Canadian History

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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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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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