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  • The West and Beyond

    The West and Beyond

    The West and Beyond explores the state of Western Canadian history, showcasing the research interests of a new generation of scholars while charting new directions for the future and stimulating fu...

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  • Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada

    Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada

    Workplace injuries are common, avoidable, and unacceptable. The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada reveals how employers and governments engage in ineffective injury prevention efforts...

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  • To Know Our Many Selves

    To Know Our Many Selves

    To Know Our Many Selves profiles the history of Canadian Studies, which began as early as the 1840s with the Study of Canada. Professor Dirk Hoerder discusses this comprehensive examination of cult...

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  • Trail of Story, Traveller’s Path

    Trail of Story, Traveller’s Path

    Trail of Story examines the meaning of landscape, drawn from Leslie Main Johnson’s rich experience with diverse environments and peoples, including the Gitksan and Witsuwit’en of northwestern Briti...

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  • ABC's of Human Survival

    ABC's of Human Survival

    The ABCs of Human Survival examines the effect of militant nationalism and the lawlessness of powerful states on the well-being of individuals and local communities?and the essential role of global...

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  • Understanding Terror

    Understanding Terror

    While much has been said about the global war on terror, the concept remains cunningly elusive and yet undeniably pervasive. This collection of essays is an effort to discover the Canadian "self" t...

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  • How Canadians Communicate III

    How Canadians Communicate III

    What does Canadian popular culture say about the construction and negotiation of Canadian national identity? This third volume of How Canadians Communicate describes the negotiation of popular cult...

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  • Raven and the First People

    Raven and the First People

    Below the mist-shrouded mountains of the West Coast lie the stories of how we came to be. It is through the myths of the people who have lived with this spirit of place for thousands of years that ...

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  • More Moments in Time

    More Moments in Time

    Within most disciplines, there are those who are recognized by their colleagues as being exceptionally competent practitioners. These individuals do their work in such a remarkable way as to become...

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  • Liberalism, Surveillance, and Resistance

    Liberalism, Surveillance, and Resistance

    Canada is regularly presented as a country where liberalism has ensured freedom and equality for all. Yet with the expansion of settlers into the First Nations territories that became southern Albe...

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  • Tools of the Trade

    Tools of the Trade

    Tools of the Trade: Methods, Techniques and Innovative Approaches in Archaeology presents a collection of academic papers from the 2005 Chacmool archaeological conference, which includes a wide ran...

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  • Expansive Discourses

    Expansive Discourses

    A groundbreaking study of urban sprawl in Calgary after the Second World War. The interactions of land developers and the local government influenced how the pattern grew: developers met market dem...

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  • Representation and Resistance

    Representation and Resistance

    Representation and Resistance: South Asian and African Women's Texts at Home and in the Diaspora compares colonial and national constructions of gender identity in Western-educated African and Sout...

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  • Gifted to Learn

    Gifted to Learn

    In 1960s Regina, when racial discrimination often went unchallenged, and the education system needed visionary reform, Gloria Mehlmann struggled to embrace her Cree/Saulteaux identity and sustain h...

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  • Northern Love

    Northern Love

    In Northern Love, Paul Nonnekes proposes a conception of love suggestive of a distinctive model of Canadian masclinity. He pursues debates in psychoanalysis and cultural theory in relation to two r...

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  • One Step Over the Line

    One Step Over the Line

    This eclectic and carefully organized range of essays—from women’s history and settler societies to colonialism and borderlands studies—is the first collection of comparative and transnational work...

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  • The Importance of Being Monogamous

    The Importance of Being Monogamous

    Sarah Carter reveals the pioneering efforts of the government, legal, and religious authorities to impose the “one man, one woman”model of marriage upon Mormons and Aboriginal people in Western Can...

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  • Icon, Brand, Myth

    Icon, Brand, Myth

    An investigation of the meanings and iconography of the Stampede: an invented tradition that takes over the city of Calgary for ten days every July. Since 1923, archetypal “Cowboys and Indians” are...

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  • Imagining Head Smashed In

    Imagining Head Smashed In

    At the place known as Head-Smashed-In in southwestern Alberta, Aboriginal people practiced a form of group hunting for nearly 6,000 years before European contact. The large communal bison traps of ...

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  • New Directions in African Education

    New Directions in African Education

    It has been said that education in post-colonial Africa is in a state of crisis. Policies and practices from Eurocentric colonial regimes have carried over, intertwining with challenges inherent in...

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  • Rabbis and their Community

    Rabbis and their Community

    In one of the few studies of the early immigrant Orthodox rabbinate in North America, Ira Robinson has delved into the Jewish community in Montreal in the first three decades of the twentieth centu...

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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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