Canadian History

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Canada’s Global Villagers

CUSO in Development, 1961-86

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An authoritative history of an organization that engaged thousands of young Canadians in the practice and politics of international development.

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Death or Deliverance

Canadian Courts Martial in the Great War

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In this eye-opening account of military law in the Great War, courts martials emerge not as brutal, merciless dispensers of frontline justice but as courts capable of mercy.

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Consuming Modernity

Gendered Behaviour and Consumerism before the Baby Boom

UBC Press

Placing Canada in an international context, this book explores the intersections of gender, modernity, and consumerism from 1919 to 1945.

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Canoe Nation

Nature, Race, and the Making of a Canadian Icon

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An exploration of the canoe and its role in Canadian culture, nature, and colonial past.

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Keeping Canada British

The Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Saskatchewan

UBC Press

This provocative book provides a new interpretation of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Saskatchewan, arguing that it should not be portrayed merely as an irrational outburst of intolerance but as a slightly more extreme version of mainstream opinion that wanted to keep Canada British.

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Wildlife, Conservation, and Conflict in Quebec, 1840-1914

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A revealing look at the origins of modern wildlife conservation in Quebec.

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The Canadian Rangers

A Living History

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A lavishly illustrated history of the Canadian Rangers and their evolving role as defenders and stewards of Canada’s remote regions.

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Photography, Memory, and Refugee Identity

The Voyage of the SS Walnut, 1948

UBC Press

A nuanced look at the relationship between memory and photography as reflected in the experiences of Estonian refugees en route to Canada aboard the SS Walnut in 1948.

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Dispersed but Not Destroyed

A History of the Seventeenth-Century Wendat People

UBC Press

Through the prisms of leadership, women, and power, this book traces the Wendat diaspora beyond a discourse of destruction and into a new world of rejuvenation and hope.

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Where Happiness Dwells

A History of the Dane-zaa First Nations

UBC Press

This innovative blend of oral history and anthropological commentary documents how the Dane-zaa survived and flourished for millennia in northern BC.

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