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Okanagan Women’s Voices

An anthology of literary non-fiction featuring women’s historical narratives from the early settlement period of the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. The writing and relations between Syilx women ...

Brève histoire de la Révolution tranquille

Sortie de la religion et des politiques publiques dans les années 1960, participation citoyenne dans les années 1970, défaite référendaire et crise économique dans les années 1980 : en l'espace ...

Gens du fleuve, gens de l’île

By (author) Roland Viau
Categories: History of the Americas

Roland Viau propose un fascinant portrait d’Hochelaga avant 1600. À partir des connaissances acquises par l’archéologie, l’ethnohistoire et l’ethnologie sur les sociétés amérindiennes, et ...

Insatiable Hunger

By (author) Joseph Graham
Categories: Colonialism and imperialism

An exploration of the worldviews that underpinned settler colonialism. 

The sixteenth-century European wars of religion set the stage for mass migration to the New World. Of course, there was nothing ...

Undressed Toronto

By (author) Dale Barbour
Categories: History of the Americas

While we take the beach for granted today, it was a novel form of public space in the nineteenth century and Torontonians had to decide how it would work in their city. To create a public beach, bathing ...

Stand on Guard for Whom?

By (author) Yves Engler
Categories: Military history

We Stand on Guard for Whom? is the first book to present a history of the Canadian military from the perspective of its victims. Originating as a British force that brutally dispossessed First Nations, ...

People, State, and War under the French Regime in Canada

Covering a period that runs from the founding of the colony in the early seventeenth century to the conquest of 1760, People, State, and War under the French Regime in Canada is a study of colonial warriors ...

Sharing the Land, Sharing a Future

Sharing the Land, Sharing a Future looks to both the past and the future as it examines the foundational work of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) and the legacy of its 1996 report. It ...

From Sojourners to Citizens

From Sojourners to Citizens: Alberta’s Italian History brings to life the untold story of Italian immigrants in Alberta from the 1880s to the present. It places them in the narrative of province building ...

Bushman’s Lair, The

By (author) Paul McKendrick
Categories: Biography: general

Evocative of John Vaillant’s The Golden Spruce and Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, this fascinating portrait of John Bjornstrom—a far-from-ordinary fugitive—makes for a page-turning read. | The ...