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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
2020, Winner - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association
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.
2020, Winner - Best Edited Collection, Canadian Studies Network
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.
2020, Commended - The Wilson Book Prize, McMaster University
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.
2020, Commended - Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History, Canadian Historical Association
2020, Winner - Indigenous History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association
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