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The Girl and the Game: A History of Women's Sport in Canada, Second Edition
The Girl and the Game: A History of Women's Sport in Canada, Second Edition
By M. Ann Hall

In the second edition of this groundbreaking social history, M. Ann Hall begins with an important new chapter on Aboriginal women and early sport and ends with a new chapter tying today's trends and issues in Canadian women's sport to their origins in the past.

Published May 2016
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 May 2016
Sisters or Strangers?: Immigrant, Ethnic, and Racialized Women in Canadian History - Second Edition
Sisters or Strangers?: Immigrant, Ethnic, and Racialized Women in Canadian History - Second Edition
Edited by Marlene Epp and Franca Iacovetta

Spanning more than two hundred years of history, from the eighteenth century to the twenty-first, Sisters or Strangers? explores the complex lives of immigrant, ethnic, and racialized women in Canada.

Published May 2016
Backwoods Consumers and Homespun Capitalists: The Rise of a Market Culture in Eastern  Canada
Backwoods Consumers and Homespun Capitalists: The Rise of a Market Culture in Eastern Canada
Béatrice Craig

Craig examines and describes the local economy of the Madawaska Territory from its origins in the native fur trade, the growth of exportable wheat, the selling of food to new settlers, and of ton timbre to Britain.

Published May 2016
A Century of Maritime Science: The St. Andrews Biological Station
A Century of Maritime Science: The St. Andrews Biological Station
Edited by Jennifer Hubbard, David Wildish, and Robert Stephenson

A Century of Maritime Science reviews the fisheries, environmental, oceanographic, and aquaculture research conducted over the last hundred years at St. Andrews from the perspective of the participating scientists.

Published May 2016
Obesity in Canada: Critical Perspectives
Obesity in Canada: Critical Perspectives
Edited by Jenny Ellison, Deborah McPhail, and Wendy Mitchinson

Obesity in Canada takes a broader, critical perspective of our supposed obesity epidemic

Published May 2016
The Fate of Labour Socialism: The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation and the Dream of a Working-Class Future
The Fate of Labour Socialism: The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation and the Dream of a Working-Class Future
By James Naylor

The Fate of Labour Socialism is a fundamental reexamination of the CCF and Canadian working-class politics in the 1930s, one that will help historians better understand Canada’s political, intellectual, and labour history.

Published May 2016
Franz Boas among the Inuit of Baffin Island, 1883-1884: Journals and Letters
Franz Boas among the Inuit of Baffin Island, 1883-1884: Journals and Letters
Edited and introduced by Ludger Müller-Wille
Translated by William Barr

In the summer of 1883, fledgling anthropologist Franz Boas spent a year among the Inuit of Cumberland Sound, Baffin Island. This book presents in English his letters and journal entries from the year that he spent among the Inuit.

Published May 2016
The Regenerators, 2nd Edition: Social Criticism in Late Victorian English Canada
The Regenerators, 2nd Edition: Social Criticism in Late Victorian English Canada
By Ramsay Cook
With a New Introduction by Donald Wright

The Regenerators explores the nature of social criticism and its complex ties to the religious thinking of the day, showing how the path blazed by nineteenth-century religious liberals led not to the Kingdom of God on earth, but, ironically, to the secular city.

Published May 2016
Separate Beds: A History of Indian Hospitals in Canada, 1920s-1980s
Separate Beds: A History of Indian Hospitals in Canada, 1920s-1980s
By Maureen K. Lux

A disturbing look at the dark side of the liberal welfare state, Separate Beds reveals a history of racism and negligence in health care for Canada’s First Nations that should never be forgotten.

Published May 2016