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Equality Deferred

Sex Discrimination and British Columbia’s Human Rights State, 1953-84

A history of human rights law in Canada, with a focus on sex discrimination in British Columbia.


2016, Short-listed - Canada Prize in the Social Sciences, Federation for the Social Sciences and Humanities

2015, Winner - CLIO Prize for British Columbia, Canadian Historical Association

2015, Commended - CLSA Book Award, Canadian Law and Society Association

2015, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

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Coping with Calamity

Environmental Change and Peasant Response in Central China, 1736-1949

The first environmental and socioeconomic history of the Jianghan plain in central China, focusing on the peasants’ relationship with a volatile environment.


2014, Winner - Academic Excellence Award, Chinese Historians in the United States (CHUS)

2015, Winner - Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kennesaw State University

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Race, Recognition, and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood

A provocative meditation on how “Métis” has come to signify an ever-expanding racial category rather than an indigenous people with a shared sense of history and culture.


2015, Winner - NAISA Best Subsequent Book Prize, NAISA

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Oral History at the Crossroads

Sharing Life Stories of Survival and Displacement

Drawing on a collaborative research project, this book provides an alternative model for how oral and public histories should be recorded and curated.


2015, Winner - CLIO Prize for Quebec, Canadian Historical Association

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First Nations, Museums, Narrations

Stories of the 1929 Franklin Motor Expedition to the Canadian Prairies

The story of the Franklin Motor Expedition that collected First Nations artifacts on the Prairies in 1929 as well as a larger study of the relationships between museums and the indigenous peoples whose heritage items they house.


2015, Short-listed - Aboriginal Book History Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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Written as I Remember It

Teachings (Ɂəms tɑɁɑw) from the Life of a Sliammon Elder

This extraordinary book not only offers a rare glimpse into the life of a Coast Salish woman and the teachings of the Sliammon people, it also offers a fruitful model for collaborative research and life-history writing.


2015, Winner - Aboriginal History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2015, Winner - Armitage-Jameson Book Prize, Coalition for Western Women’s History

2015, Commended - BCHF Historical Writing Awards, British Columbia Historical Federation

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