Alternative Stories of Alberta from the 60s and 70s
With chapters by both scholars and activists, Bucking Conservatism highlights the lasting influence of Alberta’s nonconformists.
Science and Technology in Canadian History
The first major collection of its kind in thirty years, Made Modern explores the role of science and technology in shaping Canadians’ experience of themselves and their place in the modern world.
The Emergence of Consumer Consciousness in English Canada
Buying Happiness explores the different ways that key public thinkers represented, conceptualized, and institutionalized new ideas about consumption, which shaped economic and social policy and influenced behaviour.
Pierre Trudeau, Organized Labour, and the Canadian Social Democratic Left
Challenging interpretations of Pierre Elliott Trudeau as either the founder of a progressive Canada or an unavowed and destructive socialist, this book argues that he was in fact a staunch defender of capitalist values who helped make the country more conservative.
Income Taxation and the Modernization of the Canadian Political Imaginary
The Terrific Engine tells the story of how income taxation effected a profound transformation in the way people talk and think about politics in Canada, and of the energy Canadians invested in taxation's political possibilities.
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