Cape Breton in the Long Twentieth Century
Formations and Legacies of Industrial Capitalism
Resistance and Recognition at Kitigan Zibi
Algonquin Culture and Politics in the Twentieth Century
Resistance and Recognition at Kitigan Zibi illuminates the traditional values and cultural continuity underlying twentieth-century politics in the largest and oldest Algonquin reserve in Canada.
Boosters and Barkers
Financing Canada's Involvement in the First World War
“Back him up! Buy Victory Bonds.” Boosters and Barkers examines the unrelenting financial demands of Canadian participation in the First World War, exploring the aims, methods, and implications of securing public support.
The Notorious Georges
Crime and Community in British Columbia's Northern Interior, 1905-25
The Notorious Georges is an engaging exploration of the alchemy of community identity and reputation in Prince George, BC, once branded Canada’s most-dangerous city.
Triumph and Solidarity
BC Communists in the Early Years of the Great Depression
An Honourable and Impartial Tribunal
The Court Martial of Major General Henry Procter, Minutes of the Proceedings
The Origins and Influence of Canada’s Military-Industrial Complex
Silent Partners delves into the shadowy world of security and national defence to shine a light on the influence they hold in Canadian society.
The Red Baron of IBEW Local 213
Les McDonald, Union Politics, and the 1966 Wildcat Strike at Lenkurt Electric
North of America
Canadians and the American Century, 1945–60
North of America takes a fresh, sharp-eyed look at how Canadians of all stripes reacted to political, economic, and cultural events and influences emanating from postwar America.
Statesmen, Strategists, and Diplomats
Canada’s Prime Ministers and the Making of Foreign Policy
Statesmen, Strategists, and Diplomats is an incisive look at the history of Canadian foreign policy through the actions of prime ministers from Sir John A. Macdonald to Justin Trudeau.
King and Chaos
The 1935 Canadian General Election
King and Chaos is the first close study of the issues, personalities, and significance of the 1935 federal election, a turning point that fractured the two-party system and permanently changed Canada’s political landscape.
The Slow Rush of Colonization
Spaces of Power in the Maritime Peninsula, 1680-1790
This history analyzes over one hundred years of complex interactions between the Mi’kmaw, Wabanaki, Peskotomuhkati, Wolastoqiyik, French, and English to show the continuity of Indigenous independence from the European newcomers.
The Fire Still Burns
Life In and After Residential School
The Fire Still Burns is a tale of survival and redemption through which Squamish Elder Sam George recounts his residential school experience and how it led to a life of addiction, violence, and imprisonment until he found the courage to face his past and begin healing.
We Shall Persist
Women and the Vote in the Atlantic Provinces
We Shall Persist is the first book to detail the distinctive political contexts and common problems that characterized campaigns for women’s suffrage and other rights in Atlantic Canada.
People, Politics, and Purpose
Biography and Canadian Political History
People, Politics, and Purpose investigates the roles and reputations of a wide array of political actors, offering insight into Canada’s place in the world and stimulating fresh thinking about political biography.
Clara at the Door with a Revolver
The Scandalous Black Suspect, the Exemplary White Son, and the Murder That Shocked Toronto
Gender, race, and politics in late-nineteenth-century Toronto swirl around this riveting true story of the murder of Frank Westwood and the controversial acquittal of the main suspect, Clara Ford – a cross-dressing Black single mother.
Revival and Change
The 1957 and 1958 Diefenbaker Elections
Revival and Change is a compelling account of the elections, accomplishments, challenges, failures, and ultimate end of the Diefenbaker era.
Tourism, Rural Identity, and Sustainability, 1870–1920
Making Muskoka traces the first decades of Muskoka’s transformation from Indigenous homeland to a part-time playground for tourists and cottagers and uncovers the consequences for those who lived there year-round.
Our Long Struggle for Home
The Ipperwash Story
In this disquieting story of broken promises and thwarted justice, the Anishinaabe of Stoney Point tell of the long struggle to reclaim their ancestral homeland, both before and after the Ipperwash crisis.
Aboriginal Title and the Claim of British Columbia
Unstable Properties convincingly argues that the so-called land question in British Columbia cannot be resolved without understanding the fundamentally unstable ideological foundation of land and title arrangements on which the province rests.
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