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States of Nature

Conserving Canada's Wildlife in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

This multi-award-winning book is one of the first to trace the development of Canadian wildlife conservation from its social, political, and historical roots.

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Obstructed Labour

Race and Gender in the Re-Emergence of Midwifery

UBC Press
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Unsettling Encounters

First Nations Imagery in the Art of Emily Carr

UBC Press

Featuring almost 300 illustrations, including 90 colour plates, Unsettling Encounters reconstructs a neglected aspect of Carr’s art and is a fresh assessment of her significance as a leading figure in early 20th-century modernism.

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A History of Migration from Germany to Canada, 1850-1939

UBC Press

Considers why Germans left their home country, why they chose to settle in Canada, who assisted their passage, and how they crossed the ocean to their new home, as well as how the Canadian government perceived and solicited them as immigrants.

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Good Intentions Gone Awry

Emma Crosby and the Methodist Mission on the Northwest Coast

UBC Press

Presents the letters of Emma Crosby, wife of the well-known Methodist missionary Thomas Crosby, who came to Fort Simpson, near present-day Prince Rupert, in 1874 to set up a mission among the Tsimshian people.

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The Other Quiet Revolution

National Identities in English Canada, 1945-71

UBC Press

José Igartua traces the under-examined cultural transformation of English-speaking Canada woven through key developments in the formation of Canadian nationhood, from the 1946 Citizenship Act to the federal multiculturalism policy in 1971.

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Tibet and Nationalist China's Frontier

Intrigues and Ethnopolitics, 1928-49

UBC Press

A counterpoint to erroneous historical assumptions, this book argues that Nationalist sovereignty over Tibet and China's other border regions was the result of rhetorical grandstanding by Chiang Kai-shek and his regime.

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Historicizing Canadian Anthropology

UBC Press

The first significant examination of the historical development of anthropological study addresses key issues in the evolution of the discipline.

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Fighting from Home

The Second World War in Verdun, Quebec

UBC Press

A comprehensive, at times intimate, portrait of Verdun and Verdunites, both English and French, during the Second World War.

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Canada and the British World

Culture, Migration, and Identity

UBC Press
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