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Planning Toronto

The Planners, The Plans, Their Legacies, 1940-80

This lavishly illustrated book will stand as the definitive history of Toronto postwar planning and of the impact that planning has had on the city and its surrounding metropolitan area.


2016, Winner - Fred Landon Award, Ontario Historical Society

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Far Off Metal River

Inuit Lands, Settler Stories, and the Making of the Contemporary Arctic

Drawing on the story of the 1771 Bloody Falls massacre, human geographer Emilie Cameron explores the relationship between stories and colonialism, challenging readers to examine their perceptions of the contemporary Arctic and its peoples.


2016, Short-listed - Aboriginal History Committee Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2017, Short-listed - Canada Prize in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

2016, Winner - Clio-North Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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What We Learned

Two Generations Reflect on Tsimshian Education and the Day Schools

Moving beyond the more familiar stories of residential schools, two generations of Tsimshian students recall their experiences attending day and public schools in northwestern British Columbia.


2017, Short-listed - Canadian Aboriginal History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2019, Winner - Jeanne Clarke Award for Local History, Prince George Library and History Association

2017, Winner - Publication Award, Canadian Association of Foundations of Education

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North to Bondage

Loyalist Slavery in the Maritimes

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.


2016, Commended - The Hill Times List of Top 100 Best Books for 2016

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The Stability Imperative

Human Rights and Law in China

Legal expert Sarah Biddulph uses case studies to examine the multiple and shifting ways in which the Chinese government’s efforts to maintain social and political stability impact on the legal definition and implementation of human rights in China.


2016, Short-listed - Canadian Law and Society Book Prize, Canadian Law and Society Association

2016, Winner - Clio-North Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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Working Mothers and the Child Care Dilemma

A History of British Columbia’s Social Policy

As a deeply researched history, Working Mothers and the Child Care Dilemma reveals how, for over 100 years, a persistent political uneasiness with the role of mothers in the workforce has contributed to the lack of affordable, quality child care services in British Columbia.


2016, Short-listed - Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, University of British Columbia Library

2016, Winner - Clio BC, Canadian Historical Association

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