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  • Give Your Other Vote to the Sister

    Give Your Other Vote to the Sister

    "[Marshall's] work in responding to the challenge of exploring a little-known life should be an inspiration to other students of history … people across Canada will find it a pleasant way to become...

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  • Filming Politics

    Filming Politics

    The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) was created in 1939 to produce, distribute, and promote Canadian cinema both domestically and abroad. During the early years of the NFB, its creative output ...

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  • Medicine and Duty

    Medicine and Duty

    "The story of the individual always grips us - it is why biography remains so popular. But in Medicine and Duty we receive a double serving: the story of Medical Officer Captain Harold W. McGill co...

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  • Alberta Seasonal Cookbook, The

    Alberta Seasonal Cookbook, The

    This visually delightful full-colour book features 75 recipes that reflect the regional cuisine of Alberta. The recipes also include folkloric, historic and anecdotal information about the recipes ...

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  • Policing the Wild North-West

    Policing the Wild North-West

    In Policing the Wild North-West: A Sociological Study of the Provincial Police in Alberta and Saskatchewan, 1905-32, the first comprehensive social history of provincial police in western Canada be...

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  • How Canadians Communicate, Vol. 2

    How Canadians Communicate, Vol. 2

    The follow-up to 2003's How Canadians Communicate, this second volume embarks upon a new examination of Canada's current media health and turns its attention to the impact of globalization on Canad...

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  • How the Scots Created Canada

    How the Scots Created Canada

    The Scots in Canada made their mark as explorers, fur traders, soldiers, business leaders, prime ministers and more. Ex-pat Paul Cowan marks their journey from his native land to the New World.

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  • Askiwina: A Cree World

    Askiwina: A Cree World

    Volume 1

    Through his newspaper columns and features, as well as his internationally-known film and video work, Doug Cuthand has become a respected voice in the aboriginal community. In Askiwina: A Cree Worl...

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  • How Skeptics Do Ethics

    How Skeptics Do Ethics

    Enlightenment philosophers are often credited with formulating challenging theories about humankind and society, and in our postmodern age, we still live with some of the very same compelling, cont...

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  • Relocating Identities in Latin American Cultures

    Relocating Identities in Latin American Cultures

    Relocating Identities in Latin American Cultures explores the perpetually changing notion of Latin American identity, particularly as illustrated in literature and other forms of cultural expressio...

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  • Deep Alberta

    Deep Alberta

    Alberta is well known for its fossil treasures, and author John Acorn is as keen on the long-dead creatures of Alberta as he is on the living. Here, John features 80 of the most noteworthy fossils,...

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  • Fakin' eh!

    Fakin' eh!

    A madcap guide to hiding out in Canada and passing oneself off as a local; the how-to book on quirky Canadian ways.

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  • Alberta Place Names

    Alberta Place Names

    A compendium of knowledge, this fascinating little book covers some 1300 plus place names in the province of Alberta. Included within are hamlets, villages, towns and cities, as well as mountain pe...

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  • Death Drive Through Gaia Paris

    Death Drive Through Gaia Paris

    "Noble's work has always engaged, in its own way, with the Western Canadian tradition of poetry as intellectual experiment grounded on local experience.… Death Drive marks a counter-turn in the wor...

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  • One West, Two Myths II

    One West, Two Myths II

    What comes to mind when we think of the Old West? Often, our conceptions are accompanied by as much mythology and mystique as fact or truth. What are the differences in how the Canadian and America...

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  • Beginner Gardening for Canada

    Beginner Gardening for Canada

    Author and professional gardener A.H. Jackson shares a lifetime of experience to help you achieve your own vision of the perfect garden, from balconies to wide-open new subdivisions.

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  • Fur Trade Letters of Willie Traill 1864-1893

    Fur Trade Letters of Willie Traill 1864-1893

    Son of Catharine Parr Traill and nephew of Susanna Moodie, William Edward Traill, better known as Willie, came by his literary talent naturally. He found employment with the Hudson’s Bay Company in...

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  • Canada in Space

    Canada in Space

    Canadians have always had a pioneering spirit. We've explored our country and our planet, and now we're exploring space. Read more about Canada's amazing contributions to space research and discov...

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  • Just Dummies

    Just Dummies

    The Canadian government's 1983 decision to allow U.S. cruise missile testing in this country resulted in intense political fallout. The controversial program was kept quiet for as long as possible,...

