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  • Gift Ecology

    Gift Ecology

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. Global sustainability in the 21st century seems to be an e...

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  • Becoming Water

    Becoming Water

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. Becoming Water takes the reader on a tour of Canada’s glac...

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  • Baba's Kitchen Medicines

    Baba's Kitchen Medicines

    Michael Mucz's prolonged primary research into Ukrainian-Canadian folk history culminates in Baba's Kitchen Medicines. This book bursts with the cultural memory of pioneering folk from Canada's pra...

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  • Taking the Lead

    Taking the Lead

    In an extensive and frank exploration, leaders in women's coaching discuss the values women bring to the coaching profession, their quest for equal access, ways career aspirations and motherhood ar...

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  • Civilizing the Wilderness

    Civilizing the Wilderness

    In this collection of essays, A.A. den Otter explores the meaning of the concepts "civilizing" and "wilderness" within an 1850s Euro-British North American context. At the time, den Otter argues, t...

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  • Building Sustainable Peace

    Building Sustainable Peace

    As the world turns its attention to the reconstruction of Afghanistan and Iraq following recent conflicts in these countries, the issue of post-conflict peacebuilding takes centre stage. This colle...

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  • In the News, 2nd edition

    In the News, 2nd edition

    Are you or your organization going to be in the news? Do you want to be in the media spotlight and do you know how to deal with it? In the News provides an introduction to media relations in Canad...

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  • At the Interface of Culture and Medicine

    At the Interface of Culture and Medicine

    In this groundbreaking contribution to the field of culture and medicine, twenty-five professionals in medicine, nursing, and the social sciences have contributed fourteen papers on the influence o...

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  • This Wild Spirit

    This Wild Spirit

    In 1912, Mary Vaux, a botanist, glaciologist, painter, and photographer, wrote about her mountain adventures: “A day on the trail, or a scramble over the glacier, or even with a quiet day in camp t...

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  • Heavy Burdens on Small Shoulders

    Heavy Burdens on Small Shoulders

    The phrase "child labour" carries negative undertones in today's society. However, only a century ago on the Canadian Prairies, youngsters laboured alongside their parents' working the land, cleani...

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  • Social Democracy After the Cold War

    Social Democracy After the Cold War

    Despite the market triumphalism that greeted the end of the Cold War, the collapse of the Soviet empire seemed initially to herald new possibilities for social democracy. In the 1990s, with a new e...

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  • How Canadians Communicate IV

    How Canadians Communicate IV

    Substantial changes have occurred in the nature of political discourse over the past thirty years. Once, traditional media dominated the political landscape, but in recent years Facebook, Twitter, ...

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  • Union Power

    Union Power

    From factory workers in Welland to retail workers in St. Catharines, from hospitality workers in Niagara Falls to migrant farm workers in Niagara-On-The-Lake, Union Power showcases the role of work...

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  • Countering Displacements

    Countering Displacements

    The essays in this collection explore the activities of two populations of displaced peoples that are seldom discussed together: Indigenous peoples and refugees or diasporic peoples around the worl...

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  • Social Work in Africa

    Social Work in Africa

    Social Work in Africa offers professors, students, and practitioners insight concerning social work in the African context. Its purpose is to encourage examination of the social work curriculum and...

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  • The Land Has Changed

    The Land Has Changed

    A century ago, agriculture was the dominant economic sector in much of Africa. By the 1990s, however, African farmers had declining incomes and were worse off, on average, than those who did not fa...

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  • Pursuing China

    Pursuing China

    Brian Evans blends memoir and history to draw a vivid picture of China and its cultural outreach over the past three decades. His historical and sociological insights as student, scholar, and admin...

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  • The Politics of Access

    The Politics of Access

    Through analysis of exceptionally rich data obtained from the Carnegie Corporation in New York, and from Nigeria’s national archives, author Ogechi Anyanwu demonstrates how the pursuit of mass univ...

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  • Narratives of Citizenship

    Narratives of Citizenship

    Examining various cultural products—music, cartoons, travel guides, ideographic treaties, film, and especially the literary arts—the contributors of these thirteen essays invite readers to conceptu...

