Teachings (Ɂəms tɑɁɑw) from the Life of a Sliammon Elder
Meet Elder Elsie Paul and discover her stories, family history, and teachings – ʔəms tɑʔɑw – in a multimedia, online book that captures the wit and wisdom of her storytelling.
Stories of Incarceration and Resistance from Canada’s Most Notorious Prison
Filled with stories of pain, regret, and resistance, this chilling account of how four women survived their time at Kingston Penitentiary stands as an indictment of the idea that prisons and punishment are society’s answer to crime.
Science and Technology in Canadian History
The first major collection of its kind in thirty years, Made Modern explores the role of science and technology in shaping Canadians’ experience of themselves and their place in the modern world.
Bringing together the world’s leading scholars on the subject, Military Education and the British Empire explores distinct national narratives within a comparative context to expose the role of military education in maintaining empire.
Public Policy and Structural Development, 1960–2015
Postsecondary Education in British Columbia is a thoughtful critical analysis of the role of social justice, human capital, and the market in the development of institutions and public policy in BC education since 1960.
Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mi’kmaw Quest for Justice
A passionate account of how one man’s fight against racism and injustice transformed the criminal justice system and galvanized the Mi’kmaw Nation’s struggle for self-determination, forever changing the landscape of Indigenous rights in Canada and around the world.
Vancouver’s Iconic Jazz Club and the Canadian Co-operative Jazz Scene in the 1950s and ‘60s
Live at the Cellar tells the story of Vancouver’s iconic jazz club and other co-operative scenes during the 1950s and ’60s and the profound influence they had on the evolution of jazz in Canada.
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