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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 Oct 2015
A Short History of the State in Canada
A Short History of the State in Canada
By E.A. Heaman

A Short History of the State in Canada is a valuable introduction to the topic for political scientists, historians, and anyone interested in Canada’s past and present.

Available Oct 2015
Red, White, and Kind of Blue?: The Conservatives and the Americanization of Canadian Constitutional Culture
Red, White, and Kind of Blue?: The Conservatives and the Americanization of Canadian Constitutional Culture
By David Schneiderman

David Schneiderman offers a critical perspective on the Americanization of Canadian constitutional practice and a timely warning about its unexamined consequences.

Available Oct 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 Sep 2015
Civic Symbol: Creating Toronto's New City Hall, 1952-1966
Civic Symbol: Creating Toronto's New City Hall, 1952-1966
By Christopher Armstrong
Foreword by John Sewell

Lavishly illustrated with contemporary photographs, plans, and drawings, Civic Symbol is the essential history of this iconic Canadian building.

Published Sep 2015
Highland Shepherd: James MacGregor, Father of the Scottish Enlightenment in Nova Scotia
Highland Shepherd: James MacGregor, Father of the Scottish Enlightenment in Nova Scotia
By Alan Wilson

Alan Wilson brings MacGregor and his surroundings to life, detailing his numerous achievements and establishing his importance to the social, religious, and intellectual history of the Maritimes.

Published Aug 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.

Published Aug 2015
Lions or Jellyfish: Newfoundland-Ottawa Relations since 1957
Lions or Jellyfish: Newfoundland-Ottawa Relations since 1957
By Raymond B. Blake

Written by a noted expert on Newfoundland politics and intergovernmental affairs in Canada, this book studies a vital but frequently overlooked aspect of modern Canadian federalism.

Published 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.

Published Jul 2015
O.D. Skelton: A Portrait of Canadian Ambition
O.D. Skelton: A Portrait of Canadian Ambition
By Norman Hillmer

O.D. Skelton is the definitive biography of the most influential public servant in Canada’s history, written by one the most prolific Canadian historians of international affairs and the editor of Skelton’s voluminous papers.

Published Jul 2015