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  • I Will Fear No Evil

    I Will Fear No Evil

    The history of Christian missions in Canada has traditionally been told only from the point of view of the missionaries, and not those they were attempting to convert. In "I Will Fear No Evil", Sus...

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  • The French Play

    The French Play

    The French Play : Exploring Theatre 'Re-creatively' with Foreign Language Students is a step-by-step guide to the challenging process of producing and directing a foreign-language play with English...

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  • Creating Citizens

    Creating Citizens

    How does one learn to be a good citizen? A good Canadian? Creating Citizens : History and Identity in Alberta's Schools, 1905 to1980 looks at the role schools have played in creating and sustaining...

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  • The Letters of Margaret Butcher

    The Letters of Margaret Butcher

    Now what shall I tell you first? The days…have been so full of interests and fresh things that I know not where to begin. Suppose I say right here that I believe I shall be very happy here and also...

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  • Mind Technologies

    Mind Technologies

    In recent years, the application of computing technology to the arts and humanities has been a topic of increased focus in the post-secondary environment. With growing understanding of how these ap...

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  • Canadian Television Today

    Canadian Television Today

    What's on TV? Canadian Television Today explores the current challenges and issues facing the English-language television industry in Canada. Television in Canada has long been one of the princip...

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  • I Was There

    I Was There

    I Was There shares the insights and experiences of the generations of students, professors, and staff who lived and worked at the U of A for the past 100 years. First-person stories and period phot...

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  • Home/Bodies

    Home/Bodies

    With Home/Bodies, Wendy Schissel brings together a diverse range of voices which explore the concepts of home, gender, and identity. The metaphorical geographies of bodies, places, and spaces are t...

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  • Canadian Indian Cowboys in Australia

    Canadian Indian Cowboys in Australia

    The big new thrill at this year's Royal Show will be the Chuck Wagon Races, with Red Indians in full war-paint going helter-skelter around the arena, chuck wagons swaying and jostling perilously, h...

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  • Bathroom Book of Alberta History

    Bathroom Book of Alberta History

    Alberta is more than just black gold, wheat fields and stampedes--it has a fascinating, bizarre and amazing history: Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is named after a bra...

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  • Weird Alberta Places

    Weird Alberta Places

    Alberta is the land of big skies, big dreams and sometimes just plain big, weird things. For example, the province is home to the world's largest manmade waterfall, the world's largest beaver, a go...

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  • Morningstar

    Morningstar

    A Warrior's Spirit

    Morningstar Mercredi was born and lived in the north – Fort Chipewayan and Fort McMurray in Alberta, Uranium City in Saskatchewan, and a number of small communities. Sexually abused from an early...

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  • Lily Lewis

    Lily Lewis

    Canadian writer and journalist Lily Lewis is not a household name. In fact, she never was. The work Lewis is best known for - "Montreal Letter," a popular column which appeared in the Toronto newsp...

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  • Maurice Dufault

    Maurice Dufault

    Maurice Dufault stopped to contemplate the small town spread out at his feet. Each time he came back, he liked to identify the changes that had taken place over the summer holidays…. So begins ano...

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  • Le Le Nouveau roman de l'énergie nationale

    Le Le Nouveau roman de l'énergie nationale

    Le nouveau roman de l'énergie nationale: : Analyse des discours promotionnels d'Hydro-Quebec de 1964 a 1997, est une étude des moyens discursifs mis en place par la Société d'État Hydro-Québec pour...

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  • Weird Canadian Laws

    Weird Canadian Laws

    If you can imagine it, somewhere there's probably a law against it. Laugh out loud over some of Canada's strangest laws -- but not too loudly, or you might get a ticket: * Until 2002 in BC, you cou...

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  • Native Ghost Stories

    Native Ghost Stories

    Embark on a journey into the spirit world of First Nations peoples with some of the most intriguing stories of ghost spirits in nature and the underworld. These stories have been passed on orally t...

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  • Galapagos

    Galapagos

    Twenty thousand copies of the first edition of Galápagos were sold. An attractive and comprehensive guidebook, this work has been completely revised and updated by the author. The reader will find ...

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  • Suitable for the Wilds

    Suitable for the Wilds

    The plea was advertised in the British Medical Journal in February 1929: seeking "strong energetic Medical Women with post-graduate experience in Midwifery" for "country work" in western Canada. A ...

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