Social History

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Icon, Brand, Myth

The Calgary Stampede

Edited by Max Foran
Athabasca University Press

An investigation of the meanings and iconography of the Stampede, an invented tradition that takes over the city of Calgary for 10 days every July.

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Voices Raised in Protest

Defending North American Citizens of Japanese Ancestry, 1942-49

UBC Press
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The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

UBC Press

Some 80,000 British children - many of them under the age of ten - were shipped from Britain to Canada in the 50 years following Confederation in 1867. How did this come about?

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Working Girls in the West

Representations of Wage-Earning Women

UBC Press

Examining the eager debate that followed women into the paid workforce in the early twentieth century, this volume uncovers the “working girl” heroines of western Canada’s poetry, prose, and fiction.

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Creating Postwar Canada

Community, Diversity, and Dissent, 1945-75

UBC Press
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Strangers in Blood

Fur Trade Company Families in Indian Country

UBC Press

The experience of these conscientious objectors offers insight into evolving attitudes about the rights and responsibilities of citizenship during a key period of Canadian nation building.

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