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  • Visiting With the Ancestors

    Visiting With the Ancestors

    In 2010, five magnificent Blackfoot shirts, now owned by the University of Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum, were brought to Alberta to be exhibited at the Glenbow Museum, in Calgary, and the Galt Museu...

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  • The Frontier of Patriotism

    The Frontier of Patriotism

    With the centenary of the First World War, communities across Canada arranged commemorations of the war experience to honour local servicemen who, through their triumphs and sacrifices, were presen...

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  • Crow Never Dies

    Crow Never Dies

    “It was a different crow, but the same crow, you understand? Because there is only one Crow. God made them all black and identical-looking because there is no reason for them to be different birds....

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  • The Missing Link

    The Missing Link

    This book illuminates and creates an appreciation for the mystical link between the psychological and spiritual nature of life. It reveals a simplicity beneath the complex workings of the mind and ...

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  • The Enlightened Gardener

    The Enlightened Gardener

    Beset by daily life's trials and tribulations, many people search for the elusive wisdom that will help them make sense of their journey and find inner peace. So, too, do the characters in this won...

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  • The Enlightened Gardener Revisited

    The Enlightened Gardener Revisited

    Author and philosopher Sydney Banks once again brings to life his wise and simple gardener as a voice through which Banks presents more implications of the Three Principles that create human realit...

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  • Rising Abruptly

    Rising Abruptly

    Gisèle Villeneuve’s short stories test the elastic pull between passion and terror. For inspiration, Villeneuve turned to her personal history to examine what lures urban dwellers outdoors, to test...

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  • Stop Making Art and Die

    Stop Making Art and Die

    Far beyond a mere colouring book, Stop Making Art and Die: Survival Activities for Artists is the first adult activity book that makes it impossible not to succeed and flourish as an artist. Writte...

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  • Shrunk

    Shrunk

    SHRUNK: Crime and Disorders of the Mind is a collection of powerful chapters by eminent Canadian and international forensic psychologists and psychiatrists who write about mental health issues they...

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  • Tough Crimes

    Tough Crimes

    We’ve all heard the media’s take on notorious criminals, but when have we had a chance to hear directly from the lawyers who defended or prosecuted them? We’ve all lamented the fate of a person who...

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  • A Painful Duty

    A Painful Duty

    Nothing reveals the dark underbelly of humanity more profoundly than the practice of criminal law. A Painful Duty: 40 Years at the Criminal Bar celebrates author C.D. Evans’ journey that, in his ow...

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  • Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

    Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

    Workplace injuries happen every day and can profoundly affect workers, their families, and the communities in which they live. This textbook is for workers and students looking for an introduct...

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  • The Woman Priest

    The Woman Priest

    “My God! Pardon me if I have dared to make sacred things serve a profane love; but it is you who have put passion into our hearts; they are not crimes—I feel this in the purity of my intentions.” —...

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  • Vulnerability and Adaptation to Drought on the Canadian Prairies

    Vulnerability and Adaptation to Drought on the Canadian Prairies

    Although there is considerable historical literature describing the social and economic impact of drought on the prairies in the 1930s, little has been written about the challenges presented by dro...

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  • Counterblasting Canada

    Counterblasting Canada

    In 1914, Wyndham Lewis and Ezra Pound—the founders of vorticism—undertook an unprecedented analysis of the present, its technologies, communication, politics, and architecture. The essays in Counte...

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  • The Home Place

    The Home Place

    "He wants to sit and visit at the kitchen table, and he can hardly wait to get on the road again." —From Chapter 1 Robert Kroetsch, one of Canada's most important writers, was a fierce regionalist...

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  • Moving Natures

    Moving Natures

    Mobility - the movements of people, things, and ideas, as well as their associated cultural meanings - has been a key factor in shaping Canadians' perceptions of and interactions with their country...

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  • One Child Reading

    One Child Reading

    "The miracle of the preserved word, in whatever medium—print, audio text, video recording, digital exchange—means that it may transfer into new times and new places." —From the Introduction Margar...

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  • Excavators & Diggers

    Excavators & Diggers

    They dig, drill, tunnel, hoe, scrape, pulverize and so much more. These are the big machines that help people work everyday. SUPER EXPLORERS can be very big, or very small to explore everything f...

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  • Big Trucks

    Big Trucks

    Monster trucks, fire trucks, garbage trucks, concrete pumping trucks and so many of the world's biggest trucks. They lift, haul, dig, pour, drag doing so much to work for us everyday. Here are so m...

