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  • The Honourable Member for Vegreville

    The Honourable Member for Vegreville

    Translated from personal memoirs and diaries, this is a compelling story of Anthony Hlynka, the only sitting Member of Parliament of Ukrainian origin from 1940 to 1945. Representing the constituenc...

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  • Breaking Ice

    Breaking Ice

    The pace of technological, social, and environmental change in Canada's Arctic has profound effects on resource management and policy decisions. The chapters in this volume result from a project un...

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  • Looking Reality in the Eye

    Looking Reality in the Eye

    The articles in this book are outstanding examples of socially responsible museum work, based on the premise that museums, galleries and science centres must move beyond education and entertainment...

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  • Weird Food

    Weird Food

    Weird food contains the peculiar, exotic and occasionally questionable dinners and delicacies from around the world, such as cow lips and salted scorpion.

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  • Surviving in the Hour of Darkness

    Surviving in the Hour of Darkness

    Surviving in the Hour of Darkness:The Health and Wellness of Women of Colour and Indigenous Women addresses the health issues - physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual - of black women, First N...

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  • Staying Human Through the Holocaust

    Staying Human Through the Holocaust

    Teréz Mózes was born in Romania in 1919 to a stable and loving family. Her idyllic life would eventually be shattered by the upheavals of the Second World War as the Nazis systematically undertook ...

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  • Frederick Baraga's Short History of the North American Indians

    Frederick Baraga's Short History of the North American Indians

    Originally published in 1837 in Europe in German, French, and Slovenian editions, and appearing here in English for the first time, Frederic Baraga's Short History of the North American Indians is ...

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  • International Agricultural Trade Disputes

    International Agricultural Trade Disputes

    Trade disputes between the United States, Canada, and Mexico surrounding agricultural products are widespread and show no signs of abating. As the United States increases agricultural imports while...

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  • Ask Now of the Days that are Past

    Ask Now of the Days that are Past

    Written for a general audience, the essays collected here present refreshing and often humorous glimpses of various topics in Jewish history and traditional religious literature. Inspired by the di...

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  • Challenging Frontiers

    Challenging Frontiers

    The frontier reality of confronting new conditions, adapting cultural inclinations, and dealing with a volatile environment in an effort to establish and nurture new communities is central to the w...

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  • Tree and Shrub Gardening for Alberta

    Tree and Shrub Gardening for Alberta

    With this beautiful book of 71 different species of trees and shrubs and 500 colour photographs and illustrations, you can select, plant and care for the trees and shrubs that suit the conditions p...

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  • Weird Canadian Words

    Weird Canadian Words

    Anorak, butter tart, ballicatter, kayak, stubby, toonie--these are familiar Canadian words. But where did they come from? What quirks of language and fate have made them truly Canadian? Even though...

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  • The Grasshopper

    The Grasshopper

    In the mid twentieth century the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein famously asserted that games are indefinable; there are no common threads that link them all. "Nonsense," says the sensible Bernard ...

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  • On Lying in Bed & Other Essays

    On Lying in Bed & Other Essays

    A unique collection of essays by one of the literary geniuses of the past hundred years, edited by none other than the award-winning Argentinian writer, Alberto Manguel.

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  • The Field Guide to Monsters

    The Field Guide to Monsters

    With this collection of the world's scariest monsters you'll finally know what really could be hiding under the bed.

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  • Heritage Covenants and Preservation

    Heritage Covenants and Preservation

    Urban planners, government officials, and preservation activists are increasingly at odds as every day more and more heritage buildings are threatened with destruction to make way for urban develop...

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  • Developing Alberta's Oil Sands

    Developing Alberta's Oil Sands

    Alberta's oil sands represent a vast and untapped oil reserve that could reasonably supply all of Canada's energy needs for the next 475 years. With an estimated 300 billion barrels of recoverable ...

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  • Passages

    Passages

    Informed by the work of writers such as Henri Lefebvre, Paul Ricoeur and Michel de Certeau, this collection of essays examines through multiple lenses eight topics related to the contemporary urban...

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  • Archaeology on the Edge

    Archaeology on the Edge

    Dedicated to the memory of Richard G. Forbis, this collection of papers presented by his students and colleagues represents more than a tribute to a pioneer and legend in Alberta archaeology. Dick ...

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  • First Nations Hockey Players

    First Nations Hockey Players

    The book describes the many First Nations hockey players, from the first, Fred Saskamoose, through other great Inuit, Ojibwa, Mohawk, Metis, Mi'kmaq and Cree players.

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  • The Garden of Art

    The Garden of Art

    Elegant, surreal, erotic, ecological, autobiographical, perpetual, populist, comic! These are the words that describe the work of noted Regina sculptor Victor Cicansky. The book celebrates the voic...

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  • Damselflies of Alberta

    Damselflies of Alberta

    With iridescent blues and greens, damselflies are some of the most beautiful flying insects as well as the most primitive. As members of the insect order Odonata they are related to dragonflies but...

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  • Betrayal

    Betrayal

    Herbert Schulz gives us an inside''s account of the hardscrabble and often heartless prairie farm politics of the 1950s. The son of a CCF member, Schulz was an early organizer for the Manitoba Fede...

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  • An Alberta Bestiary

    An Alberta Bestiary

    An Alberta Bestiary: Animals of the Rolling Hills seeks to build on the traditions of the medieval bestiary and considers the unique animals of the Alberta mountains and foothills. From the perspec...

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  • Bush Pilots

    Bush Pilots

    It takes a special recipe--one part courage, one part skill, a big dash of crazy--to make a bush pilot. These unique aviators, flying over the vast wildernesses of the United States, Canada and Aus...

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  • Weather of Alberta

    Weather of Alberta

    Weather of Alberta is a comprehensive treatment of meteorology and climatology as it pertains to Alberta while remaining fundamentally a lay person’s guide to weather.

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  • The Bar U and Canadian Ranching History

    The Bar U and Canadian Ranching History

    For much of its 130-year history, the Bar U Ranch can claim to have been one of the most famous ranches in Canada. Its reputation is firmly based on the historical role that the ranch has played, i...

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  • Treasures

    Treasures

    Treasures: The Stories Women Tell about the Things They Keep is a book about memory and meaning; these texts bring to light the patterns of story and emotion that women have woven around the object...

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  • War North of 80

    War North of 80

    Obtaining weather data was vital for military operations in Northwestern Europe during World War II. In an effort to secure this data, the German Navy and Air Force secretly established manned weat...

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  • Harm's Way

    Harm's Way

    The stories told in this collection, though tragic for many, illustrate the steadfast determination and courage of people in the face of misfortune and extreme distress. From the lesser-known weed ...

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  • Canada and the New American Empire

    Canada and the New American Empire

    Noted academics, politicians, and activists examine Canada's decision not to support the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq. Each contributor opposes the U.S. action and discusses how Canadaís no...

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  • Campfire Ghost Stories

    Campfire Ghost Stories

    This fun-filled sequel to our best-selling Campfire Ghost Stories is designed to be read aloud in a crowd, with coaching on group sound effects and other hijinks. This book will help make your next...

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  • Writing Geographical Exploration

    Writing Geographical Exploration

    Writing Geographical Exploration: Thomas James and the Northwest Passage, 1631-33 summarizes the various factors that influence the writing and interpretation of exploration narratives, demonstrati...

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