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Born with a Copper Spoon

A Global History of Copper, 1830-1980

UBC Press

Born with a Copper Spoon tells the fascinating and far-reaching story of one of the world’s most important metals.

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Revival and Change

The 1957 and 1958 Diefenbaker Elections

UBC Press

Revival and Change is a compelling account of the elections, accomplishments, challenges, failures, and ultimate end of the Diefenbaker era.

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Our Long Struggle for Home

The Ipperwash Story

By Aazhoodenaang Enjibaajig
UBC Press, On Point Press

In this disquieting story of broken promises and thwarted justice, the Anishinaabe of Stoney Point tell of the long struggle to reclaim their ancestral homeland, both before and after the Ipperwash crisis.

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Unstable Properties

Aboriginal Title and the Claim of British Columbia

UBC Press

Unstable Properties convincingly argues that the so-called land question in British Columbia cannot be resolved without understanding the fundamentally unstable ideological foundation of land and title arrangements on which the province rests.

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People, Politics, and Purpose

Biography and Canadian Political History

UBC Press

People, Politics, and Purpose investigates the roles and reputations of a wide array of political actors, offering insight into Canada’s place in the world and stimulating fresh thinking about political biography.

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Making Muskoka

Tourism, Rural Identity, and Sustainability, 1870–1920

By Andrew Watson; Foreword by Graeme Wynn
UBC Press

Making Muskoka traces the first decades of Muskoka’s transformation from Indigenous homeland to a part-time playground for tourists and cottagers, and uncovers the consequences for those who lived there year round.

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What Nudism Exposes

An Unconventional History of Postwar Canada

UBC Press

What Nudism Exposes offers a convincing new perspective on postwar Canada by revealing how nudist clubs navigated the social and cultural changes of the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s.

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Lessons in Legitimacy

Colonialism, Capitalism, and the Rise of State Schooling in British Columbia

UBC Press

Lessons in Legitimacy examines the relationship between settler capitalism, state schooling, and the making of British Columbia.

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Frontier Fieldwork

Building a Nation in China’s Borderlands, 1919–45

UBC Press

Frontier Fieldwork exposes the transformative power that early-twentieth-century fieldwork had in placing the Sino-Tibetan borderlands at the centre of China’s nation-making process and race to modernity.

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A Cooperative Disagreement

Canada-United States Relations and Revolutionary Cuba, 1959–93

UBC Press

Agree to disagree? A Cooperative Disagreement demonstrates how Canada and the United States – neighbours by geography and close allies by design – successfully kept their differences over revolutionary Cuba from permanently damaging their relationship.

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