Friday, September 02, 2011

What have the historians got for us this fall? -- Cont'd

Noting what history titles some of the Canadian publishers are offering this fall; today UBC Press whose titles include:
  • Elusive Destiny: The Political Vocation of John Napier Turner by Paul Litt
  • Westward Bound: Sex, Violence, the Law, and the Making of a Settler Society [the Canadian West] by Lesley Erickson.
  • Fort Chipewyan and the Shaping of Canadian History, 1788–1920s: “We like to be free in this country” by Patricia A. McCormack.
  • Janice Noakes and Jeff Noakes, both historians in the federal public service, Acts of Occupation, Canada and Arctic Sovereignty 1918-25, which argues that early Canadian assertions in the Arctic were driven by the fears of J. Bernard Harkin (principally known as the father of Parks Canada) about what Viljalmur Steffansson was doing up here.
  • Retail Nation: Department Stores and the Making of Modern Canada by Donica Belisle.
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