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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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  • Bathroom Book of Alberta History

    Bathroom Book of Alberta History

    Alberta is more than just black gold, wheat fields and stampedes--it has a fascinating, bizarre and amazing history: Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is named after a bra...

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  • Weird Alberta Places

    Weird Alberta Places

    Alberta is the land of big skies, big dreams and sometimes just plain big, weird things. For example, the province is home to the world's largest manmade waterfall, the world's largest beaver, a go...

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  • Lily Lewis

    Lily Lewis

    Canadian writer and journalist Lily Lewis is not a household name. In fact, she never was. The work Lewis is best known for - "Montreal Letter," a popular column which appeared in the Toronto newsp...

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  • Maurice Dufault

    Maurice Dufault

    Maurice Dufault stopped to contemplate the small town spread out at his feet. Each time he came back, he liked to identify the changes that had taken place over the summer holidays…. So begins ano...

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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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  • Weird Canadian Laws

    Weird Canadian Laws

    If you can imagine it, somewhere there's probably a law against it. Laugh out loud over some of Canada's strangest laws -- but not too loudly, or you might get a ticket: * Until 2002 in BC, you cou...

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  • Native Ghost Stories

    Native Ghost Stories

    Embark on a journey into the spirit world of First Nations peoples with some of the most intriguing stories of ghost spirits in nature and the underworld. These stories have been passed on orally t...

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  • Galapagos

    Galapagos

    Twenty thousand copies of the first edition of Galápagos were sold. An attractive and comprehensive guidebook, this work has been completely revised and updated by the author. The reader will find ...

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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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  • Space and Spatial Analysis in Archaeology

    Space and Spatial Analysis in Archaeology

    Space and Spatial Analysis in Archaeology is made up of thirty-seven contributions based on and developed from papers presented at the 2001 Chacmool Conference, An Odyssey of Space, one of the firs...

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  • The Clever Body

    The Clever Body

    In Western civilization, we have come to regard the body as an instrument or a machine that responds to external challenges but does not have a life or creativity of its own. Thanks to some of its ...

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  • Mountains So Sublime

    Mountains So Sublime

    "Picturesque," "immense," "fantastic," and "sublime" are a few of the ways early British travellers described the landscape of the Rocky Mountains and the surrounding terrain. As part of a long tra...

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  • Understanding New Media

    Understanding New Media

    The term "new media" is most often associated with the Internet and the phenomenal technological advances that have taken place in the past decades. In Understanding New Media: Augmented Knowledge ...

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  • Minor Planet for You (A)

    Minor Planet for You (A)

    Told with arresting candor, Leslie Greentree’s short fiction creates the satisfying sense of discovering someone’s long-kept secret, or the guilty pleasure of overhearing a scathing conversation. A...

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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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  • 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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