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Avoiding Armageddon

Canadian Military Strategy and Nuclear Weapons, 1950-1963

UBC Press

An examination of Canadian military thinking on key issues of the nuclear age, such as deterrence, arms control, strategic stability, air defence, and the domestic acquisition of nuclear weapons.

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Tales of Ghosts

First Nations Art in British Columbia, 1922-61

UBC Press

An insightful examination of the complex functions of Northwest Coast art objects produced between 1922 and 1961, and a vital addition to First Nations and Canadian history.

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Game in the Garden

A Human History of Wildlife in Western Canada to 1940

UBC Press

This intriguing book identifies the imaginative use of wild animals in early western society and shows how attitudes to wild animals changed according to subsistence and economic needs and how wildlife helped to determine social relations among people.

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Parties Long Estranged

Canada and Australia in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

A comparative collection of essays that examine different aspects of Canadian-Australian relations throughout the twentieth century.

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Emerging from the Mist

Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History

UBC Press

This book brings together the most recent research on the culture history and archaeology of a region of longstanding anthropological importance, whose complex societies represent the most prominent examples of hunters and gatherers.

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Arizona's War Town

The University of Arizona Press

Few American towns went untouched by World War II, even those in remote corners of the country. During that era, the federal government forever changed the lives of many northern Arizona citizens with the construction of the U.S. Army ordnance depot at Bellemont, ten miles west of Flagstaff. John Westerlund now tells how this ...

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Hunters and Bureaucrats

Power, Knowledge, and Aboriginal-State Relations in the Southwest Yukon

UBC Press

A timely anthropological examination of the effect of land claims settlements and co-management of resources on the Kluane First Nation of the Southwest Yukon.

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The Oriental Question

Consolidating a White Man's Province, 1914-41

UBC Press

Patricia E. Roy continues her study into why British Columbians were historically so opposed to Asian immigration.

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Frigates and Foremasts

The North American Squadron in Nova Scotia Waters 1745-1815

UBC Press

A meticulously researched and groundbreaking study of the activities and motivations of the British Navy on North America’s eastern seabord.

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When Coal Was King

Ladysmith and the Coal-Mining Industry on Vancouver Island

UBC Press

The first scholarly history of the Ladysmith miners, the Great Strike of 1912-1914, and the coalmining industry on Vancouver Island.

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