Food, Agriculture, and Change in the Holland Marsh
From Dismal Swamp to Smiling Farms reveals how some of the most profitable farmland in Canada has been shaped, and ultimately imperilled, by liberal notions of progress and nature.
Reflections on Settler Colonialism in Canada
In this beautifully crafted and written volume, Canada’s preeminent historical geographer traces how Canada’s geographical limitations have shaped the nature of its settler societies – from first contacts, to dispossession, to our current age of reconciliation.
Movements and Influences in Québec and Italy, 1960–80
Frontiers of Feminism shines new light on the recent history of feminist movements, using the examples of Italy and Québec to bring an international perspective to major themes, strategies, and modes of organizing.
Courage, Grief, and Strength in Canada's Great War
Portraits of Battle combines biography and history to offer a nuanced perspective on the complex legacy of the Great War, as told through the stories of those who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.
The Fight for Living Wage Work in Canada
Rising Up shows how living wage movements have transformed, or are campaigning to transform, labour policy in Canada and stimulated broader public debate about income and social inequality.
New Directions in Contemporary Métis Studies
In A People and a Nation, the authors, most of whom are themselves Metis, offer readers a set of lenses through which to consider the complexity of historical and contemporary Métis nationhood and peoplehood.
The Times and Life of Mary Ellen Spear Smith
This authoritative biography of Mary Ellen Smith (1863–1933) – British Columbia’s first female MLA, the British Empire’s first female cabinet minister, and a BC suffragist – recovers from obscurity an audacious but imperfect champion in the struggle for greater democracy in early twentieth-century Canada.
Reshaping Landscape and Community in Canada’s Maritime Marshlands
Against the Tides tells the compelling story of the rehabilitation of the Maritime marshlands, a project that reshaped not only the landscape of the Bay of Fundy region but the communities that depended on it.
Indian and Pakistani Transnational Households in Canada
The first study of Gulf South Asians in Canada, Twice Migrated, Twice Displaced reveals the impact of discriminatory labour markets, precarious work, and transnational family relationships on Gulf South Asians in Canada.
Building Community in Vancouver
Neighbourhood Houses documents how the neighbourhood house model, a century-old type of community organization, can help overcome isolation in urban neighbourhoods by creating welcoming places.
Landmark Cases in Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law, 1894-1937
Debt and Federalism is the first complete account of the Canadian federal bankruptcy and insolvency power, showing how four landmark cases form the bedrock of the modern bankruptcy system.
Indigenous Activism, Colonial Legacies, and Photographic Heritage
Adjusting the Lens explores and celebrates decolonizing strategies and practices that confront the ways the photographic record of Indigenous peoples has been shaped by the colonial imagination.
Insights from Indonesia
Globalization, Poverty, and Income Inequality uses diverse empirical approaches to reveal the sometimes unexpected effects of trade and globalization on poverty and inequality.
Indigenous and Settler Visions of Treaty Making in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia
To Share, Not Surrender presents multiple views and lived experience of the treaty-making process and its repercussions in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, and publishes, for the first time, the Vancouver Island Treaties in First Nations languages.
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