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Butterflies of British Columbia

Including Western Alberta, Southern Yukon, the Alaska Panhandle, Washington, Northern Oregon, Northern Idaho, and Northwestern Montana

The butterfly fauna of British Columbia is by far the largest and most diverse in Canada. With the publication of this volume, there is finally a comprehensive, single source that summarizes all available information on butterflies in the British Columbia and adjacent areas.


2001, Winner - Alcuin Citation for excellence in book design in Canada, Alcuin Society

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Citizens Plus

Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian State

Alan Cairns unravels the historical record to clarify the current impasse in negotiations between Aboriginal peoples and the state.


2000, Runner-up - Donner Prize, Donner Foundation

2002, Short-listed - Harold Adams Innis Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

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The Politics of Resentment

British Columbia Regionalism and Canadian Unity

The first book to examine the role that British Columbia has played in the evolving Canadian unity debate.


2001, Short-listed - BC Book Prize, Roderick Haig-Brown Regional

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Wired to the World, Chained to the Home

Telework in Daily Life

Will working from home solve many of society's ills, or create new ghettos? This book analyzes the experiences to look at workload, mobility, work status and gender to understand the implications of telecommuting on employment policies, community planning and daily life patterns.


2001, Winner - K.D. Srivastava Award, UBC Press

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Couture and Commerce

The Transatlantic Fashion Trade in the 1950s

Couture and Commerce investigates how and why 1950s couture fashion was important in its own day.


2001, Runner-up - Alcuin Citation for excellence in book design in Canada, Alcuin Society

2002, Winner - Clio Award (Ontario), Canadian Historical Association

2002, Short-listed - Millia Davenport Award, Costume Society of America

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

2002, Winner - Tom Fairley Award, Editor’s Association of Canada

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At the Edge

Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

This timely book argues for governance based on human responsibility and recognition of the interconnectedness of human and natural systems.


2001, Winner - Outstanding Research Achievement - Sustainability, Government of Canada, Policy Research Initiative

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