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Griffintown

Identity and Memory in an Irish Diaspora Neighbourhood

This vibrant biography of Griffintown, an inner-city Irish Catholic neighbourhood in Montreal, brings to life the history of Irish identity and collective memory in this legendary enclave.

Awards

2018, Winner - CLIO Prize for Quebec, Canadian Historical Association

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British Columbia by the Road

Car Culture and the Making of a Modern Landscape

By offering behind-the-scenery glimpses of how boosters and builders modified the BC landscape and shaped what drivers and tourists could view from the comfort of their vehicles, this book confounds the idea of “freedom of the road.”

Awards

2017, Winner - Lieutenant Governor’s Medal, Historical Writing Awards, BC Historical Foundation

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Dominion of Race

Rethinking Canada’s International History

Challenging well-entrenched ideas and mythologies, this book shows how race has informed Canada’s international history and is woven into the fabric of understandings of Canada in the world.

Awards

2017, Short-listed - Wilson Book Prize, The Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University

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Blood, Sweat, and Fear

Violence at Work in the North American Auto Industry, 1960–80

The first full-length historical exploration of individual violence in the automotive industry, Blood, Sweat, and Fear taps the class, race, and gendered roots of the workplace as battleground.

Awards

2018, Winner - The Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot Award, The Society of Automotive Historians

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Infidels and the Damn Churches

Irreligion and Religion in Settler British Columbia

The first major historical study of secularism in Canada, Infidels and the Damn Churches traces the origins of irreligion in BC to the unique character of the region’s settler society.

Awards

2018, Winner - CLIO Prize for British Columbia, Canadian Historical Association

2017, Runner-up - Historical Writing Awards, BC Historical Foundation

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Unbuilt Environments

Tracing Postwar Development in Northwest British Columbia

This book looks at the long-term social and environmental effects of imagined, abandoned, and failed resource-development schemes in northwest British Columbia.

Awards

2018, Short-listed - The Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, UBC Library

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