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University Press Week 2018

University Presses publish authors from around the world and right at home on subjects that are broad, niche, and every level of inquiry in between. Dive into a UP book and #TurnItUP

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Keetsahnak / Our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Sisters

edited by Kim Anderson, Maria Campbell & Christi Belcourt
contributions by Stella August, Tracy Bear, Robyn Bourgeois, Rita Bouvier, Maya Ode’amik Chacaby, Downtown Eastside Power of Women Group, Susan Gingell, Michelle Good, Laura Harjo, Sarah Hunt, Robert Alexander Innes, Beverly Jacobs, Tanya Kappo, Tara Kappo, Lyla Kinoshameg, Helen Knott, Sandra Lamouche, Jo-Anne Lawless, Debra Leo, Kelsey T. Leonard, Ann-Marie Livingston, Brenda Macdougall, Sylvia Maracle, Jenell Navarro, Darlene R. Okemaysim-Sicotte, Pahan Pte San Win, Ramona Reece, Kimberly Robertson, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Beatrice Starr, Madeleine Kétéskwew Dion Stout, Waaseyaa’sin Christine Sy & Alex Wilson

Rooster Town

The History of an Urban Métis Community, 1901–1961

by (author) Evelyn Peters, Matthew Stock & Adrian Werner

The Stories Were Not Told

Canada’s First World War Internment Camps

by (author) Sandra Semchuk
foreword by Jen Budney

Sharing Breath

Embodied Learning and Decolonization

edited by Sheila Batacharya & Yuk-Lin Renita Wong

Amma’s Daughters

A Memoir

by (author) Meenal Shrivastava


The Viking Hoax That Rewrote History

by (author) Douglas Hunter

Structures of Indifference

An Indigenous Life and Death in a Canadian City

by (author) Mary Jane Logan McCallum & Adele Perry

Muscle on Wheels

Louise Armaindo and the High-Wheel Racers of Nineteenth-Century America

by (author) M. Ann Hall

Live at The Cellar

Vancouver’s Iconic Jazz Club and the Canadian Co-operative Jazz Scene in the 1950s and ‘60s

by (author) Marian Jago
foreword by Don Thompson

Red Light Labour

Sex Work Regulation, Agency, and Resistance

edited by Elya M. Durisin, Emily van der Meulen & Chris Bruckert

Islam in the West

Beyond Integration

by (author) Zijad Delic

Resurgence and Reconciliation

Indigenous-Settler Relations and Earth Teachings

edited by Michael Asch, John Borrows & James Tully

Prairie Fairies

A History of Queer Communities and People in Western Canada, 1930-1985

by (author) Valerie Korinek


Europe in the Shadow of the Beast

by (author) Arthur Haberman

A Township at War

by (author) Jonathan F. Vance


Indigenous Voices from Where the River Flows Swiftly

edited by Jesse Rae Archibald-Barber

The Trans Generation

How Trans Kids (and Their Parents) Are Creating a Gender Revolution

by (author) Ann Travers

Water Rites

Reimagining Water in the West

edited by Jim Ellis
contributions by Adrian Parr, David Laidlaw, Michelle Daigle, Helen Knott, Tasha Hubbard, Nancy Tousley, Charles Tepperman, Ciara McKeown, Jodi Hilty, Aerin Jacob, Hilary Young, Kelly Zenkewich, Flora Giesbrecht, Josee Methot & Francis Anne Hopkins
by (artist) Thomas Strange, Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Shelly Ouellet, Leslie Sweder & Warren Cariou

The Comedian

by (author) Clem Martini