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The Canadian Department of Justice and the Completion of Confederation 1867-78
Drawing on legal records and other archival documents, Jonathan Swainger considers the growth and development of the ostensibly apolitical Department of Justice in the eleven years after the union of 1867.
People and Place
Historical Influences on Legal Culture
Edited by Jonathan Swainger and Constance Backhouse
Laws and Societies in the Canadian Prairie West, 1670-1940
Edited by Louis A. Knafla and Jonathan Swainger
Challenging myths about a peaceful west and prairie exceptionalism, the book explores the substance of prairie legal history and the degree to which the region's mentality is rooted in the historical experience of distinctive prairie peoples.
The Notorious Georges
Crime and Community in British Columbia's Northern Interior, 1905-25
The Notorious Georges is an engaging exploration of the alchemy of community identity and reputation in Prince George, BC, once branded Canada’s most-dangerous city.
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