Bibliography of science and technology in Canada

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This is a bibliography on the history of science and technology in Canada

Overviews[edit]

Nuclear issues[edit]

Technological and industrial[edit]

  • Avery, Donald H., The Science of War: Canadian Scientists and Allied Military Technology During the Second World War, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1998.
  • Babaian, Sharon, Radio Communication in Canada: A Historical and Technological Survey, Transformation Series 1, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 1992.
  • Ball, Norman R., Mind, Heart, and Vision: Professional Engineering in Canada 1887 to 1987, National Museum of Science and Technology/Museums of Canada, Ottawa, 1987.
  • Ball, Norman R. ed., Building Canada: A History of Public Works, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1988.
  • Barris, Theodore, Fire Canoe: Prairie Steamboat Days Revisited, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1977.
  • Berger, Carl, Science, God, and Nature in Victorian Canada, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1983.
  • Bliss, Michael, Northern Enterprise: Five Centuries of Canadian Business, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1987.
  • Bothwell, Robert, Nucleus: The History of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1988.
  • Brown, J.J., Ideas in Exile, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1967.
  • Bryden, John, Deadly Allies: Canada's Secret War 1937–1947, McClelland & stewart, Toronto, 1989.
  • Chisholm, Barbara, ed., Castles of the North: Canada's Grand Hotels, Lynx Images Inc., Toronto, 2001.
  • Collins, Robert, A Voice from Afar: The History of Telecommunications in Canada, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1977.
  • Dewalt, Bryan, Building a Digital Network in Canada: Data Communications and Digital Telephony, 1959–1990, Transformation Series 2, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 1992.
  • Dewalt, Bryan, Technology and Canadian Printing: A History from Lead Type to Lasers, Transformation Series 3, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 1995.
  • Eggleston, Wilfred, National Research in Canada: The NRC 1916–1966, Clarke Irwin, Toronto, 1978.
  • Faucher, Philippe, Grands projets et innovations technologiques au Canada, Les presses de l'universite de Montréal, Montreal, 1999.
  • Germain, Georges-Hebert, Le Genie Québécois: Histoire d'une conquete, Ordre des ingenieurs du Québec/Libre Expression, Montreal, 1995.
  • Guillet, Edwin C., The Story of Canadian Roads, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1967.
  • Harry, J., Smith, G., Lessard, Gilles, Forestry Resources Research in Canada, Science Council of Canada, Ottawa 1971.
  • Hopps, John A., Passing Pulses: The Pacemaker and Medical Engineering: A Canadian Story, Publishing Plus Limited, Ottawa, 1995.
  • Knowles Middleton, W.E., Radar Development in Canada: The Radio Branch of the National Research Council of Canada, 1939–1946, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Ontario, 1981.
  • Koppel, Ted, Powering the Future: the Ballard Fuel Cell and the Race to Change the World, John Wiley & Sons, Etobicoke, 1999.
  • Lowther, William, Arms and the Man: Dr. Gerald Bull, Iraq and the Supergun, Doubleday Canada Limites, Toronto, 1991.
  • MacDermot, H.E., One Hundred Years of Medicine in Canada 1867–1967, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1967.
  • Macpherson, Burgess, The Ships of Canada's Naval Forces 1910–1985, Collins, Toronto, 1981.
  • McDonnell, The History of Canadian Railroads, New Burlington Books, London, 1985.
