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Longitude and Empire

How Captain Cook's Voyages Changed the World

This fascinating account offers a new understanding of Captain Cook’s voyages and how they affected the European world view.

Awards

2006, Short-listed - Harold Adams Innis Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Science

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An Ethnography for the Delgamuukw Plaintiffs

Daly explores the central meaning of the notion of land in the determination of Aboriginal rights with particular reference to the landmark Delgamuukw case that occupied the British Columbia courts from 1987 to 1997.

Awards

2006, Short-listed - Harold Adams Innis Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Science

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Governing with the Charter

Legislative and Judicial Activism and Framers' Intent

Has parliamentary democracy been weakened by judicial responses to the Charter?

Awards

2005, Short-listed - Donner Prize, Donner Foundation

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Multicultural Nationalism

Civilizing Difference, Constituting Community

Canada's national question is self-defeating: attempts to constitute a Canadian political community generate polarizing and depoliticizing deliberations.

Awards

2006, Winner - Award for Cover Design, American Association of University Presses

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The Middle Power Project

Canada and the Founding of the United Nations

Based on materials not previously available to Canadian scholars, The Middle Power Project presents a critical reassessment of the traditional and widely accepted account of Canada’s role and interests in the formation of the United Nations.

Awards

2005, Short-listed - Dafoe Book Prize, J.W. Dafoe Foundation

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Commanding Canadians

The Second World War Diaries of A.F.C. Layard

Edited by Michael Whitby

Commander A.F.C. Layard, RN, wrote almost daily in his diary from 1913 until 1947. The pivotal 1943-45 years of this edited volume offer an extraordinarily full and honest chronicle, revealing Layard’s preoccupations, both with the daily details and with the strain and responsibility of wartime command at sea.

Awards

2006, Commended - Keith Matthews Prize, Canadian Nautical Research Society

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