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Transnational Yearnings

Tourism, Migration, and the Diasporic City

UBC Press

By exploring circuits of migration and personal exchange between Toronto and Jamaica, this book maps a new way to look at postcolonial contact zones and transnational migration.

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Thinking Planning and Urbanism

UBC Press

By exposing the details of the Dundas Square area in Toronto, this book shows how city planners can be overwhelmed by the machinations of money and power, and why the planning field is ill-equipped to find creative solutions for post-industrial problems.

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The Nurture of Nature

Childhood, Antimodernism, and Ontario Summer Camps, 1920-55

UBC Press

This book explores how antimodern nostalgia and modern sensibilities about the landscape, child rearing, and identity shaped the history of summer camps.

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Kiss the kids for dad, Don’t forget to write

The Wartime Letters of George Timmins, 1916-18

Edited by Y.A. Bennett
UBC Press

The letters of Lance-Corporal George Timmins, who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force on the Western Front, offer a rare glimpse into the life and relationships, at home and abroad, of an ordinary Canadian soldier.

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Suburb, Slum, Urban Village

Transformations in Toronto’s Parkdale Neighbourhood, 1875-2002

UBC Press

A history of Toronto’s Parkdale neighbourhood, spanning three eras of suburban and urban development and examining the controversial planning practices that shaped it.

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Lament for a First Nation

The Williams Treaties of Southern Ontario

UBC Press

An important analysis of how the 1994 Howard decision on the Williams Treaties was based on erroneous cultural assumptions that favoured public over special rights.

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Journey to the Ice Age

Discovering an Ancient World

UBC Press

A captivating record of archaeological discoveries of the Early Paleo-Indians, who exploded suddenly on the archaeological record about 11,500 years ago and expanded rapidly throughout North America and South America.

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Shaped by the West Wind

Nature and History in Georgian Bay

UBC Press

This wide-ranging history of Georgian Bay examines changing cultural representations of landscape over time, shifts between resource development and recreational use, and environmental politics of place -- stories central to the Canadian experience.

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Birds of Ontario: Habitat Requirements, Limiting Factors, and Status

Volume 1–Nonpasserines: Loons through Cranes

UBC Press

This work provides a comprehensive summary of the life history requirements of bird species in the Ontario, including information on habitat, limiting factors, and status.

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Restoration of the Great Lakes

Promises, Practices, and Performances

UBC Press

Using original findings from surveys, interviews, and other documents, this volume looks at how various levels of government are attempting to restore the environment in the Great Lakes.

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