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  • On Lying in Bed & Other Essays

    On Lying in Bed & Other Essays

    A unique collection of essays by one of the literary geniuses of the past hundred years, edited by none other than the award-winning Argentinian writer, Alberto Manguel.

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  • Heritage Covenants and Preservation

    Heritage Covenants and Preservation

    Urban planners, government officials, and preservation activists are increasingly at odds as every day more and more heritage buildings are threatened with destruction to make way for urban develop...

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  • Developing Alberta's Oil Sands

    Developing Alberta's Oil Sands

    Alberta's oil sands represent a vast and untapped oil reserve that could reasonably supply all of Canada's energy needs for the next 475 years. With an estimated 300 billion barrels of recoverable ...

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  • Passages

    Passages

    Informed by the work of writers such as Henri Lefebvre, Paul Ricoeur and Michel de Certeau, this collection of essays examines through multiple lenses eight topics related to the contemporary urban...

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  • Archaeology on the Edge

    Archaeology on the Edge

    Dedicated to the memory of Richard G. Forbis, this collection of papers presented by his students and colleagues represents more than a tribute to a pioneer and legend in Alberta archaeology. Dick ...

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  • The Garden of Art

    The Garden of Art

    Elegant, surreal, erotic, ecological, autobiographical, perpetual, populist, comic! These are the words that describe the work of noted Regina sculptor Victor Cicansky. The book celebrates the voic...

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  • Damselflies of Alberta

    Damselflies of Alberta

    With iridescent blues and greens, damselflies are some of the most beautiful flying insects as well as the most primitive. As members of the insect order Odonata they are related to dragonflies but...

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  • Betrayal

    Betrayal

    Herbert Schulz gives us an inside''s account of the hardscrabble and often heartless prairie farm politics of the 1950s. The son of a CCF member, Schulz was an early organizer for the Manitoba Fede...

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  • An Alberta Bestiary

    An Alberta Bestiary

    An Alberta Bestiary: Animals of the Rolling Hills seeks to build on the traditions of the medieval bestiary and considers the unique animals of the Alberta mountains and foothills. From the perspec...

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  • Bush Pilots

    Bush Pilots

    It takes a special recipe--one part courage, one part skill, a big dash of crazy--to make a bush pilot. These unique aviators, flying over the vast wildernesses of the United States, Canada and Aus...

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  • The People Who Own Themselves

    The People Who Own Themselves

    The search for a Métis identity and what constitutes that identity is a key issue facing many Aboriginals of mixed ancestry today. The People Who Own Themselves reconstructs 250 years of Desjarlais...

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  • The Bar U and Canadian Ranching History

    The Bar U and Canadian Ranching History

    For much of its 130-year history, the Bar U Ranch can claim to have been one of the most famous ranches in Canada. Its reputation is firmly based on the historical role that the ranch has played, i...

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  • Treasures

    Treasures

    Treasures: The Stories Women Tell about the Things They Keep is a book about memory and meaning; these texts bring to light the patterns of story and emotion that women have woven around the object...

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  • War North of 80

    War North of 80

    Obtaining weather data was vital for military operations in Northwestern Europe during World War II. In an effort to secure this data, the German Navy and Air Force secretly established manned weat...

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  • Harm's Way

    Harm's Way

    The stories told in this collection, though tragic for many, illustrate the steadfast determination and courage of people in the face of misfortune and extreme distress. From the lesser-known weed ...

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  • Canada and the New American Empire

    Canada and the New American Empire

    Noted academics, politicians, and activists examine Canada's decision not to support the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq. Each contributor opposes the U.S. action and discusses how Canadaís no...

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  • Campfire Ghost Stories

    Campfire Ghost Stories

    This fun-filled sequel to our best-selling Campfire Ghost Stories is designed to be read aloud in a crowd, with coaching on group sound effects and other hijinks. This book will help make your next...

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  • As Long As This Land Shall Last

    As Long As This Land Shall Last

    A historically accurate study that takes no sides, this book is the first complete document of Treaties 8 and 11 between the Canadian government and the Native people at the turn of the nineteenth ...

