University of Manitoba Press


University of Manitoba Press

Type Higher Education
Year founded 1967
Location Winnipeg, MB Canada Canada
Summary University of Manitoba Press is dedicated to publishing books that combine important new scholarship with a deep engagement in the issues and events that affect the lives of Canadians. Founded in 1967, UMP was the first university press established in western Canada. We are widely recognized as a leading publisher of books on Indigenous history, Indigenous studies, and Canadian history. UMP’s editorial focus also includes books on the Arctic and the North; ethnic and immigration studies; Indigenous languages; Canadian literary studies, especially Indigenous literature; environment, land use, and food studies. We also publish a wide-ranging list of books on the culture and history of the Canadian prairies.

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UMP: University of Manitoba Press · 20 October 2023 English

The Art of Ectoplasm reflects on the history and legacy of T.G. and Lillian Hamilton's extraordinary collection of paranormal photographs, which have inspired and perplexed academics, historians, and artists since …

UMP: University of Manitoba Press · 1 May 2022 English

Beginning with the Grand Rapids Dam in the 1960s, hydroelectric development has dramatically altered the social, political, and physical landscape of northern Manitoba. The Nelson River has been cut up …

UMP: University of Manitoba Press · 1 May 2022 English

Medicare is arguably Canada’s most valued social program. As federally-supported medicare enters its second half-century, Medicare’s Histories brings together leading social and health historians to reflect on the origins and …

UMP: University of Manitoba Press · 1 May 2022 English

“You don’t have to use the exact same words.… But it has to mean exactly what I said.” Thus began the ten-year collaboration between Innu elder and activist Tshaukuesh Elizabeth …

UMP: University of Manitoba Press · 17 December 2021 English

Drawing attention to the ways in which creative practices are essential to the health, well-being, and healing of Indigenous peoples, The Arts of Indigenous Health and Well-Being addresses the effects …

UMP: University of Manitoba Press · 2 November 2021 English

Mennonite farmers can be found in dozens of countries spanning five continents. In this comparative world-scale environmental history, Royden Loewen draws on a multi-year study of seven geographically distinctive Anabaptist …

UMP: University of Manitoba Press · 8 October 2021 English

Grounded in the communities of her home territory, Chantal Fiola brings critical insider knowledge, insight and analysis to the topic of Metis spirituality. The combination of historical background with contemporary …

UMP: University of Manitoba Press · 1 October 2021 English

Dadibaajim examines that history of encroaching settlement and dispossession as it reasserts the voices and presence of the Namegosibii Anishinaabeg too long ignored for the convenience of settler society.

UMP: University of Manitoba Press · 1 October 2021 English

“Undressed Toronto is a gem of a book providing insightful analysis of modernity through the focus on the body and public bathing in Toronto, where local people struggled with slippery …

UMP: University of Manitoba Press · 10 September 2021 English

"Inventing the Thrifty Gene puts a much needed nail in the coffin of the 'thrifty gene hypothesis' by exposing its place within a long lineage of exploitative and extractive scientific …

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