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  • The Changing Tradition

    The Changing Tradition

    Until very recently, the contribution of women to the history of rhetoric has gone unacknowledged. Current scholarship, however, reveals that traditional devinitions of the field have been too narr...

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  • Great Chiefs, Vol 1

    Great Chiefs, Vol 1

    A tribute to the courageous chiefs and warriors who fought to protect their people and preserve the Native way of life in the face of European expansion across North America.

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  • Sitting Bull

    Sitting Bull

    This well-paced narrative recounts the story of the great Sioux chief Sitting Bull's retreat into Canada after the Battle of the Litte Bighorn.

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  • Birds of the Rocky Mountains

    Birds of the Rocky Mountains

    Over 320 common and interesting species of birds found in the Rocky Mountains region are brought to life by colorful illustrations and detailed descriptive text. Species accounts include characteri...

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  • Mendel's Children

    Mendel's Children

    Through a unique combination of biography, memoir, and autobiography, Cherie Smith traces four generations of her immigrant family and, in doing so, charts the very course of Russian-Jewish immigra...

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  • Ghost Stories of Christmas

    Ghost Stories of Christmas

    This collection of dramatically recreated true stories demonstrates that even ghosts have a weakness for the magic of Christmas, and truly capture the spirit of the season.

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  • Ghosts Werewolves Witches and Vampires

    Ghosts Werewolves Witches and Vampires

    A collection of riveting short stories about four of the best-known creatures in paranormal mythology-witches, werewolves, vampires and ghosts that are fun to read, full of memorable characters.

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  • Even More Ghost Stories of Alberta

    Even More Ghost Stories of Alberta

    This volume features more tantalizing tales of paranormal events, including 80 spooky stories of haunted homes, theatres and restaurants.

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  • Gold Rushes

    Gold Rushes

    All of the biggest gold rushes of the 19th-century froniter, from San Franciso Forty-Niners to the Klondikers in the Yukon, are recounted in this exciting volume.

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  • Lobsticks and Stone Cairns

    Lobsticks and Stone Cairns

    In Lobsticks and Stone Cairns, over one hundred Arctic stories are told about adventurers, military officers, authors, guides, cultural heroes, police, traders, and even the occasional charlatan. W...

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  • Women of the First Nations

    Women of the First Nations

    Power, Wisdom, and Strength

    "From diversity comes strength and wisdom": this was the guiding principle for selecting the articles in this collection. Because there is no single voice, identity, history, or cultural experience...

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  • Bugs of Alberta

    Bugs of Alberta

    Avid bugster and television's Nature Nut, John Acorn, has selected what he considers the 125 most fascinating bugs of Alberta, from beautiful butterflies to scary spiders

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  • A Baltic Odyssey

    A Baltic Odyssey

    Baroness Martha von Rosen, a Baltic German aristocrat, and her memories of the last year of the Second World War and the diary of her late husband, Baron Jürgen von Rosen, taken prisoner by the All...

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  • NAFTA in Transition

    NAFTA in Transition

    NAFTA in Transition provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social, cultural, and political dimensions of the evolving trilateral relationship among the three countries of North America....

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  • Mammals of Alberta

    Mammals of Alberta

    Identify, understand and appreciate the mammals of Alberta with this comprehensive guide, featuring fascinating descriptions of 91 species including photographs and illustrations.

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  • McCarter and Nairne

    McCarter and Nairne

    The firm of McCarter & Nairne dominated public architecture in Vancouver from the inception of the partnership between John Y. McCarter (1886-1981) and George C. Nairne (1884-1953) until the comple...

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  • The Beribboned Bomb

    The Beribboned Bomb

    Surrealism was ostensibly directed at the emancipation of the human spirit, but it represented only male aspirations and fantasies until a number of women artists began to redefine its agenda in th...

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  • Sexualizing Power in Naturalism

    Sexualizing Power in Naturalism

    Sexualizing Power In Naturalism, sheds light on the function of female sexuality in a predominantly male genre: naturalist fiction. Gammel reveals that naturalism is frequently implicated in the ve...

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  • Portugal, 1001 Sights

    Portugal, 1001 Sights

    Portugal, 1001 Sights: An Archaeological and Historical Guide is for the traveller/reader who wants to learn more about Portugal in its historical context. Use it as a field manual to see all you c...

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  • A Family Heritage

    A Family Heritage

    New folk music and folk-song materials in this comprehensive study are particularly important for singers, folk music enthusiasts, ethnomusicologists, comparative and cultural studies scholars, and...

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  • Birds of Alberta

    Birds of Alberta

    This illustrated field guide helps readers identify, understand and appreciate the birds of Alberta with full-colour illustrations and detailed descriptions of 388 species.

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  • A Grammar of the Kabardian Language

    A Grammar of the Kabardian Language

    This is the first comprehensive grammar of a non-Indo-European language from the Northwest Caucasian family in a language other than Russian. Kabardian is complex at every level. The language treat...

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  • Spain, 1001 Sights

    Spain, 1001 Sights

    Spain, 1001 Sights: An Archaeological and Historical Guide is a unique historical and archaeological guidebook to Spain introduces the reader and traveller to the very foundations of the modern sta...

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  • Aboriginal Resource Use in Canada

    Aboriginal Resource Use in Canada

    Historical and Legal Aspects

    This volume addresses a wide range of topics related to Aboriginal resource use, ranging from the pre-contact period to the present. The papers were originally presented at a conference held in 198...

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  • Mushrooms of Western Canada

    Mushrooms of Western Canada

    This book is the first comprehensive field guide to the mushrooms of the Northwest, including 550 species that are meticulously illustrated and described scientifically.

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  • Butterflies of Alberta

    Butterflies of Alberta

    The book features dazzling colour photographs, exquisite line drawings and quick-reference listings of distinguishing features, flight periods, geographic ranges, behaviour and preferred food plant...

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  • The New Peoples

    The New Peoples

    Being and Becoming Métis

    Leading Canadian and American scholars explore the dimension and meaning of the intermingling of European and Native American peoples.

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  • The Secret of Love

    The Secret of Love

    The Secret of Love is a compilation of amazing stories from couples whose relationships improved or completely turned around just by being pointed within, toward their true nature. These couples be...

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  • The Path to Wild Food

    The Path to Wild Food

    Taking a refreshing and practical approach, The Path to Wild Foods is an ethical field guide and recipe book that promotes respect for the natural world and for the cultures that use it effectively...

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  • Dogs With Jobs

    Dogs With Jobs

    Hardworking Pooches

    Most pets' main job is to provide companionship to their human companions. But many dogs have other, very important jobs as well. Dogs' keen sense of smell, their intelligence and willingness to le...

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