Granatstein, J(ack) L(awrence) 1939-

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GRANATSTEIN, J(ack) L(awrence) 1939-

PERSONAL: Born May 21, 1939, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; son of S. Benjamin and Shirley (Geller) Granatstein; married Mary Elaine Hitchcock, October 29, 1961; children: Carole, Michael (deceased). Education: Royal Military College of Canada, B.A., 1961; University of Toronto, M.A., 1962; Duke University, Ph.D., 1966. Politics: "Opposition."


ADDRESSES: Home—53 Marlborough Ave., Toronto, Ontario M5R 1X5, Canada. Offıce—c/o Department of History, York University, Downsview, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada. E-mail—[email protected]


CAREER: Canadian Army, 1956-66, including assignment as historian to Department of National Defence, 1964-66, leaving service as lieutenant; York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, assistant professor, 1966-70, associate professor, 1970-76, professor of history, 1976-95, distinguished research professor emeritus, 1995—, director of Graduate History Program, 1984-87; Canadian War Museum, director and chief executive officer, 1998-c. 2001. Special Commission on the Restructuring of the Canadian Forces Reserves, member, 1995; Royal Military College of Canada, member of board of governors, 1996; Council for Canadian Security in the Twenty-first Century, cochair. Guest on Canadian television and radio programs; public speaker in Canada and elsewhere.


MEMBER: Royal Society of Canada (fellow), Canadian Historical Association, Canadian Institute of International Affairs, Ontario Historical Society, Champlain Society.

AWARDS, HONORS: Grants from Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 1978-79, 1982-84, 1985-89, 1991-97, and Department of External Affairs, 1978-80; Killam research fellow, 1982-84, 1991-93; grant from Canadian Department of National Defence, 1987-88; J. B. Tyrell Medal in Canadian History, Royal Society of Canada, 1992; J. W. Dafoe Prize, 1993, and Medal for Canadian Biography, University of British Columbia, 1993, both for The Generals: The Canadian Army's Senior Commanders in the Second World War; D.Litt., Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1993; LL.D., University of Calgary, 1994; Rowell Jackman fellow, Canadian Institute of International Affairs, 1995-98; Vimy Award, Conference of Defence Associations Institute, 1996; decorated officer, Order of Canada, 1997; LL.D., Ryerson Polytechnic University, 1999, University of Western Ontario, 2000, and McMaster University, 2000; grants from Canada Council, C. D. Howe Foundation, and Ontario Arts Council.


WRITINGS:

Politics of Survival: The Conservative Party of Canada, 1939-1945, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1967.

(With David Cox and Alastair Taylor) Peacekeeping: International Challenge and Canadian Response, Canadian Institute of International Affairs (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1968.

Conscription in the Second World War, Ryerson (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1969.

The Era of the Third Reich, Volume 1: The Führer: Adolf Hitler, Master of Germany, Volume 2: Response to Disaster: Germany, France, and the Great Depression, Volume 3: Under Fire: Soldiers and Civilians in World War II, Macmillan of Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1970.

Marlborough Marathon: One Street against a Developer, A. M. Hakkert (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1971.

(With R. D. Cuff) Canadian-American Relations in Wartime: From the Great War to the Cold War, A. M. Hakkert (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1975, also published as Ties that Bind: Canadian-American Relations in Wartime.

Canada's War: The Politics of the Mackenzie King Government, 1939-1945, Oxford University Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1975.

W. L. Mackenzie King, Fitzhenry & Whiteside (Don Mills, Ontario, Canada), 1976.

(With J. M. Hitsman) Broken Promises: A History of Conscription in Canada, Oxford University Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1977.

Mackenzie King: His Life and World, McGraw-Hill Ryerson (New York, NY), 1977.

(With R. D. Cuff) American Dollars, Canadian Prosperity: Canadian-American Economic Relations, 1945-1950, Samuel Stevens (Sarasota, FL), 1978.

A Man of Influence: Norman A. Robertson and Canadian Statecraft, 1929-68, Deneau Publishers (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), 1981.

The Ottawa Men: The Civil Service Mandarins, 1935-1957, Oxford University Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1982, published with new introduction, 1998.

(Coauthor) Twentieth Century Canada, McGraw-Hill Ryerson (New York, NY), 1983, 3rd edition, 1990.

(With David J. Bercuson and Robert Bothwell) The Great Brain Robbery: Canada's Universities on the Road to Ruin, McClelland & Stewart (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1984.

(With Desmond Morton) Bloody Victory: Canadians and the D-Day Campaign, 1944, Lester & Orpen Dennys (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1984, new edition, Lester Publishing (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1994.

(With David J. Bercuson and W. R. Young) Sacred Trust? Brian Mulroney and the Conservative Party in Power, Doubleday (Garden City, NY), 1986.

