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.
National Identities in English Canada, 1945-71
José Igartua traces the under-examined cultural transformation of English-speaking Canada woven through key developments in the formation of Canadian nationhood, from the 1946 Citizenship Act to the federal multiculturalism policy in 1971.
2006, Winner - Harold Adams Innis Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Science
2007, Long-listed - George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in BC Writing and Publishing
Canadian Art and Identities in the 1920s
An insightful analysis of how art was used to create an independent Canadian national identity, often at the expense of First Nations representation.
2008, Winner - Raymond Klibanksy Prize, The Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
This innovative account examines the social and political impacts of Chinese teacher's schools in the early 20th century, their role in a society in transition, and their production of grassroots forces that lead to the Communist Revolution.
2008, Winner - Academic Award for Excellence, Chinese Historians in the US
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