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Finding Dahshaa

Self-Government, Social Suffering, and Aboriginal Policy in Canada

UBC Press

Based on case studies of three self-government negotiations in the Northwest Territories, Finding Dahshaa is the first ethnographic study of the negotiation of self-government in Canada.

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Becoming British Columbia

A Population History

UBC Press

Becoming British Columbia investigates critical moments in the demographic record of British Columbia, including catastrophic epidemics, immigrant rushes, forced migrations, the fertility transition, and the baby boom, in an accessible yet scholarly and provocative way.

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In Mixed Company

Taverns and Public Life in Upper Canada

UBC Press

A fascinating exploration of the tavern as a significant and fluid social space in colonial Canada.

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Fire and the Full Moon

Canada and Indonesia in a Decolonizing World

UBC Press

Fire and the Full Moon reassesses Canada’s postwar foreign policy objectives and national image through the gulf between rhetoric and reality in Canada’s response to decolonization in Indonesia and the Global South.

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Treaty Talks in British Columbia, Third Edition

Building a New Relationship

UBC Press

This third edition of a classic brings readers up to date on treaty negotiations in British Columbia and is a valuable resource for those interested in the treaty process both in BC and Canada.

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Unions, Equity, and the Path to Renewal

UBC Press

This feminist analysis of union renewal strategies suggests that equity is the way to reposition organized labour as a central institution in workers’ lives.

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On the Art of Being Canadian

UBC Press

Drawing on a wealth of artistic expression, this book explores how the arts and artists have shaped Canadian national identity.

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Writing British Columbia History, 1784-1958

UBC Press

This sweeping exploration of history writing in British Columbia shows how historians helped to construct Canada's settler society.

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The Canadian War on Queers

National Security as Sexual Regulation

UBC Press

The Canadian War on Queers shows how the Canadian state used the ideology of national security to wage war on gays and lesbians.

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The Politics of Procurement

Military Acquisition in Canada and the Sea King Helicopter

UBC Press

A history of failed attempts to replace the Sea King maritime helicopter reveals the political nature and shortcomings of the Canadian defence procurement process.

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Sensing Changes

Technologies, Environments, and the Everyday, 1953-2003

UBC Press

These narratives about state-driven megaprojects and technological and regulatory changes reveal how humans make sense of their world in the face of rapid environmental change.

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Canada, the Congo Crisis, and UN Peacekeeping, 1960-64

UBC Press

Canada, the Congo Crisis, and UN Peacekeeping, 1960-64 reveals the complex web of influences that shaped Canada’s relationship with Africa and its involvement in UN peacekeeping.

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Pearson's Peacekeepers

Canada and the United Nations Emergency Force, 1956-67

UBC Press

Pearson’s Peacekeepers describes Canada’s role in the first peacekeeping effort mounted by the UN and uncovers realities, and challenges, that lie beneath the myth of Canada’s peacekeeping mission.

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Urbanizing Frontiers

Indigenous Peoples and Settlers in 19th-Century Pacific Rim Cities

UBC Press

This book explores the lives of Indigenous peoples and settlers and compares the emergence of racial boundaries in two Pacific Rim cities – Victoria, British Columbia, and Melbourne, Australia.

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The Hero and the Historians

Historiography and the Uses of Jacques Cartier

UBC Press

This unique exploration of commemoration and memory traces Jacque Cartier’s evolving image over five centuries to show how changing notions of the past have shaped identity formation and nationalism in English- and French-speaking Canada.

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One of the Family

Metis Culture in Nineteenth-Century Northwestern Saskatchewan

UBC Press

Employs a sophisticated theoretical framework and diverse sources to trace the birth and growth of a Metis community in northern Saskatchewan.

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The British Columbia Court of Appeal

The First Hundred Years

UBC Press

An authoritative history of British Columbia’s highest court.

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Veterans with a Vision

Canada’s War Blinded in Peace and War

UBC Press

Illuminates the challenges faced by Canada’s war-blinded veterans and outlines the history of the Sir Arthur Pearson Association of War Blinded, an advocacy group for all Canadian veterans and blind citizens.

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Awfully Devoted Women

Lesbian Lives in Canada, 1900-65

UBC Press

This intimate study of the lives of middle-class lesbians who came of age before the gay rights movement unveils a previously unknown world of private relationships, discreet social networks, and love.

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Aboriginal Title and Indigenous Peoples

Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

UBC Press

Offers a perspective on Aboriginal title and land rights that extends beyond national borders and the contemporary context to consider historical developments in common law countries.

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