Canadian History

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Private Women and the Public Good

Charity and State Formation in Hamilton, Ontario, 1846-93

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An engaging history of the Ladies Benevolent Society and Hamilton Orphan Asylum and a broad consideration of the ability of women’s charitable work to bridge the nineteenth-century boundaries of public and private spheres.

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Equality Deferred

Sex Discrimination and British Columbia’s Human Rights State, 1953-84

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A history of human rights law in Canada, with a focus on sex discrimination in British Columbia.

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Oral History at the Crossroads

Sharing Life Stories of Survival and Displacement

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Drawing on a collaborative research project, this book provides an alternative model for how oral and public histories should be recorded and curated.

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According to Baba

A Collaborative Oral History of Sudbury’s Ukrainian Community

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This book employs new and critical approaches to oral history to write an insightful and deeply personal history of Sudbury’s Ukrainian community between 1901 and 1939.

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Negotiating a River

Canada, the US, and the Creation of the St. Lawrence Seaway

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A revealing look at the planning and building of the St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project -- a megaproject that had a profound impact on North American history.

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Unlikely Diplomats

The Canadian Brigade in Germany, 1951-64

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An original and critical account of the evolution of the Canadian Army and Canada’s relationship with NATO in the Cold War era.

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Feminist History in Canada

New Essays on Women, Gender, Work, and Nation

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This new collection of original research demonstrates the continued relevance of the feminist history project in Canada.

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A National Force

The Evolution of Canada’s Army, 1950-2000

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A groundbreaking reassessment of when, and why, Canada’s army broke away from its British imperial roots to become a truly national force.

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A Small Price to Pay

Consumer Culture on the Canadian Home Front, 1939-45

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A long-overdue challenge to the commonplace assumption that the Second World War was a period of consumer austerity in Canada.

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Building Sanctuary

The Movement to Support Vietnam War Resisters in Canada, 1965-73

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This book brings to light the activities and influence of the anti-draft groups that sprang up to build support for American Vietnam war resisters in Canada.

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