HIST 331: Social History of Canada: Early Industrialization to Contemporary Canada Report a Broken Link

Unit 1: Public History


Sasha Mullally (2012). Democratizing the Past? Canada’s History on the World Wide Web.

In Nicole Neatby and Peter Hodgins (Eds.) Settling and Unsettling Memories: Essay in Canadian Public History (pp. 235–264). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Cecilia Morgan. (2016). Chapter 5 in Commemorating Canada: History, Heritage, and Memory 1850’s - 1990s .

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 105–131.

Timothy J. Stanley (2012). Playing with ‘Nitro’: The Racialization of Chinese Canadians in Public Memory.

In Nicole Neatby and Peter Hodgins (Eds.). Settling and Unsettling Memories: Essay in Canadian Public History, (pp. 218–34). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Unit 2: Eugenics


Angus McLaren (2014). Chapter 2 Public Health and Hereditarian Concerns.

In Our Own Master Race: Eugenics in Canada, 1885–1945. University of Toronto Press, 23-68

Angus McLaren (2014). Chapter 3 Stemming the Flood of Defective Aliens, 46-67.

In Our Own Master Race: Eugenics in Canada, 1885–1945 (pp. 23-45). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Erika Dyck (2014). “Sterilization and Birth Control in the Shadow of Eugenics: Married, Middle-Class Women in Alberta, 1930–1960s.”

Canadian Bulletin of Medical History. 31(1), 165-87.

Unit 3: Being a Teenager


Sharon Wall (2014). “Some thought they were ‘in Love’: Sex, White Teenagehood, and Unmarried Pregnancy in Early Post War Canada."

Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, 25(1), 207-241.

James Onusko (2015, Spring). Childhood in Calgary’s postwar suburbs: kids, bullets and boom, 1950-65.

Urban History Review, 3(2), 26-37.

Unit 4: Being a Modern Male/Female


Christopher Dummitt (2007). Introduction.

In The Manly Modern: Masculinity in Postwar Canada (Sexuality Studies Series). Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press

Christopher Dummitt (1998). Finding a Place for Father: Selling the Barbecue in Post war Canada,

Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, 9(1), 209-33

Nicholas, Jane. (2015).The Modern Girl: Feminine Modernities, the Body, and Commodities in the 1920s.

Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Unit 5: Being an Immigrant


D. Gauvreau and P. Thornton (2015). Marrying 'the Other:’ Trends and Determinants of Culturally Mixed Marriages in Québec, 1880-1940,

Canadian Ethnic Studies, 47(3), 111-141.

Chan, Arlene (2011). The Chinese in Toronto from 1878: From Outside to Inside the Circle. Toronto: Dundurn Group, 63-102.

Toronto: Dundurn Group, 63-102.

Marlene Epp (2015, May). Eating Across Borders: Reading Immigrant Cookbooks,

Social History, 48(96), 45-65.

Unit 6: Being Aboriginal


Arthur Bear Chief (2016). My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell.

Athabasca: Athabasca University Press.

Maureen K. Lux (2001), Chapter Four, “Indifferent to Human Life and Suffering: Medical Care for Native People to 1920,” 138-188.

In Medicine that Walks: Disease, Medicine and Canadian Plains Native People 1880-1940. Toronto: University of Toronto Press

Unit 7: Being Gay/Lesbian


Lyle Dick (2009 May). Same-sex Intersections of the Prairie Settlement Era: The 1895 Case of Regina’s Oscar Wilde,

Social History, 42(83), 107-145.

Elise Chenier (2004). Rethinking Class in Lesbian Bar Culture: Living ‘The Gay Life’ in Toronto, 1955-1965 ,

Left History, 9(2), 85-118.

Unit 8: Technology and Homelife


S. Davies (1989). Reckless walking must be discouraged: The automobile revolution and the shaping of modern urban Canada to 1930.

Urban History Review/Revue d'Histoire Urbaine, 18(2), 123-138.

Joy Parr. (2002, October). Editor’s Introduction: Modern Kitchen, Good Home, Strong Nation.

Technology and Culture. 43(4), 657-667.

Joy Parr (1999). Chapter 9 “Shopping for a Good Stove” and Chapter 10 “What Makes Washday Less Blue,” 199-242.

In Domestic Goods: The Material, the Moral, and the Economic in the Postwar Years. Toronto: University of Toronto Press),

Unit 9: Food


Franca Iacovetta, Valerie J. Korinek, Marlene Epp (Eds.) (2012). Introduction,

in Edible Histories, Cultural Politics: Towards a Canadian Food History. Toronto:University of Toronto Press, 3-27.

Ian Mosby (2012). Making and Breaking Canada’s Food Rules: Science, the State, and the Government of Nutrition, 1942-1949.

In Franca Iacovetta, Valerie J. Korinek, Marlene Epp (Eds.), Edible Histories, Cultural Politics: Towards a Canadian Food History, 409-432.

Cheryl Krasnick Warsh (2012), Vim, Vigour and Vitality: ‘Power Foods for Kids in Canadian Popular Magazines, 1914-1954,

in Franca Iacovetta, Valerie J. Korinek, Marlene Epp (Eds.). Edible Histories Cultural Politics Towards a Canadian Food History, 387-408.

Unit 10: Introducing Health and Wellness in Canadian History


Tracy Penny Light, Barbara Brookes and Wendy Mitchinson (Eds.) (2014). Introduction,

in Bodily Subjects: Essays on Gender and Health, 1800-2000. Montreal: McGill Queen’s Press, 3-22

Daniel J. Robinson (2014). Cigarette Marketing and Smoking Culture in 1930s Canada.

Journal of the Canadian Historical Association / Revue de la Société historique du Canada, 25(1), 63-105

Unit 11: Healthy Women


Wendy Mitchinson (2013). “The … mischievous tendency of specialism”; Gynecology (pp.189-214).

In Body Failure: Medical Views of Women, 1900-1950. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Unit 12: Healthy Men


Christopher D. O’Shea (2012). "A Plea for the Prostate": Doctors, Prostate Dysfunction, and Male Sexuality in Late 19th- and Early 20th-Century Canada.

Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, 29(1) 7-27.