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Awards: Canadian Historical Association announces 2016 book award winners

logoThe Canadian Historical Association announced the winners of its annual book prizes, recognizing and promoting excellence in historical research, at its annual meeting on May 31.

Here are this year’s recipients:

Prix Hilda Neatby Book Prize

  • Susanne M. Klausen, Abortion Under Apartheid: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Women’s Reproductive Rights in South Africa (Oxford University Press)

Political History Group Book Prize

  • Mark Kuhlberg, In the Power of the Government: The Rise and Fall of Newsprint in Ontario, 1894–1932 (University of Toronto Press)

Aboriginal History Book Prize

  • Arthur Manuel and Grand Chief Ronald M. Derrickson, Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-Up Call (Between the Lines)

Albert B. Corey Prize

  • Robert MacDougall, The Political Economy of the Telephone in the Gilded Age (University of Pennsylvania Press)

Clio Prizes

  • Atlantic region: Raymond B. Blake, Lions or Jellyfish: Newfoundland-Ottawa Relations Since 1957 (UTP)
  • B.C.: Lisa Pasolli, Working Mothers and the Child Care Dilemma: A History of British Columbia’s Social Policy (University of B.C. Press)
  • The North: Emilie Cameron, Far Off Metal River: Inuit Lands, Settler Stories, and the Making of the Contemporary Arctic (UBC Press)
  • Ontario: Craig Heron, Lunch-Bucket Lives: Remaking the Worker’s City (Between the Lines)
  • Prairies: Michel Hogue, Métis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People (University of Regina Press)
  • Quebec: Amélie Bourbeau, Techniciens de L’Organisation Sociale. La Réorganisation de L’Assistance Catholoque Privée à Montréal (McGill-Queen’s University Press)
  • Lifetime achievement: Hugh Dempsey

Sir John A. Macdonald Prize

  • Robert C.H. Sweeny, Why Did We Choose to Industrialize? Montreal, 1819–1849 (MQUP)

Wallace K. Ferguson Prize

  • Alexia M. Yates, Selling Paris: Property and Commercial Culture in the Fin-De-Siècle Capiral (Harvard University Press)