Social History

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The Klondike Stampede

UBC Press

This classic in Yukon gold rush literature was originally published in 1900 and has long been out of print.

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Roaring Days

Rossland's Mines and the History of British Columbia

UBC Press

This lively history of mining in Rossland, British Columbia brings to life the unique individuals who built a bustling town out of the wilderness.

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Making Vancouver

Class, Status, and Social Boundaries, 1863-1913

UBC Press

Explores social relationships in Vancouver from 1863 to 1913.

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The Emergence of Social Security in Canada

Third Edition

UBC Press

The first and most detailed history of Canadian social security from colonial times to the present, The Emergence of Social Security in Canada has become a standard text in social work and related courses in post-secondary institutions across Canada, since its publication in 1980.

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Creating Historical Memory

English-Canadian Women and the Work of History

UBC Press

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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Gamblers and Dreamers

Women, Men, and Community in the Klondike

UBC Press

Gamblers and Dreamers tackles some of the myths about the history of the North in the era of the gold rush.

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