Immigration & Emigration
Race, Nature, and the Historical Geographies of Whiteness in Canada
Rethinking the Great White North explores the troubling side of the images of whiteness and wilderness that are so central to Canadian national identity.
A "sleepy crossroads that exists at a global flashpoint," Calexico serves as the reference point for veteran journalist Peter Laufer's chronicle of day-to-day life on the border. This wide-ranging, interview-driven book finds Laufer and travel companion/photographer on a weeklong road trip through the Imperial Valley and other border locales, engaging in earnest and revealing conversations with the people they meet along the way.
Race, Empire, and the Transpacific
A hard-hitting reconsideration of Canadian foreign policy, Orienting Canada meticulously documents the dynamics of race and empire in the Transpacific from the 1907 race riots to Canada’s early involvement in Vietnam.
Diné Oral Histories of the Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute
This book presents the narratives of four Diné women who have resisted removal from a newly divided reservation in Arizona -- a chronicle of resistance as spoken from the hearts of those who have lived it.
Early Chinese Settlement in Manitoba
This book documents the religious beliefs and cultural practices that helped sustain and lend meaning to Chinese bachelors in smaller towns and cities of Manitoba.
Narratives of Contact and Arrival in Constituting Political Community
An exploration of the role of storytelling in community and nation building that disrupts the assumption in many works that indigenous and immigrant identities fall into two separate streams of analysis.
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