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.
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
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
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
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
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
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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