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The Cult of Happiness

Nianhua, Art, and History in Rural North China

The Cult of Happiness is among the first studies in any field to treat folk art and folk print as historical text. As such, this richly illustrated volume will appeal to a wide range of scholars in Asian studies, history, art history, folklore and print, as well as anyone having a passion for the creativity and culture of rural society.

Awards

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

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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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CCF Colonialism in Northern Saskatchewan

Battling Parish Priests, Bootleggers, and Fur Sharks

An elegantly written history that documents the colonial relationship between the CCF and the Saskatchewan north.

Awards

2004, Short-listed - First Book Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2004, Short-listed - Scholarly Book Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

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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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