Canadian History

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Cold War Fighters

Canadian Aircraft Procurement, 1945-54

UBC Press

In detailing the complexities of buying fighter aircrafts for the RCAF in the early years of the Cold War, Wakelam also sheds light on contemporary procurement issues.

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Fractured Homeland

Federal Recognition and Algonquin Identity in Ontario

UBC Press

An examination of the struggle for identity and nationhood among non-status Algonquin during the negotiation of a major comprehensive land claim.

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Labour Goes to War

The CIO and the Construction of a New Social Order, 1939-45

UBC Press

This book examines the explosive growth of the CIO in Canada during the Second World War, showing how cultural as well as economic forces were at work in the gritty work of union organizing.

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With Friends Like These

Entangled Nationalisms and the Canada-Quebec-France Triangle, 1944-1970

UBC Press

Reveals the underlying forces that shaped postwar conflict and cooperation in the Canada-Quebec-France triangle.

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Epidemic Encounters

Influenza, Society, and Culture in Canada, 1918-20

UBC Press

A multidisciplinary exploration of Canada’s experience of illness and death during the 1918-20 influenza pandemic.

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City of Order

Crime and Society in Halifax, 1918-35

UBC Press

A groundbreaking exploration of the causes and consequences of Halifax’s tough-on-crime measures in the interwar era.

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People of the Middle Fraser Canyon

An Archaeological History

UBC Press

The first synthesis of the archaeological and ethnological evidence pertaining to the St’át’imc or Upper Lillooet people of the Mid-Fraser Canyon.

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Becoming Multicultural

Immigration and the Politics of Membership in Canada and Germany

UBC Press

This book demonstrates how global human rights norms intersected with domestic political identities and institutions to transform Canada and Germany into diverse multicultural societies in the second half of the twentieth century.

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Prophetic Identities

Indigenous Missionaries on British Colonial Frontiers, 1850-75

UBC Press

An exploration of how two missionaries in southern Africa and western Canada used their faith and ties to Britain to rearticulate the meaning of indigeneity.

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Try to Control Yourself

The Regulation of Public Drinking in Post-Prohibition Ontario, 1927-44

UBC Press

A fascinating history that challenges common assumptions of how the Ontario government attempted to regulate licensed public drinking after the repeal of prohibition.

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