Books – Titles A-Z
A Bibliography of Northern Manitoba
A bibliography on the history and the people of northern Manitoba.
A Culture’s Catalyst
Historical Encounters with Peyote and the Native American Church in Canada
Psychiatrists, peyote, and the Native American Church of Canada.
A Diminished Roar
Winnipeg in the 1920s
A lively and entertaining tour through an overlooked period in Winnipeg’s history.
A Great Restlessness
The Life and Politics of Dorise Nielsen
Dorise Nielsen was a pioneering feminist, a radical politician, the first Communist elected to Canada’s House of Commons, and the only woman elected in 1940. But despite her remarkable career, until now little has been known about her.
A Guide to the Study of Manitoba Local History
A guide to the study of local history.
A Historical Directory of Manitoba Newspapers, 1859–1978
A directory of Manitoba newspapers from 1859—1978.
A History of the Old Icelandic Commonwealth
The founding of the Old Icelandic Commonwealth in 930 A.D. is one of the most significant events in the history of early Western Europe. This pioneering work of historiography provides a comprehensive history of Iceland from 870 A.D. to the end of the Commonwealth in 1262.
A Knock on the Door
The Essential History of Residential Schools from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
An essential introduction to one of the most pressing questions Canada faces.
A Land Not Forgotten
Indigenous Food Security and Land-Based Practices in Northern Ontario
Reclaiming food security and community health.
A National Crime
The Canadian Government and the Residential School System, 1879 to 1986
Using previously unreleased government documents, historian John S. Milloy provides a full picture of the history and reality of the residential school system. A National Crime shows that the residential system was chronically underfunded and often mismanaged, and documents in detail and how this affected the health, education, and well-being of entire generations of Aboriginal children.