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.
Discovering an Ancient World
A captivating record of archaeological discoveries of the Early Paleo-Indians, who exploded suddenly on the archaeological record about 11,500 years ago and expanded rapidly throughout North America and South America.
2004, Winner - Alcuin Citation for excellence in book design in Canada, Alcuin Society
2004, Winner - Chalmers Award, Champlain Society
2004, Winner - Public Communications Award, Canadian Archaeological Association
Doukhobors, Public Policy, and Conflict Resolution
Soon after the arrival of Doukhobors to British Columbia, new immigrants clashed with the state over issues such as land ownership, the registration of births and deaths, and school attendance. As positions hardened, the conflict, often violent, intensified and continued unabated for the better part of a century, until an accord was finally negotiated in the mid-1980s.
2007, Long-listed - George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in BC Writing and Publishing
Conserving Canada's Wildlife in the Twentieth Century
This multi-award-winning book is one of the first to trace the development of Canadian wildlife conservation from its social, political, and historical roots.
2010, Short-listed - François-Xavier Garneau Medal, Canadian Historical Association
2008, Winner - Harold Adams Innis Prize, Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme
2007, Winner - Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association
First Nations Imagery in the Art of Emily Carr
Featuring almost 300 illustrations, including 90 colour plates, Unsettling Encounters reconstructs a neglected aspect of Carr’s art and is a fresh assessment of her significance as a leading figure in early 20th-century modernism.
2007, Winner - Clio Award (British Columbia), Canadian Historical Association
Emma Crosby and the Methodist Mission on the Northwest Coast
Presents the letters of Emma Crosby, wife of the well-known Methodist missionary Thomas Crosby, who came to Fort Simpson, near present-day Prince Rupert, in 1874 to set up a mission among the Tsimshian people.
2006, Commended - Book Writing Competition on BC History, British Columbia Historical Federation
2006, Short-listed - Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Book Prize, BC Book Prizes
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