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Within and Without the Nation: Canadian History as Transnational History
Within and Without the Nation: Canadian History as Transnational History
Edited by Karen Dubinsky, Adele Perry, and Henry Yu

Moving beyond well-known comparisons with Britain and the United States, the fifteen essays in this collection connect Canada with Latin America, the Caribbean, and the wider Pacific world, as well as with other parts of the British Empire.

Available Jul 2015
Creating Colonial Pasts: History, Memory, and Commemoration in Southern Ontario, 1860-1980
Creating Colonial Pasts: History, Memory, and Commemoration in Southern Ontario, 1860-1980
By Cecilia Morgan

Creating Colonial Pasts explores the creation of history and memory in Southern Ontario through the experience of its inhabitants, especially those who took an active role in the preservation and writing of Ontario’s colonial past.

Available Jul 2015
A Meeting of Minds: The Massey College Story
A Meeting of Minds: The Massey College Story
By Judith Skelton Grant

Written by Judith Skelton Grant, A Meeting of Minds is the definitive account of Massey College’s first fifty years, its many traditions, and the hundreds of fellows who have passed through its halls.

Available Jun 2015
Escape from the Staple Trap: Canadian Political Economy after Left Nationalism
Escape from the Staple Trap: Canadian Political Economy after Left Nationalism
By Paul Kellogg

Escape from the Staple Trap is a powerful critique of the dominant trend in Canadian political economy since the 1970s.

Available Jun 2015
My Life in Crime and Other Academic Adventures
My Life in Crime and Other Academic Adventures
By Martin L. Friedland

My Life in Crime and other Academic Adventures reflects upon a life devoted to education, scholarship, and the law, and is an insider account of public policy issues that have come to shape life in this country in the twentieth century and beyond.

Available May 2015
From New Peoples to New Nations: Aspects of Metis History and Identity from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-first Centuries
From New Peoples to New Nations: Aspects of Metis History and Identity from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-first Centuries
By Gerhard J. Ens and Joe Sawchuk

From New Peoples to New Nations is a broad historical account of the emergence of the Metis as distinct peoples in North America over the last three hundred years.

Available May 2015
Allied Power: Mobilizing Hydro-electricity during Canada's Second World War
Allied Power: Mobilizing Hydro-electricity during Canada's Second World War
By Matthew Evenden

Allied Power examines the mobilization of Canadian hydro-electricity during the war and the impact of that wartime expansion on Canada’s power systems, rivers, and politics.

Available May 2015
Donald Creighton: A Life in History
Donald Creighton: A Life in History
By Donald Wright

Through his virtuoso research into Creighton’s own voluminous papers, Donald Creighton captures the twentieth-century transformation of English Canada through the life and times of one of its leading intellectuals.

Available May 2015
Death in the Peaceable Kingdom: Canadian History since 1867 through Murder, Execution, Assassination, and Suicide
Death in the Peaceable Kingdom: Canadian History since 1867 through Murder, Execution, Assassination, and Suicide
By Dimitry Anastakis
Death in the Peaceable Kingdom is an intelligent, innovative response to longstanding complaints that the teaching of Canadian history can be dry, boring, and uninspiring.Canadian history.
Available May 2015
Toronto, the Belfast of Canada: The Orange Order and the Shaping of Municipal Culture
Toronto, the Belfast of Canada: The Orange Order and the Shaping of Municipal Culture
By William J. Smyth

Toronto, the Belfast of Canada explores the intolerant origins of today’s cosmopolitan city.

Available May 2015