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Uprooted

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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Voices Raised in Protest

Defending North American Citizens of Japanese Ancestry, 1942-49

UBC Press
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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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Captain Alex MacLean

Jack London's Sea Wolf

UBC Press

Sealing wars and maritime history are brought into focus in this vivid account of the life of the Alex MacLean, the inspiration for Jack London's Sea-Wolf.

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The Borders Within

The University of Arizona Press

Throughout its history, the nation that is now called the United States has been inextricably entwined with the nation now called Mexico. Indeed, their indigenous peoples interacted long before borders of any kind were established. Today, though, the border between the two nations is so prominent that it is front-page news in both countries.

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The Borders Within

The University of Arizona Press

Throughout its history, the nation that is now called the United States has been inextricably entwined with the nation now called Mexico. Indeed, their indigenous peoples interacted long before borders of any kind were established. Today, though, the border between the two nations is so prominent that it is front-page news in both countries.

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