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  • Unifarm

    Unifarm

    Alberta farmers and ranchers know that, in the frustrating business of agriculture, years of bounty inexplicably turn into years of despair. Looking back over the past half century, Jaques recounts...

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  • French Sound Structure

    French Sound Structure

    French Sound Structure provides a comprehensive, detailed, and well-illustrated description of the pronunciation of Modern Standard French, incorporating comments on regional and social variation, ...

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  • Outlaws and Lawmen of the West

    Outlaws and Lawmen of the West

    In the Old West, the law was fragile, the men were armed, tempers were short and socializing took place over shots of rotgut whiskey on a card table in a saloon. This volume of stories features the...

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  • Luther H. Holton

    Luther H. Holton

    In Luther H. Holton: A Founding Canadian Entrepreneur, Henry Klassen has made accessible the story of one of early Montreal's most remarkable citizens. Rising from humble origins, Luther H. Holton ...

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  • At Home Afloat

    At Home Afloat

    Considering accounts written by Northwest Coast marine tourists between 1861 and 1990, Nancy Pagh examines the ways that gender influences the roles women play at sea, the spaces they occupy on boa...

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  • Animal Tracks of Alberta

    Animal Tracks of Alberta

    Animal Tracks of Alberta will help you identify tracks of all shapes and sizes, from the Deer Mouse to the Mule Deer. This book is perfect for children, teachers, parents, backwoods explorers and n...

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  • Compact Guide to Alberta Birds

    Compact Guide to Alberta Birds

    This easy-to-use field guide will help even the novice birder identify over 80 species encountered in backyards and along wilderness trails across Alberta, along with their eggs and natural history.

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  • Perennials for Alberta

    Perennials for Alberta

    Internet gardening guru Donna Dawson teams up with veteran garden writer Laura Peters to craft this easy-to-use and comprehensive primer on 450 perennials that grow best in Alberta.

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  • Muskox Land

    Muskox Land

    Ellesmere Island in the Age of Contact

    Critical forces of culture and nature collide in this comprehensive history of Ellesmere Island in the age of contact. Surveying the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Lyle Dick presents an ...

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  • The Amphibians and Reptiles of Alberta

    The Amphibians and Reptiles of Alberta

    Amphibians and reptiles (herpetofauna) are a significant but much-neglected component of the natural economy of the province of Alberta. This second edition, which continues both as a field guide a...

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  • Building a Partnership

    Building a Partnership

    Building a Partnership: The Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement is a selection of papers and commentary, drawn from a September 1998 conference held at Michigan State University, examines in ...

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  • The Road to the Rapids

    The Road to the Rapids

    The Road to the Rapids: Nineteenth-Century Church and Society at St. Andrew's Parish, Red River, rich in detail, provides an account of the impact of the Anglican Church on the nineteenth-century R...

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  • Cowboys, Ranchers and the Cattle Business

    Cowboys, Ranchers and the Cattle Business

    Cowboys, Ranchers and the Cattle Business: Cross-Border Perspectives on Ranching History is an easily accessible and comprehensive summary of current studies on the Canadian ranching frontier. This...

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  • Outlaws and Lawmen of the West

    Outlaws and Lawmen of the West

    The American frontier was a rough place where only the tough survived. Gold and cattle were king, and many took up stealing the former and rustling the latter. Billy the Kid, the Daltons, Jesse Jam...

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  • Understanding Stone Tools and Archaeological Sites

    Understanding Stone Tools and Archaeological Sites

    Understanding Stone Tools and Archaeological Sites is a valuable volume of investigative archaeology focuses on stone tools, the artifacts produced by these tools, and the revealing debris left beh...

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  • Looking for Country

    Looking for Country

    "Looking for Country" refers to the thought process of animals bent on escape. A stampeding herd, or a spooked horse running away with its rider, may be described as "looking for country." It could...

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  • Greenwor(l)ds

    Greenwor(l)ds

    Greenwor(l)ds: Ecocritical Readings of Canadian Women's Poetry, rewrites the literary history of Canada from a feminist ecological perspective through a series of essays that examine the lives and ...

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  • Inside Law School

    Inside Law School

    Are today's law school students being adequately prepared for their role in the twenty-first century? Noel Lyon does not believe that they are and maintains that current legal education is not in t...

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  • Reading the Entrails

    Reading the Entrails

    Before the fall of Imperial Rome, priests cast the guts of sacrificial animals on the temple floor, claiming to be able to divine the future from these entrails. By probing the remains of Alberta's...

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  • A Business History of Alberta

    A Business History of Alberta

    Businesses large and small have always been an integral part of Alberta's identity and growth. Exploring the evolution of business growth in Alberta, A Business History of Alberta is a comprehensiv...

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  • The Last Illusion

    The Last Illusion

    Until now, information about Dutch immigration to Canada has been scarce as much was lost during the German occupation of Holland during World War II. However, Herman Ganzevoort was able to unearth...

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  • With Heart and Soul

    With Heart and Soul

    With Heart and Soul: Calgary's Italian Community goes beyond the normal treatment of causes and consequences of immigration and focuses on the ways in which 'Old World' cultural traits were transfo...

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  • Outlaws of the Canadian West

    Outlaws of the Canadian West

    The Canadian West has a history littered with tales of robbers and murderers. These frontier days were long before faxes, DNA analysis and e-mail, and the bad guys could hide in plenty of empty cou...

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