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.
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.
2018, Winner - CLIO Prize for Quebec, Canadian Historical Association
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.”
2017, Winner - Lieutenant Governor’s Medal, Historical Writing Awards, BC Historical Foundation
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.
2017, Short-listed - Wilson Book Prize, The Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University
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.
2018, Winner - The Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot Award, The Society of Automotive Historians
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.
2018, Winner - CLIO Prize for British Columbia, Canadian Historical Association
2017, Runner-up - Historical Writing Awards, BC Historical Foundation
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.
2018, Short-listed - The Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, UBC Library
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