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  • Canadian Ghost Stories

    Canadian Ghost Stories

    It's not true that dead men tell no tales. You can hear their haunting stories on the fog-shrouded banks of Newfoundland, in the aging brick manses of Upper and Lower Canada, on the wind-beaten fla...

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  • An Unsettled Spirit

    An Unsettled Spirit

    Under the name of G.B. Lancaster, Edith Lyttleton wrote over a dozen novels and some 250 short stories, mostly narratives of romance and adventure set in the remote back country of New Zealand, Aus...

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  • Magic off Main

    Magic off Main

    Magic Off Main chronicles the life and art of Esther Warkov, a visual artist of Jewish heritage who lives in Winnipeg and paints in a surrealistic and postmodern style. It considers Warkov's art th...

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  • Adapted Physical Activity

    Adapted Physical Activity

    The field of Adapted Physical Activity is a rapidly expanding area in post-secondary education. As the profession grows, so does the demand for new texts that challenge students to think critically...

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  • How Canadians Communicate, Vol. 1

    How Canadians Communicate, Vol. 1

    How Canadians Communicate (vol. 1) is a timely collection that chronicles the extraordinary changes that are shaking the foundations of Canada's cultural and communications industries in the twenty...

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  • Wolf Mountains

    Wolf Mountains

    Situating the wolf in the history of Canadian national parks, Karen Jones considers changing ideas of nature and wilderness and competing visions of the North American West. Wolf Mountains: A Histo...

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  • Trails and Trials

    Trails and Trials

    Alberta's ranching heritage occupies an important place in the province's historical consciousness. Trails and Trials: Markets and Land Use in the Alberta Beef Cattle Industry, 1881-1948 documents ...

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  • The Madwoman in the Academy

    The Madwoman in the Academy

    An original and highly subversive critique of the academy by women affiliated with universities and colleges across Canada, The Madwoman in the Academy:Women Boldly Take on the Ivory Tower explores...

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  • Monuments of Progress

    Monuments of Progress

    Monuments of Progress: Modernization and Public Health in Mexico City, 1876-1910, Claudia Agostoni examines modernization in Mexico City during the era of Porfirio Díaz. With detailed analyses of t...

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  • Alequiers

    Alequiers

    "The sky had become overcast again, and the tops of the hills showed vaguely in the dusk: grey snow against grey sky, adding to the sense of desolation. To the southeast, where the trail winds its ...

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  • Doubt's Boots

    Doubt's Boots

    Charles Noble’s long poem playfully connects autobiography, narrative, philosophy, history, and satire and experiments with language and structure in a way that pushes the limits of contemporary po...

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  • Fish of Alberta

    Fish of Alberta

     FISH ARE THE UNKNOWN DENIZENS OF THE DEEP, darting around lakeshore vegetation or larking about in fast-flowing rivers. We have 54 established fishes in Alberta, from the large Lake Sturgeon to th...

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  • Grassroots Governance?

    Grassroots Governance?

    Traditional leadership is a factor that has long been overlooked in evaluations of rural local government in much of contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa. Grassroots Governance?, an interdisciplinary an...

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  • Protected Areas and the Regional Planning Imperative in North America

    Protected Areas and the Regional Planning Imperative in North America

    Regional planning is imperative if North America has any hope of retaining continental biodiversity and environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable development.Protected Areas and the R...

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  • Shaping the Upper Canadian Frontier

    Shaping the Upper Canadian Frontier

    Neil Forkey makes a significant contribution to the growing body of work on Canadian environmental history. Themes of ethnicity and environment in the Trent Valley are brought into wider perspectiv...

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  • Clerical Ideology in a Revolutionary Age

    Clerical Ideology in a Revolutionary Age

    Clerical Ideology in a Revolutionary Age : The Guadalajara Church and the Idea of the Mexican Nation, 1788-1853 clearly delineates the role of the Catholic Church in the making of Mexico as a natio...

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  • Container Gardening for Canada

    Container Gardening for Canada

    In "Container Gardening for Canada", author Laura Peters overviews the best materials and practices for developing healthy container gardens, as well as reviews an array of plants and arrangements ...