Canada, 1957-1967: The Years of Uncertainty and Innovation, McClelland & Stewart (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1986.

(With David J. Bercuson) The Collins Dictionary of Canadian History: 1867 to the Present, Collins (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1988.

(With Desmond Morton) A Nation Forged in Fire: Canadians and the Second World War, 1939-1945, Lester & Orpen Dennys (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1989.

(With Desmond Morton) Marching to Armageddon: Canadians and the Great War, 1914-1919, Lester & Orpen Dennys (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1989.

(With David Stafford) Spy Wars: Espionage and Canada; From Gouzenko to Glasnost, Key Porter Books (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1990.

(With Patricia E. Roy and others) Mutual Hostages: Canadians and Japanese during the Second World War, University of Toronto Press (Buffalo, NY), 1990.

Pirouette: Pierre Trudeau and Canadian Foreign Policy, 1990.

(With Norman Hillmer) For Better or for Worse; Canada and the United States to the 1990s, Copp Clark Pitman (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1991.

(With David J. Bercuson) War and Peacekeeping: From South Africa to the Gulf—Canada's Limited Wars, Key Porter Books (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1991.

Shadows of War, Faces of Peace, photographs by Boris Spremo, Key Porter Books (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), c. 1992.

(With Norman Hillmer) Empire to Umpire: Canada and the World to the 1990s, Copp Clark Longman (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1994.

(With Desmond Morton) Victory 1945: Canadians from War to Peace, HarperCollins (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1995.

The Generals: The Canadian Army's Senior Commanders in the Second World War, Stoddart (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1995.

Yankee Go Home? Canadians and Anti-Americanism, HarperCollins (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1996.

(With David J. Bercuson and Robert Bothwell) Petrified Campus: The Crisis in Canada's Universities, Random House of Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1997.

(With H. Graham Rawlinson) The Canadian 100: The 100 Most Influential Canadians of the Twentieth Century, Little, Brown (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1997.

Who Killed Canadian History? A View from the Trenches, HarperCollins (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1998.

Normandy 1944; Normandie 1944, Communications Division, Veterans Affairs Canada (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), 1999.

(With Norman Hillmer) Prime Ministers: Ranking Canada's Leaders, HarperCollins (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1999.

(With Robert Bothwell) Our Century: The Canadian Journey in the Twentieth Century, McArthur and Co. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2000.

(With Dean F. Oliver and Laura Brandon) Canvas of War: Painting the Canadian Experience, 1914-1945, Douglas & McIntyre (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), 2000.

Canada's Army: Waging War and Keeping the Peace, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2002.

Also author of How Britain's Weakness Forced Canada into the Arms of the United States, 1989. Contributor to The Oxford Dictionary of Canadian Military History, 1992. Contributor to professional journals.

The book Mutual Hostages: Canadians and Japanese during the Second World War was also published in Japanese.


EDITOR

Canadian Foreign Policy since 1945: Middle Power or Satellite?, Copp Clark (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1969.

(With R. D. Cuff) War and Society in North America, Thomas Nelson (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1971.

(With Peter Stevens) Forum: Canadian Life and Letters, 1920-1970, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1972.

(With Paul Stevens) Canada since 1867: A Bibliographical Guide, A. M. Hakkert (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1974, revised edition, Samuel Stevens (Sarasota, FL), 1977, published as A Reader's Guide to Canadian History, Volume 2: Confederation to the Present, University of Toronto Press (Buffalo, NY), 1982.

(With Robert Bothwell) The Gouzenko Transcripts: The Evidence Presented to the Kellock-Taschereau Royal Commission of 1946, Deneau Publishers (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), 1982.

(With Paul Stevens) A Reader's Guide to Canadian History, Volume 1: Beginnings to Confederation, Volume 2: Confederation to the Present, University of Toronto Press (Buffalo, NY), 1982.

Canadian Foreign Policy: Historical Readings, Copp Clark Pitman (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1986.

(With Kenneth McNaught) "English Canada" Speaks Out, Doubleday Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1991.

Towards a New World: Readings in the History of Canadian Foreign Policy, Copp Clark Pitman (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1992.

(With Gustav Schmidt) Canada at the Crossroads? The Critical 1960s; Kanada am Wendepunkt? Die Kritischen 1960er Jahre (preface in German; text in English and German) Universitätsverlag Dr. N. Brockmeyer (Bochum, Germany), 1994.

(With Peter Neary) The Good Fight: Canadians and World War II, Copp Clark (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1995.

(With Sune Åkerman) Welfare States in Trouble: Historical Perspectives on Canada and Sweden, Swedish Science Press (Uppsala, Sweden), 1995.

(With Peter Neary) The Veterans Charter and Post-World War II Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press (Buffalo, NY), 1998.

