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Bitter Feast

Amerindians and Europeans in Northeastern North America, 1600-64

By Denys Delâge; Translated by Jane Brierley

The first book to pay serious attention to the European economic and political factors which promoted colonization, this book argues that the prime determinant was the uneven development of agricultural systems in western Europe.


1986, Winner - Prix Lionel-Groulx

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Tammarniit (Mistakes)

Inuit Relocation in the Eastern Arctic, 1939-63


1997, Winner - Outstanding Book, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in North America

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Passing the Buck

Federalism and Canadian Environmental Policy

The first in-depth study of the impact of federalism on Canadian environmental policy, this book takes a detailed look at the ongoing debate on the subject and traces the evolution of the role of the federal government in environmental policy and federal-provincial relations concerning the environment from the late 1960s to the early 1990s.


1995, Winner - K.D. Srivastava Award, UBC Press

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Making Vancouver

Class, Status, and Social Boundaries, 1863-1913

Explores social relationships in Vancouver from 1863 to 1913.


1996, Winner - K.D. Srivastava Award, UBC Press

1996, Short-listed - Vancouver Book Award, City of Vancouver

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The Resettlement of British Columbia

Essays on Colonialism and Geographical Change

In this beautifully crafted collection of essays, Cole Harris reflects on the strategies of colonialism in British Columbia during the first 150 years after the arrival of European settlers.


1998, Winner - Clio Award (British Columbia), Canadian Historical Association

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Chinese Opera

Images and Stories

This book introduces the reader to this unique theatrical form through an exciting series of photographs of operatic performances from many regions of the country.


1997, Short-listed - "Required Reading", Globe & Mail

1998, Short-listed - George Freedley Memorial Award, Theatre Library Association

1997, Short-listed - Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, Pacific Rim Voices Project

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