Historiography

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New Histories for Old

Changing Perspectives on Canada’s Native Pasts

UBC Press

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.

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Writing British Columbia History, 1784-1958

UBC Press

This sweeping exploration of history writing in British Columbia shows how historians helped to construct Canada's settler society.

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The Hero and the Historians

Historiography and the Uses of Jacques Cartier

UBC Press

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.

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Gathering Places

Aboriginal and Fur Trade Histories

UBC Press

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.

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Fort Chipewyan and the Shaping of Canadian History, 1788-1920s

"We like to be free in this country"

UBC Press

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.

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Storied Communities

Narratives of Contact and Arrival in Constituting Political Community

UBC Press

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.

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