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Grassroots Liberals

Organizing for Local and National Politics

By linking the grassroots activism of the constituencies with the federal and provincial Liberal parties, this book challenges the idea that Canada has two distinct political spheres – the provincial and the national.

Awards

2014, Winner - Seymour Martin Lipset Book Prize, American Political Science Association

, Commended - The Hill Times List of Top 100 Best Books for 2012

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The Many Voyages of Arthur Wellington Clah

A Tsimshian Man on the Pacific Northwest Coast

Drawing on a painstaking transcription of Clah’s diaries, Peggy Brock offers a riveting portrait of a Tsimshian man and his encounters with colonialism.

Awards

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

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Corps Commanders

Five British and Canadian Generals at War, 1939-45

Corps Commanders explains how five very different Second World War British and Canadian generals fought their battles, and why they fought them in similar fashion.

Awards

2011, Commended - C.P. Stacey Award, Canadian Historical Committee for the History of the Second World War and for Military History

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Wet Prairie

People, Land, and Water in Agricultural Manitoba

This in-depth exploration of surface water management in southern Manitoba reveals how coping with environmental realities has altered both residents’ relations with each other and their ideas about the role of the state.

Awards

2012, Winner - Clio Prize for the Prairies, Canadian Historical Association

2012, Joint winner - K.D. Srivastava Prize

2013, Winner - Manitoba Day Award, Association for Manitoba Archives

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Globalization and Local Adaptation in International Trade Law

Drawing on case studies from the Pacific Rim, this book traces the selective adaptation of international trade law to local conditions.

Awards

, Commended - The Hill Times List of Top 100 Best Books for 2012

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Code Politics

Campaigns and Cultures on the Canadian Prairies

This book unravels the paradox of the Canadian prairies by explaining how the region’s three provinces developed such distinct political cultures.

Awards

2012, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

, Commended - The Hill Times List of Top 100 Best Books for 2012

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