the Great War and the Shaping of History (Canberra: Exisle publishing, 2010) 161–181.
  • "Black-hearted Traitors, Crucified Martyrs, and the Leaning Virgin: The Role of Rumor and the Great War Canadian Soldier," in Michael Neiberg and Jennifer Keene (ed) Finding Common Ground: New Directions in First World War Studies (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2010) 21–42.
  • "'He was determined to go': Underage Soldiers in the Canadian Expeditionary Force," in J.M. Bumsted, Len Kuffert, Michel Ducharme (eds.) Interpreting Canada's Past: A Post-Confederation Reader, 4th Edition (Oxford University Press, 2011).
  • "Warrior Nation," in Imagining Canada: A Century of Photographs from the New York Times (Doubleday, 2012) 48–62.
  • "Life in the Trenches," in Mark Reid (ed.) Canada's Great War Album (2014).
  • "Trench Culture," in Mark Reid (ed.) Canada's Great War Album (2014).
  • "Animals in War," [with Andrew Iarocci] in Mark Reid (ed.) Canada's Great War Album (2014)
  • "'He was determined to go': Underage Soldiers in the Canadian Expeditionary Force," in Mona Gleason and Tamara Myers (eds), The Difference Kids Make: Bringing Children and Childhood into Canadian History (University of Toronto Press, 2015).
  • "Forged in Fire: John McCrae in the Great War," in Amanda Betts (ed.) In Flanders Fields: 100 Years (Toronto: Knopf Canada, 2015) 17–58.

Tim Cook, ""Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Canadian Medical Officers in the Great War," in Stephen Craig and Dale C. Smith (eds.) Glimpsing Modernity: Military Medicine in World War I (Brill: Publication 2016) 34–59.

  • "The Fire Plan," in Doug Delaney and Serge Durflinger, Capturing Hill 70 Canada's Forgotten Battle of the First World War (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2016) 102–136.
  • "Medicine in the Great War," in Caitlin Bailey (ed.) The First World War in Colour (Dundurn, 2018).
  • "The Canadian Corps and the Hundred Days Campaign," in Peter Liddle (ed.) Britain and Victory in the Great War (London: Pen and Sword, 2018).
  • "Who Were the Canadian Soldiers?," in Stephen Black (ed.) Sir Alfred Munnings and the First World War (2018).

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Tim Cook

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Cook at the Eden Mills Writers' Festival in 2017
Born1971 (age 5253)
Known for Military history of Canada
Awards Charles Taylor Prize (2009)
Pierre Berton Award (2013)
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