Histoires des Amériques

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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 ...

Gifts from Amin

In August 1972, military leader and despot Idi Amin expelled Asian Ugandans from the country, professing to return control of the economy to “Ugandan citizens.” Within ninety days, 50,000 Ugandans ...

Owóknage

Born out of a meticulous, well-researched historical and current traditional land-use study led by Cega̔ K´iɳna Nakoda Oyáté (Carry the Kettle Nakoda First Nation), Owóknage is the first book to ...

Canada in Question

Par (auteur) Peter MacKinnon
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques
Séries: UTP Insights

Exploring pressing questions around Canadian citizenship, Canada in Question delves into contemporary issues that come into play in identifying what it means to be Canadian.

Beginning with an update on ...

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 ...

Brève histoire de la Révolution tranquille

Sortie de la religion et des politiques publiques dans les années 1960, participation citoyenne dans les années 1970, défaite référendaire et crise économique dans les années 1980 : en l'espace ...

Gens du fleuve, gens de l’île

Par (auteur) Roland Viau
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

Roland Viau propose un fascinant portrait d’Hochelaga avant 1600. À partir des connaissances acquises par l’archéologie, l’ethnohistoire et l’ethnologie sur les sociétés amérindiennes, et ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bushman’s Lair, The

Evocative of John Vaillant’s The Golden Spruce and Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, this fascinating portrait of John Bjornstrom—a far-from-ordinary fugitive—makes for a page-turning read. | The ...