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  • Hot Thespian Action!

    Hot Thespian Action!

    In Hot Thespian Action! Robin Whittaker argues that new plays can thrive in amateur theatres, which have freedoms unavailable to professionalized companies. And he proves it with ten relevant, enga...

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  • Pathologies

    Pathologies

    In these fifteen searingly honest personal essays, debut author Susan Olding takes us on an unforgettable journey into the complex heart of being human. Each essay dissects an aspect of Olding's li...

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  • Mother Superior

    Mother Superior

    Mother Superior introduces Saleema Nawaz as a truly bold new voice in fiction. Gorgeous, sensuous prose and edgy, taboo-breaking subject matter combine to create a collection quite unlike anything ...

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  • The Weekender Effect

    The Weekender Effect

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. As cities continue to grow at unprecedented rates, more an...

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  • A Hummingbird Dance

    A Hummingbird Dance

    Detectives Lane and Harper are back for the third Detective Lane Mystery in this gripping twister of a novel that baffles with its ever-increasing body count and suspect list. When Ryan Dudley vent...

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  • Lands that Hold One Spellbound

    Lands that Hold One Spellbound

    "Far north, hidden behind grim barriers of pack ice, are lands that hold one spellbound. Gigantic imaginary gates, with hinges set in the horizon, seem to guard these lands. Slowly the gates swing ...

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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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  • Madness in Buenos Aires

    Madness in Buenos Aires

    Madness in Buenos Aires : Patients, Psychiatrists and the Argentine State, 1880-1983 examines the interactions between psychiatrists, patients, and their families, and the national state in modern ...

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  • Living Will, Living Well

    Living Will, Living Well

    Using the voices of ordinary people, clinical ethicist and nurse Dianne Godkin explores the end-of-life issues and emotions that arise when an individual sets out to prepare an advance directive (l...

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  • Amazing Cats

    Amazing Cats

    Loving or aloof, mischievous or cuddly--for many people, their cats are an integral part of the family. Here are extraordinary stories of some of the world's most charismatic and captivating cats: ...

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  • Lost Tracks

    Lost Tracks

    While contemporaries and historians alike hailed the establishment of Buffalo National Park in Wainwright, Alberta as a wildlife saving effort, the political climate of the early twentieth century ...

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  • West End Murders

    West End Murders

    When a series of murders threatens the lives of an entire community in Vancouver, Inspector Coswell and RCMP Corporal Paul Blakemore team up once again to solve the case. What begins as an array of...

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  • Bear Attacks in Canada

    Bear Attacks in Canada

    The frequency and severity of bear attacks have significantly increased in North America in recent years, a result of increasing human development in bear country and a growing number of people tra...

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  • The Theory and Practice of Online Learning

    The Theory and Practice of Online Learning

    In this important collection of essays by practitioners and scholars that has been downloaded nearly half a million times is an overview of some of the most pressing issues in online education. By ...

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  • Le conseiller pédagogique réflexif

    Le conseiller pédagogique réflexif

    Transformer un organisme qui dispense des cours traditionnels en un organisme qui offre des cours à distance et en ligne n’est pas une entreprise de tout repos. Il faut comprendre que l’on travaill...

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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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  • Farmers “Making Good”

    Farmers “Making Good”

    In this newly revised edition of the widely praised original, published in 1989, Lyle Dick revisits the Abernethy district of Saskatchewan and his microhistorical analysis of the development of thi...

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  • Patrons, Partisans, and Palace Intrigues

    Patrons, Partisans, and Palace Intrigues

    Palace intrigues and clientelism drove politics at the viceregal court of colonial Mexico. By carefully reconstructing social networks in the court of Viceroy Duke of Alburquerque (1702-1710), Chr...

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  • How the Italians Created Canada

    How the Italians Created Canada

    From the moment explorer Giovanni Caboto stepped onto Canadian soil, Italians have left their footprints on Canadian history. In the 1700s, Italians including Alphonse and Henri de Tonti came to Ne...

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  • Amazing Dogs

    Amazing Dogs

    Our best friends. They can be pets or working dogs; they race for sticks and balls or find survivors of disasters, and they are the subjects of some of the most amazing and touching stories: * Empl...

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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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  • Garden Bugs of Alberta

    Garden Bugs of Alberta

    Learn about the good guys and the bad guys of the garden in this entertaining and informative book, featuring accurate hand-drawn illustrations of each insect.

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  • Outrider of Empire

    Outrider of Empire

    A dreamer of dreams, an adventurer, and a man of many ideas, Roger Pocock was an inveterate, world-ranging traveler who lived the life that all adventurous boys desire. He listened with wonder to t...

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  • Northern Rover

    Northern Rover

    From 1919 to 1970, Olaf Hanson was a trapper, fur trader, prospector, game guardian, fisherman, and road blasting expert in northeastern Saskatchewan. He told his life story to popular Saskatchewan...

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  • Cleavage

    Cleavage

    Tracks the patchwork musings of Leah, who, at twenty-four years old and two years into a relationship, discovers she has breast cancer. Told in fragments, Cleavage details Leah's struggles with her...

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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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  • Mountain Masculinity

    Mountain Masculinity

    In 1906, Nello Vernon-Wood (1882–1978) reinvented himself as Tex Wood, Banff hunting guide and writer of “yarns of the wilderness by a competent outdoorsman.” His homespun stories of a vanishing er...

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  • Weasel Tail

    Weasel Tail

    Peigan elders Joe and Josephine Crowshoe belonged to a generation still bright with the traditional knowledge and deep memories of their grandparents. They lived under a paternalistic government sy...

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  • In Those Days, At This Time

    In Those Days, At This Time

    Eliezer Segal's approach to Jewish history and tradition is light-hearted and humorous. In Those Days, At This Time is a collection of entertaining short essays that explores the intricate framewor...

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  • The Way It Was

    The Way It Was

    "On the Monday morning that the school opened, it was anything but lonely! The schoolyard was full of children. I looked at the bell on my desk and thought "This bell is mine to ring! I am the teac...

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  • Bronze Inside and Out

    Bronze Inside and Out

    "More than any other book that I can think of, Bronze Inside and Out puts a human face on Western art - indeed, all art. It invites us to ponder the very nature of the creative process." - From the...

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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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  • Ordinary Genius (The)

    Ordinary Genius (The)

    The development of agriculture in Alberta owes much to Arnold W. Platt, who set out to plant a seed of positive change. Whether as a plant breeder, an organizer for the Farmers’ Union of Alberta, o...

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