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  • Baffin Island

    Baffin Island

    A geographer with extensive research experience in the Canadian North, Jack D. Ives has written a lively and informative account of several expeditions to Baffin Island during the “golden age” of f...

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  • Lost

    Lost

    Lost: Unsolved Mysteries of Canadian Aviation by Shirlee Smith Matheson is even more compelling than the original book Lost: True Stories of Canadian Aviation Tragedies published in 2005 and now ou...

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  • From Polar Bears to Porcupines

    From Polar Bears to Porcupines

    Wildlife veterinarian and renowned storyteller Jerry Haigh shares his adventures with diverse creatures from the frozen reaches of the High Arctic to the wilds of Africa and the flat lands of the C...

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  • Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013

    Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013

    In Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013, the world's leading Munro scholar offers a critical overview of Alice Munro and her writing spanning forty years. Beginning with a newly written overarching intro...

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  • Canadian Countercultures and the Environment

    Canadian Countercultures and the Environment

    Studies of the radical environmental politics of the 1960s have tended to downplay the extent to which much of that countercultural intellectual and social ferment continued into the 1970s and 1980...

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  • Giotto and the St Francis of Assisi Cycle

    Giotto and the St Francis of Assisi Cycle

    This book has been lovingly compiled to celebrate the convergence of the life of St. Francis of Assisi and the groundbreaking frescoes of the 13th century artist, Giotto di Bandone, as seen by mill...

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  • Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies

    Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies

    The book that has taken tens of thousands of skiers out onto stunning, backcountry trails is now reborn in full colour for a whole new generation. Completely revised and updated, the new edition o...

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  • Whose Man in Havana?

    Whose Man in Havana?

    In Whose Man in Havana? the author offers an unconventional, often dark, but more often hilarious view of diplomacy in settings as varied as Haiti, London, the Dominican Republic, the Balkans, Pale...

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  • Mining and Communities in Northern Canada

    Mining and Communities in Northern Canada

    For indigenous communities throughout the globe, mining has been a historical forerunner of colonialism, introducing new, and often disruptive, settlement patterns and economic arrangements. Althou...

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  • The Cowboy Legend

    The Cowboy Legend

    The cowboy, as perhaps no other figure, has captured the imagination of North Americans for over a century. Before Owen Wister's publication of The Virginian in 1902, the image of the cowboy was es...

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  • Cultural Mapping and the Digital Sphere

    Cultural Mapping and the Digital Sphere

    “Notwithstanding their differing approaches—digital, archival, historical, iterative, critical, creative, reflective—the essays gathered here articulate new ways of seeing, investigating, and appre...

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  • The Intelligence of Love

    The Intelligence of Love

    Focusing on relationship, parenting and sexuality, The Intelligence of Love puts into words how profound honesty changes life from the inside out, how the vastness of human consciousness begins wit...

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  • Supernatural Christmas Ghost Stories

    Supernatural Christmas Ghost Stories

    Bestselling author and ghost researcher Barbara Smith delves into the heartwarming and sometimes sinister stories of the festive season, a time when people may encounter the specters of those who h...

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  • Sharon Pollock

    Sharon Pollock

    As playwright, actor, director, teacher, mentor, theatre administrator, and critic, Sharon Pollock has played an integral role in the shaping of Canada's national theatre tradition, and she continu...

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  • Spiders of Western Canada

    Spiders of Western Canada

    • An introduction to the 27 families describing the characteristics of the species in that family • 85 of the most common species found in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba • Gen...

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  • Politics and Literature at the Turn of the Millennium

    Politics and Literature at the Turn of the Millennium

    Politics and Literature shows how important insights about genocide, poverty, state violence, world terrorism, the clash of civilizations, and other phenomena haunting the world at the turn of the ...

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  • The Chinchaga Firestorm

    The Chinchaga Firestorm

    In 1950, the biggest firestorm documented in North America—one fire alone burned 3,500,000 acres of boreal forest in northern Alberta and British Columbia—created the world’s largest smoke layer in...

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  • Haunted Ontario Lakes

    Haunted Ontario Lakes

    It is strange that such haunting tales and eerie ghost stories come from the beautiful cottage country of Ontario’s Lakeland. But researcher-authors Da Silva and Hind have uncovered a trove of well...

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  • So Far and Yet so Close

    So Far and Yet so Close

    So Far and Yet So Close provides a comparative study of frontier cattle ranching in two societies on opposite ends of the globe. It is also an environmental history that at the same time centres on...

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