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On the Art of Being Canadian

UBC Press

Drawing on a wealth of artistic expression, this book explores how the arts and artists have shaped Canadian national identity.

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Unions, Equity, and the Path to Renewal

UBC Press

This feminist analysis of union renewal strategies suggests that equity is the way to reposition organized labour as a central institution in workers’ lives.

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Treaty Talks in British Columbia, Third Edition

Building a New Relationship

UBC Press

This third edition of a classic brings readers up to date on treaty negotiations in British Columbia and is a valuable resource for those interested in the treaty process both in BC and Canada.

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Fire and the Full Moon

Canada and Indonesia in a Decolonizing World

UBC Press

Fire and the Full Moon reassesses Canada’s postwar foreign policy objectives and national image through the gulf between rhetoric and reality in Canada’s response to decolonization in Indonesia and the Global South.

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Home Is the Hunter

The James Bay Cree and Their Land

UBC Press

The James Bay Cree lived in relative isolation until 1970, when Northern Quebec was swept up in the political and cultural changes of the Quiet Revolution. Home Is the Hunter presents the historical, environmental, and cultural context from which this recent story grows.

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From Rights to Needs

A History of Family Allowances in Canada, 1929-92

UBC Press

This comprehensive exploration of the origins and development of family allowances offers inventive insights into Canada’s welfare state and social policy over the past half century.

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A History of Domestic Space

Privacy and the Canadian Home

UBC Press

Peter Ward looks at how spaces in the Canadian home have changed over the last three centuries, and how family and social relationships have shaped – and been shaped by – these changing spaces.

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Finding Dahshaa

Self-Government, Social Suffering, and Aboriginal Policy in Canada

UBC Press

Based on case studies of three self-government negotiations in the Northwest Territories, Finding Dahshaa is the first ethnographic study of the negotiation of self-government in Canada.

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Becoming British Columbia

A Population History

UBC Press

Becoming British Columbia investigates critical moments in the demographic record of British Columbia, including catastrophic epidemics, immigrant rushes, forced migrations, the fertility transition, and the baby boom, in an accessible yet scholarly and provocative way.

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In Mixed Company

Taverns and Public Life in Upper Canada

UBC Press

A fascinating exploration of the tavern as a significant and fluid social space in colonial Canada.

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Negotiating the Numbered Treaties

An Intellectual and Political History of Alexander Morris

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

The story of the prairie treaties and Alexander Morris, a man who embraced a larger concept of nationhood and the role of First Nations in the expansion of Canada.

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The Technological Imperative in Canada

An Intellectual History

UBC Press

This highly original, seminal study of Canadian theorists of technology and morality shows that Canadian thinkers were not only original and intellectually au courant but also engaging and insightful.

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Becoming Native in a Foreign Land

Sport, Visual Culture, and Identity in Montreal, 1840-85

UBC Press

This richly illustrated book shows how English-speaking colonists in Montreal appropriated French Canadian and indigenous sports traditions to forge a new, “Canadian” identity, which marginalized French Canadians and Aboriginal peoples in their own land.

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Canada's Voice

The Public Life of John Wendell Holmes

UBC Press

Canada’s Voice is the first comprehensive biography of a diplomat and scholar who shaped foreign policy during Canada’s golden age as a middle power.

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Colonial Proximities

Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths in British Columbia, 1871-1921

UBC Press

Colonial Proximities traces the encounters between aboriginal peoples, mixed-race populations, Chinese migrants, and Europeans in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century British Columbia.

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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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Cautious Beginnings

Canadian Foreign Intelligence, 1939-51

UBC Press

A convincing portrait of Canada's active role in Second World War intelligence gathering.

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Contradictory Impulses

Canada and Japan in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

Contradictory Impulses is a comprehensive study of the social, political, and economic interactions between Canada and Japan from the late nineteenth century until today.

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