Awards

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.

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Acts of Occupation

Canada and Arctic Sovereignty, 1918-25

This fascinating tale of the rivalries and intrigues that played out as Canada secured the Arctic illuminates an under-explored era in Canadian foreign policy.

Awards

2012, Short-listed - Canadian Political History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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Wife to Widow

Lives, Laws, and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Montreal

The diversity of women’s lives as wives then as widows negotiating the law, patriarchy, family relationships, and the economy in 19th-century Montreal come alive in this first major study of widows in Canada.

Awards

2013, Short-listed - Canada Prize in Social Sciences, Canadian Federation for Humanities and Social Sciences

2012, Short-listed - Canadian Political History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2012, Winner - Clio Award for Quebec, Canadian Historical Association

2012, Winner - Prix Lionel Groulx, L'Institut d'histoire de l'Amérique francaise

2012, Short-listed - Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2015, Short-listed - The François-Xavier Garneau Medal, Canadian HIstorical Association

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Orienting Canada

Race, Empire, and the Transpacific

A hard-hitting reconsideration of Canadian foreign policy, Orienting Canada meticulously documents the dynamics of race and empire in the Transpacific from the 1907 race riots to Canada’s early involvement in Vietnam.

Awards

2012, Short-listed - Canadian Political History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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Labour at the Lakehead

Ethnicity, Socialism, and Politics, 1900-35

This book explores the early years of leftism in Canada through the prism of ethnicity and a dynamic yet divided community in northern Ontario.

Awards

2014, Winner - M. Elizabeth Arthur Award, Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society

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First Person Plural

Aboriginal Storytelling and the Ethics of Collaborative Authorship

Focusing on the 1990s, when debates over voice and representation were particularly explosive, McCall investigates a wide range of “told-to” narratives that have shaped the struggle for Aboriginal rights in Canada, and asks what is at stake in crafting a politics and ethics of collaboration.

Awards

2013, Short-listed - Canada Prize in the Humanities, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

2012, Short-listed - Gabrielle Roy Prize, Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures

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Oral History on Trial

Recognizing Aboriginal Narratives in the Courts

This compelling analysis of Aboriginal, legal, and anthropological concepts of fact and evidence argues for the inclusion of Aboriginal oral histories in Canadian courts, and pushes for a reconsideration of the Crown's approach to oral history.

Awards

2012, Joint winner - K.D. Srivastava Prize

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