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- University of Regina
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- sugar, advertising, commodities, capital, health, gender, retail
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- About Me
- I am the author of the books Purchasing Power (2020) and Retail Nation (2011), and am currently writing a book about the global origins of Canadian sugar.
I am a Professor of History at the University of Regina in Treaty 4 Territory in Saskatchewan, Canada, where I have been based since 2015. The University of Regina has campuses in Treaty 4 and Treaty 6, which are the territories of the nêhiyawak, Anihšināpēk, Dakota, Lakota, and Nakoda, and the homeland of the Métis/Michif Nation.
- Recent Publications
Purchasing Power: Women and the Rise of Canadian Consumer Culture. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, March 2020. 304 pp. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3138/9781442625860.
Retail Nation: Department Stores and the Making of Modern Canada. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2011. 320 pp.
With Kiera Mitchell. “Mary Quayle Innis: Faculty Wives’ Contributions and the Making of Academic Celebrity.” The Canadian Historical Review 99, no. 3 (2018): 456–86. 30 pp. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3138/chr.2017-0108.
- Media Coverage
- Country Focus
- Expertise by Geography
- North America
- Expertise by Chronology
- 5, 8
- Expertise by Topic
- Capitalism, Economic History, Food History, Gender