Guy St-Denis


Thesis Title

  • "Sir Isaac Brock:  His Generalship and the Rise of Canada"

Supervisor

  • Prof. Jonathan Vance

Second Reader

  • TBD

Main Research Interests

  • Sir Isaac Brock, Upper Canada, and the War of 1812

Publications

  • Byron: Pioneer Days in Westminster Township (Lambeth, Ontario: Crinklaw Press, 1985)
  • Suckertown:  Entrepreneurship and Urbanization in Early Ontario (London,Ontario: London and Middlesex Historical Society, 1999)
  • Tecumseh's Bones.(Montreal, Quebec: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005)
  • The True Face of Sir Isaac Brock (Calgary, Alberta: University of Calgary Press, 2018)
  • “A Nominal Index to the Gore Gazette,” Families 25, no. 3 (August 1986): 141-9
  • “Representing the Past: Local Historical Cartography,” The Mirror 7 (March 1987): 73-90
  • “The London District Surrogate Court Registry, 1800-39,” Families 26, no. 4 (November 1987): 213-19
  • “Architectural Research Using the Records of the Regional Collection,” The Mirror VII (March 1988):  93-103
  • “The London District and Middlesex County, Ontario Coroner’s Inquests, 1831-1900,” Archivaria 31 (Winter 1990-1):  142-53
  • “An Erie Canal for Western Upper Canada:  A Forgotten Episode in Ontario’s Transportation Evolution,” Ontario History LXXXV, no. 3 (September 1993):  231-50
  • “Passing the Means Test:  The Old Age Pension Applications of Norfolk County, Ontario, 1929- 1948,” Archivaria 37 (spring 1994):  75-95
  • “Robert Walcot:  The Man Who Could Not Possibly Have Shot General Brock,” Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research 83, no. 336 (winter 2005):  281-  90.
  • “The House where General Brock Died?” Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research 86, no. 346 (summer 2008): 109-19
  • “Revealing the True Face of Sir Isaac Brock,” The Fife and Drum 16, no. 3 (July 2012): 4
  • “Sir Isaac Brock’s Magic Bullet,” Canadian Military Journal vol. 17, no. 2 (spring 2017): 58-9
  • “A Final Utterance: The Last Words of Sir Isaac Brock,” Ontario History CX, no. 1 (spring 2018), 1-8
  • “In Search of the Fisherman’s Path: Rethinking the American Assault on Queenston Heights,” Canadian Military Journal 16, no. 1, art. 16 (2018), 1-12

Back