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Doctors beyond Borders: The Transnational Migration of Physicians in the Twentieth Century
Doctors beyond Borders: The Transnational Migration of Physicians in the Twentieth Century
Edited by Laurence Monnais and David Wright

Doctors beyond Borders provides an essential historical perspective on the transnational migration of health care practitioners.

Published Apr 2016
The Jesuits II: Cultures, Sciences, and the Arts, 1540-1773
The Jesuits II: Cultures, Sciences, and the Arts, 1540-1773
Edited by John W. O’Malley, S.J., Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Steven J. Harris, and T. Frank Kennedy, S.J.

With contributions from distinguished scholars from a dozen different countries, The Jesuits, II continues in the illustrious tradition of its predecessor to make an important contribution to religious memory.

Published Mar 2016
Canada's Rural Majority: Households, Environments, and Economies, 1870-1940
Canada's Rural Majority: Households, Environments, and Economies, 1870-1940
By R.W. Sandwell

Canada’s Rural Majority is an engaging and accessible history of the distinctive experience of Canada's rural population, including not only farmers, but also hunters, gardeners, fishers, miners, loggers, and cannery workers who lived and worked in rural Canada.

Published Feb 2016
Horses in Society: A Story of Animal Breeding and Marketing Culture, 1800-1920
Horses in Society: A Story of Animal Breeding and Marketing Culture, 1800-1920
By Margaret E. Derry

Derry’s fascinating study is also a story of the evolution of animal medicine and humanitarian movements, and of international relations, particularly between Canada and the United States.

Published Dec 2015
The Sleep of Others and the Transformation of Sleep Research
The Sleep of Others and the Transformation of Sleep Research
By Kenton Kroker

Examining a vast historical period of 2500 years, Kroker separates the problems associated with the history of dreaming from those associated with sleep itself and charts sleep-related diseases such as narcolepsy, insomnia, and sleep apnea.

Published Dec 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.

Published Oct 2015
The Secrets of Generation: Reproduction in the Long Eighteenth Century
The Secrets of Generation: Reproduction in the Long Eighteenth Century
Edited by Raymond Stephanson and Darren N. Wagner

The definitive collection on eighteenth-century generation and its many milieus, The Secrets of Generation will be an essential resource for studying this topic for years to come.

Published Oct 2015
Allied Power: Mobilizing Hydro-electricity during Canada's Second World War
Allied Power: Mobilizing Hydro-electricity during Canada's Second World War
By Matthew Evenden

Allied Power examines the mobilization of Canadian hydro-electricity during the war and the impact of that wartime expansion on Canada’s power systems, rivers, and politics.

Published Jun 2015
Masterminding Nature: The Breeding of Animals, 1750-2010
Masterminding Nature: The Breeding of Animals, 1750-2010
By Margaret E. Derry

Margaret Derry examines the evolution of modern animal breeding from the invention of improved breeding methodologies in eighteenth-century England to the application of molecular genetics in the 1980s and 1990s.

Published Mar 2015
Enlightened Zeal: The Hudson's Bay Company and Scientific Networks, 1670-1870
Enlightened Zeal: The Hudson's Bay Company and Scientific Networks, 1670-1870
By Ted Binnema

Enlightened Zeal examines the fascinating history of the Hudson’s Bay Company’s involvement in scientific networks during the company’s two-hundred year chartered monopoly.

Published Apr 2014