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  • Working People in Alberta

    Working People in Alberta

    Working People in Alberta traces the history of labour in Alberta from the period of First Nations occupation to the present. Drawing on over two hundred interviews with labour leaders, activists, ...

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  • Follow the Money

    Follow the Money

    Alberta's most insightful political commentator is back with another essential book. Kevin Taft, together with economists Mel McMillan and Junaid Jahangir, follows the money to uncover why Alberta-...

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  • Grandmother's Stories

    Grandmother's Stories

    My grandmother was the greatest storyteller I have known. In her soft voice, she spoke of heroes and giants, of evil deeds and of mysterious spirits. Sometimes her stories were short, others epic, ...

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  • Our Union

    Our Union

    The post-war period witnessed dramatic changes in the lives of working-class families. Wages rose, working hours were reduced, pension plans and state social security measures offered greater prote...

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  • Hearts and Minds

    Hearts and Minds

    What was romance like for Canadians a century ago? What qualities did marriageable men and women look for in prospective mates? How did they find suitable partners in difficult circumstances such a...

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  • Man in Blue Pyjamas (The)

    Man in Blue Pyjamas (The)

    From 1986 to 1988 poet and journalist Jalal Barzanji endured imprisonment and torture under Saddam Hussein’s regime because of his literary and journalistic achievements—writing that openly explore...

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  • Not Drowning But Waving

    Not Drowning But Waving

    Twenty-two essays explore topics such as feminism in the liberal arts disciplines; the relationship of the liberal arts to the larger university; the costs and rewards for women in administration; ...

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  • Controlling Knowledge

    Controlling Knowledge

    Digital communications technology has immeasurably enhanced our capacity to store, retrieve, and exchange information. But who controls our access to information, and who decides what others have a...

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  • Promoters, Planters, and Pioneers

    Promoters, Planters, and Pioneers

    Promoters, Planters, and Pioneers: The Course and Context of Belgian Settlement in Western Canada is a comprehensive study of Belgian settlement in western Canada, Cornelius Jaenen shows that Belg...

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  • Happyland

    Happyland

    "Dirty Thirties" is the sobriquet commonly applied to the agricultural crisis in the drylands of southern Saskatchewan in Canada that coincided with the Great Depression, and it is generally assume...

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  • The Anatomy of Ethical Leadership

    The Anatomy of Ethical Leadership

    Performance at all costs, productivity without regard to consequences, and a competitive work environment: these are the ethical factors discussed in The Anatomy of Ethical Leadership, which highli...

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  • Through Feminist Eyes

    Through Feminist Eyes

    Through Feminist Eyes gathers in one volume the most incisive and insightful essays written to date by the distinguished Canadian historian Joan Sangster. To the original essays, Sangster has added...

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  • Canadian Security Intelligence Service

    Canadian Security Intelligence Service

    The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) was created to safeguard Canada's national security, but hot on the heels of its successes have come controversies and scandals. This book reflects...

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  • Champagne and Meatballs

    Champagne and Meatballs

    Active for over forty years with the Communist Party of Canada, Bert Whyte was a journalist, an underground party organizer and soldier during World War II, and a press correspondent in Beijing and...

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  • Alberta's Day Care Controversy

    Alberta's Day Care Controversy

    Day care in Alberta has had a remarkably durable history as a controversial issue. Since the late 1950s, disputes over day care programs, policies, and funding have been a recurring feature of poli...

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  • Light from Ancient Campfires

    Light from Ancient Campfires

    Light from Ancient Campfires is the first book in twenty years to gather together a comprehensive prehistoric archaeological record of the Northern Plains First Nations. In this important examinati...

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  • Will the Real Alberta Please Stand Up?

    Will the Real Alberta Please Stand Up?

    One little question propels both author and reader on a genre-bending quest to find the elusive essence of a Canadian province built on sturdy stereotypes of oil-spoiled, beef-eating, bible-thumpin...

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  • Coyote Tales of the Northwest

    Coyote Tales of the Northwest

    A creature of myth and magic emerging from the mist-shrouded forests of the Northwest, Coyote appears as a creator, messenger, hero, trickster, fool or shapeshifter. Always on the lookout for fun, ...

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