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  • Whose Man in Havana?

    Whose Man in Havana?

    In Whose Man in Havana? the author offers an unconventional, often dark, but more often hilarious view of diplomacy in settings as varied as Haiti, London, the Dominican Republic, the Balkans, Pale...

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  • Whose Man in Havana?

    Whose Man in Havana?

    In Whose Man in Havana? the author offers an unconventional, often dark, but more often hilarious view of diplomacy in settings as varied as Haiti, London, the Dominican Republic, the Balkans, Pale...

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  • Mining and Communities in Northern Canada

    Mining and Communities in Northern Canada

    For indigenous communities throughout the globe, mining has been a historical forerunner of colonialism, introducing new, and often disruptive, settlement patterns and economic arrangements. Althou...

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  • The Climate Nexus

    The Climate Nexus

    Secure supplies of water, food and energy are essential to human dignity and well-being around the globe. In turn, the vitality of these three depends on a thriving biodiversity supported by health...

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  • The Cowboy Legend

    The Cowboy Legend

    The cowboy, as perhaps no other figure, has captured the imagination of North Americans for over a century. Before Owen Wister's publication of The Virginian in 1902, the image of the cowboy was es...

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  • Speaking Power to Truth

    Speaking Power to Truth

    Online discourse has created a new media environment for contributions to public life, one that challenges the social significance of the role of public intellectuals—intellectuals who, whether by ...

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  • Weaving a Malawi Sunrise

    Weaving a Malawi Sunrise

    “When you educate a girl, you educate a nation.” —Malawian saying The women of Malawi, like many other women in developing countries, struggle to find their way out of poverty and build a better l...

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  • The Decolonizing Poetics of Indigenous Literatures

    The Decolonizing Poetics of Indigenous Literatures

    In The Decolonizing Poetics of Indigenous Literatures, Mareike Neuhaus uncovers residues of ancestral languages found in Indigenous uses of English. She shows how these remainders ground a reading ...

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  • K9 Decoys and Aggression

    K9 Decoys and Aggression

    A good decoy is a K9 trainer's most valuable tool. A good decoy can make a poor dog better, a mediocre dog good, and a good dog excellent. A poor decoy, on the other hand, can have devastating effe...

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  • Alberta Oil and the Decline of Democracy in Canada

    Alberta Oil and the Decline of Democracy in Canada

    Prior to May 2015, the oil-rich jurisdiction of Alberta had, for over four decades, been a one-party state. During that time, the rule of the Progressive Conservatives essentially went unchallenged...

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  • Politics and Literature at the Turn of the Millennium

    Politics and Literature at the Turn of the Millennium

    Politics and Literature shows how important insights about genocide, poverty, state violence, world terrorism, the clash of civilizations, and other phenomena haunting the world at the turn of the ...

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  • Saving Farmland

    Saving Farmland

    When Nathalie Chambers and her husband, David, first took over Madrona Farm, 27 acres on southern Vancouver Island with a deep history, they never thought their small-scale agricultural business wo...

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  • K9 Scent Training

    K9 Scent Training

    Whether you’re searching for drugs or a missing person, K9 Scent Training will improve your K9 team's capabilities in the field. In this must-have guide for SAR teams and police K9 trainers and han...

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  • Textual Exposures

    Textual Exposures

    Textual Exposures: Photography in Twentieth Century Spanish American Narrative Fiction examines how twentieth-century Spanish American literature has registered photography's powers and limitations...

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  • #IdleNoMore

    #IdleNoMore

    and the Remaking of Canada

    Idle No More bewildered many Canadians. Launched by four women in Saskatchewan in reaction to a federal omnibus budget bill, the protest became the most powerful demonstration of Aboriginal identit...

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  • Journeys in Community-Based Research

    Journeys in Community-Based Research

    The goal of community-based research is to develop a deeper understanding of communities and to discover new opportunities for improving quality of life. The nine case studies in this diverse coll...

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  • Street Sex Work and Canadian Cities

    Street Sex Work and Canadian Cities

    “Our voices scrubbed out and forgotten. There are those who research and write about sex workers who often forget we are human.” —Amy Lebovitch Shawna Ferris gives a voice to sex workers who are ...

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  • Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine

    Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine

    In the early years of the Great Depression, thousands of unemployed homeless transients settled into Vancouver’s “hobo jungle.” The jungle operated as a distinct community, in which goods were exch...

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  • K9 Personal Protection

    K9 Personal Protection

    Create a safe, successful K9 training program that results in reliable protection dogs. Dr. Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak, leading dog trainers from the Netherlands, share their proven, comprehensi...

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  • Amazing Flights and Flyers

    Amazing Flights and Flyers

    Mid-winter medical evacuations from the Antarctic; determined and often tragic searches for lost people and planes; daring feats of aviation pioneers; amazing lifestyles of those who choose to live...

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  • Maverick in the Sky

    Maverick in the Sky

    Aviation adventures are Shirlee Smith Matheson’s specialty. In Maverick in the Sky the author paints a fascinating portrait of flying ace Freddie McCall, one of the most successful fighter pilots o...

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  • Bad Judgment

    Bad Judgment

    During his 33 years as a circuit judge for the Provincial Court of Alberta, John Reilly became interested in aboriginal justice and the failure of the “white” legal systemto deliver justice for Abo...

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  • Coded Territories

    Coded Territories

    This collection of essays provides a historical and contemporary context for Indigenous new media arts practice in Canada. The writers are established artists, scholars, and curators who cover them...

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  • Coded Territories

    Coded Territories

    This collection of essays provides a historical and contemporary context for Indigenous new media arts practice in Canada. The writers are established artists, scholars, and curators who cover them...

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  • K9 Schutzhund Training

    K9 Schutzhund Training

    A hands-on, practical approach to training your K9 for IPO levels 1, 2 and 3. Beginners will receive an excellent introduction to the sport of Schutzhund, while expert trainer will stay on top of ...

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  • Frostbike

    Frostbike

    The bicycle is fast becoming a ubiquitous form of transportation in cities all over the world, making our urban spaces more efficient, more livable and healthier. But many of those bicycles disappe...

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  • Regenerations / Régénérations

    Regenerations / Régénérations

    Buttressed by a wealth of new, collaborative research methods and technologies, the contributors of this collection examine women's writing in Canada, past and present, with 11 essays in English an...

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  • K9 Search and Rescue

    K9 Search and Rescue

    Training that works by harnessing your dog's instincts. Dr. Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak have trained search and rescue dogs for more than 30 years and have taken part in rescue operations around ...

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  • Fishing for a Solution

    Fishing for a Solution

    Fishing for a Solution provides a detailed, policy-based account of the development of Canada's fisheries relations with the European Union. It covers over 35 years of this contentious internationa...

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