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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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Still Dying for a Living

Corporate Criminal Liability after the Westray Mine Disaster

Still Dying for a Living investigates the state’s (in)ability to develop effective legal strategies for holding corporations accountable for serious injury and death in the workplace.


2014, Winner - Outstanding Publication of the year, National White Collar Crime Consortium (NWCCC)

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Standing Up with G̲a'ax̱sta'las

Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom

A stirring portrait of a controversial Kwakwaka’wakw leader and the efforts of her descendants to reconcile a difficult history in the hopes of forging a positive cultural identity for future generations.


2013, Winner - Aboriginal History Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2014, Winner - CCWH Book Award, Canadian Committee on Women’s History

2013, Winner - CLIO Prize for BC, Canadian Historical Association

2013, Winner - Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin Prize, American Society for Ethnohistory

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

2013, Short-listed - Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize, BC Book Prizes

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

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Intoxicating Manchuria

Alcohol, Opium, and Culture in China's Northeast

Examines how alcohol, opium, and addiction were portrayed in the culture of China’s Northeast during the first half of the twentieth century.


2013, Winner - Gourmand Best Drink History Book (Canada-English), Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

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Conflict in Caledonia

Aboriginal Land Rights and the Rule of Law

A powerful account of how land disputes reflect complex and often competing understandings of law, landscape, and identity among First Nations and non-Aboriginal people in Canada.


2012, Winner - Canadian Law & Society Association Book Prize

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