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Flawed Precedent

The St. Catherine’s Case and Aboriginal Title

This illuminating account of the St. Catherine’s case of the 1880s reveals the erroneous assumptions and racism inherent in judgments that would define the nature and character of Aboriginal title in Canadian law and policy for almost a century.

Awards

2020, Short-listed - Canada Prize in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

2020, Winner - John T. Saywell Prize for Canadian Constitutional Legal History, The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History

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Moved by the State

Forced Relocation and Making a Good Life in Postwar Canada

Through five diverse episodes of forced relocation across Canada, Moved by the State offers a new look at the power of the welfare state and the political culture of postwar Canada.

Awards

2020, Winner - Best Book in Political History, Canadian Historical Association

2020, Short-listed - Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History, Canadian Historical Association

2020, Short-listed - J.W. Dafoe Book Prize, J.W. Dafoe Foundation

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The New NDP

Moderation, Modernization, and Political Marketing

The New NDP traces the tumultuous shift in federal New Democratic Party’s ideology and campaigning techniques in the opening decades of the twenty-first century.

Awards

2020, Winner - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

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The Nature of Canada

These captivating reflections on the history of our environment and ourselves will make you think differently not only about Canada’s past but also about our future.

Awards

2020, Winner - Best Edited Collection, Canadian Studies Network

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Nothing to Write Home About

British Family Correspondence and the Settler Colonial Everyday in British Columbia

The first substantial study of family correspondence and settler colonialism, Nothing to Write Home About elucidates the significance of trans-imperial intimacy, epistolary silence, and the everyday in laying the foundations of settler colonialism in British Columbia.

Awards

2020, Commended - The Wilson Book Prize, McMaster University

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Assembling Unity

Indigenous Politics, Gender, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Assembling Unity traces the history of pan-Indigenous unity in British Columbia through political negotiations, gendered activism, and the balance and exercise of power.

Awards

2020, Commended - Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History, Canadian Historical Association

2020, Winner - Indigenous History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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