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Strange Visitors: Documents in Indigenous-Settler Relations in Canada from 1876
Strange Visitors: Documents in Indigenous-Settler Relations in Canada from 1876
Edited by Keith Smith
This reader contains 90 historical documents pertaining to Indigenous and non-Indigenous relations in Canada from 1876 to the present. Covering topics such as the Indian Act, the high Arctic relocation of 1953, and the conflict at Ipperwash, the selected readings cover a wide range of topics and perspectives.
Available Aug 2014
The Feel of the City: Experiences of Urban Transformation
The Feel of the City: Experiences of Urban Transformation
By Nicolas Kenny

The Feel of the City exposes the sensory experiences of city-dwellers in Montreal and Brussels at the turn of the century and the ways in which these shaped the social and cultural significance of urban space.

Available May 2014
Wisdom, Justice and Charity: Canadian Social Welfare through the Life of Jane B. Wisdom, 1884-1975
Wisdom, Justice and Charity: Canadian Social Welfare through the Life of Jane B. Wisdom, 1884-1975
By Suzanne Morton
Available May 2014
The L.M. Montgomery Reader: Volume Two: A Critical Heritage
The L.M. Montgomery Reader: Volume Two: A Critical Heritage
Edited by Benjamin Lefebvre

Following on the heels of the first volume of The L.M. Montgomery Reader, this second volume narrates the development of L.M. Montgomery’s (1874–1942) critical reputation in the seventy years since her death.

Available May 2014
Jesuit Accounts of the Colonial Americas: Intercultural Transfers Intellectual Disputes, and Textualities
Jesuit Accounts of the Colonial Americas: Intercultural Transfers Intellectual Disputes, and Textualities
Edited by Marc André Bernier, Clorinda Donato, and Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink

Linking Jesuit texts, the rhetorical tradition, and the newly emerging anthropology of the Enlightenment, this collection traverses the vast expanses of Old and New World France and Spain in fascinating new ways.

Available Apr 2014
Fields of Fire: The Canadians in Normandy: Second Edition
Fields of Fire: The Canadians in Normandy: Second Edition
By Terry Copp

This new edition of Copp’s best-selling, award-winning history includes a new introduction that reflects on the genesis of the book and its impact on our understanding of the Second World War.

Published Apr 2014
Enlightened Zeal: The Hudson's Bay Company and Scientific Networks, 1670-1870
Enlightened Zeal: The Hudson's Bay Company and Scientific Networks, 1670-1870
By Ted Binnema

Enlightened Zeal examines the fascinating history of the Hudson’s Bay Company’s involvement in scientific networks during the company’s two-hundred year chartered monopoly.

Published Mar 2014
Smart Globalization: The Canadian Business and Economic History Experience
Smart Globalization: The Canadian Business and Economic History Experience
Edited by Andrew Smith and Dimitry Anastakis

Inspired by the work of economists Ha-Joon Chang and Dani Rodrik, editors Andrew Smith and Dimitry Anastakis bring together essays from both historians and economists in this collection to test claims that wealth comes from either protectionism or free trade.

Published Feb 2014
Cities of Oil: Municipalities and Petroleum Manufacturing in Southern Ontario, 1860-1960
Cities of Oil: Municipalities and Petroleum Manufacturing in Southern Ontario, 1860-1960
By Timothy Cobban

Cities of Oil is the first sustained historical account of the development of the early Canadian petroleum refining and manufacturing industry.

Published Oct 2013
Making National News: A History of Canadian Press
Making National News: A History of Canadian Press
By Gene Allen

Making National News makes a substantial and original contribution to our understanding of journalism as a phenomenon that shaped Canada both culturally and politically in the twentieth century.

Published Oct 2013