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How We Talk About Canada

In Borderlands, W.H. New poetically and metaphorically considers the image of 'the border' in Canada and how it affects the way Canadians look at themselves and their society.


1998, Winner - Alcuin Citation for excellence in book design in Canada, Alcuin Society

2000, Winner - Bronze Medal, Leipzig International Book Art Competition for best designed book

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Fort Langley Journals, 1827-30

Contains a wealth of information about social and administrative life at Fort Langley.


1999, Winner - Third Prize, BC Historical Federation Writing Competition

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Talk and Log

Wilderness Politics in British Columbia

A comprehensive account of the rise of the wilderness movement in British Columbia examines the forest industry's political strategies, and analyzes the inner workings of the policy process.


1998, Short-listed - Donner Prize, Donner Foundation

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Fraser Canyon Histories 1808-1939

Juxtaposing historical narratives and cultural interpretation, this book explores the history of Spuzzum and the Nlaka'pamux people on the turbulent Fraser River.


2000, Winner - Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine

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The Limits of Labour

Class Formation and the Labour Movement in Calgary, 1883-1929


1999, Winner - Clio Award (Prairie Region), Canadian Historical Association

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Death So Noble

Memory, Meaning, and the First World War

This book examines Canada’s collective memory of the First World War through the 1920s and 1930s. It is a cultural history, considering art, music, and literature.


1998, Winner - Charles P. Stacey Award

1997, Winner - Dafoe Book Prize, J.W. Dafoe Foundation

2000, Commended - Francois-Xavier Garneau Prize, Canadian Historical Association

1997, Short-listed - Lionel Gelber Prize, Munk Centre for International Studies (Trinity College)

1998, Winner - Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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