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UBC Press is proud to publish outstanding scholarly works by some of the world’s preeminent scholars. We congratulate our authors and volume editors who have been recognized with awards and citations.

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The Good Fight

Marcel Cadieux and Canadian Diplomacy

The Good Fight is the insightful and entertaining biography of arguably the most important francophone diplomat and civil servant in Canadian history.

Awards

2020, Winner - J.W. Dafoe Book Prize, J.W. Dafoe Foundation

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A World without Martha

A Memoir of Sisters, Disability, and Difference

A World without Martha is an unflinching yet compassionate memoir of how one sister’s institutionalization for intellectual disability in the 1960s affected the other, sending them both on separate but parallel journeys shaped initially by society’s inability to accept difference and later by changing attitudes towards disability, identity, and inclusion.

Awards

2020, Short-listed - Bisexual Nonfiction, Lambda Literary Awards

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Canada on the United Nations Security Council

A Small Power on a Large Stage

This is the definitive history of the Canadian experience, both its successes and failures, on the world’s largest stage – the United Nations Security Council.

Awards

2020, Short-listed - J.W. Dafoe Book Prize, J.W. Dafoe Foundation

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At the Bridge

James Teit and an Anthropology of Belonging

At the Bridge lifts from obscurity the story of James Teit (1864–1922), an outstanding Canadian ethnographer and Indian rights activist whose thoughtful scholarship and tireless organizing have been largely ignored.

Awards

2020, Short-listed - Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize, UBC Library

2020, Short-listed - Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History, Canadian Historical Association

2020, Winner - Canada Prize in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

2020, Winner - Clio BC, Canadian Historical Association

2020, Short-listed - Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing, BC Historical Federation

2020, Short-listed - Roderick Haig-Brown Award, BC and Yukon Book Prizes

2020, Short-listed - Ryga Award for Best Book on Social Justice Awareness in Literature, The George Ryga Society

2020, Commended - The Wilson Book Prize, McMaster University

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Flawed Precedent

The St. Catherine’s Case and Aboriginal Title

This illuminating account of the St. Catherine’s case of the 1880s reveals the erroneous assumptions and racism inherent in judgments that would define the nature and character of Aboriginal title in Canadian law and policy for almost a century.

Awards

2020, Short-listed - Canada Prize in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

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Moved by the State

Forced Relocation and Making a Good Life in Postwar Canada

Through five diverse episodes of forced relocation across Canada, Moved by the State offers a new look at the power of the welfare state and the political culture of postwar Canada.

Awards

2020, Winner - Best Book in Political History, Canadian Historical Association

2020, Short-listed - Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History, Canadian Historical Association

2020, Short-listed - J.W. Dafoe Book Prize, J.W. Dafoe Foundation

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