Andrew C. Holman

Professor of History and Director, Canadian Studies Program
239 Tillinghast Hall
Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA  02325  USA

 email:          telephone: (508) 531-2688



Andrew C. Holman is a historian of Canada and the United States

His research and writing focus on the social and cultural history of Canada, Canada-U.S. relations, and the scholarly history of sport.


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Scholars, Missionaries, and Counter-Imperialists: The American Review of Canadian Studies, 1971-2021

Co-edited with Brian J. Payne


(Routledge, 2022)


A selection of 15 of the best articles published in the journal during its first half century, with a historical introduction from the journal’s current co-editors.


1968 in Canada

1968 in Canada: A Year and Its Legacies

Co-edited with Michael Hawes and Christopher Kirkey


(Mercury Series, University of Ottawa Press, 2021)


A collection of 16 new essays examining the importance of the events of one year to the making of modern Canada


A Hotly Contested Affair: Hockey in Canada

The National Game in Documents


(The Champlain Society and University of Toronto Press, 2020)


An edited and annotated collection of 157 documents that trace the arc of hockey’s troubled and triumphal history in Canada


Hockey: A Global History

Co-authored with Stephen Hardy

(University of Illinois Press, 2018)


A worldwide history of hockey, from its origins as a bourgeois pastime in Victorian Canada to its present-day fixture as a cross-cultural, transnational phenomenon.


The Same but Different: Hockey in Quebec

Co-edited with Jason Blake

(McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017)


Edited collection of essays that examine hockey in Quebec as a site of community engagement, social conflict, and national affirmation.

More of a Man: Diaries of a Scottish Craftsman in Mid-Nineteenth-Century North America

Co-edited with Robert B. Kristofferson

(University of Toronto Press, 2013)


Edited and annotated diary of a Scottish journeyman making his way toward manhood in mid-Victorian North America.

Canada’s Game: Hockey and Identity

(McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009)


Edited collection of essays on what ice hockey means to Canadians and others.

A Sense of Their Duty: Middle-Class Formation in Victorian Ontar... Cover Art

A Sense of Their Duty: Middle-class Formation in Victorian Ontario Towns

(McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2000).


How the middle class developed its structure and power in Galt and Goderich, Ontario, 1850-1890.

Last Updated: September 2022.