Oral History in the Aftermath of Mass Violence
By challenging the ways that survivors of mass violence are typically understood as either eyewitnesses to history or victims of it, the contributors to this volume ask us to go “beyond testimony” to embrace sustained listening and collaborative research design.
Promoting and Opposing Bilingualism in English-Speaking Canada
So They Want Us to Learn French examines how and why Canadians both embraced and virulently opposed the ideal of personal bilingualism over the past fifty years, detailing and analyzing the strategies that social movements on both sides used to advance their goals.
The Life and Politics of Paul Martin Sr.
Grit examines the remarkable life and political career of Paul Martin Sr., a liberal reformer and cabinet minister from 1945 to 1968, who championed health care and pension rights, new meanings for Canadian citizenship, and internationalism in world affairs.
Animals, Ecologies, and Human Communities in British Columbia
This unconventional history looks at the resettlement of interior British Columbia from the perspective of campaigns to exterminate grasshoppers and wild horses, creatures considered by some to be pests.
Innovation and Adaptation in Canada’s Cold War Army
This book explores how the Canadian Army prepared for the possibility of a Third World War and how its innovations and adaptations laid the groundwork for the evolution of our national army.
An Anthropological Overview
The First Nations of British Columbia is a concise and accessible introduction to histories, cultures, and issues of the First Peoples of BC.
This book describes how a long generation of founding French Canadians shaped the Pacific Northwest.
A History of Changing Ideas
A remarkable volume that makes accessible for the first time and in one place a broad selection of more than 250 years of writing on Northwest Coast Native art.
1960s Labour Unrest, Young Workers, and New Leftists in English Canada
Rebel Youth draws important connections between the stories of young workers and the youth movement in Canada, claiming a central place for labour and class in the legacy of the 1960s.
Charity and State Formation in Hamilton, Ontario, 1846-93
An engaging history of the Ladies Benevolent Society and Hamilton Orphan Asylum and a broad consideration of the ability of women’s charitable work to bridge the nineteenth-century boundaries of public and private spheres.
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