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.
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
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
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
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
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 - Armitage-Jameson Book Prize, Coalition for Western Women’s History
2015, Winner - Aboriginal History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association
2015, Commended - BCHF Historical Writing Awards, British Columbia Historical Federation
A Collaborative Oral History of Sudbury’s Ukrainian Community
This book employs new and critical approaches to oral history to write an insightful and deeply personal history of Sudbury’s Ukrainian community between 1901 and 1939.
2016, Short-listed - Kobzar Literary Award, Shevchenko Foundation
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