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Playing for Change: The Continuing Struggle for Sport and Recreation
Playing for Change: The Continuing Struggle for Sport and Recreation
Edited by Russell Field

This book provides wide-ranging examples of cutting-edge research in sports studies.

Available Jan 2016
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 Jan 2016
Hamilton Babylon: A History of the McMaster Film Board
Hamilton Babylon: A History of the McMaster Film Board
By Stephen Broomer

Hamilton Babylon is a fascinating study of the tension between art and business in the growth of the Canadian film industry.

Available Jan 2016
A Nation in Conflict: Canada and the Two World Wars
A Nation in Conflict: Canada and the Two World Wars
By Andrew Iarocci and Jeffrey A. Keshen

Written both for classroom use and for the general reader, A Nation in Conflict is an accessible introduction to the complexities of Canada’s involvement in the twentieth century’s most important conflicts.

Available Dec 2015
Polarity, Patriotism, and Dissent in Great War Canada, 1914-1919
Polarity, Patriotism, and Dissent in Great War Canada, 1914-1919
By Brock Millman

Highlighting the class and ethnic divisions which characterized public support for the war, Polarity, Patriotism, and Dissent in Great War Canada, 1914–1919 offers a broad and much-needed reexamination of Canadian government policy on the home front.

Available Dec 2015
Distance from the Belsen Heap: Allied Forces and the Liberation of a Nazi Concentration Camp
Distance from the Belsen Heap: Allied Forces and the Liberation of a Nazi Concentration Camp
By Mark Celinscak

Distance from the Belsen Heap examines the experiences of hundreds of British and Canadian eyewitnesses to atrocity, including war artists, photographers, medical personnel, and chaplains.

Available Nov 2015
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 Nov 2015
Canadian State Trials, Volume Four
Canadian State Trials, Volume Four
Edited by Barry Wright, Eric Tucker, and Susan Binnie

The fourth volume in the Canadian State Trials series examines the legal issues surrounding perceived security threats and the repression of dissent from the outset of World War One through the Great Depression.

Available Oct 2015
Honorary Protestants: The Jewish School Question in Montreal, 1867-1997
Honorary Protestants: The Jewish School Question in Montreal, 1867-1997
By David Fraser

In Honorary Protestants, David Fraser presents the first legal history of the Jewish school question in Montreal.

Available Oct 2015
Maestro of Science: Omond McKillop Solandt and Government Science in War and Hostile Peace, 1939-1956
Maestro of Science: Omond McKillop Solandt and Government Science in War and Hostile Peace, 1939-1956
By Jason S. Ridler

Jason S. Ridler draws on interviews and declassified records to paint a vivid picture of the influence and achievements of a Canadian leader in Cold War military research.

Available Oct 2015