What to Consider


What to Consider If You’re Considering University: New Rules for Education and Employment (Toronto: Dundurn, 2014). With Bill Morrison.


Campus Confidential 2 ed


Campus Confidential:  100 Startling Things You Need to Know About Canadian Universities (Toronto: Lorimer, 2011). Second edition 2013. With Bill Morrison. 

Treaty Peoples: Finding Common Ground with Aboriginal People in Canada (revised and resubmitted with UBC Press, 2012), with Greg Poelzer

Digital Media in East Asia


Digital Media in East Asia (New York: Cambria, 2012).  With Carin Holroyd. 






Arctic Front: Defending Canada in the Far North  (Thomas Allen Publishers, 2008). With P. Whitney Lackenbauer, William R. Morrison, Greg Poelzer.



Innovation Nation


Innovation Nation: Science and Technology in 21st Century Japan (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). With Carin Holroyd.



The Road, Constructing the Alaska Highway (Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication, 2007). With Andrew Hunter and Catherine Crowston.

Land of the Midnight Sun


Land of the Midnight Sun: A History of the Yukon.  (Edmonton: Hurtig Publishing, 1988).  Second Edition (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005). With W.R. Morrison.



A Global History of Indigenous Peoples


A Global History of Indigenous Peoples: Struggle and Survival (London: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2004).




Strange Things Done


Strange Things Done:  Murder in Yukon History (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004).  With W.R. Morrison.



Japan and the Internet Revolution


Japan and the Internet Revolution (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2003). With Carin Holroyd.




Apostle of the North


An Apostle of the North:  Memoirs of the Right Reverend William Carpenter Bompas (Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2002).  Revised Edition, with a substantial introduction. With W.R. Morrison.



Marshall decision


The Marshall Decision and Native Rights (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2000).



Canadian Business, E-Commerce and Marketing to Japan (Ottawa: Canada-Japan Trade Council, 2000).  With Jim Tiessen.

Living Relationships: The Treaty of Waitangi in the New Millennium (Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1998). With P.G. McHugh.

Pacific Partners


Pacific Partners: The Japanese Presence in Canadian Business, Society, and Culture (Toronto: James Lorimer and Company, 1996).  With Carin Holroyd.



A Traveler’s Guide to Northern British Columbia (Prince George: Caitlin Press, 1995). With Carin Holroyd.

Working the North


Working the North: Labor and the Northwest Defence Projects, 1942-1946 (Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1994).  With W.R. Morrison.



The Forgotten North


The Forgotten North: A History of Canada’s Provincial Norths (Toronto: James Lorimer & Company, Publishers, 1992). With W.R. Morrison.




The Alaska Highway in World War II


The Alaska Highway in World War II: The U.S. Army of Occupation in Canada’s Northwest.  (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1992), also published in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1992).  With W.R. Morrison.



Best Left as Indians


Best Left as Indians: Native-White Relations and the Yukon Territory (Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1991).



My Dear Maggie: Letters from a Western Manitoba Pioneer (Regina: Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1991).  With W.R. Morrison.

North to Alaska


North to Alaska: Fifty Years in the World’s Most Remarkable Highway (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1991).



The Sinking of the Princess Sophia


The Sinking of the Princess Sophia: Taking the North Down With Her (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1990).  Revised U.S. edition.  (Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1991). With W.R. Morrison.



The Modern North


The Modern North: People, Politics and the Rejection of Colonialism.  (Toronto: James Lorimer, 1989).  With Judith Powell.



Manitoba: The Province and the People (Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1987). With Fred McGuinness

Only in Canada


Only in Canada: Kinsmen and Kinettes (Winnipeg: Peguis Publishers, 1987). With Fred McGuinness.





Canada’s Colonies: A History of the Yukon and Northwest Territories (Toronto: James Lorimer and Company, 1985).




Pride of the Land
Pride of the Land: An Affectionate History of Brandon’s Agricultural Exhibitions
(Winnipeg, Peguis Publishers, 1985).  With Fred McGuinness.


Pacific National Exhibition: An Illustrated History (Vancouver: UBC Press, 1982). With David Breen.

Vancouver’s Fair: A Political and Administrative History of the Pacific National Exhibition(Vancouver: UBC Press, 1982). With David Breen.