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  • Writing Geographical Exploration

    Writing Geographical Exploration

    Writing Geographical Exploration: Thomas James and the Northwest Passage, 1631-33 summarizes the various factors that influence the writing and interpretation of exploration narratives, demonstrati...

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  • To Be a Cowboy

    To Be a Cowboy

    During a time of two world wars and a sluggish world economy, many Northern Europeans left their homelands to build the American and Canadian West with dreams of abundance and new life. Spanning a ...

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  • Eugene A. Forsey

    Eugene A. Forsey

    In this unusual biography of one of Canada's most well-known public figures, author Frank Milligan traces the intellectual foundations on which Eugene Forsey's world-view was constructed. Starting ...

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  • Building/Art

    Building/Art

    Building/Art discusses changing ideas about the nature and function of the city as an essential cultural network, one that each of its inhabitants participates in, whether consciously or unconsciou...

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  • Jemmy Jock Bird

    Jemmy Jock Bird

    Jemmy Jock Bird, the son of a Cree woman and an English trader employed by the Hudson's Bay Company, has become part of the mythology of the mountain man era. In this creative non-fiction account, ...

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  • Queen's Park

    Queen's Park

    Detective Lane has a knack for discovering the whereabouts of missing persons. But the city's latest case has disappeared without a trace. After a brutal attack on his young nephew, ex-mayor Bob Sw...

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  • Far From Home

    Far From Home

    Far From Home recounts the life of a soldier who grew up in 1920s Calgary and became an officer in the Canadian army who travelled the world. Williams offers a vivid retelling of growing up in Calg...

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  • The Citizen's Voice

    The Citizen's Voice

    Michael Keren traces the political lives and messages of some of the twentieth century's greatest literary characters in this insightful and jargon-free book of literary criticism. Hans Castorp (Th...

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  • The Wild Rose Anthology of Alberta Prose

    The Wild Rose Anthology of Alberta Prose

    The first multi-genre historical anthology of Alberta writing since 1979, The Wild Rose Anthology of Alberta Prose collects twentieth-century short fiction, excerpts from novels, and non-fiction. T...

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  • Canadian Ghost Stories

    Canadian Ghost Stories

    It's not true that dead men tell no tales. You can hear their haunting stories on the fog-shrouded banks of Newfoundland, in the aging brick manses of Upper and Lower Canada, on the wind-beaten fla...

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  • An Unsettled Spirit

    An Unsettled Spirit

    Under the name of G.B. Lancaster, Edith Lyttleton wrote over a dozen novels and some 250 short stories, mostly narratives of romance and adventure set in the remote back country of New Zealand, Aus...

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  • Magic off Main

    Magic off Main

    Magic Off Main chronicles the life and art of Esther Warkov, a visual artist of Jewish heritage who lives in Winnipeg and paints in a surrealistic and postmodern style. It considers Warkov's art th...

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  • Adapted Physical Activity

    Adapted Physical Activity

    The field of Adapted Physical Activity is a rapidly expanding area in post-secondary education. As the profession grows, so does the demand for new texts that challenge students to think critically...

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  • How Canadians Communicate, Vol. 1

    How Canadians Communicate, Vol. 1

    How Canadians Communicate (vol. 1) is a timely collection that chronicles the extraordinary changes that are shaking the foundations of Canada's cultural and communications industries in the twenty...

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  • Wolf Mountains

    Wolf Mountains

    Situating the wolf in the history of Canadian national parks, Karen Jones considers changing ideas of nature and wilderness and competing visions of the North American West. Wolf Mountains: A Histo...

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  • Trails and Trials

    Trails and Trials

    Alberta's ranching heritage occupies an important place in the province's historical consciousness. Trails and Trials: Markets and Land Use in the Alberta Beef Cattle Industry, 1881-1948 documents ...

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  • The Madwoman in the Academy

    The Madwoman in the Academy

    An original and highly subversive critique of the academy by women affiliated with universities and colleges across Canada, The Madwoman in the Academy:Women Boldly Take on the Ivory Tower explores...

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