Reforming the Penitentiary in Nineteenth-Century Canada
Tracing the rise and evolution of Canadian penitentiaries in the nineteenth century, this book examines the concepts of criminality and rehabilitation, the role of labour in penal regimes, and the problem of violence.
Adventures of a Canadian Communist
Bert Whyte’s fascinating memoir of life as an underground historical rogue who spent 40 years navigating left-wing politics and communism in Canada.
New Perspectives on an Imagined “Region”
The West and Beyond evaluates and appraises the state of Western Canadian history to chart new directions for the future, and stimulate further interrogations of our past.
From the Study of Canada to Canadian Studies
In this comprehensive examination of a culture, Dirk Hoerder looks at the history of Canadian studies from sociological and political angles, and the changes to the discipline as more ethnicities are added to the cultural story of Canada.
The Biography of Marie-Louise Bouchard Labelle
The biography of Marie-Louise Bouchard Labelle tells of a young Canadian woman of humble background who, at the turn of the 20th century, discovers love with the priest of her village.
Indigenous communities in Western Canada, 1877-1927
This book explores the means used by government officials, police officers, church representatives, and ordinary settlers to facilitate and justify colonization, their effects on Indigenous economic, political, social, and spiritual lives, and how they were resisted.
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