Canadian History

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The Social Life of Stories

Narrative and Knowledge in the Yukon Territory

UBC Press

In this illuminating study of indigenous oral narratives, Julie Cruikshank moves beyond the text to explore the social power and significance of storytelling.

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Gamblers and Dreamers

Women, Men, and Community in the Klondike

UBC Press

Gamblers and Dreamers tackles some of the myths about the history of the North in the era of the gold rush.

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Positioning the Missionary

John Booth Good and the Confluence of Cultures in Nineteenth-Century British Columbia

UBC Press

This book examines Anglican missionary work in nineteenth-century British Columbia at several scales: the local ethnographic literature; histories of contact and conflict in mainland B.C. from the early nineteenth century; the theology and sociology of mission; and the recent critical literature on European colonialism.

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Legends of Our Times

Native Cowboy Life

UBC Press

Throughout the world, the image of the cowboy is an instantly recognized symbol of the North American West. This lavishly illustrated book tells the story of some of the first cowboys – the Native peoples of the Plains and Plateau.

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Borderlands

How We Talk About Canada

UBC Press

In Borderlands, W.H. New poetically and metaphorically considers the image of 'the border' in Canada and how it affects the way Canadians look at themselves and their society.

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Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in Canada

Edited by Michael Asch
UBC Press

These essays aim to address, and redress, this bias of the colonial doctrine that continues to define and shape Aboriginal and treaty rights in the Canadian legal system.

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Fort Langley Journals, 1827-30

UBC Press

Contains a wealth of information about social and administrative life at Fort Langley.

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The Limits of Labour

Class Formation and the Labour Movement in Calgary, 1883-1929

UBC Press
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Ways of Knowing

Experience, Knowledge, and Power among the Dene Tha

UBC Press

Drawing on twelve years of fieldwork at Chateh, Jean-Guy Goulet delineates the interconnections between the strands of meaning and experience with which the Dene Tha constitute and creatively engage their world.

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Painting the Maple

Essays on Race, Gender, and the Construction of Canada

UBC Press

Gathering insights from numerous fields about the construction of Canada, this provocative volume illuminates the challenges that lie ahead for all Canadians who aspire to create a better future.

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