Canadian History

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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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First Nations Sacred Sites in Canada's Courts

UBC Press

This book demonstrates how and why courts have failed to fairly treat First Nations sacred sites, which are under increasing threat worldwide due to state appropriation and insatiable demands on natural resources.

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A Breach of Duty

Fiduciary Obligations and Aboriginal Peoples

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

The government, Guerin, and the golf course: the inside story of the Musqueam people’s 26-year struggle to right the injustice done to them by the federal government in leasing their land as a golf course.

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The Soldiers' General

Bert Hoffmeister at War

UBC Press

A complex, analytical yet accessible portrait of Bert Hoffmeister, who won more awards than any Canadian officer in the Second World War.

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Our Box Was Full

An Ethnography for the Delgamuukw Plaintiffs

UBC Press

Daly explores the central meaning of the notion of land in the determination of Aboriginal rights with particular reference to the landmark Delgamuukw case that occupied the British Columbia courts from 1987 to 1997.

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Hometown Horizons

Local Responses to Canada's Great War

UBC Press

Alive with personal stories, this book considers how people and communities on the Canadian home front perceived the Great War.

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Negotiating Identities in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Montreal

UBC Press

In this illuminating history of Montreal, readers will discover the links between identity, place, and historical moment as they meet vagrant women, sailors in port, unemployed men of the Great Depression, elite families, shopkeepers, reformers, notaries, and social workers.

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Treaty Promises, Indian Reality

Life on a Reserve

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

In a respectful and personal account of his life and the Cowessess people, Harold LeRat, shares the history and many successes of Indian peoples, despite the numerous challenges they faced.

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The Middle Power Project

Canada and the Founding of the United Nations

UBC Press

Based on materials not previously available to Canadian scholars, The Middle Power Project presents a critical reassessment of the traditional and widely accepted account of Canada’s role and interests in the formation of the United Nations.

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Commanding Canadians

The Second World War Diaries of A.F.C. Layard

Edited by Michael Whitby
UBC Press

Commander A.F.C. Layard, RN, wrote almost daily in his diary from 1913 until 1947. The pivotal 1943-45 years of this edited volume offer an extraordinarily full and honest chronicle, revealing Layard’s preoccupations, both with the daily details and with the strain and responsibility of wartime command at sea.

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