(With Norman Hillmer) First Drafts: Eyewitness Accounts from Canada's Past, Thomas Allen (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2002.


General editor of the series "Issues in Canadian History," Copp Clark Pitman, 1968-77. Book review editor, Canadian Forum, 1973-75; editor, Canadian Historical Review, 1981-84.


BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Advocate, July, 1999, Adam M. Dodek, review of

Trudeau's Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, pp. 619-623; May, 2000, Adam M. Dodek, review of Prime Ministers: Ranking Canada's Leaders, pp. 447-449.

American Historical Review, February, 1995, W. A. B. Douglas, review of The Generals: The Canadian Army's Senior Command in the Second World War, p. 270.

Atlantic Provinces Book Review, September, 1986, review of Canada, 1957-1967: The Years of Uncertainty and Innovation, p. 6; November, 1988, review of The Collins Dictionary of Canadian History, p. 7; November, 1989, review of A Nation Forged in Fire: Canadians and the Second World War, 1939-1945, p. 21.

Beaver: Exploring Canada's History, December-January, 1989, Robert Saunders, review of Marching to Armageddon: Canadians and the Great War, 1914-1918, p. 56; December-January, 1989, Robert Saunders, review of A Nation Forged in Fire, p. 58; August-September, 1992, Ian McCulloch, review of War and Peacekeeping: From South Africa to the Gulf—Canada's Limited Wars, p. 54; February-March, 1996, Gavin Murphy, review of Victory 1945: Canadians from War to Peace, p. 46; February, 1997, review of Yankee Go Home? Canadians and Anti-Americanism, p. 46; August, 1998, review of Who Killed Canadian History?, p. 48; October-November, 1998, Charles Hou, review of Who Killed Canadian History? A View from the Trenches, p. 43.

Booklist, December 1, 1996, Gilbert Taylor, review of Yankee Go Home?, p. 624.

Books in Canada, March, 1985, review of Bloody Victory: Canadians and the D-Day Campaign, 1944, p. 31; January, 1989, review of The Collins Dictionary of Canadian History: 1867 to the Present, p. 6; October, 1989, review of A Nation Forged in Fire, p. 8; October, 1990, review of Pirouette: Pierre Trudeau and Canadian Foreign Policy, p. 42; March, 1991, review of Spy Wars: Espionage and Canada; From Gouzenko to Glasnost, p. 44; February, 1992, review of "English Canada" Speaks Out, p. 26; March, 1992, review of For Better or for Worse: Canada and the United States to the 1990s, p. 32; May, 1992, review of War and Peacekeeping, p. 40; June, 1997, review of Yankee Go Home?, p. 19; September, 1998, review of Who Killed Canadian History?, p. 20.

Canadian Book Review Annual, 1994, review of Bloody Victory, p. 284; 1995, review of The Good Fight: Canadians and World War II, p. 290; 1996, review of Yankee Go Home?, p. 280; 1998, review of Who Killed Canadian History?, p. 412; 1999, review of Prime Ministers, p. 296.

Canadian Forum, March, 1983, Frank Park, review of The Gouzenko Transcripts: The Evidence Presented to the Kellock-Taschereau Royal Commission of 1946, p. 30; October, 1984, review of Bloody Victory, p. 33; August-September, 1986, Reg Whitaker, review of Canada, 1957-1967, p. 31; September, 1990, Maryka Omatsu, review of Mutual Hostages: Canadians and Japanese during the Second World War, p. 28; December, 1990, Clyde Sanger, review of Pirouette, p. 30; January-February, 1992, Jane Jenson, review of "English Canada" Speaks Out, p. 27; June, 1998, review of Who Killed Canadian History?, p. 38.

Canadian Historical Review, March, 1983, Norman Ward, review of The Ottawa Men: The Civil Service Mandarins, 1935-1937, p. 61; June, 1984, Lovell Clark, review of Twentieth Century Canada, p. 304; March, 1985, S. T. Robson, review of Bloody Victory, p. 113; March, 1987, J. William Brennan, review of Personal Letters of a Public Man: The Family Letters of John G. Diefenbaker, p. 154; June, 1987, Richard Jones, review of Canada, 1957-1967, p. 294; June, 1988, Andrew Cohen, review of Sacred Trust? Brian Mulroney and the Conservative Party in Power, p. 267; September, 1989, J. E. Rea, review of The Collins Dictionary of Canadian History: 1867 to the Present, p. 387; September, 1990, Allan Smith, review of How Britain's Weakness Forced Canadainto the Arms of the United States, p. 409; June, 1991, Reg Whitaker, review of Mutual Hostages, p. 224; September, 1991, Reg Whitaker, review of Pirouette, p. 426; June, 1993, R. H. Roy, review of War and Peacekeeping, p. 302; March, 1995, Geoffrey Hayes, review of The Generals, p. 154; March, 1995, Harvey Simmons, review of Welfare States in Trouble: Historical Perspectives on Canada and Sweden, p. 156; June, 1998, review of Yankee Go Home?, p. 387; March, 1999, review of Who Killed Canadian History?, p. 114; June, 1999, A. B. McKillop, review of Who Killed Canadian History?, pp. 269-299; June, 1999, John English, review of The Veterans Charter and Post-World War II Canada, p. 328; September, 2001, Jonathan F. Vance, review of Canvas of War: Painting the Canadian Experience, 1914-1945, p. 599.

