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The Creator’s Game

Lacrosse, Identity, and Indigenous Nationhood

The Creator’s Game serves as a potent illustration of how, for over a century, the Indigenous game of lacrosse has served as a central means for Indigenous communities to activate their self-determination and reformulate their identities.

Awards

2018, Winner - CSN-REC Book Prize, Canadian Studies Network – Réseau d’études canadiennes

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China Gadabouts

New Frontiers of Humanitarian Nursing, 1941–51

This critical reassessment of the Quaker-sponsored humanitarian nursing convoy in 1940s China will deepen understanding of the ethical, cultural, and political barriers to delivering humanitarian assistance then and now.

Awards

2018, Winner - Lavina L. Dock Award, American Association for the History of Nursing

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Guiding Modern Girls

Girlhood, Empire, and Internationalism in the 1920s and 1930s

By analyzing how the Girl Guide movement sought to maintain social stability in England, Canada, and India during the 1920s and 1930s, this book reveals the ways in which girls and young women understood, reworked, and sometimes challenged the expectations placed on them by the world’s largest voluntary organization for girls.

Awards

2018, Winner - Founder's Prize, Best English-language book

2017, Winner - Wilson Book Prize, The Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University

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Claire L’Heureux-Dubé

A Life

Going beyond jurisprudential legacy to provide rich sociocultural context, Claire L’Heureux-Dubé is an exploration of the controversial and historically transformative career of the first Quebec woman on Canada’s Supreme Court.

Awards

2018, Short-listed - City of Ottawa Book Award

2018, Winner - CLSA Book Prize, Canadian Law and Society Association

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The Canadian Party System

An Analytic History

In this long-awaited book, Richard Johnston combines an arsenal of recently developed analytic tools with a deep understanding of history to makes sense of the Canadian party system.

Awards

2018, Short-listed - 2018, Shortlisted - The Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

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Griffintown

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.

Awards

2018, Winner - CLIO Prize for Quebec, Canadian Historical Association

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