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Action and Reaction in the World System

The Dynamics of Economic and Political Power

This book provides a multidisciplinary framework to understand the complexities of the post-Soviet international system, a system that is multipolar, ideologically heterogeneous, and highly unstable.


, Commended - The Hill Times List of Top 100 Best Books for 2013

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Strong, Beautiful and Modern

National Fitness in Britain, New Zealand, Australia and Canada, 1935-1960

Strong, Beautiful and Modern tells the story of the national fitness campaigns spanning the “British world” beginning in the 1930s.


2012, Short-listed - Ernest Scott Prize

2012, Winner - The Ian Wards Prize, Archives and Records Association of New Zealand (ARANZ)

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Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada

Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues

Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada is the first work to focus sustained and serious attention on the wider implications of Aboriginal peoples’ involvement in sport.


2014, Winner - NASSH Book Prize for Collections, North American Society for Sport History

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Aboriginal Justice and the Charter

Realizing a Culturally Sensitive Interpretation of Legal Rights

This book explores the tension between Aboriginal justice methods and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, while searching for practical ways to implement Aboriginal justice.


2013, Short-listed - Canadian Law & Society Association Book Prize

2013, Joint winner - K.D. Srivastava Prize for Excellence in Scholarly Publishing

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Boundless Optimism

Richard McBride's British Columbia

Boundless Optimism is the definitive biography of Premier Richard McBride and a revealing portrait of British Columbia during a time of great volatility and great expectations.


2013, Winner - Patricia E. Roy is the recipient of the Canadian Historical Association's Lifetime Achievement Award for 2013

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Hunger, Horses, and Government Men

Criminal Law on the Aboriginal Plains, 1870-1905

Tells the complex story of the relationship between Plains Indians and Canadian criminal law as it took root in their land.


2013, Winner - Clio Prize for the Prairies, Canadian Historical Association

2013, Short-listed - CLSA Book Prize, Canadian Law and Society Association

2013, Short-listed - The Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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