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  • Annuals for Alberta

    Annuals for Alberta

    Internet garden guru Donna Dawson teams up with veteran garden writer Laura Peters to craft this colourful and practical guide to growing annuals in Alberta.

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  • Eye on the Future

    Eye on the Future

    Calgary and the Bow Valley's business climates were lively, competitive, and capitalistic in the late 1800s. Eye on the Future sheds light on the challenges of building and maintaining business in ...

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  • As I Remember Them

    As I Remember Them

    Originally written in the early 1970s, As I Remember Them is based on Jeanne-Elise Olsen's extraordinary recall of her childhood and youth spent in an isolated part of the Laurentians in the Lièvre...

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  • Many Faces of Gender

    Many Faces of Gender

    Many Faces of Gender : Roles and Relationships through Time in Indigenous Northern Communities is an interdisciplinary volume that addresses the dearth in descriptions and analyses of gender roles ...

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  • Dialogues on Cultural Studies

    Dialogues on Cultural Studies

    How should the project of cultural studies change for the twenty-first century? Does theory have general application? How should we evaluate revolutions? How should we define countries, like Chin...

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  • The Spirit of Hidalgo

    The Spirit of Hidalgo

    The Spirit of Hidalgo: The Mexican Revolution in Coahuila fills a significant gap in the scholarship of the Mexican revolution by providing a detailed history of the northeastern state of Coahuila ...

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  • Landscapes of Encounter

    Landscapes of Encounter

    Brian Moore (1921-1999) is one of the few novelists whose literary portrayal of Catholicism effectively spans the period prior to and following the Second Vatican Council. His novels - from Judith ...

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  • Thing Feigned or Imagined

    Thing Feigned or Imagined

    Nationally and internationally acclaimed author Fred Stenson draws on a career of writing and mentoring to offer an engaging take on the craft in fiction. Thing Feigned or Imagined includes short f...

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  • Law, Politics and the Judicial Process in Canada

    Law, Politics and the Judicial Process in Canada

    Since the first edition of this popular textbook appeared in 1984, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms has transformed the role of the courts in Canadian politics. The book introduces students to is...

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  • Campfire Ghost Stories

    Campfire Ghost Stories

    This entertaining collection of great campfire ghost stories, whether read alone or aloud, is sure to raise the hair on the back of your neck: · the spirit of a young girl killed in a car acciden...

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  • Waking the Dictator

    Waking the Dictator

    Waking the Dictator: Veracruz, the Struggle for Federalism and the Mexican Revolution, 1870-1927 is a study of federalism in late-nineteenth-century Veracruz State. It is also a politico-military a...

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  • Nunavik

    Nunavik

    "In the pages of this book, you will read of the efforts of many to fearlessly audit the state of education in Nunavik. To diligently seek improvement of an already good system. To fix what is not ...

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  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Western Canada

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Western Canada

    This collection of articles by Canadian scholars adds to a growing literature that examines the nature of the entrepreneurial process at the national and regional levels. Presenting emerging resear...

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  • Ancestral Portraits

    Ancestral Portraits

    Ancestral Portraits is a retrospective of the art and life of Frederick R. McDonald, one of Alberta's most exciting Alberta First Nations artists working today, and a celebration of a rich Cree her...

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  • Learning Japanese in the Network Society

    Learning Japanese in the Network Society

    Japanese is one of the most difficult languages to learn for English-speaking students, but emerging technologies are making revolutionary changes that help to ease the learning curve. Learning J...

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  • Akak'stiman

    Akak'stiman

    Today, two health structures exist on the Peigan reserve. One is based on Blackfoot culture, and the other is based on western European theories of health and healing. Although both methods are use...

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  • Bearing Witness

    Bearing Witness

    August 14/15, 1947, reverberates with meaning for Indian and Pakistani people. The date does more than mark the "independence" of India. This momentous time marks the birth of two nation states, In...

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  • France, 1001 Sights

    France, 1001 Sights

    This distinctive historical and archaeological guidebook to France introduces the reader and traveller to the palpable remains of past cultures that shaped the development of the modern country. A ...

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  • The War on Weeds in the Prairie West

    The War on Weeds in the Prairie West

    Despite the fact that fighting weeds was of paramount importance to the agricultural development of Canada, there has scarcely been any research on understanding the origins and history of these lo...

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