Awards

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.

Showing 1-6 of 257 items.

A White Man's Province

British Columbia Politicians and Chinese and Japanese Immigrants 1858-1914

A revealing historical account of the complex racism in early British Columbia and the lives and contributions made to the province by its Chinese and Japanese residents.

Awards

2013, Winner - Patricia E. Roy is the recipient of the Canadian Historical Association's Lifetime Achievement Award for 2013.

More info...

Assu of Cape Mudge

Recollections of a Coastal Indian Chief

This personal memoir by an important Native leader of British Columbia will delight anthropologists, historians, and all those with an interest in Native studies and autobiography.

Awards

1990, Winner - Special Commendation Award for superior production of an indigenous oral history, American Society for Ethnohistory

More info...

Life Lived Like a Story

Life Stories of Three Yukon Native Elders

The life stories of three remarkable and gifted women of Athapaskan and Tlingit ancestry who were born in the southern Yukon Territory around the turn of the century - when storytelling provides a customary framework for discussing the past.

Awards

1992, Winner - Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association

More info...

The Railway King of Canada

Sir William Mackenzie, 1849-1923

A dramatic biography of the now-forgotten Canadian entrepreneur, who spearheaded the most technologically advanced projects ever undertaken in the country, and built a business empire that stretched to Brazil, but was virtually bankrupt by the time of this death.

Awards

1992, Winner - Fred Landon Award for the Best Book on Regional History in Ontario

More info...

The Struggle for Social Justice in British Columbia

Helena Gutteridge, the Unknown Reformer

Awards

1992, Winner - University of British Columbia Medal for Canadian Biography, UBC

1993, Short-listed - Vancouver Book Award, City of Vancouver

More info...

Bitter Feast

Amerindians and Europeans in Northeastern North America, 1600-64

By Denys Delâge; Translated by Jane Brierley

The first book to pay serious attention to the European economic and political factors which promoted colonization, this book argues that the prime determinant was the uneven development of agricultural systems in western Europe.

Awards

1986, Winner - Prix Lionel-Groulx

More info...
Find what you’re looking for...
Stay Informed

Receive the latest UBC Press news, including events, catalogues, and announcements.


Read past newsletters
Current Catalogue
Catalogue Cover   Spring 2018 CDN
Publishers Represented
UBC Press is the Canadian agent for several international publishers. Visit our Publishers Represented page to learn more.