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UBC Press' Sesquicentennial Book List

To contribute to the dialogue around Canada's sesquicentennial, UBC Press is showcasing a curated selection of our books that reflect the richness and diversity of our country. The list has been chosen by staff and friends of UBC Press.

Vanishing British Columbia

By Michael Kluckner

Vanishing British Columbia is a unique combination of art, experience, and history. It begs to be taken on a road trip. Michael Kluckner's watercolours provide an anchor for evocative vignettes; mixtures of story, fact, and recollection that provide connection to history and place. Kluckner does not shy away from the unpleasant aspects of the past, touching on Indigenous displacement and the wide effects of Japanese Internment even as he celebrates British Columbia's regional histories. This book opens doors to exploration, intellectual as well as literal, inspiring further reading on topics from the history of coastal fisheries to oral and community research methods. A celebration of the complex, interconnected histories that make up the fabric of place, Vanishing British Columbia belongs on the bookshelf of anyone curious about that old house down the street.

Vanishing British Columbia

Spring Fresh Books from UBC Press

A Queer Love Story

A Queer Love Story
The Letters of Jane Rule and Rick Bébout

Edited by Marilyn R. Schuster

A Queer Love Story
chronicles the poignant, incisive exchanges and intimate friendship that developed between Jane Rule, lesbian novelist and essayist, and Rick B├ębout, gay journalist and activist, as they reflected on and participated in the key issues and events that shaped LGBT communities in the '80s and '90s.

Upstream Medicine

Upstream Medicine
Doctors for a Healthy Society

Edited by Andrew Bresnahan, Mahli Brindamour, Christopher Charles, and Ryan Meili

Upstream Medicine features interviews with physicians who are identifying and addressing the upstream conditions that lead to good health and long lives, thus avoiding more complex, painful, and expensive downstream medical problems later on. By transforming how we imagine the practice of medicine, this book will help us build a healthier society.

Science of the Seance

The Equity Myth
Racialization and Indigeneity at Canadian Universities

Frances Henry, Enakshi Dua, Carl James, Audrey Kobayashi, Peter Li, Howard Ramos, and Malinda Smith

Challenging the myth of equity in higher education, this is the first comprehensive, data-based study of racialized and Indigenous faculty members' experiences in Canadian universities.

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2016/17 Gender & Sexuality Studies Catalogue

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