Canadian History

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Tsawalk

A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview

UBC Press

This book explores the Nuu-chah-nulth understanding of the universe as an integrated and orderly whole, providing a viable theoretical alternative that both complements and expands the view of reality presented by Western science.

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The Red Man's on the Warpath

The Image of the "Indian" and the Second World War

UBC Press

This book explores how wartime symbolism and imagery propelled the “Indian problem” onto the national agenda, and why assimilation remained the goal of post-war Canadian Indian policy – even though the war required that it be rationalized in new ways.

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Northern Exposures

Photographing and Filming the Canadian North, 1920-45

UBC Press

Illustrated throughout with archival photographs, this book examines the photographic and film practice of the Canadian government, the Anglican Church of Canada, and the Hudson’s Bay Company, the three major colonial institutions involved in the arctic and sub-arctic.

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Fight or Pay

Soldiers' Families in the Great War

UBC Press

In Fight or Pay, Desmond Morton turns his eye to the stories of those who paid in lieu of fighting – the wives, mothers, and families left behind when soldiers went to war.

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Selling British Columbia

Tourism and Consumer Culture, 1890-1970

UBC Press

An entertaining and illustrated account of the development of BC's tourist industry between 1890 and 1970, examining how BC’s history of colonialism was deftly marketed to potential tourists.

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Dominion and the Rising Sun

Canada Encounters Japan, 1929-1941

UBC Press
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From UI to EI

Waging War on the Welfare State

UBC Press

From UI to EI examines the history of Canada’s unemployment insurance system and the rights it grants to the unemployed.

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Canada and the End of Empire

Edited by Phillip Buckner
UBC Press

This collection deals with a neglected subject in post-Confederation Canadian history – the implications to Canada and Canadians of British decolonization and the end of empire.

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Imagining Difference

Legend, Curse, and Spectacle in a Canadian Mining Town

UBC Press

An ethnography about historical and contemporary ideas of human difference expressed by residents of Fernie, BC, a coal-mining town transforming into an international ski resort.

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The Heiress vs the Establishment

Mrs. Campbell's Campaign for Legal Justice

UBC Press

A rare first-person account of Canada’s early twentieth century legal system, this books retells the Mrs. Campbell fourteen-year-battle with the Ontario legal establishment to claim her mother’s estate.

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