J.I. Little became head of the history department at Simon Fraser University.
Nationalism, Capitalism, and Colonization in Nineteenth-Century Quebec: The Upper St. Francis District (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 1989). Shortlisted for the Canadian Federation for the Humanities Book Prize, for best book in the humanities, published in English in 1989 and 1990, and subsidized by the Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme.
Crofters and Habitants: Settler Society, Economy and Culture in a Quebec Township, 1848-81 (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1991). Winner of Le Prix Lionel-Groulx (IHAF); Certificate of Merit in Regional History (CHA).
Borderland Religion: The Emergence of an English-Canadian Identity, 1792-1852 (UTP, 2004).
Loyalties in Conflict: A Canadian Borderland in War and Rebellion, 1812-1840 (UTP 2008)
Patrician Liberal: The Public and Private Life of Sir Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbiniere, 1829-1908 (University of Toronto Press 2013) $37.95 978-1-4426-1477-2