Canadian Journal of Political Science, Dale C. Thomson, review of Pirouette, p. 168.

Canadian Literature, spring, 1991, George Woodcock, review of Pirouette, p. 232; spring, 1999, Jennifer Lawn, review of Petrified Campus: The Crisis in Canada's Universities, p. 143.

Canadian Materials, March, 1989, review of The Collins Dictionary of Canadian History, p. 92; December, 1989, review of A Nation Forged in Fire, p. 278; September, 1991, review of Pirouette, p. 257; September, 1992, review of War and Peacekeeping, p. 225.

Catholic Insight, June, 1999, David Dooley, review of Who Killed Canadian History?, p. 36.

Choice, January, 1983, review of A Reader's Guide to Canadian History, p. 692; April, 1990, review of How Britain's Weakness Forced Canada into the Arms of the United States, p. 1381; February, 1991, review of Pirouette, p. 998.

Diplomatic History, summer, 1994, Reginald C. Stuart, review of For Better or for Worse, p. 405.

Globe and Mail (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), October 16, 1999, Prime Ministers, p. D10.

Journal of Canadian Studies, winter, 1991, Allen Sens, review of Pirouette, p. 158.

Maclean's, June 11, 1984, review of Bloody Victory, p. 54; September 26, 1988, David Todd, review of The Collins Dictionary of Canadian History, p. N7; November 13, 1989, Lenny Glynn and John Bemrose, review of A Nation Forged in Fire, p. 73; October 29, 1990, review of Pirouette, p. 80; December 21, 1992, review of Shadows of War, Faces of Peace, p. 30; June 6, 1994, John Bemrose, review of Bloody Victory, p. 56; May 8, 1995, review of The Generals, p. 74; December, 1996, review of Yankee Go Home?, p. 74; June 15, 1998, review of Who Killed Canadian History?, p. A6.

New York Review of Books, May 17, 1973.

Perspectives on Political Science, winter, 1990, review of How Britain's Weakness Forced Canada into the Arms of the United States, p. 34.

Professional Geographer, February, 1993, W. A. Douglas Jackson, review of For Better or for Worse, p. 108.

Public Historian, fall, 2001, Stephen A. Colston, review of Who Killed Canadian History?, p. 129.

Queen's Quarterly, spring, 1988, review of Canada, 1957-1967, p. 178; spring, 1991, review of Pirouette, p. 259.

Quill and Quire, June, 1984, review of Bloody Victory, p. 34; June, 1986, review of Canada, 1957-1967, p. 36; July, 1986, review of Sacred Trust?, p. 12; November, 1988, review of The Collins Dictionary of Canadian History, p. 20; September, 1990, review of Pirouette, p. 62; September, 1990, review of Spy Wars, p. 63; October, 1991, review of War and Peacekeeping, p. 30; December, 1991, review of "English Canada" Speaks Out, p. 20; November, 1993, review of Empire to Umpire: Canada and the World to the 1990s, p. 26; January, 1995, review of Empire to Umpire, p. 28; September, 1996, review of Yankee Go Home?, p. 67; February, 1998, review of Who Killed Canadian History?, p. 37; November, 1999, review of Prime Ministers, p. 38.

Saturday Night, December, 1989, George Galt, review of How Britain's Weakness Forced Canada into the Arms of the United States, p. 61; November, 1990, review of Pirouette, p. 65.

Times Literary Supplement, May 14, 1976; November 27, 1981; October 11, 2002, Nathan M. Greenfield, review of Canada's Army: Waging War and Keeping the Peace, p. 30.

University of Toronto Quarterly, winter, 1998, Shirley Neuman, review of Petrified Campus, p. 344; winter, 1999, Linda Kealey, review of Who Killed Canadian History?, p. 155.


ONLINE

Canadian Institute of International Affairs Web Site,http://www.ciia.org/ (March 16, 2003).

Eye Weekly,http://www.eye.net/ (January 16, 1992), Dennis Kucherawy, "Oh, Canada—Is That Really You? Our Country Is Militaristic, Colorful, and Joined at the Hip to the U.S., Says Historian Granatstein."*