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Making a Global City: How One Toronto School Embraced Diversity
Making a Global City: How One Toronto School Embraced Diversity
By Robert Vipond

Making a Global City critically examines the themes of diversity and community in a single primary school, the Clinton Street Public School in Toronto, between 1920 and 1990.

Available Mar 2017
The Right Relationship: Reimagining the Implementation of Historical Treaties
The Right Relationship: Reimagining the Implementation of Historical Treaties
Edited by John Borrows and Michael Coyle

In The Right Relationship, John Borrows and Michael Coyle bring together a group of renowned scholars, both indigenous and non-indigenous, to cast light on the magnitude of the challenges Canadians face in seeking a consensus on the nature of treaty partnership in the twenty-first century.

Available Mar 2017
The Many Rooms of this House: Diversity in Toronto's Places of Worship Since 1840
The Many Rooms of this House: Diversity in Toronto's Places of Worship Since 1840
By Roberto Perin

The Many Rooms of this House is a story about the rise and decline of religion in Toronto over the past 160 years.

Available Feb 2017
"I wish to keep a record": Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick Women Diarists and Their World
"I wish to keep a record": Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick Women Diarists and Their World
By Gail G. Campbell

I wish to keep a record is the first book to focus exclusively on the life-course experiences of nineteenth-century New Brunswick women. Gail G. Campbell offers an interpretive scholarly analysis of 28 women’s diaries while enticing readers to listen to the voices of the diarists.

Available Feb 2017
SickKids: The History of the Hospital for Sick Children
SickKids: The History of the Hospital for Sick Children
By David Wright
David Wright’s SickKids: The History of the Hospital for Sick Children chronicles the remarkable history of SickKids, including its triumphs and tragedies, its discoveries and dead-ends.
Available Dec 2016
Celebrating Canada: Holidays, National Days, and the Crafting of Identities
Celebrating Canada: Holidays, National Days, and the Crafting of Identities
Edited by Matthew Hayday and Raymond Blake

In Celebrating Canada, Matthew Hayday and Raymond Blake situate Canada in an international context as they examine the history and evolution of our national and provincial holidays and annual celebrations.

Available Dec 2016
Borderline Crime: Fugitive Criminals and the Challenge of the Border, 1819-1914
Borderline Crime: Fugitive Criminals and the Challenge of the Border, 1819-1914
By Bradley Miller

Borderline Crime examines how law reacted to the challenge of the border in British North America and post-Confederation Canada.Miller also reveals how the law remained confused, amorphous, and often ineffectual at confronting the threat of the border to the rule of law.

Available Nov 2016
Productivity and Prosperity: An Historical Sociology of Productivist Thought
Productivity and Prosperity: An Historical Sociology of Productivist Thought
By Karen R. Foster

In Productivity and Prosperity, Karen Foster zeroes in on the paradox of productivity: that it is the key to economic prosperity and yet its connection to well-being and median incomes has all but disappeared.

Published Sep 2016
A Legal History of Adoption in Ontario. 1921-2015
A Legal History of Adoption in Ontario. 1921-2015
By Lori Chambers

Lori Chambers’ fascinating study explores the legal history of adoption in Ontario since the passage of the first statute in 1921.

Published Sep 2016
Building Better Britains?: Settler Societies in the British World, 1783-1920
Building Better Britains?: Settler Societies in the British World, 1783-1920
By Cecilia Morgan
This concise text explores the spread of settler colonies within the British Empire over the course of the nineteenth century, specifically those in New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, and Australia.
Published Sep 2016