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Residential Schools and Reconcilliation:  Canada Confronts its History
Residential Schools and Reconcilliation: Canada Confronts its History
By J.R. Miller

Residential Schools and Reconciliation is a unique, timely, and provocative work that tackles and explains the institutional responses to Canada’s residential school legacy.

Available Aug 2017
Contours of the Nation: Making Obesity and Imagining Canada, 19451970
Contours of the Nation: Making Obesity and Imagining Canada, 1945–1970
By Deborah McPhail

Contouring the Nation is the first book which historically explores obesity in Canada from a critical perspective. Deborah McPhail demonstrates how obesity as a problem was affixed to particular populations in order to separate true Canadians from others.

Available Aug 2017
From Wall Street to Bay Street: The Origins and Evolution of American and Canadian Finance
From Wall Street to Bay Street: The Origins and Evolution of American and Canadian Finance
By Christopher Kobrak and Joe Martin

From Wall Street to Bay Street is the first book for a lay audience to tackle the similarities and differences between the financial systems of Canada and the United States. Christopher Kobrak and Joe Martin reveal the different paths each system has taken since the early nineteenth-century.

Available Jul 2017
Working Toward Equity: Disability Rights, Activism, and Employment in Late Twentieth Century Canada
Working Toward Equity: Disability Rights, Activism, and Employment in Late Twentieth Century Canada
By Dustin Galer

In Working Toward Equity, Dustin Galer argues that paid work significantly shaped the experience of disability during the late twentieth century.

Available Jul 2017
Canadas Department of External Affairs, Volume 3: Innovation and Adaptation, 19681984
Canada’s Department of External Affairs, Volume 3: Innovation and Adaptation, 1968–1984
By John Hilliker, Mary Halloran, and Greg Donaghy

Volume three of the official history of Canada’s Department of External Affairs offers readers an unparalleled look at the evolving structures underpinning Canadian foreign policy from 1968 to 1984.

Available Jun 2017
Perogies and Politics: Canada's Ukrainian Left, 1891-1991
Perogies and Politics: Canada's Ukrainian Left, 1891-1991
By Rhonda L. Hinther

In Perogies and Politics, Rhonda Hinther explores the twentieth-century history of the Ukrainian left in Canada from the standpoint of the women, men, and children who formed and fostered it.

Available Jun 2017
The Order of Canada, Second Edition: Genesis of an Honours System
The Order of Canada, Second Edition: Genesis of an Honours System
Prefatory message by Her Majesty the Queen
Foreword by His Excellency the Governor General
By Christopher McCreery

The second edition of The Order of Canada continues the celebration of the order. Christopher McCreery sheds new light on the development of Canadian honours in the early 1930s, the imposed prohibition on honours from 1946 to 1967, and new details on those who have been removed or resigned from the Order.

Available Jun 2017
Conflict and Compromise: Post-Confederation Canada
Conflict and Compromise: Post-Confederation Canada
By Raymond B. Blake, Jeffrey Keshen, Norman J. Knowles, and Barbara J. Messamore

The main objective of this overview is to demonstrate that although Canadian history has been marked by cleavages and conflicts, there has been a continual process of negotiation and a need for compromise which has enabled Canada to develop into arguably one of the most successful and pluralistic countries in the world.

Available May 2017
Canada's Odyssey: A Country Based on Incomplete Conquests
Canada's Odyssey: A Country Based on Incomplete Conquests
By Peter H. Russell

In Canada’s Odyssey, renowned scholar Peter H. Russell provides an expansive, accessible account of Canadian history from the pre-Confederation period to the present day.

Available May 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 May 2017