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“Indians Wear Red”

Colonialism, Resistance, and Aboriginal Street Gangs

With the advent of Aboriginal street gangs such as Indian Posse, Manitoba Warriors, and Native Syndicate, Winnipeg garnered a reputation as the “gang capital of Canada.” Yet beyond the … ; ; ; 176 View

A Halifax Boyhood

Growing up on the city's outskirts in the 1940s and 50s

Anyone who grew up in the late 1940s and 50s will recognize themselves and their experiences in this story of a Halifax boyhood. Whether its the thrill of skating while holding someones hand for … ; 96 View

Bearing Witness

Journalists, Record Keepers and the 1917 Halifax Explosion

Bearing Witness tells the story of the Explosion, and the catastrophic damage it caused, through the eyes and words of more than two dozen journalists and record keepers who experienced it first … 221 View

Big Business and Hitler

For big business in Germany and around the world, Hitler and his National Socialist party were a welcome political development. Business was facing the Great Depression of in the 1930s, and for … 304 View

Black Canadians

History, Experience, Social Conditions Second Edition

Black Canadians provides an authoritative reference for teachers, students and the general public who seek to know more about the Black Diaspora in North America. Arguments made in this book may … 303 View

Black Geographies

and the Politics of Place

Black Geographies and the Politics of Place is an interdisciplinary collection of essays in black geographic theory. Fourteen authors address specific geographic sites and develop their … 272 View

Burnley “Rocky” Jones (Autobiography)

Revolutionary

Born and raised in Truro, Nova Scotia, Burnley “Rocky” Jones is one of Canada’s most important figures of social justice. Often referred to as Canada’s Stokely Carmichael, Jones was tirelessly … ; 280 View

Canada Since 1960: A People’s History

A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture

When Winnipeg's Cy Gonick started the magazine Canadian Dimension in 1963 to provide a home for the thinking and analysis of mostly young leftists engaged in Canadian economic, social, … 576 View

Canada’s Bastions of Empire

Halifax, Victoria and the Royal Navy 1749-1918

This book offers a fresh perspective on North American history, and the key role played by Halifax and Victoria in ensuring that Canada emerged as an independent country in the 20th century. … 280 View

Canadian Culture in a Globalized World

The impact of trade deals on Canada's cultural life

Since the first trade deal with the US in 1984, Canada has insisted on a “cultural exemption” to ensure that governments were free to protect Canadian culture and to restrict foreign … 256 View

Canadian Studies

Past, Present, Praxis

Canadian Studies: Past, Present, Praxis provides an overview of the development and evolution of Canadian Studies as a field of research and teaching, from the landmark Symons Report in 1975 to … ; 345 View

Car Nation

An Illustrated History of Canada's Transformation Behind the Wheel

Canadians fell in love with the car at first glance. They were scared by it too, and by its potential. Canada was quick to become a car nation, as the automobile was enthusiastically adopted by … 96 View

Casa Loma

Canada'’s Fairy-Tale Castle and Its Owner, Sir Henry Pellatt

In this fifth edition, with new photography showing Casa Loma in its newly restored state, Bill Freeman takes readers on a tour of every significant room in this dramatic hillside castle, … ; 96 View

Churchill and Fisher

The titans at the Admiralty who fought the First World War

A vivid study of the politics and stress of high command, this book describes the decisive roles of young Winston Churchill as political head of the Admiralty during the First World War. … 656 View

Circle Works

Transforming Eurocentric Consciousness

This book is intended to contribute to both the theoretical debate and classroom practice in the field of education. It explores the legitimacy of Aboriginal, holistic paradigms within some of … 304 View

Cuba-U.S. Relations

Obama and Beyond

Against the background of the history of Cuba–U.S. interconnectedness and in light of Obama’s ini­tiative and Trump’s election, Arnold August deals with the relationship … 264 View