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Healing Henan

Canadian Nurses at the North China Mission, 1888-1947

UBC Press

Set against a backdrop of war and revolution, this book brings sixty years of missionary nursing out of the shadows by examining how Canadian nurses shaped health care in the province of Henan and how China, in turn, influenced the nature of missionary nursing.

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Creating a Modern Countryside

Liberalism and Land Resettlement in British Columbia

UBC Press
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Guarding the Gates

The Canadian Labour Movement and Immigration, 1872-1934

UBC Press

A pioneering study of Canadian labour leaders’ approach to immigration from the 1870s to the Great Depression.

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Domestic Reforms

Political Visions and Family Regulation in British Columbia, 1862-1940

UBC Press
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Working Girls in the West

Representations of Wage-Earning Women

UBC Press

Examining the eager debate that followed women into the paid workforce in the early twentieth century, this volume uncovers the “working girl” heroines of western Canada’s poetry, prose, and fiction.

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An Officer and a Lady

Canadian Military Nursing and the Second World War

UBC Press

Cynthia Toman analyzes how gender, war, and medical technology intersected to create a legitimate role for women in the masculine environment of the military and explores the incongruous expectations placed on military nurses as “officers and ladies.”

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Let Right Be Done

Aboriginal Title, the Calder Case, and the Future of Indigenous Rights

UBC Press
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New Histories for Old

Changing Perspectives on Canada’s Native Pasts

UBC Press

The collection combines essays by prominent senior historians, geographers, and anthropologists with contributions by new voices in these fields, to shed new light on the history of scholarship on Canada’s Aboriginal past.

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Creating Postwar Canada

Community, Diversity, and Dissent, 1945-75

UBC Press
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First Nations of British Columbia, Second Edition, The

An Anthropological Survey

UBC Press

A concise and accessible overview of First Nations cultures and issues in the province, this book familiarizes readers with the history, diversity, and complexity of First Nations to provide a context for contemporary concerns and initiatives.

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Hunting for Empire

Narratives of Sport in Rupert's Land, 1840-70

UBC Press

Offers a fresh cultural history of sport and imperialism. focusing on nineteenth-century British big-game hunting and exploration narratives from the western interior of Rupert’s Land.

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Beyond the City Limits

Rural History in British Columbia

Edited by R.W. Sandwell
UBC Press

This wide-ranging collection draws together a distinguished group of contributors to discuss Aboriginal-White settler relations on Vancouver Island, pimping and violence in northern BC, and the triumph of the coddling moth over Okanagan orchardists.

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Strangers in Blood

Fur Trade Company Families in Indian Country

UBC Press

The experience of these conscientious objectors offers insight into evolving attitudes about the rights and responsibilities of citizenship during a key period of Canadian nation building.

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From Maps to Metaphors

The Pacific World of George Vancouver

UBC Press

Now available in paperback for the first time, From Maps to Metaphors, the classic on Vancouver's voyage, illuminates the European and Native experience of the “discovery” of the Pacific coast.

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Gunboat Frontier

British Maritime Authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846-1890

UBC Press

Gunboat Frontier presents a different interpretation of Indian-white relations in nineteenth-century British Columbia, focusing on the interaction of West Coast Indians with British law and authority.

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Kiumajut (Talking Back)

Game Management and Inuit Rights, 1900-70

UBC Press

Examines Inuit relations with the Canadian state, with a particular focus on regulating Inuit based on government animal counting methods, and the emerging regime of government intervention.

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Cree Narrative Memory

From Treaties to Contemporary Times

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Drawing upon the narrative memory of his family from the James Smith and Sandy Lake reserves in Saskatchewan, Neal McLeod gives a narrative history of the determination and adaptability of Plains Cree.

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The Ermatingers

A 19th-Century Ojibwa-Canadian Family

UBC Press

An exciting story that contributes to our understanding of Indian and European biculturalism, through the story of fur trader Charles Ermatinger, his Obijwa wife, Mananowe, and their three sons.

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Battle Grounds

The Canadian Military and Aboriginal Lands

UBC Press
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