  • McGrath, T.M., History of Canadian Airports, Lugus Publications, Ottawa, 1992.
  • Madger, Ted, Canada's Hollywood: The Canadian State and Feature Films, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1993.
  • Maginley, Collin, The Ships of Canada's Marine Services, Vanwell, St. Catharines, 2001.
  • Mayer, Roy, Inventing Canada: One Hundred Years of Innovation, Raincoast Books, Vancouver, 1997.
  • Mayer, Roy, Scientific Canadian: Invention and Innovation from Canada's national Research Council, Raincoast Books, Vancouver, 1999.
  • Milberry, Larry, Aviation in Canada, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, 1979.
  • Millard, J. Rodney, The Master Spirit of the Age: Canadian Engineers and the Politics of Professionalism 1887–1922, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1988.
  • Morton, Desmond, A Military History of Canada, Hurtig, Edmonton, 1990.
  • Mouat, Jeremy, Metal Mining in Canada, 1840 −1950, Transformation Series 9, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 2000.
  • Muise, McIntosh, Coal Mining in Canada: A Historical and Comparative Overview, Transformation Series 5, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 1996.
  • Robertson, Heather, Driving Force, The McLaughlin Family and the Age of the Car, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1995.
  • Silversides, C.Ross, Broadaxe to Flying Shear: the Mechanization of Forest Harvesting East of the Rockies, Transformation Series 6, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 1997.
  • Smallman, B.N., et al., Agriculture Science in Canada, Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1970.
  • Stewart, R.W., Dickie, L.M., Ad Mare: Canada Looks to the Sea—A Study on Marine Science and Technology, Science Council of Canada, Ottawa 1971.
  • Süsskind, Charles. "technology." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. 2008. Grolier Online. 23 Oct. 2008 [1]
  • Taylor, Baskerville, A Concise Business History of Canada, Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1994.
  • Thomson, Don W., Men and Mericians Volumes 1,2,3, Information Canada, Ottawa, 1966.
  • Thomson, Malcolm, M., The Beginning of the Long Dash: A History of Timekeeping in Canada, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1978.
  • Tremblay, Robert, Histoire des outils manuels au Canada de 1828 a 1960, Transformation Series 10, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 2001.
  • Warrington, Newbold, Chemical Canada: Past and Present, The Chemical Institute of Canada, Ottawa, 1970.
  • Weir, E. Austin, The Struggle for National Broadcasting in Canada, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1965.
  • Westman, A.E.R., Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: A Survey of Research and Development in Canada, The Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1969.
  • Wilson, Andrew, Background to Invention, Science Council of Canada, 1970.
  • Wilson, Andrew, Research Councils in the Provinces: A Canadian Resource, Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1971.
  • Wilson, Garth, A History of Shipbuilding and Naval Architecture in Canada, Transformation Series 4, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 1994.
  • Williams, Michael, Massey-Ferguson Tractors, Blandford Press, London, 1987.
  • Wright, J.W., A History of the Native Peoples of Canada: Volumes I(2001) & II(1999), Canadian Museum of Civilization, Ottawa.
  • Zeller, Suzanne, Inventing Canada: Early Victorian Science and the Idea of a Transcontinental Nation, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1987.
  • Scientia Canadensis

