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A Stunning Backdrop

Par (auteur) Mary Graham
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

Alberta’s magnificent landscape has served as a popular location for filmmakers since the dawn of the movie industry. For film pioneers, Alberta embodied the myth of the Great Northwest, a primeval ...

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 ...

Biographical Dictionary of Enslaved Black People in the Maritimes

This important book sheds light on more than 1,400 brief life histories of mostly enslaved Black people, with the goal of recovering their individual lives.

Harvey Amani Whitfield unearths the stories ...

Fire That Time

In 1969, in one of the most significant Black student protests in North American history, Caribbean students called out discriminatory pedagogical practices at Sir George Williams University (now Concordia ...

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 ...

Insatiable Hunger

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

Par (auteur) Dale Barbour
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

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 ...

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 ...

Seen but Not Seen

Par (auteur) Donald B. Smith
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

Seen but Not Seen explores the history of Indigenous marginalization and why non-Indigenous Canadians failed to recognize Indigenous societies and cultures as worthy of respect. Approaching the issue ...