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Wilfrid Laurier, Toronto, McGill-Queen’s university presses recognized at Canada Awards

Authors published with Wilfrid Laurier University Press, University of Toronto Press, and McGill-Queen’s University Press are among the recipients of the 2012 Canada Awards.

The Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences presented the annual prizes, which recognize the best English- and French-language scholarly works published through the Aid to Scholarly Publications Program, at a ceremony in Montreal last week. Each winning author was awarded $2,500.

The winners, described by CFHSS president Graham Carr as “valuable contributions to the body of knowledge about Canada,” are:

Social Sciences
Veronica Strong-Boag, Fostering Nation? Canada Confronts Its History of Childhood Disadvantage (WLUP)
Michel Ducharme, Le concept de liberté au Canada à l’époque des Révolutions atlantiques, 1776–1838 (MQUP)

Humanities
Susan R. Fisher, Boys and Girls in No Man’s Land: English-Canadian Children and the First World War (UPT)
Louise Vigneault, Espace artistique et modèle pionnier: Tom Thomson et Jean-Paul Riopelle (Hurtubise)

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