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Tammarniit (Mistakes)

Inuit Relocation in the Eastern Arctic, 1939-63


1997, Winner - Outstanding Book, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in North America

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Passing the Buck

Federalism and Canadian Environmental Policy

The first in-depth study of the impact of federalism on Canadian environmental policy, this book takes a detailed look at the ongoing debate on the subject and traces the evolution of the role of the federal government in environmental policy and federal-provincial relations concerning the environment from the late 1960s to the early 1990s.


1995, Winner - K.D. Srivastava Award, UBC Press

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Making Vancouver

Class, Status, and Social Boundaries, 1863-1913

Explores social relationships in Vancouver from 1863 to 1913.


1996, Winner - K.D. Srivastava Award, UBC Press

1996, Short-listed - Vancouver Book Award, City of Vancouver

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The Resettlement of British Columbia

Essays on Colonialism and Geographical Change

In this beautifully crafted collection of essays, Cole Harris reflects on the strategies of colonialism in British Columbia during the first 150 years after the arrival of European settlers.


1998, Winner - Clio Award (British Columbia), Canadian Historical Association

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Chinese Opera

Images and Stories

This book introduces the reader to this unique theatrical form through an exciting series of photographs of operatic performances from many regions of the country.


1997, Short-listed - Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, Pacific Rim Voices Project

1997, Short-listed - "Required Reading", Globe & Mail

1998, Short-listed - George Freedley Memorial Award, Theatre Library Association

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As Their Natural Resources Fail

Native Peoples and the Economic History of Northern Manitoba, 1870-1930

In this groundbreaking study, Frank Tough examines the role of Native peoples, both Indian and Metis, in the economy of northern Manitoba from Treaty 1 to the Depression.


1998, Winner - Clio Award (Prairie Region), Canadian Historical Association

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