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2013 Canadian Historical Review Prize

The Editorial Board of the Canadian Historical Review is pleased to announce the winner of the CHR Prize for the best article published in the journal in the year 2013.

 Sean Mills

Quebec, Haiti, and the Deportation Crisis of 1974
(Canadian Historical Review 94.3, September 2013)

This important article, an example of histoire croisee, illustrates the entanglements of politics from below and above as well as transnational approaches to tell the complex story of Quebec’s crisis of immigration and identity around the place of Haitian immigrants in the province in the early 1970s.  A decidedly original work within the context of Quebec history and recent Quebec and Canadian political, social and immigration history that brings this story to wider audience, the article is methodologically sophisticated and deeply researched, yet well-written and entirely accessible.  

Previous prize winners include:

2012 – Jarrett Rudy, “Do You Have the Time? Modernity, Democracy, and the Beginnings of

Daylight Saving Time in Montreal, 1907-1928”

2011—Tina Loo and Meg Stanley, An Environmental History of Progress: Damning the Peace and Columbia Rivers”

2010—Mark Osborne Humphries, “A War's Long Shadow: Masculinity, Medicine, and the Gendered Politics of Trauma, 1914-1939”

2009—Mary Ellen Kelm,  Manly Contests: Rodeo Masculinities at the Calgary Stampede

2008— Bruce Curtis, The ‘Most Splendid Pageant Ever Seen’: Grandeur, the Domestic, and Condescension in Lord Durham's Political Theatre”

2007—Sean Kheraj, Restoring Nature: Ecology, Memory, and the Storm History of Vancouver's Stanley Park

2006— Lianne McTavish, Learning to See in New Brunswick, 1862-1929

2005—Graham Carr, Rules of Engagement: Public History and the Drama of Legitimation
2004—John F. Varty, “On Protein, Prairie Wheat, and Good Bread: Rationalizing Technologies and the Canadian State, 1912-1935
2003—Karen Jones, “Never Cry Wolf: Science, Sentiment, and the Literary Rehabilitation of Canis Lupus
2002—Carolyn Podruchny, “Baptizing Novices: Ritual Moments among French Canadian Voyageurs in the Montreal Fur Trade, 1780-1821

2001—Catharine Anne Wilson, Reciprocal Work Bees and the Meaning of Neighbourhood


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