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  • Drones, Clones, and Alpha Babes

    Drones, Clones, and Alpha Babes

    The Star Trek franchise represents one of the most successful emanations of popular media in our culture. The number of books, both popular and scholarly, published on the subject of Star Trek is m...

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  • The Bottom Line

    The Bottom Line

    The Alberta government is looking to the private sector – and in particular to private health insurance – to solve health care problems. However, private health insurance is mired in myth and misun...

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  • Linked Histories

    Linked Histories

    During the past two decades, postcolonial studies has proven to be one of the fastest growing fields of critical inquiry. Postcolonialism has established itself as an important specialist field wit...

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  • Bathroom Book of Alberta Trivia

    Bathroom Book of Alberta Trivia

    Did you know Albertans surf the net more than any other people on the planet? Or that the honey capital of Canada is a small French community north of Edmonton? Or that Alberta women work outside t...

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  • The Lucky Elephant Restaurant

    The Lucky Elephant Restaurant

    When the young daughter of popular radio talk show host Bobbie Reddie disappears along with Bobbie’s ex-husband, Detectives Lane and Harper are on the case. Haunted by flashbacks from a previous mi...

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  • The Eloquence of Mary Astell

    The Eloquence of Mary Astell

    The Eloquence of Mary Astell makes an important contribution to the knowledge and understanding of the important role that women, and one woman in particular, played in the history of rhetoric. Mar...

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  • The African Diaspora in Canada

    The African Diaspora in Canada

    The African Diaspora in Canada addresses the conceptual difficulties and political contestations surrounding the applicability of the term "African-Canadian." In the midst of this contested terrain...

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  • Rediscovering the British World

    Rediscovering the British World

    Rediscovering the British World is one part of an ongoing attempt to approach British Imperial history from a different viewpoint, placing the colonies of settlement at the centre. Editors Phillip ...

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  • Crossing Over

    Crossing Over

    Technologies of the life sciences offer tremendous possibilities but also numerous challenges. Crossing Over : Genomics in the Public Arena looks at the social and ethical issues around the new bio...

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  • Unsettled Pasts

    Unsettled Pasts

    The traditional mythology of the West is dominated by male images: the fur trader, the Mountie, the missionary, the miner, the cowboy, the politician, the Chief. Unsettled Pasts: Reconceiving the W...

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  • Roughnecks, Rock Bits, and Rigs

    Roughnecks, Rock Bits, and Rigs

    Roughnecks, Rock Bits, and Rigs:The Evolution of Oil Well Drilling Technology in Alberta, 1883-1970, is a detailed study of an important and little-documented area of the history of oil and gas in ...

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  • Concepts of Culture

    Concepts of Culture

    How do we define "culture?" To what uses should such a concept be put? What costs and benefits do these uses entail? In this volume, Adam Muller brings together contributions from a diverse group o...

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  • Mapper of Mountains

    Mapper of Mountains

    Mapper of Mountains follows the career of Dominion Land Surveyor Morrison Parsons Bridgland, who provided the first detailed maps of many regions of the Canadian Rockies. Between 1902 and 1930, thi...

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  • Touch

    Touch

    Anna Gareau has a secret. Unwanted visions of strangers' lives haunt her when she touches certain objects. What she wants most is a normal life but Anna is far from normal. Travelling through Victo...

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  • A Voice of Her Own

    A Voice of Her Own

    A Voice of Her Own profiles fifty-two ranch women from Western Canada. With this book, the editors have brought to light a little-discussed aspect of ranching: the valuable contributions of women i...

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  • Adieu, Val-du-Chêne!

    Adieu, Val-du-Chêne!

    Au début de l’hiver, une terrible nouvelle frappe les habitants de la municipalité de Val-du-Chêne : la fonderie de cuivre ferme ses portes. La ville n’existera plus. ! Elle sera rasée. À la fin ju...

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  • Beyond the Hippocratic Oath

    Beyond the Hippocratic Oath

    A pioneer in kidney transplantation in Canada in the late 1950s, Dr. John Dossetor was faced with making many ethical decisions in his ground-breaking research and practice in nephrology so it was ...

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  • Trade Negotiations in Agriculture

    Trade Negotiations in Agriculture

    In the current age of globalization, collaboration between nations is paramount. In September 2003, a group of academics, government officials, and business leaders gathered at the University of Ca...

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  • Faculty of Nursing on the Move

    Faculty of Nursing on the Move

    This book provides a historical analysis of the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Calgary in contrast and comparison to the broader evolution of academic nursing in Canada. It addresses how t...

