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.
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
This interdisciplinary collection challenges conventional views on crime and criminals, examining how ideas and rituals of criminal accusation produce both accusers and accused.
2017, Winner - Book, Jacket, & Journal Show: Jackets & Covers, AAUP
This book examines the origins, dynamics, and enduring significance of Trudeaumania, which swept Canada’s political and cultural landscape in the late 1960s.
2017, Winner - CHA Political History Group Best Book in Political History, Canadian Historical Association
Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada’s Chemical Valley
Everyday Exposure documents the adverse health effects experienced by Aamjiwnaang citizens in the heart of Canada’s Chemical Valley and argues for a transformative and experiential “sensing policy” approach that takes the voices and experiences of Indigenous citizens seriously.
2017, Winner - Charles Taylor Book Award
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