Canadian Nurses at the North China Mission, 1888-1947
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.
Representations of Wage-Earning Women
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.
Canadian Military Nursing and the Second World War
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.”
Changing Perspectives on Canada’s Native Pasts
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.
An Anthropological Survey
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.
Rural History in British Columbia
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.
The Pacific World of George Vancouver
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.
British Maritime Authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846-1890
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.
Game Management and Inuit Rights, 1900-70
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.
From Treaties to Contemporary Times
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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