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Colonizing Bodies

Aboriginal Health and Healing in British Columbia, 1900-50

This detailed but highly readable ethnohistory shows how a pluralistic medical system evolved among Canada’s most populous Aboriginal population.

Awards

1999, Winner - Clio Award (British Columbia), Canadian Historical Association

2000, Winner - Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine

1999, Winner - Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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Animals and Nature

Cultural Myths, Cultural Realities

“No one tradition alone offers a sufficient respect for other species. Taken together, they may offer a prospect for saner human-animal relations.” – From the book

Awards

2000, Winner - Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine

2002, Short-listed - Raymond Klibansky Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

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Once Upon an Oldman

Special Interest Politics and the Oldman River Dam

Once Upon an Oldman is an account of the controversy that surrounded the Alberta government's construction of a dam on the Oldman River to provide water for irrigation in the southern part of the province.

Awards

2000, Winner - Clio Award (Alberta), Canadian Historical Association

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No Place to Run

The Canadian Corps and Gas Warfare in the First World War

This book is a reevaluation of the Canadian Corps and poison gas in WWI. It examines how the Canadian Corps organized and protected its soldiers from poison gas.

Awards

1999, Commended - Alcuin Citation for excellence in book design in Canada, Alcuin Society

2002, Winner - Charles P. Stacey Award

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Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals

Awards

1999, Winner - Reference Award, American Association of University Presses

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Against the Grain

Foresters and Politics in Nova Scotia

This book argues that forestry is a more diverse and complex activity than has been generally recognized. It also underlines the political character of the profession.

Awards

2001, Winner - Clio Award (Atlantic), Canadian Historical Association

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