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Unbroken

Par (auteur) Angela Sterritt
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

NATIONAL BESTSELLER: A Globe and Mail and Toronto Star Bestseller

Shortlisted for the Writers’ Trust Hilary Weston Prize for Nonfiction 

"A remarkable life story. . . Angela Sterritt is a formidable ...

The Life and Times of Augustine Tataneuck

Par (auteur) Renee Fossett
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

One of the few biographies of an Inuk man from the 19th Century—separated from his family, community, and language—finding his place in history.
 
Augustine Tataneuck was an Inuk man born near the ...

Performing Postracialism

Par (auteur) Philip S.S. Howard
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

Blackface – instances in which non-Black persons temporarily darken their skin with make-up to impersonate Black people, usually for fun, and frequently in educational contexts – constitutes a postracialist ...

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 ...

1950s Canada

Par (auteur) Nelson Wiseman
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

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 ...

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

Par (auteur) Jennifer Adese
Catégories: Populations autochtones

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 Home and Treaty Land

The words “Treaty means that your identity is bigger than just you” are used both literally and metaphorically.

“It’s tempting to start the story of a long journey, even a journey of realization, ...

Building Justice

Par (auteur) Shauna Van Praagh
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

Building Justice draws on the inspiring life of former Canadian Supreme Court Justice Frank Iacobucci to offer insight into the meaning of engaged citizenship through law.

Ignoring early advice that he ...

Gentrification Is Inevitable and Other Lies

Par (auteur) Leslie Kern
Catégories: Classes sociales

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 ...