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.
Lacrosse, Identity, and Indigenous Nationhood
The Creator’s Game serves as a potent illustration of how, for over a century, the Indigenous game of lacrosse has served as a central means for Indigenous communities to activate their self-determination and reformulate their identities.
2018, Winner - CSN-REC Book Prize, Canadian Studies Network – Réseau d’études canadiennes
Inventing the Canadian Junior Army Officer, 1939-45
This book illustrates not only the challenges many junior officers faced during the Second World War, it also points to the enduring problem of living up to the image of an ideal middle-class male.
2017, Winner - C.P. Stacey Prize, Canadian Committee for the History of the Second World War and the Canadian Commission for Military History
New Frontiers of Humanitarian Nursing, 1941–51
This critical reassessment of the Quaker-sponsored humanitarian nursing convoy in 1940s China will deepen understanding of the ethical, cultural, and political barriers to delivering humanitarian assistance then and now.
2018, Winner - Lavina L. Dock Award, American Association for the History of Nursing
Girlhood, Empire, and Internationalism in the 1920s and 1930s
By analyzing how the Girl Guide movement sought to maintain social stability in England, Canada, and India during the 1920s and 1930s, this book reveals the ways in which girls and young women understood, reworked, and sometimes challenged the expectations placed on them by the world’s largest voluntary organization for girls.
2018, Winner - Founder's Prize, Best English-language book
2017, Winner - Wilson Book Prize, The Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University
Going beyond jurisprudential legacy to provide rich sociocultural context, Claire L’Heureux-Dubé is an exploration of the controversial and historically transformative career of the first Quebec woman on Canada’s Supreme Court.
2018, Short-listed - City of Ottawa Book Award
2018, Winner - CLSA Book Prize, Canadian Law and Society Association
An Analytic History
In this long-awaited book, Richard Johnston combines an arsenal of recently developed analytic tools with a deep understanding of history to makes sense of the Canadian party system.
2018, Short-listed - 2018, Shortlisted - The Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association
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