Regional Studies

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Birds of Ontario: Habitat Requirements, Limiting Factors, and Status

Volume 2–Nonpasserines: Shorebirds through Woodpeckers

By Al Sandilands; Illustrated by Ross James
UBC Press

This volume and its predecessor condense the vast amount of literature on the nonpasserines of Ontario into a compact reference manual that will be essential to biologists, environmental planners, and serious birders.

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Asian Religions in British Columbia

UBC Press

This path-breaking book offers the first comprehensive, comparative examination of Asian religions in British Columbia. Its insightful and accessible community accounts offer intimate portraits of local religious groups, including Hindus and Sikhs from South Asia; Buddhist organizations from Southeast Asia; and Tibetan, Japanese, and Chinese religions from East and Central Asia.

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Inuit Education and Schools in the Eastern Arctic

UBC Press

The first history of educational policy, practice, and decision making in the Eastern Arctic, now Nunavut.

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No need of a chief for this band

The Maritime Mi'kmaq and Federal Electoral Legislation, 1899-1951

UBC Press

A nuanced account of Ottawa’s failed attempt to replace Mi’kmaw political culture with Euro-Canadian political values and structures.

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Managed Annihilation

An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse

UBC Press

By examining one of the largest natural resource management failures of the twentieth century – the collapse of the Newfoundland cod fishery – this book seeks to understand the history of, and possible alternatives to, managerial responses to environmental issues.

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Speaking for a Long Time

Public Space and Social Memory in Vancouver

UBC Press

This vivid account of the creation of three public monuments in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside offers unique insights into the links between power, public space, and social memory and asks us to reconsider the nature and role of civic art.

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Transnational Yearnings

Tourism, Migration, and the Diasporic City

UBC Press

By exploring circuits of migration and personal exchange between Toronto and Jamaica, this book maps a new way to look at postcolonial contact zones and transnational migration.

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The Business of Women

Marriage, Family, and Entrepreneurship in British Columbia, 1901-51

UBC Press

A groundbreaking study of women entrepreneurs in early twentieth-century British Columbia.

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The British Columbia Court of Appeal

The First Hundred Years

UBC Press

An authoritative history of British Columbia’s highest court.

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One of the Family

Metis Culture in Nineteenth-Century Northwestern Saskatchewan

UBC Press

Employs a sophisticated theoretical framework and diverse sources to trace the birth and growth of a Metis community in northern Saskatchewan.

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