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Sporting Justice

By (author) Miriam Wright
Categories: Baseball

Although many know about Jackie Robinson’s experiences breaking major league baseball’s colour barrier in 1947, few are familiar with the Chatham Coloured All-Stars, a Black Canadian team from 1930s ...

Indigenous Media Arts in Canada

Edited by Dana Claxton & Ezra Winton
Categories: History of art

Indigenous and settler scholars and media artists discuss and analyze crucial questions of narrative sovereignty, cultural identity, cultural resistance, and decolonizing creative practices.

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Before Official Multiculturalism

For almost two decades before Canada officially adopted multiculturalism in 1971, a large network of women and their allies in Toronto were promoting pluralism as a city- and nation-building project. ...

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. ...

1950s Canada

By (author) Nelson Wiseman
Categories: History of the Americas

While the 1950s in Canada were years of social conformity, it was also a time of political, economic, and technological change. Against a background of growing prosperity, federal and provincial politics ...

Lives Lived, Lives Imagined

Perceptive, controversial, topical, and achingly funny, Miriam Toews’s books have earned her a place at the forefront of Canadian literature. In this first monograph on Toews’s work, Sabrina Reed ...

Les Plaines d’Abraham

Le 13 septembre 1759, l’armée britannique, commandée par le major général James Wolfe, et l’armée française, que dirige le marquis de Montcalm, s’affrontent sur les plaines d’Abraham. Au ...

L'École historique de Québec

By (author) François-Olivier Dorais
Categories: Historiography

Objet familier de notre paysage historiographique, l’école de Québec est constitutive du récit des origines de la discipline historique québécoise moderne. Réunissant trois figures majeures – ...

The Political Party in Canada

Political parties are central to democratic politics, but where does the power lie within them, and how is it exercised? The Political Party in Canada explores the inner workings of these complex organizations ...