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Bella Coola and After

Bella Coola and After

In this blog post, UTP authors Eva-Marie Kröller and John Barker delve into the history of The Bella Coola Indians by T.F. McIlwraith, originally published in 1948.

Writing a Biography on Baldomero Espartero

Writing a Biography on Baldomero Espartero

The Sword of Luchana tells the story of the charismatic nineteenth-century figure Baldomero Espartero. Adrian Shubert tells us why he decided to write a biography on Baldomero Espartero, an enigmatic figure who went on to become the most influential general in nineteenth century Spanish politics.

Canada Votes, 2021

Canada Votes, 2021

Canadians will head to the polls on September 20th, in what will be the shortest election campaign ever. The authors of Absent Mandate write on the blog about what we can expect from the upcoming campaign.

Summer in Cottage Country

Summer in Cottage Country

As the summer heat and humidity kick in, many Canadians hit the road and head for Cottage country, something that has become a national tradition. has a whole chapter dedicated to “Summer in Cottage Country” and in this post, we’re sharing an excerpt from it.

UTP Summer Reads

UTP Summer Reads

As we reach the height of summer, and with COVID restrictions easing, we wanted to share some new releases that you should be adding to your summer reading list. So whether you’re relaxing at the cottage, lounging by the poolside, or simply knocking off work a few hours early, we have a little something for everyone.

Fighting for Sport – Bruce Kidd

Fighting for Sport – Bruce Kidd

To celebrate the start of the Olympics, we’re sharing an excerpt from A Runner’s Journey, an autobiography of one of Canada’s most celebrated athletes, Bruce Kidd.

Hidden Engines of Meritocracy

Hidden Engines of Meritocracy

James Elwick, author of Making a Grade discusses his new book and looks at how standardized testing practices quietly appeared during the Victorian era, and then spread worldwide.

Pandemic-Speak

Pandemic-Speak

Russell Craig and Joel Amernic, authors of Decoding CEO-Speak, examine the words of CEOs and world leaders during COVID-19, which were often misleading and dangerous.

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