Books – History
Mennonites and Migration in Canadian Literature
A thoughtful and engaging argument that re-situates the discourse of migrant writing in Canada.
Canadian Farmers and the Politics of Genetically Modified Wheat
The remarkable story of the farmer-led coalition that defeated the introduction of GM wheat in Canada.
A new and innovative perspective on French and Indigenous relations during the New France era.
History, Memory, and the Second World War
One man, four identities, and a son’s quest to reconcile the public and private histories of his Mennonite father in WWII.
Understanding the World Through Stories
A foundational text for understanding the field of Aboriginal Studies.
Essays on Western Canada
A multidisciplinary analysis of the Canadian West.
A modern history of Indigenous labour in the Canadian workforce.
Japanese, Ukrainians, and Scots, 1919–1971
An intriguing study of the roles of ethnic community leaders in shaping Canada’s multiculturalism policy.
History through the Photographs of L.B. Foote
In an expanding and socially fractious early twentieth-century Winnipeg, Lewis Benjamin Foote (1873-1957) rose to become the city’s pre-eminent commercial photographer. Imagining Winnipeg, prepared and introduced by award-winning historian Esyllt W. Jones, collects 150 Foote photographs from the more than 2,000 images in the Archives of Manitoba Foote Collection and challenges our understanding of visual history and the city we thought we knew.
Anti-Clearcutting Activism at Grassy Narrows First Nation
The gripping story of how one community saved its forests from the largest newsprint company in the world.