Books tagged: Social & Cultural History

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Battlefield House Museum and Park

By John Goddard

Inside Hamilton’s Museums helps to satisfy a growing curiosity about Canada’s steel capital as it evolves into a post-industrial city and cultural destination. In this special excerpt we visit Battlefield House Museum and Park, which commemorates the British victory at the ... Read more

Buried in the Silence

By Connie Sampson

The inquiry into the killing of Leo LaChance left many unanswered questions. Journalist Connie Sampson examines the life and death of LaChance, his brother’s search for truth, and the inquiry that followed his death.

Canada, A Working History

By Jason Russell

A deep exploration of the experience of work in Canada

Canada, A Working History describes the ways in which work has been performed in Canada from the pre-colonial period to the present day. Work is shaped by a wide array of influences, including gender, class, race, ethnicity, ... Read more

Field Study

By Helen Humphreys

 

“[A] delightful mix of memoir and field study. ” — Publishers Weekly STARRED review

Award-winning and beloved author Helen Humphreys discovers her local herbarium and realizes we need to look for beauty in whatever nature we have left — no matter how diminished

Award-winning ... Read more

From Sojourners to Citizens

By Adriana A. Davies

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 from work on railways, mines and other industries to breaking the land ... Read more

Game

By Joan Sullivan

The early 1970s marked the beginning of Newfoundland’s cultural renaissance. And in 1974, amidst the music, literature, and burgeoning patriotic pride, a young, upstart Reach for the Top team from Canada’s newest province had eliminated competitors from across the country, ... Read more

Legacy

By Suzanne Methot

 

Winner of the 2019–20 Huguenot Society of Canada Award

“Powerful … A deeply empathetic and inspiring work with insights of value to anyone struggling to overcome personal or communal trauma. ” — Library Journal

“[A] beautifully written book about strategies for healing ... Read more

Return to the Drum

By Wynne Morris Miggs

Return to the Drum is a story about survival—the survival of a people and their way of life. Focusing on the history of the Sahtuot’ine of Great Bear Lake and the struggles that follow their first encounters with Euro-Canadians in the 1800s, Miggs Wynne Morris weaves together ... Read more