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The Nature of Canada

UBC Press, On Point Press

These captivating reflections on the history of our environment and ourselves will make you think differently not only about Canada’s past but also about our future.

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Vancouverism

UBC Press, On Point Press

This is the remarkable story, told by a key insider, about Vancouver’s dramatic transformation from a typical mid-sized North American city into an inspiring world-class metropolis celebrated for its liveability, sustainability, and vibrancy.

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Flawed Precedent

The St. Catherine’s Case and Aboriginal Title

UBC Press

This illuminating account of the St. Catherine’s case of the 1880s reveals the erroneous assumptions and racism inherent in judgments that would define the nature and character of Aboriginal title in Canadian law and policy for almost a century.

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Doing Politics Differently?

Women Premiers in Canada's Provinces and Territories

UBC Press

Do women do politics differently? By assessing the legacies of eleven women premiers, this groundbreaking volume answers a question that has been debated around the world since women first demanded the right to vote and hold public office.

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Moved by the State

Forced Relocation and Making a Good Life in Postwar Canada

UBC Press

Through five diverse episodes of forced relocation across Canada, Moved by the State offers a new look at the power of the welfare state and the political culture of postwar Canada.

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Fighting with the Empire

Canada, Britain, and Global Conflict, 1867-1947

UBC Press

This insightful collection untangles the paradox of mobilizing a Canadian contribution to Britain’s imperial wars – and forging a national identity in the process.

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