History

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Ships and Memories

Merchant Seafarers in Canada's Age of Steam

UBC Press

An account of life on steamships, this book draws on the experiences of seafarers in peace and war and during the depression.

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Twana Narratives

Native Historical Accounts of a Coast Salish Culture

UBC Press

Anthropologist William Elmendorf presents first-person accounts of the history, society, and religion of the Twana speech community, Coast Salish Indians who lived in nine villages in western Washington.

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Indigenous Peoples of the World

Their Past, Present and Future

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A comprehensive survey of the Indigenous Peoples of the world, including who they are, where they live, and similarities in their history and future challenges.

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The Klondike Stampede

UBC Press

This classic in Yukon gold rush literature was originally published in 1900 and has long been out of print.

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Eagle Down Is Our Law

Witsuwit'en Law, Feasts, and Land Claims

UBC Press

The struggle of the Witsuwit'en peoples to establish the meaning of aboriginal rights.

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Gold at Fortymile Creek

Early Days in the Yukon

UBC Press

Michael Gatesfollows the first gold-seekers from their arrival in 1873 until the stampede to the Klondike in 1896, capturing the essence of these early years of the gold rush and chronicling the trials and successes of the hardy individualists who searched for gold in the wilderness.

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Decision at Midnight

Inside the Canada-US Free-Trade Negotiations

UBC Press

This is the story of the 1988 Free Trade Agreement negotiations between Canada and the US, the preparations for and conduct of the negotiations, as well as the ideas and issues behind them.

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Objects of Concern

Canadian Prisoners of War Through the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

Jonathan Vance examines Canada's role in the formation of an important aspect of international law, traces the growth and activities of a number of national and local philanthropic agencies, and recounts the efforts of ex-prisoners to secure compensation for the long-term effects of captivity.

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Tammarniit (Mistakes)

Inuit Relocation in the Eastern Arctic, 1939-63

UBC Press
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Minorities in Phoenix

The University of Arizona Press

Phoenix is the largest city in the Southwest and one of the largest urban centers in the country, yet less has been published about its minority populations than those of other major metropolitan areas. Bradford Luckingham has now written a straightforward narrative history of Mexican Americans, Chinese Americans, and African ...

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