Histoire sociale et culturelle

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Big Mall

Par (auteur) Kate Black
Catégories: Histoire sociale et culturelle

A phenomenology of the mall: If the mall makes us feel bad, why do we keep going back? In a world poisoned by capitalism, is shopping what makes life worth living?

Kate Black grew up in West Edmonton Mall ...

Fashioning Acadians

What people wore in the distant past is often challenging to determine, owing to the disintegration of natural textiles and materials over time. Yet when new findings from archaeological excavations are ...

The Age of Insecurity

Finalist, 2024 Writers' Trust Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing

These days, everyone feels insecure. We are financially stressed and emotionally overwhelmed. The status quo isn’t working ...

JAJ

With gorgeous imagery, visual artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas brings to life the tumultuous history of first contact between Europeans and Indigenous peoples and the early colonization by the Europeans ...

Out To Defend Ourselves

This first critical history of a street gang in a Canadian city is a result of a four-year collaboration between a university professor (Ted Rutland) and the leader of les Bélangers (Maxime Aurélien). ...

Portraits d'un suicidé

Quarante-six ans après son suicide dans les jardins du collège Villa Maria à Montréal, le jour des ides de mars, Hubert Aquin continue de fasciner par son parcours flamboyant et son intelligence littéraire. ...

Sauces

Par (auteur) Ashley Billey, Wendy Pirk & James Darcy
Catégories: Sauces
Séries: New Original Series

The right sauce can elevate a dish from mundane to magical. Whether it is a creamy French Hollandaise, a classic British Mint Sauce or a fiery Indian Vindaloo, the sauce is what really gives a dish it's ...

Heroin

Par (auteur) Susan C. Boyd
Conçu par David Lester
Catégories: Histoire sociale et culturelle

Heroin is an illustrated history of Canadian heroin regulation over two centuries. Susan Boyd points to our failure to address the overdose death epidemic caused by criminalizing drug users and to the ...

The Joint Arctic Weather Stations

This is the first systematic account of the Joint Arctic Weather Stations (JAWS), a collaborative science program between Canada and the United States that created a distinctive state presence in the ...

Les Juifs de la Révolution tranquille

La communauté juive québécoise occupe une position politique et culturelle unique en Amérique du Nord et au Canada. Pour cette raison, une identité juive montréalaise distincte de l’identité ...