History: specific events and topics

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Les premiers pas de l'Acadie, 1604-1713

Enfin un ouvrage emballant qui met de côté les malheurs de l’Acadie pour mieux démontrer à quel point les pionnières et les pionniers du 17e siècle faisaient preuve de créativité, d’industrie ...

Journal de John Winslow à Grand-Pré

Pour la première fois depuis plus de deux siècles et demi, voici la traduction intégrale du journal de campagne que le lieutenant-colonel John Winslow a écrit pendant son séjour à Grand-Pré à ...

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 ...

Sex and the Married Girl

Sex – who was having it, who shouldn’t have it, and who was supposed to be having it but wasn’t – was a major concern to social authorities in the immediate postwar era. Though they are often ...

Aboriginal TM

By (author) Jennifer Adese
Categories: Indigenous peoples

In Aboriginal™, Jennifer Adese explores the origins, meaning, and usage of the term “Aboriginal” and its displacement by the word “Indigenous.” In the Constitution Act, 1982, the term’s express ...

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 ...

Gentrification Is Inevitable and Other Lies

By (author) Leslie Kern
Categories: Social classes

From the author of the best-selling Feminist City, this urbanite’s guide to gentrification knocks down the myths and exposes the forces behind the most urgent housing crisis of our time.

Gentrification ...

Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge Volume II

Presented in English and Mi’kmaq, the latest chapter in this ambitious series presents a remarkable and respectful collaboration between an Indigenous and non-Indigenous artist, deepening and diversifying ...