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  • Water, Weather and the Mountain West

    Water, Weather and the Mountain West

    Growing populations, increasing industrial use and heavy agricultural demand are beginning to tax water supplies in many regions of Canada. Since many rivers are already fully allocated to numerou...

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  • The Freshwater Fishes of British Columbia

    The Freshwater Fishes of British Columbia

    The threat of deteriorating habitats and a loss of biodiversity make this reference work on the freshwater fishes of British Columbia more necessary than ever before. Eighty-one comprehensive speci...

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  • Wonderfull

    Wonderfull

    When Emma Brodie, local prophet and mother of three, steals a boat and exiles herself to the middle of the bay for seven days and seven nights, she sets about a chain of strange events in the sleep...

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  • Who Killed the Avro Arrow?

    Who Killed the Avro Arrow?

    A fascinating examination of the international politics, pressures and personalities behind one of the most controversial decisions in Canadian history, the mothballing of the incredibly sophistica...

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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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  • Dark Storm Moving West

    Dark Storm Moving West

    The fur trade was the impetus for much of the exploration and discovery of North America. Like rolling storm clouds, the expanding enterprise of the fur trade moved relentlessly west to explore the...

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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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  • Growing Up Hockey

    Growing Up Hockey

    If only an honest book can live, as Emerson said, then Growing Up Hockey is immortal. It's the story of everyone who plays or cares about the game. It's warm reading for a cold night. Or any night....

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  • Gross and Disgusting Things about the Human Body

    Gross and Disgusting Things about the Human Body

    The human body may be a wonder of natural engineering but it also can be pretty gross and bad-smelling. In this fearless little book, find the answers to such profound questions as why are boogers ...

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  • Great Canadian Film Directors

    Great Canadian Film Directors

    Great Canadian Film Directors is the first major study that reflects the cultural and linguistic diversity of Canada’s most dynamic film directors. The 19 essays in this collection focus on each f...

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  • Missing Pieces

    Missing Pieces

    "Her story adds to the growing literature related to individual life stories of Holocaust survivors. There is much we can learn from her book." - Benjamin Schlesinger, Professor Emeritus, Universit...

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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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  • Medicine and Duty

    Medicine and Duty

    "The story of the individual always grips us - it is why biography remains so popular. But in Medicine and Duty we receive a double serving: the story of Medical Officer Captain Harold W. McGill co...

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  • Alberta Seasonal Cookbook, The

    Alberta Seasonal Cookbook, The

    This visually delightful full-colour book features 75 recipes that reflect the regional cuisine of Alberta. The recipes also include folkloric, historic and anecdotal information about the recipes ...

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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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  • How the Scots Created Canada

    How the Scots Created Canada

    The Scots in Canada made their mark as explorers, fur traders, soldiers, business leaders, prime ministers and more. Ex-pat Paul Cowan marks their journey from his native land to the New World.

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  • How Skeptics Do Ethics

    How Skeptics Do Ethics

    Enlightenment philosophers are often credited with formulating challenging theories about humankind and society, and in our postmodern age, we still live with some of the very same compelling, cont...

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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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  • Deep Alberta

    Deep Alberta

    Alberta is well known for its fossil treasures, and author John Acorn is as keen on the long-dead creatures of Alberta as he is on the living. Here, John features 80 of the most noteworthy fossils,...

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  • Fakin' eh!

    Fakin' eh!

    A madcap guide to hiding out in Canada and passing oneself off as a local; the how-to book on quirky Canadian ways.

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  • Alberta Place Names

    Alberta Place Names

    A compendium of knowledge, this fascinating little book covers some 1300 plus place names in the province of Alberta. Included within are hamlets, villages, towns and cities, as well as mountain pe...

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  • Death Drive Through Gaia Paris

    Death Drive Through Gaia Paris

    "Noble's work has always engaged, in its own way, with the Western Canadian tradition of poetry as intellectual experiment grounded on local experience.… Death Drive marks a counter-turn in the wor...

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  • One West, Two Myths II

    One West, Two Myths II

    What comes to mind when we think of the Old West? Often, our conceptions are accompanied by as much mythology and mystique as fact or truth. What are the differences in how the Canadian and America...

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  • Beginner Gardening for Canada

    Beginner Gardening for Canada

    Author and professional gardener A.H. Jackson shares a lifetime of experience to help you achieve your own vision of the perfect garden, from balconies to wide-open new subdivisions.

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  • Canada in Space

    Canada in Space

    Canadians have always had a pioneering spirit. We've explored our country and our planet, and now we're exploring space. Read more about Canada's amazing contributions to space research and discov...

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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 French Play

    The French Play

    The French Play : Exploring Theatre 'Re-creatively' with Foreign Language Students is a step-by-step guide to the challenging process of producing and directing a foreign-language play with English...

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  • Creating Citizens

    Creating Citizens

    How does one learn to be a good citizen? A good Canadian? Creating Citizens : History and Identity in Alberta's Schools, 1905 to1980 looks at the role schools have played in creating and sustaining...

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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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  • I Was There

    I Was There

    I Was There shares the insights and experiences of the generations of students, professors, and staff who lived and worked at the U of A for the past 100 years. First-person stories and period phot...

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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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