Atlantic Canadian Studies

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Managed Annihilation

An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse

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By examining one of the largest natural resource management failures of the twentieth century – the collapse of the Newfoundland cod fishery – this book seeks to understand the history of, and possible alternatives to, managerial responses to environmental issues.

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No need of a chief for this band

The Maritime Mi'kmaq and Federal Electoral Legislation, 1899-1951

UBC Press

A nuanced account of Ottawa’s failed attempt to replace Mi’kmaw political culture with Euro-Canadian political values and structures.

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Offshore Petroleum Politics

Regulation and Risk in the Scotian Basin

UBC Press

This comprehensive study of petroleum politics in the Scotian Basin reveals the complex interplay of regulation and risk as industry, federal, and provincial authorities struggle to develop Canada's Atlantic offshore oil and gas resources.

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A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service

Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War

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This multidisciplinary collection fills a gap in First World War scholarship, revealing the diversity and richness of women’s and girls’ wartime experiences in Canada and Newfoundland.

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City of Order

Crime and Society in Halifax, 1918-35

UBC Press

A groundbreaking exploration of the causes and consequences of Halifax’s tough-on-crime measures in the interwar era.

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North to Bondage

Loyalist Slavery in the Maritimes

UBC Press

The first history of black slavery in the Maritimes, North to Bondage is a startling corrective to the enduring myth of Canada as a land of freedom at the end of the Underground Railroad.

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