Natural scientific research[edit]

  • Ainley, Marianne Gosztonyi, ed., Despite All Odds: Essays on Canadian Women and Science, Vehicle Press, Montreal, 1990.
  • Anstey, T.H., One Hundred Harvests: Research Branch Agriculture Canada 1886–1986, Research Branch Agriculture Canada, Historical Series No. 27, 1986.
  • Appley, M.H., Rickwood, Jean, Psychology in Canada, Science Secretariat, Ottawa, 1967.
  • Avery, Donald H., The Science of War: Canadian Scientists and Allied Military Technology During the Second World War, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1998.
  • Babbitt, J.D. ed., Science in Canada: Selections from the Speeches of Dr. E.W.R. Steacie, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1965.
  • Beltzner, Klaus P., Coleman, A. John, Edwards, Gordon G., Mathematical Sciences in Canada, Science Council of Canada, ottawa, 1976.
  • Berger, Carl, Science, God, and Nature in Victorian Canada, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1983.
  • Berger, Carl, Honour and the Search for Influence: A History of the Royal Society of Canada, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1996.
  • Bliss, Michael, Northern Enterprise: Five Centuries of Canadian Business, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1987.
  • Bothwell, Robert, Nucleus: The History of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1988.
  • Bryden, John, Best-Kept Secret: Canadian Secret Intelligence in the Second World War, Lester Publishing, Toronto, 1993.
  • Bryden, John, Deadly Allies: Canada's Secret War 1937–1947, McClelland & stewart, Toronto, 1989.
  • Chapman, J.H., et al., Upper Atmosphere and Space Programmes in Canada, Science Secretariat, Ottawa, 1967.
  • Chartrand, Duchesne, Gingras, Histoire des sciences au Québec, Boreal, Montreal, 1987.
  • Doern, G. Bruce, Science and Politics in Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press, Toronto, 1972.
  • Duchesne, R., La science et le pouvoir au Québec, Editeur officiel du Québec, Quebec, 1978.
  • Eggleston, Wilfred, National Research in Canada: The NRC 1916–1966, Clarke Irwin, Toronto, 1978.
  • Edmonds, Alan, Voyage to the Edge of the World, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1973.
  • Fillmore, Peter ed., Canadian Mathematical Society 1945–1995: Volume I—Mathematics in Canada, Canadian Mathematical Society, Ottawa, 1995.
  • Gingras, Yves, Les origines de la recherche scientifique au Canada: Le cas des physiciens, Boreal, Montreal, 1991.
  • Gingras, Yves, Pour l'avancement des sciences, Histoire de l'ACFAS 1923–1993, Boreal, Montreal, 1994.
  • Gillmor, Don, I Swear By Apollo: Dr Ewen Cameron and the CIA-Brainwashing Experiments, Eden Press, Montreal, 1987.
  • Harris, Robin, A History of Higher Education in Canada: 1663–1960, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1976.
  • Harry, J., Smith, G., Lessard, Gilles, Forestry Resources Research in Canada, Science Council of Canada, Ottawa 1971.
  • Hayes, F. Ronald, The Chaining of Prometheus: Evolution of a Power Structure for Canadian Science, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1973.
  • Hopps, John A., Passing Pulses: The Pacemaker and Medical Engineering: A Canadian Story, Publishing Plus Limited, Ottawa, 1995.
  • Jarrell, Richard, The Cold Light of Dawn: A History of Canadian Astronomy, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1988.
  • Johnstone, Kenneth, The Aquatic Explorers: A History of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada, Fisheries Research Board/University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1977.
  • King, Christine, E.W.R. Steacie and Science in Canada, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1989.
  • Knowles Middleton, W.E., Physics at the National Research Council of Canada, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Ontario,1979.
  • Knowles Middleton, W.E., Radar Development in Canada: The Radio Branch of the National Research Council of Canada, 1939–1946, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Ontario, 1981.
  • Kruus, P., Basic Research, Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1971.
  • Lamontagne, Maurice, Une politique scientifique canadienne, Volume I—Une analyse critique: Le passe et le present, Information Canada, Ottawa, 1971.
  • Levere, Jarrell, A Curious Field Book: Science and Society in Canadian History, Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1974.
  • Lithwick, Canada's Science Policy, Methuen, Toronto, 1969.
  • MacDermot, H.E., One Hundred Years of Medicine in Canada 1867–1967, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1967.
  • OECD, Reviews of National Science Policy: Canada, OECD Publications, Paris, 1969.
  • Ouellet, Cyrias, La vie des sciences au Canada Francais, Ministere des Affaires culturelles, Quebec, 1964.
  • Rose, D.C. er al., Physics in Canada: Survey and Outlook, Science Secretariat, Ottawa, 1967.
  • Royal Society of Canada, Fifty Years Retrospect, Canada 1882–1932, The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1932.
  • Smallman, B.N., et al., Agriculture Science in Canada, Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1970.
  • Spalding, David, Into the Dinosaurs' Graveyard, Doubleday Canada, Toronto,1999.
  • Stewart, R.W., Dickie, L.M., Ad Mare: Canada Looks to the Sea—A Study on Marine Science and Technology, Science Council of Canada, Ottawa 1971.
  • Taylor, Baskerville, A Concise Business History of Canada, Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1994.
  • Thomson, Don W., Men and Mericians Volumes 1,2,3, Information Canada, Ottawa, 1966.
  • Thomson, Malcolm, M., The Beginning of the Long Dash: A History of Timekeeping in Canada, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1978.
  • Thistle, Mel, The Inner Ring: The Early History of the National Research Council of Canada, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1966.
  • Wallace, W. Stewart ed., The Royal Canadian Institute Centennial Volume 1849–1949, Royal Canadian Institute, Toronto, 1949.
  • Warrington, Newbold, Chemical Canada: Past and Present, The Chemical Institute of Canada, Ottawa, 1970.
  • Westman, A.E.R., Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: A Survey of Research and Development in Canada, The Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1969.
  • Wilson, Andrew, Research Councils in the Provinces: A Canadian Resource, Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1971.
  • Zaslow, Morris, Reading the Rocks: The Story of the Geological Survey of Canada 1842–1972, Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1975.
  • Zeller, Suzanne, Inventing Canada: Early Victorian Science and the Idea of a Transcontinental Nation, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1987.

Invention[edit]

