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Incorporating Culture

How Indigenous People Are Reshaping the Northwest Coast Art Industry

Incorporating Culture examines what happens when Indigenous people assert control over the commercialization of their art by instilling the market with their communities’ values.

Awards

2019, Short-listed - Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize, UBC Library

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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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Crerar’s Lieutenants

Inventing the Canadian Junior Army Officer, 1939-45

This book illustrates not only the challenges many junior officers faced during the Second World War, it also points to the enduring problem of living up to the image of an ideal middle-class male.

Awards

2017, Winner - C.P. Stacey Prize, Canadian Committee for the History of the Second World War and the Canadian Commission for Military History

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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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