Canadian History

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The Manly Modern

Masculinity in Postwar Canada

UBC Press

Through a series of case studies covering such diverse subjects as car culture, mountaineering, war veterans, murder trials, and a bridge collapse, Christopher Dummitt argues that the very idea of what it meant to be modern was gendered.

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People, Politics, and Child Welfare in British Columbia

UBC Press

Contributors contemplate the evolution of child protection policy and practice in BC, addressing political influences on structural arrangements, cultural traditions of First Nations clients, and establishing community control over services.

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Alliance and Illusion

Canada and the World, 1945-1984

UBC Press

This is the definitive assessment of the domestic and international aspects of Canadian foreign policy in the modern era.

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Be of Good Mind

Essays on the Coast Salish

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The Archive of Place

Unearthing the Pasts of the Chilcotin Plateau

UBC Press

Weaves together a series of narratives about environmental history in British Columbia’s Chilcotin Plateau.

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Myth and Memory

Stories of Indigenous-European Contact

Edited by Graham Brazier
UBC Press
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The Triumph of Citizenship

The Japanese and Chinese in Canada, 1941-67

UBC Press

This final volume to Patricia E. Roy's pivotal trilogy exploring racial discrimination against Chinese- and Japanese-Canadians examines the removal of all Japanese-Canadians from the BC coast during WWII, while Chinese-Canadians gained the right to vote in 1947.

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Battle Grounds

The Canadian Military and Aboriginal Lands

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The Ermatingers

A 19th-Century Ojibwa-Canadian Family

UBC Press

An exciting story that contributes to our understanding of Indian and European biculturalism, through the story of fur trader Charles Ermatinger, his Obijwa wife, Mananowe, and their three sons.

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