School Segregation, Anti-Racism, and the Making of Chinese Canadians
By drawing on Chinese sources and perspectives, this book offers an anti-racist history of the 1922-23 Chinese students’ strike in Victoria and Asian exclusion and racism in British Columbia.
Narratives of Contact and Arrival in Constituting Political Community
An exploration of the role of storytelling in community and nation building that disrupts the assumption in many works that indigenous and immigrant identities fall into two separate streams of analysis.
"We like to be free in this country"
This meticulously researched study of the most famous of the Treaty No. 8 communities offers a unique perspective on nation building that challenges the nature of history writing in Canada itself.
Aboriginal and Fur Trade Histories
Scholars from multiple disciplines draw on unique and innovative sources – archaeological and material evidence, personal experience and oral history – to recover Aboriginal and cross-cultural histories and explore new approaches to the past.
Historiography and the Uses of Jacques Cartier
This unique exploration of commemoration and memory traces Jacque Cartier’s evolving image over five centuries to show how changing notions of the past have shaped identity formation and nationalism in English- and French-speaking Canada.
Changing Perspectives on Canada’s Native Pasts
The collection combines essays by prominent senior historians, geographers, and anthropologists with contributions by new voices in these fields, to shed new light on the history of scholarship on Canada’s Aboriginal past.
This inspiring volume elaborates a new inclusive vision of a global and national order and articulates new approaches for protecting, healing, and restoring long-oppressed peoples, and for respecting their cultures and languages.
The Age of the Gods and Emperor Jinmu
This is the first comprehensive study of modern Japanese historians and their relationship to nationalism and how they interpreted ancient myths of their origins.
English-Canadian Women and the Work of History
This engaging collection of essays seeks to create an awareness of the contributions made by women to history and the historical profession from 1870 to 1970 in English Canada.
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