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University of Manitoba Press

University of Manitoba Press publishes books that combine important new scholarship with a deep engagement in issues and events that affect our lives. Founded in 1967, the Press is widely recognized as a leading publisher of books on Indigenous history studies and Canadian history. The Press is also proud of its contribution to immigration studies, ethnic studies, and the study of Canadian literature, culture, politics, and Indigenous languages. It also publishes a wide-ranging list of books on the heritage of the peoples and land of the Canadian prairies.


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  1. Decolonizing Discipline

    In June 2015, Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission released 94 Calls to Action that urged reform of policies and programs to repair the harms caused by the Indian Residential Schools. This book is a response to Call to Action 6 - the call to repeal Section 43 of Canada's Criminal Code, which justifies the corporal punishment of children. Learn More
    £64.95

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  2. Conversations in Food Studies

    Brings to the table thirteen original contributions organised around the themes of representation, governance, disciplinary boundaries, and, finally, learning through food. This collection offers an important and groundbreaking approach to food studies. Learn More
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  3. Makhno and Memory

    Nestor Makhno has been called a revolutionary anarchist, a peasant rebel, the Ukrainian Robin Hood, a mass-murderer, a pogromist, and a devil. Drawing on theories of collective memory and narrative analysis, this book brings a vast array of Makhnovist and Mennonite sources into dialogue, including memoirs, histories, diaries, and newspapers. Learn More
    £29.95

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  4. Unbecoming Nationalism

    Investigates the power of commemorative performances in the production of nationalist narratives, and examines an eclectic range of both state-sponsored social memory projects and counter-memorial projects. Learn More
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  5. Pathways of Reconciliation

    Recognising that reconciliation is not only an ultimate goal, but a decolonizing process of journeying in ways that embody everyday acts of resistance, resurgence, and solidarity, coupled with renewed commitments to justice, dialogue, and relationship-building, Pathways of Reconciliation helps readers find their way forward. Learn More
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  6. Communal Solidarity

    Looks at the development of Winnipeg's Jewish community and the network of institutions and organisations they established to provide income assistance, health care, institutional care for children and the elderly, and immigrant aid to reunite families. Learn More
    £32.50

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  7. Decolonizing Discipline

    In June 2015, Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission released 94 Calls to Action that urged reform of policies and programs to repair the harms caused by the Indian Residential Schools. This book is a response to Call to Action 6 - the call to repeal Section 43 of Canada's Criminal Code, which justifies the corporal punishment of children. Learn More
    £32.50

    Availability: In stock

  8. Decolonizing Employment

    Offers an examination of Aboriginal labour market participation that outlines the deeply damaging, intergenerational effects of colonial policies, and describes how a neoliberal political economy serves to further exclude Indigenous North Americans. Learn More
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  9. Rekindling the Sacred Fire

    Why don't more Metis people go to traditional ceremonies? How does going to ceremonies impact Metis identity? Chantal Fiola investigates the relationship between Red River Metis ancestry, Anishinaabe spirituality, and identity, bringing into focus the ongoing historical impacts of colonization upon Metis relationships with spirituality. Learn More
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  10. A Culture's Catalyst

    In 1956, pioneering psychedelic researchers Abram Hoffer and Humphry Osmond were invited to join members of the Red Pheasant First Nation to participate in a peyote ceremony. Inspired by their experience, they wrote a series of essays explaining and defending the consumption of peyote and the practice of peyotism. Learn More
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  11. Authorized Heritage

    Analyses the history of commemoration at heritage sites across western Canada. Using extensive research in Parks Canada records, the book argues that heritage narratives are almost always based on national and conventional messages that commonly reflect colonialist visions of the past. Learn More
    £25.95

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  12. A Land Not Forgotten

    Food insecurity takes a disproportionate toll on the health of Canada's Indigenous people. A Land Not Forgotten examines the disruptions in local food practices as a result of colonization and the cultural, educational, and health consequences of those disruptions. Learn More
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  13. Right-Wing Authoritarianism

    First published in 1981, this still-timely volume surveys the history of social psychological research on right-wing authoritarianism and describes a more fruitful direction for future work. It concludes with a disturbing comment on the pervasiveness of authoritarian behaviour in our society. Learn More
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  14. Distorted Descent

    Examines a twenty-first century social phenomenon in which white, French descendant settlers in Canada shift into a self-defined 'Indigenous' identity, bringing to light to how these claims are then used politically to oppose actual, living Indigenous peoples. Learn More
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  15. Defining Métis

    Examines categories used in the latter half of the nineteenth century by Catholic missionaries to describe Indigenous people in what is now northwestern Saskatchewan. The book argues that the construction and evolution of these categories reflected missionaries' changing interests and agendas. Learn More
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  16. Snacks

    Provides a history of Canadian snack foods, of the independent producers and workers who make them, and of the consumers who can't put them down. Janis Thiessen profiles several iconic Canadian snack food companies, including Old Dutch Potato Chips, Hawkins Cheezies, and chocolate maker Ganong. These stories of salty or sweet confections also reveal a history that is at odds with popular notions of "junk food". Learn More
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