History of the Americas

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Discovering Nothing

By (author) David L. Nicandri
Categories: History of the Americas

The many attempts by navigators to find a Northwest Passage via its Pacific portal all ended in failure; however, their discoveries spurred expansionist developments that would forever alter the landscape ...

The Riel Problem

By (author) Albert Braz
Categories: History of the Americas

Tracing Louis Riel’s metamorphosis from traitor to Canadian hero, Braz argues that, through his writing, Riel resists his portrayal as both a Canadian patriot and a pan-Indigenous leader. After being ...

Tours Inside the Snow Globe

By (author) Tonya K. Davidson
Categories: History of the Americas

The toppling of monuments globally in the last few years has highlighted the potency of monuments as dynamic and affectively loaded participants in society.
In the context of Ottawa, Canada’s capital ...

School of Racism

Exposing the history of racism in Canada’s classrooms

Winner of the prestigious Clio-Quebec, Lionel-Groulx, and Canadian History of Education Association awards

In School of Racism, Catherine Larochelle ...

Buzz Kill

Cronyism, greed, and corruption trumped social justice and public health in Canada?s legalization of cannabis. How did we get here? Where are we going? More humane drug policy?which prioritizes public ...

Laughing Back at Empire

Asian Canadian activism, resistance, and art of the 1970s and 80s

Laughing Back at Empire is a ground-breaking examination of The Asianadian, one of Canada’s first anti-racist, anti- sexist, and ...

In Defence of Copyright

By (author) Hugh Stephens
Categories: Copyright law

Copyright is one of the cornerstones of western civilization; it is as relevant today, if not more so, than it was when the first formal copyright laws were enacted in the eighteenth century.

With the ...

Who Gets In

By (author) Norman Ravvin
Categories: History of the Americas

An eye-opening account of the Jewish immigration experience in the 1930s, and one man’s battle against anti-Semitic immigration policies.
 
In 1930, a young Jewish man, Yehuda Yosef Eisenstein, arrived ...

Rangeland Derby, The

Tighten Your Lines and Hang On!
You’re in for quite a ride! There is simply no other race like it. The Calgary Stampede’s Rangeland Derby brings together a unique community of men, women and horses ...

Déploiements canadiens-français et métis en Amérique du Nord (18e au 20e siècles)

Déploiements canadiens-français et métis en Amérique du Nord (18e-20e siècle) offre un éclairage neuf sur les déploiements canadiens-français et métis en Amérique du Nord en montrant comment ...