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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.


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.


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

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Selling British Columbia

Tourism and Consumer Culture, 1890-1970

An entertaining and illustrated account of the development of BC's tourist industry between 1890 and 1970, examining how BC’s history of colonialism was deftly marketed to potential tourists.


2005, Winner - Third Prize Book Award, BC Historical Federation

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The Heiress vs the Establishment

Mrs. Campbell's Campaign for Legal Justice

A rare first-person account of Canada’s early twentieth century legal system, this books retells the Mrs. Campbell fourteen-year-battle with the Ontario legal establishment to claim her mother’s estate.


2005, Short-listed - Toronto Book Award, City of Toronto

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The Soldiers' General

Bert Hoffmeister at War

A complex, analytical yet accessible portrait of Bert Hoffmeister, who won more awards than any Canadian officer in the Second World War.


2007, Winner - C.P. Stacey Award, Canadian Historical Committee for the History of the Second World War and for Military History

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Do Glaciers Listen?

Local Knowledge, Colonial Encounters, and Social Imagination

Focusing on these contrasting views of glaciers between Aboriginal peoples and European visitors in northern Canada and Alaska, Julie Cruikshank demonstrates how local knowledge is produced, rather than discovered, through colonial encounters, and how it often conjoins social and biophysical processes.


2007, Winner - Clio Award (North), Canadian Historical Association

2006, Winner - Julian Steward Award, American Anthropology Association

2006, Winner - K.D. Srivastava Award, UBC Press

2006, Winner - Vic Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing, Society for Humanistic Anthropology

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