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Canadian Studies: Books & Dissertations

American & Canadian Studies, International Studies, Canada, Canada Studies

Selected eBooks

book: Tar Wars : Oil, Environment and Alberta's Image
book: Landscapes of Injustice : A New Perspective on the Internment and Dispossession of Japanese Canadians
book: Reclaiming Tom Longboat : Indigenous Self-Determination in Canadian Sport
book: Canada’s Official Languages: Policy Versus Work Practice in the Federal Public Service
book: Until We Are Free : Reflections on Black Lives Matter Canada
book: La Jeunesse Au Canada français : Formation, Mouvements Et identité
book: Seen but Not Seen : Influential Canadians and the First Nations from the 1840s to Today
book: L’empire en marche. Des peuples sans qualités, de Vienne à Ottawa
book: A Question of Commitment: The Status of Children in Canada
book: Naamiwan's Drum : The Story of a Contested Repatriation of Anishinaabe Artefacts
book: Divided Highways: Road Narrative and Nationhood in Canada
book: Undiplomatic History : the New Study of Canada and the World
book: Histoire de la littérature inuite du Nunavik
book: Towards a New Ethnohistory : Community-Engaged Scholarship among the People of the River
book: The Return of the Sun: Suicide and Reclamation Among Inuit of Arctic Canada
book: Canadian Primal: Poets, Places, and the Music of Meaning
book: Trudeaumania
book: Espaces critiques. Écrire sur la littérature et les autres arts au Québec (1920-1960)
book: Contested Spaces, Counter-narratives, and Culture from Below in Canada and Québec
book: Doodem and Council Fire: Anishinaabe Governance through Alliance
book: In Divided Unity: Haudenosaunee Reclamation at Grand River
book: At the Wilderness Edge : The Rise of the Antidevelopment Movement on Canada's West Coast
book: Deadmonton : Crime Stories from Canada's Murder City
book: Montréal: la cité des cités

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eBook Collections

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Finding Books & Dissertations Beyond the UW

If you can't find the books you need at the UW or through our Summit partner libraries (Summit material can be found in UW Libraries Search), use the following catalogs. Books not available at the UW can be requested through Interlibrary Loan