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The Lifeline of the Oregon Country

The Fraser-Columbia Brigade System, 1811-47

UBC Press

In The Lifeline of the Oregon Country, James Gibson compellingly immerses the reader in one of the most intractable problems faced by the Hudson’s Bay Company: how to realize wealth from such a remote and formidable land.

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Hidden Dimensions

The Cultural Significance of Wetland Archaeology

UBC Press

Scholars from around the globe examine several aspects of wetland archaeology in North America, Mexico, Europe, eastern Siberia, and New Zealand.

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Canada and Quebec

One Country, Two Histories: Revised Edition

UBC Press

In this revised edition of Canada and Quebec, Robert Bothwell describes the lead-up to the October 1995 referendum and traces political developments from its immediate aftermath to the present.

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The Dynamics of Native Politics

The Alberta Metis Experience

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A socio-cultural examination of the political organizations that advocate for Aboriginal rights in government policy and the rationale behind them.

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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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