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  • Negotiating Identities in Modern Latin America

    Negotiating Identities in Modern Latin America

    Negotiating Identities in Modern Latin America explores some of the ways in which people define their membership in groups and their collective identity, as well as some of the challenges to the de...

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  • The Prairie West as Promised Land

    The Prairie West as Promised Land

    So the emblem of the West Our bright Maple Leaf is bless'd To its children of the goodly open hand; All the nations of the earth Are now learning of its worth And are flocking to this wealthy, prom...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Space and Spatial Analysis in Archaeology

    Space and Spatial Analysis in Archaeology

    Space and Spatial Analysis in Archaeology is made up of thirty-seven contributions based on and developed from papers presented at the 2001 Chacmool Conference, An Odyssey of Space, one of the firs...

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  • Understanding New Media

    Understanding New Media

    The term "new media" is most often associated with the Internet and the phenomenal technological advances that have taken place in the past decades. In Understanding New Media: Augmented Knowledge ...

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  • Drones, Clones, and Alpha Babes

    Drones, Clones, and Alpha Babes

    The Star Trek franchise represents one of the most successful emanations of popular media in our culture. The number of books, both popular and scholarly, published on the subject of Star Trek is m...

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  • Linked Histories

    Linked Histories

    During the past two decades, postcolonial studies has proven to be one of the fastest growing fields of critical inquiry. Postcolonialism has established itself as an important specialist field wit...

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  • The African Diaspora in Canada

    The African Diaspora in Canada

    The African Diaspora in Canada addresses the conceptual difficulties and political contestations surrounding the applicability of the term "African-Canadian." In the midst of this contested terrain...

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  • Unsettled Pasts

    Unsettled Pasts

    The traditional mythology of the West is dominated by male images: the fur trader, the Mountie, the missionary, the miner, the cowboy, the politician, the Chief. Unsettled Pasts: Reconceiving the W...

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  • Concepts of Culture

    Concepts of Culture

    How do we define "culture?" To what uses should such a concept be put? What costs and benefits do these uses entail? In this volume, Adam Muller brings together contributions from a diverse group o...

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  • A Voice of Her Own

    A Voice of Her Own

    A Voice of Her Own profiles fifty-two ranch women from Western Canada. With this book, the editors have brought to light a little-discussed aspect of ranching: the valuable contributions of women i...

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  • The Limits of Participation

    The Limits of Participation

    The Limits of Participation: Members and Leaders in Canada's Reform Party provides an historical account of the Canadian Reform Party, which shattered the established pattern of Canadian party poli...

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  • The First Dutch Settlement in Alberta

    The First Dutch Settlement in Alberta

    Translated from Dutch to English, this collection of letters offers a unique perspective on the early pioneer years of the Dutch community in southeastern Alberta. The letters provide first-hand ac...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Citizen's Voice

    The Citizen's Voice

    Michael Keren traces the political lives and messages of some of the twentieth century's greatest literary characters in this insightful and jargon-free book of literary criticism. Hans Castorp (Th...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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