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  • Phantom Lake

    Phantom Lake

    Phantom Lake explores the stories, legends, and tall tales that make up “Flin Flon,” a real imaginary place perched on rocky outcrops and lakes of the Canadian Shield. Birk Sproxton traverses the h...

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  • Calgary's Grand Story

    Calgary's Grand Story

    Calgary was a boomtown of 50,000 people in 1912, the year the Lougheed Building and the adjacent Grand Theatre were built. The fanfare and anticipation surrounding their opening marked the beginnin...

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  • Montana 1911

    Montana 1911

    Montana 1911: A Professor and his Wife among the Blackfeet is the complete text diary kept by Mrs. W.M. Uhlenbeck-Melchior while accompanying her husband, the Dutch anthropologist/linguist, Dr. C.C...

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  • Foundations of Justice

    Foundations of Justice

    Based on original research, this exhaustive volume provides a rich background to Alberta's historic courthouses. Covering in detail all of Alberta's historic courthouses built between 1874 and 1950...

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  • Writing the Terrain

    Writing the Terrain

    Take a trip through Alberta with some of Canada's finest established and emerging poets as your guides. Writing the Terrain: Travelling Through Alberta with the Poets is the first anthology dedicat...

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  • The Limits of Participation

    The Limits of Participation

    The Limits of Participation: Members and Leaders in Canada's Reform Party provides an historical account of the Canadian Reform Party, which shattered the established pattern of Canadian party poli...

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  • The Generals

    The Generals

    Originally published in 1993, The Generals : The Canadian Army's Senior Commanders in the Second World War is a collective biography of the Canadian army's leaders in World War II, and is the winne...

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  • The River of History

    The River of History

    Does history matter any more? In an era when both the past and memory seem to be sources of considerable interest and, frequently, lively debate, has the academic discipline of history ceased to of...

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  • The First Dutch Settlement in Alberta

    The First Dutch Settlement in Alberta

    Translated from Dutch to English, this collection of letters offers a unique perspective on the early pioneer years of the Dutch community in southeastern Alberta. The letters provide first-hand ac...

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  • The Honourable Member for Vegreville

    The Honourable Member for Vegreville

    Translated from personal memoirs and diaries, this is a compelling story of Anthony Hlynka, the only sitting Member of Parliament of Ukrainian origin from 1940 to 1945. Representing the constituenc...

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  • Breaking Ice

    Breaking Ice

    The pace of technological, social, and environmental change in Canada's Arctic has profound effects on resource management and policy decisions. The chapters in this volume result from a project un...

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  • Looking Reality in the Eye

    Looking Reality in the Eye

    The articles in this book are outstanding examples of socially responsible museum work, based on the premise that museums, galleries and science centres must move beyond education and entertainment...

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  • Surviving in the Hour of Darkness

    Surviving in the Hour of Darkness

    Surviving in the Hour of Darkness:The Health and Wellness of Women of Colour and Indigenous Women addresses the health issues - physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual - of black women, First N...

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  • Staying Human Through the Holocaust

    Staying Human Through the Holocaust

    Teréz Mózes was born in Romania in 1919 to a stable and loving family. Her idyllic life would eventually be shattered by the upheavals of the Second World War as the Nazis systematically undertook ...

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  • Frederick Baraga's Short History of the North American Indians

    Frederick Baraga's Short History of the North American Indians

    Originally published in 1837 in Europe in German, French, and Slovenian editions, and appearing here in English for the first time, Frederic Baraga's Short History of the North American Indians is ...

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  • International Agricultural Trade Disputes

    International Agricultural Trade Disputes

    Trade disputes between the United States, Canada, and Mexico surrounding agricultural products are widespread and show no signs of abating. As the United States increases agricultural imports while...

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  • Ask Now of the Days that are Past

    Ask Now of the Days that are Past

    Written for a general audience, the essays collected here present refreshing and often humorous glimpses of various topics in Jewish history and traditional religious literature. Inspired by the di...

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  • Challenging Frontiers

    Challenging Frontiers

    The frontier reality of confronting new conditions, adapting cultural inclinations, and dealing with a volatile environment in an effort to establish and nurture new communities is central to the w...

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  • Weird Canadian Words

    Weird Canadian Words

    Anorak, butter tart, ballicatter, kayak, stubby, toonie--these are familiar Canadian words. But where did they come from? What quirks of language and fate have made them truly Canadian? Even though...

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  • The Grasshopper

    The Grasshopper

    In the mid twentieth century the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein famously asserted that games are indefinable; there are no common threads that link them all. "Nonsense," says the sensible Bernard ...

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