Awards

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Fort Langley Journals, 1827-30

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

Awards

1999, Winner - Third Prize, BC Historical Federation Writing Competition

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Talk and Log

Wilderness Politics in British Columbia

A comprehensive account of the rise of the wilderness movement in British Columbia examines the forest industry's political strategies, and analyzes the inner workings of the policy process.

Awards

1998, Short-listed - Donner Prize, Donner Foundation

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Spuzzum

Fraser Canyon Histories 1808-1939

Juxtaposing historical narratives and cultural interpretation, this book explores the history of Spuzzum and the Nlaka'pamux people on the turbulent Fraser River.

Awards

2000, Winner - Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine

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The Limits of Labour

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

Awards

1999, Winner - Clio Award (Prairie Region), Canadian Historical Association

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Death So Noble

Memory, Meaning, and the First World War

This book examines Canada’s collective memory of the First World War through the 1920s and 1930s. It is a cultural history, considering art, music, and literature.

Awards

1998, Winner - Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association

1997, Short-listed - Lionel Gelber Prize, Munk Centre for International Studies (Trinity College)

1998, Winner - Charles P. Stacey Award

1997, Winner - Dafoe Book Prize, J.W. Dafoe Foundation

2000, Commended - Francois-Xavier Garneau Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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Colonizing Bodies

Aboriginal Health and Healing in British Columbia, 1900-50

This detailed but highly readable ethnohistory shows how a pluralistic medical system evolved among Canada’s most populous Aboriginal population.

Awards

1999, Winner - Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association

1999, Winner - Clio Award (British Columbia), Canadian Historical Association

2000, Winner - Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine

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