  • Ainley, Marianne Gosztonyi, ed., Despite All Odds: Essays on Canadian Women and Science, Vehicle Press, Montreal, 1990.
  • Anstey, T.Branch Agriculture Canada, Historical Series No. 27, 1986.
  • Avery, Donald H., The Science of War: Canadian Scientists and Allied Military Technology During the Second World War, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1998.
  • Babaian, Sharon, Radio Communication in Canada: A Historical and Technological Survey, Transformation Series 1, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 1992.
  • Babbitt, J.D. ed., Science in Canada: Selections from the Speeches of Dr. E.W.R. Steacie, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1965.
  • Ball, Norman R., Mind, Heart, and Vision: Professional Engineering in Canada 1887 to 1987, National Museum of Science and Technology/Museums of Canada, Ottawa, 1987.
  • Ball, Norman R. ed., Building Canada: A History of Public Works, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1988.
  • Barris, Theodore, Fire Canoe: Prairie Steamboat Days Revisited, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1977.
  • Berger, Carl, Science, God, and Nature in Victorian Canada, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1983.
  • Bothwell, Robert, Nucleus: The History of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1988.
  • Brown, J.J., Ideas in Exile, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1967.
  • Bryden, John, Deadly Allies: Canada's Secret War 1937 - 1947, McClelland & stewart, Toronto, 1989.
  • Chapman, J.H., et al., Upper Atmosphere and Space Programmes in Canada, Science Secretariat, Ottawa, 1967.
  • Collins, Robert, A Voice from Afar: The History of Telecommunications in Canada, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1977.
  • Dewalt, Bryan, Building a Digital Network in Canada: Data Communications and Digital Telephony, 1959-1990, Transformation Series 2, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 1992.
  • Dewalt, Bryan, Technology and Canadian Printing: A History from Lead Type to Lasers, Transformation Series 3, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 1995.
  • Eggleston, Wilfred, National Research in Canada: The NRC 1916 - 1966, Clarke Irwin, Toronto, 1978.
  • Faucher, Philippe, Grands projets et innovations technologiques au Canada, Les presses de l'université de Montréal, Montreal, 1999.
  • Germain, Georges-Hebert, Le Génie Québécois: Histoire d'une conquête, Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec/Libre Expression, Montreal, 1995.
  • Guillet, Edwin C., The Story of Canadian Roads, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1967.
  • Harry, J., Smith, G., Lessard, Gilles, Forestry Resources Research in Canada, Science Council of Canada, Ottawa 1971.
  • Hopps, John A., Passing Pulses: The Pacemaker and Medical Engineering: A Canadian Story, Publishing Plus Limited, Ottawa, 1995.
  • Knowles Middleton, W.E., Radar Development in Canada: The Radio Branch of the National Research Council of Canada, 1939-1946, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Ontario, 1981.
  • Koppel, Ted, Powering the Future: the Ballard Fuel Cell and the Race to Change the World, John Wiley & Sons, Etobicoke, 1999.
  • Lowther, William, Arms and the Man: Dr. Gerald Bull, Iraq and the Supergun, Doubleday Canada Limites, Toronto, 1991.
  • MacDermot, H.E., One Hundred Years of Medicine in Canada 1867-1967, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1967.
  • Macpherson, Burgess, The Ships of Canada's Naval Forces 1910-1985, Collins, Toronto, 1981.
  • McDonnell, The History of Canadian Railroads, New Burlington Books, London, 1985.
  • McGrath, T.M., History of Canadian Airports, Lugus Publications, Ottawa, 1992.
  • Madger, Ted, Canada's Hollywood: The Canadian State and Feature Films, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1993.
  • Maginley, Collin, The Ships of Canada's Marine Services, Vanwell, St. Catharines, 2001.
  • Mayer, Roy, Inventing Canada: One Hundred Years of Innovation, Raincoast Books, Vancouver, 1997.
  • Mayer, Roy, Scientific Canadian: Invention and Innovation from Canada's national Research Council, Raincoast Books, Vancouver, 1999.
  • Milberry, Larry, Aviation in Canada, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, 1979.
  • Millard, J. Rodney, The Master Spirit of the Age: Canadian Engineers and the Politics of Professionalism 1887 - 1922, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1988.
  • Morton, Desmond, A Military History of Canada, Hurtig, Edmonton, 1990.
  • Mouat, Jeremy, Metal Mining in Canada, 1840–1950, Transformation Series 9, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 2000.
  • Muise, McIntosh, Coal Mining in Canada: A Historical and Comparative Overview, Transformation Series 5, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 1996.
  • OECD, Reviews of National Science Policy: Canada, OECD Publications, Paris, 1969.
  • Robertson, Heather, Driving Force, The McLaughlin Family and the Age of the Car, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1995.
  • Silversides, C.Ross, Broadaxe to Flying Shear: the Mechanization of Forest Harvesting East of the Rockies, Transformation Series 6, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 1997.
  • Smallman, B.N., et al., Agriculture Science in Canada, Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1970.
  • Stewart, R.W., Dickie, L.M., Ad Mare: Canada Looks to the Sea - A Study on Marine Science and Technology, Science Council of Canada, Ottawa 1971.
  • Taylor, Baskerville, A Concise Business History of Canada, Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1994.
  • Thomson, Malcolm, M., The Beginning of the Long Dash: A History of Timekeeping in Canada, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1978.
  • Tremblay, Robert, Histoire des outils manuels au Canada de 1828 a 1960, Transformation Series 10, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 2001.
  • Warrington, Newbold, Chemical Canada: Past and Present, The Chemical Institute of Canada, Ottawa, 1970.
  • Weir, E. Austin, The Struggle for National Broadcasting in Canada, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1965.
  • Westman, A.E.R., Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: A Survey of Research and Development in Canada, The Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1969.
  • Wilson, Andrew, Background to Invention, Science Council of Canada, 1970.
  • Wilson, Andrew, Research Councils in the Provinces: A Canadian Resource, Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1971.
  • Wilson, Garth, A History of Shipbuilding and Naval Architecture in Canada, Transformation Series 4, National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, 1994.
  • Williams, Michael, Massey-Ferguson Tractors, Blandford Press, London, 1987.
  • Zeller,Suzanne, Inventing Canada: Early Victorian Science and the Idea of a Transcontinental Nation, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1987.

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