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Gutenberg in Shanghai

Chinese Print Capitalism, 1876-1937

Gutenberg in Shanghai demonstrates how Western technology and evolving traditional values resulted in the birth of a unique form of print capitalism whose influence on Chinese culture was far-reaching and irreversible.

Awards

2005, Winner - Book Prize - Humanities, International Convention of Asian Scholars

2005, Commended - Delong Book Prize, Society for the History of Authorship

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Negotiated Memory

Doukhobor Autobiographical Discourse

This demonstrates how the Doukhobors employed both “classic” and alternative forms of autobiography to communicate their views about communal living, vegetarianism, activism, and spiritual life, as well as to pass on traditions to successive generations.

Awards

2006, Short-listed - Raymond Klibansky Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Science

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Saints, Sinners, and Soldiers

Canada's Second World War

From labour conflicts to the black market to prostitution, this book examines the moral and social underbelly of Canada’s Second World War.

Awards

2006, Commended - C.P. Stacey Prize, Canadian Committee for the History of the Second World War

2006, Short-listed - Raymond Klibansky Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Science

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Paddling to Where I Stand

Agnes Alfred, Qwiqwasutinuxw Noblewoman

A first-hand account of the greatest period of change experienced by the Kwakwaka'wakw people since their first contact with Europeans.

Awards

2005, Commended - BC Historical Federation Book Prize, BC Historical Federation

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Governing Ourselves?

The Politics of Canadian Communities

This stimulating text considers questions of influence and power within local institutions and decision-making processes using numerous illustrations from municipalities across Canada.

Awards

2005, Winner - Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine

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The Courts and the Colonies

The Litigation of Hutterite Church Disputes

A detailed account of the litigation between various Hutterite factions and colonies in Manitoba and the US that led to a major division in the 1990s.

Awards

2005, Short-listed - Margaret McWilliams Award, Manitoba Historical Society

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