Canadian Women and the Search for Global Order
Breaking Barriers, Shaping Worlds explores the lives and careers of women, famous and forgotten, who influenced Canada’s place in the world during the twentieth century.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ethnographic Methods for Local Engagement
The Social Life of Standards reveals how political and technical tools for organizing society are developed, applied, subverted, contested, and reassembled as local communities interact with standards created by external forces.
Science, Territory, and State Power in Quebec, 1867–1939
The Government of Natural Resources is a revealing look at how science can extend state power through territorial and environmental transformations.
Constitutional Rights and Métis Community
Bead by Bead lays bare the failure of judicial doctrine and government policy to address Métis rights, and offers constructive insights on ways to advance reconciliation.
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