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The Reminiscences of Doctor John Sebastian Helmcken

UBC Press

A unique account of the way social and economic conditions were actually felt and experienced in B.C. at the time of Confederation.

  • Copyright year: 1975
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As Long as the Sun Shines and Water Flows

A Reader in Canadian Native Studies

UBC Press

This collection of papers focuses on Canadian Native history since 1763 and presents an overview of official Canadian Indian policy and its effects on the Indian, Inuit, and Metis.

  • Copyright year: 1983
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Indian Education in Canada, Volume 1

The Legacy

UBC Press

The two volumes comprising Indian Education in Canada present the first full-length discussion of this important subject since the adoption in 1972 of a new federal policy moving toward Indian control of Indian education.

  • Copyright year: 1986
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A Narrow Vision

Duncan Campbell Scott and the Administration of Indian Affairs in Canada

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In A Narrow Vision, Brian Titley chronicles the career of Confederation poets Duncan Campbell Scott in the Department of Indian Affairs between 1880 and 1932.

  • Copyright year: 1986
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Indian Education in Canada, Volume 2

The Challenge

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The two volumes comprising Indian Education in Canada present the first full-length discussion of this important subject since the adoption in 1972 of a new federal policy moving toward Indian control of Indian education.

  • Copyright year: 1987
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Aboriginal Peoples and Politics

The Indian Land Question in British Columbia, 1849-1989

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This book presents the first comprehensive treatment of the land question in British Columbia and is the first to examine the modern political history of British Columbia Indians.

  • Copyright year: 1990
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Grassroots Politicians

Party Activists in British Columbia

UBC Press

The first systematic account of party activists at the provincial level in Canada.

  • Copyright year: 1991
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Canadian Foreign Policy and International Economic Regimes

UBC Press

This volume is an important and timely analysis of past and current Canadian policies toward both the formal and less formal arrangements which regulate such areas as international trade and financial transactions, international service industries, fisheries resources, and the environment.

  • Copyright year: 1992
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Whose North?

Political Change, Political Development, and Self Government in the Northwest Territories

UBC Press

This provides the context for a better understanding of these issues and traces the evolution of an innovative, increasingly indigenous, governmental process.

  • Copyright year: 1992
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Relocating Middle Powers

Australia and Canada in a Changing World Order

UBC Press

This book examines how two middle powers, Australia and Canada, are grappling with the difficult process of relocating themselves in the rapidly changing international economy.

  • Copyright year: 1993
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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.

  • Copyright year: 1994
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Environmental Health Risks and Public Policy

Decision Making in Free Societies

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  • Copyright year: 1994
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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.

  • Copyright year: 1994
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Roasting Chestnuts

The Mythology of Maritime Political Culture

UBC Press

A unique and innovative study, Roasting Chestnuts seeks to demystify Maritime politics and expose the flimsy basis for many of the region's lasting political stereotypes.

  • Copyright year: 1994
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Comparing the Policy of Aboriginal Assimilation

Australia, Canada, and New Zealand

UBC Press

This book provides the first systematic and comparative treatment of the social policy of assimilation that was followed in these three countries.

  • Copyright year: 1995
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Rethinking Federalism

Citizens, Markets, and Governments in a Changing World

UBC Press

Interdisciplinary in approach, this volume explores federalism in the 1990s, bringing together leading scholars from law, economics, sociology, and political science to comment on federalism's strengths, weaknesses, and potential in a variety of contexts.

  • Copyright year: 1995
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New Challenges for ASEAN

Emerging Policy Issues

Edited by Richard Stubbs
UBC Press

This book examines some of the most important policy issues confronting Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) governments.

  • Copyright year: 1995
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Taking Control

Power and Contradiction in First Nations Adult Education

UBC Press

A critical ethnography of the Native Education Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • Copyright year: 1995
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Managing Natural Resources in British Columbia

Markets, Regulations, and Sustainable Development

UBC Press

Offers an innovative and far-reaching contribution to the debate over sustainability at a time when many individuals are questioning the future of the environment in British Columbia.

  • Copyright year: 1995
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Politics, Policy, and Government in British Columbia

UBC Press

Written by well-known experts, this book provides an up-to-date portrait and analysis of one of the many dynamic faces of BC politics.

  • Copyright year: 1996
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