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  • Guardians of the Wild

    Guardians of the Wild

    Bears and bureaucrats, timber and telephone lines, poaching and predators, fires and families - all these play a part in this fascinating study of Canada's National Park wardens. The warden service...

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  • Placide, l'homme mystérieux, à New York

    Placide, l'homme mystérieux, à New York

    Aux prises avec de grands malfaiteurs, la police de New York fait venir de l’île Saint-Jean le limier acadien Placide. Grâce à sa finesse, à son charme, à ses déguisements toujours parfaits, l’Acad...

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  • Community Music in Alberta

    Community Music in Alberta

    An album of photographs and musical experiences during the first century of Alberta's history. Explore Alberta's astonishing musical heritage, from brass bands and minstrel shows to Ukrainian folk ...

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  • The Changing Tradition

    The Changing Tradition

    Until very recently, the contribution of women to the history of rhetoric has gone unacknowledged. Current scholarship, however, reveals that traditional devinitions of the field have been too narr...

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  • Birds of the Rocky Mountains

    Birds of the Rocky Mountains

    Over 320 common and interesting species of birds found in the Rocky Mountains region are brought to life by colorful illustrations and detailed descriptive text. Species accounts include characteri...

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  • Mendel's Children

    Mendel's Children

    Through a unique combination of biography, memoir, and autobiography, Cherie Smith traces four generations of her immigrant family and, in doing so, charts the very course of Russian-Jewish immigra...

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  • Diamond Grill

    Diamond Grill

    This story of family and identity, migration and integration, culture and self-discovery is told through family history, memory, and the occasional recipe. Diamond Grill is a rich banquet where Sal...

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  • Fishing for Bacon

    Fishing for Bacon

    My name's Bacon Sobelowski, and I'm trying to find my someone. Kenny Rogers sings a song that says there's someone for everyone, and in Bellevue where I live, Kenny Rogers' word is gold. It's just ...

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  • Lobsticks and Stone Cairns

    Lobsticks and Stone Cairns

    In Lobsticks and Stone Cairns, over one hundred Arctic stories are told about adventurers, military officers, authors, guides, cultural heroes, police, traders, and even the occasional charlatan. W...

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  • A Baltic Odyssey

    A Baltic Odyssey

    Baroness Martha von Rosen, a Baltic German aristocrat, and her memories of the last year of the Second World War and the diary of her late husband, Baron Jürgen von Rosen, taken prisoner by the All...

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  • Moon Honey

    Moon Honey

    Carmen and Griffin, young and white, are goofy, head-over-heels in love. When Carmen turns into a black woman, Griffin thrills at a love turned exotic. But Carmen's transformation means trouble for...

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  • NAFTA in Transition

    NAFTA in Transition

    NAFTA in Transition provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social, cultural, and political dimensions of the evolving trilateral relationship among the three countries of North America....

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  • McCarter and Nairne

    McCarter and Nairne

    The firm of McCarter & Nairne dominated public architecture in Vancouver from the inception of the partnership between John Y. McCarter (1886-1981) and George C. Nairne (1884-1953) until the comple...

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  • The Beribboned Bomb

    The Beribboned Bomb

    Surrealism was ostensibly directed at the emancipation of the human spirit, but it represented only male aspirations and fantasies until a number of women artists began to redefine its agenda in th...

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  • Icefields

    Icefields

    On an expedition in the Canadian Rockies at the end of the nineteenth century, Dr Edward Byrne slips and falls almost 60 feet into a crevasse on the Arcturus Glacier. While trapped, hanging upside ...

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  • Sexualizing Power in Naturalism

    Sexualizing Power in Naturalism

    Sexualizing Power In Naturalism, sheds light on the function of female sexuality in a predominantly male genre: naturalist fiction. Gammel reveals that naturalism is frequently implicated in the ve...

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  • Portugal, 1001 Sights

    Portugal, 1001 Sights

    Portugal, 1001 Sights: An Archaeological and Historical Guide is for the traveller/reader who wants to learn more about Portugal in its historical context. Use it as a field manual to see all you c...

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  • A Family Heritage

    A Family Heritage

    New folk music and folk-song materials in this comprehensive study are particularly important for singers, folk music enthusiasts, ethnomusicologists, comparative and cultural studies scholars, and...

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  • A Grammar of the Kabardian Language

    A Grammar of the Kabardian Language

    This is the first comprehensive grammar of a non-Indo-European language from the Northwest Caucasian family in a language other than Russian. Kabardian is complex at every level. The language treat...

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  • Spain, 1001 Sights

    Spain, 1001 Sights

    Spain, 1001 Sights: An Archaeological and Historical Guide is a unique historical and archaeological guidebook to Spain introduces the reader and traveller to the very foundations of the modern sta...

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  • The Afterlife of Birds

    The Afterlife of Birds

    Henry Jett’s life is slowly going nowhere. His girlfriend recently left, and his job in a local garage is uninspiring, considering that he doesn’t particularly like cars. Henry finds solace in his ...

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  • The Swallows Uncaged

    The Swallows Uncaged

    In The Swallows Uncaged, Elizabeth McLean paints a sweeping yet intimate panorama of Vietnam in the style of a Vietnamese eight-panel screen: eight narratives that each capture a moment in time and...

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