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Born with a Copper Spoon

Over the past two centuries, industrial societies have demanded ever-increasing quantities of copper – essential for light, power, and communication. Born with a Copper Spoon examines how the metal has ...

I Will Live for Both of Us

Born at a traditional Inuit camp in what is now Nunavut, Joan Scottie has spent decades protecting the Inuit hunting way of life, most famously with her long battle against the uranium mining industry. ...

Our Long Struggle for Home

Most Canadians know only a tiny part of the Ipperwash story – the 1995 police shooting of Dudley George. Our Long Struggle for Home recounts the history as told by George’s sister, cousins, and others ...

Gifts from Amin

In August 1972, military leader and despot Idi Amin expelled Asian Ugandans from the country, professing to return control of the economy to “Ugandan citizens.” Within ninety days, 50,000 Ugandans ...

Woman, Watching

From award-winning author Merilyn Simonds, a remarkable biography of an extraordinary woman — a Swedish aristocrat who survived the Russian Revolution to become an internationally renowned naturalist, ...

Voyages en Afghani

By (author) Guillaume Lavallée
Categories: Middle Eastern history
Series: Essai

En janvier 2017, un jeune homme tue six hommes priant à la grande mosquée de Québec. Journaliste au Moyen-Orient, l’auteur Guillaume Lavallée s’interroge sur les raisons et origines de cette haine. ...

Know It All

By (author) James H. Marsh
Categories: History of the Americas
Series: Reflections

In Know It All: Finding the Impossible Country James Marsh tells of his evolution from a troubled childhood to a long career in Canadian publishing that culminated in the creation of The Canadian Encyclopedia ...

Biographical Dictionary of Enslaved Black People in the Maritimes

This important book sheds light on more than 1,400 brief life histories of mostly enslaved Black people, with the goal of recovering their individual lives.

Harvey Amani Whitfield unearths the stories ...

Canada in Question

By (author) Peter MacKinnon
Categories: History of the Americas
Series: UTP Insights

Exploring pressing questions around Canadian citizenship, Canada in Question delves into contemporary issues that come into play in identifying what it means to be Canadian.

Beginning with an update on ...