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The Triumph of Citizenship

The Japanese and Chinese in Canada, 1941-67

UBC Press

This final volume to Patricia E. Roy's pivotal trilogy exploring racial discrimination against Chinese- and Japanese-Canadians examines the removal of all Japanese-Canadians from the BC coast during WWII, while Chinese-Canadians gained the right to vote in 1947.

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The Archive of Place

Unearthing the Pasts of the Chilcotin Plateau

UBC Press

Weaves together a series of narratives about environmental history in British Columbia’s Chilcotin Plateau.

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Myth and Memory

Stories of Indigenous-European Contact

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Alliance and Illusion

Canada and the World, 1945-1984

UBC Press

This is the definitive assessment of the domestic and international aspects of Canadian foreign policy in the modern era.

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Be of Good Mind

Essays on the Coast Salish

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People, Politics, and Child Welfare in British Columbia

UBC Press

Contributors contemplate the evolution of child protection policy and practice in BC, addressing political influences on structural arrangements, cultural traditions of First Nations clients, and establishing community control over services.

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The Manly Modern

Masculinity in Postwar Canada

UBC Press

Through a series of case studies covering such diverse subjects as car culture, mountaineering, war veterans, murder trials, and a bridge collapse, Christopher Dummitt argues that the very idea of what it meant to be modern was gendered.

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Clio's Warriors

Canadian Historians and the Writing of the World Wars

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Acclaimed historian and author Tim Cook (At the Sharp End) analyses where the practice of academic military history has come from and where it needs to go.

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The Culture of Hunting in Canada

UBC Press

From hunting ethics to animal rights to tensions between hunting sub-groups, this towering collection of essays address important historical and contemporary issues regarding the culture and practice of hunting.

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Betrayed

Scandal, Politics, and Canadian Naval Leadership

UBC Press

This fascinating investigation into the machinations of a divided navy tackles important questions of military professionalism, leadership, and identity.

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“Here Is Hell”

Canada's Engagement in Somalia

UBC Press

One of the first scholarly examinations of the Somalia operation, this book will undoubtedly play a seminal role in informing further scholarly debate on this important period in Canada’s military and diplomatic past.

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Nutrition Policy in Canada, 1870-1939

UBC Press

Examines the beginnings and early evolution of nutrition policy developments in Canada from the late nineteenth century to the beginning of the Second World War.

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Canada and the British World

Culture, Migration, and Identity

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Historicizing Canadian Anthropology

UBC Press

The first significant examination of the historical development of anthropological study addresses key issues in the evolution of the discipline.

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The Other Quiet Revolution

National Identities in English Canada, 1945-71

UBC Press

José Igartua traces the under-examined cultural transformation of English-speaking Canada woven through key developments in the formation of Canadian nationhood, from the 1946 Citizenship Act to the federal multiculturalism policy in 1971.

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Good Intentions Gone Awry

Emma Crosby and the Methodist Mission on the Northwest Coast

UBC Press

Presents the letters of Emma Crosby, wife of the well-known Methodist missionary Thomas Crosby, who came to Fort Simpson, near present-day Prince Rupert, in 1874 to set up a mission among the Tsimshian people.

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A History of Migration from Germany to Canada, 1850-1939

UBC Press

Considers why Germans left their home country, why they chose to settle in Canada, who assisted their passage, and how they crossed the ocean to their new home, as well as how the Canadian government perceived and solicited them as immigrants.

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Unsettling Encounters

First Nations Imagery in the Art of Emily Carr

UBC Press

Featuring almost 300 illustrations, including 90 colour plates, Unsettling Encounters reconstructs a neglected aspect of Carr’s art and is a fresh assessment of her significance as a leading figure in early 20th-century modernism.

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Obstructed Labour

Race and Gender in the Re-Emergence of Midwifery

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