Anthropology

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Sociocultural Systems

Principles of Structure and Change

Athabasca University Press
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Red Stamps and Gold Stars

Fieldwork Dilemmas in Upland Socialist Asia

Edited by Sarah Turner
UBC Press

A multi-disciplinary volume reflecting on the fieldwork practices and dilemmas of researchers studying ethnic minorities in upland socialist Asia, specifically China, Vietnam, and Laos.

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Photography, Memory, and Refugee Identity

The Voyage of the SS Walnut, 1948

UBC Press

A nuanced look at the relationship between memory and photography as reflected in the experiences of Estonian refugees en route to Canada aboard the SS Walnut in 1948.

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Dispersed but Not Destroyed

A History of the Seventeenth-Century Wendat People

UBC Press

Through the prisms of leadership, women, and power, this book traces the Wendat diaspora beyond a discourse of destruction and into a new world of rejuvenation and hope.

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Crafting History in the Northern Plains

A Political Economy of the Heart River Region, 1400–1750

The University of Arizona Press
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Chieftains into Ancestors

Imperial Expansion and Indigenous Society in Southwest China

UBC Press

An in-depth examination of how the Chinese imperial state impacted the social order of southwestern China’s minority peoples and redefined their histories and culture.

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Where Happiness Dwells

A History of the Dane-zaa First Nations

UBC Press

This innovative blend of oral history and anthropological commentary documents how the Dane-zaa survived and flourished for millennia in northern BC.

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Standing Up with G̲a'ax̱sta'las

Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom

UBC Press

A stirring portrait of a controversial Kwakwaka’wakw leader and the efforts of her descendants to reconcile a difficult history in the hopes of forging a positive cultural identity for future generations.

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Kwakwa̲ka̲'wakw Settlements, 1775-1920

A Geographical Analysis and Gazetteer

UBC Press

This book provides a geographic overview of the demography and settlement patterns of the Kwakwa̲ka̲'wakw, who lived in northern Vancouver Island and the adjacent mainland of British Columbia.

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Fractured Homeland

Federal Recognition and Algonquin Identity in Ontario

UBC Press

An examination of the struggle for identity and nationhood among non-status Algonquin during the negotiation of a major comprehensive land claim.

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