Department of History

Professor Heaman wins 2018 Canada Book Prize

Published: 20Apr2018

Professor Elsbeth Heaman won the 2018 Canada Prize of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (English language category) for her latest book Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New...

New book by Prof. Zucchi: MAD FLIGHT? The Quebec Emigration to the Coffee Plantations of Brazil

Published: 20Apr2018

In his new book MAD FLIGHT? The Quebec Emigration to the Coffee Plantations of Brazil (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018), Professor John Zucchi reconstructs the 1896 rush of one thousand...

MISC Interim Director Elsbeth Heaman winner of 2018 Canada Prize

Published: 9Apr2018

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is happy to announce that the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences has named Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of...

MISC Interim Director Elsbeth Heaman named as finalist for Canada Prize

Published: 12Mar2018

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is happy to announce that the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences has named Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of...

Professor Downey publishes book on Lacrosse, Identity, and Indigenous Nationhood

Published: 17Feb2018

Professor Allan Downey’s first book, The Creator’s Game: Lacrosse, Identity, and Indigenous Nationhood, has been published by University of British Columbia Press in February 2018. The game of...

Professor Greer publishes book on Natives, Empires, and Land in Early Modern North America

Published: 17Feb2018

Professor Allan Greer’s new book Property and Dispossession: Natives, Empires and Land in Early Modern North America was published by Cambridge University Press in January 2018. In the book, he...

Prof. Madokoro wins Book Prize for Elusive Refuge: Chinese Migrants in the Cold War

Published: 16Feb2018

Congratulations to Prof. Laura Madokoro, who has won the 2018 award for Best Book in the Social Sciences from the Association for Asian American Studies for her ground-breaking monograph Elusive...

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