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  • Sustainability Planning and Collaboration in Rural Canada

    Sustainability Planning and Collaboration in Rural Canada

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772120400

    Rural communities, often the first indicators of economic downturns, play an important role in planning for development and sustainability. Increasingly, these communities are compelled to reimagine the paths that lead not only to economic success,…

  • A Short History of the Blockade

    A Short History of the Blockade
    av Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772125382

  • Frontiersman's Pocket-Book

    Frontiersman's Pocket-Book

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551952970

    Facsimile edition of long out-of-print training and survival manual of Countess Mountbatten's Legion of Frontiersmen.

  • Will Not Forget Both Laughter and Tears

    Will Not Forget Both Laughter and Tears
    av Tomoko Mitani

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888645449

    Japanese "private writer" bridges gap between traditional and pop cultures with stories of the ordinary.

  • The Studhorse Man

    The Studhorse Man
    av Robert Kroetsch

    Danskt band - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644251

    Hazard Lepage, the last of the studhorse men, sets out to breed his rare blue stallion, Poseidon. A lusty trickster and a wayward knight, Hazard's outrageous adventures are narrated by Demeter Proudfoot, his secret rival, who writes this story while…

  • The Literary History of Alberta Volume Two

    The Literary History of Alberta Volume Two
    av George Melnyk

    Danskt band - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643247

    In this, the companion to the landmark volume The Literary History of Alberta, Volume One: From Writing-on-Stone to World War Two, George Melnyk examines Alberta literature in the second half of the twentieth century. At last, Melnyk argues, Alberta…

  • The Literary History of Alberta Volume Two

    The Literary History of Alberta Volume Two
    av George Melnyk

    Övrigt - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643254

    In this, the companion to the landmark volume The Literary History of Alberta, Volume One: From Writing-on-Stone to WorldWar Two, George Melnyk examines Alberta literature in the second half of the twentieth century. At last, Melnyk argues, Alberta…

  • Humanizing Security in the Arctic

    Humanizing Security in the Arctic

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896445540

    Climatic conditions, economic development strategies, health and education concerns, social relationships, and shifting political agendas all contribute to a sense of ongoing change in Arctic societies. This volume presents twenty-two chapters that…

  • All Under Heaven

    All Under Heaven
    av Walter Davis

    Övrigt - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551953205

    Floyd Sully, a Canadian collector fascinated by practical yet beautiful representations of China, laboured over 15 years to assemble this beautiful collection focused on maps, documentary paintings, and illustrated texts. It features works produced…

  • All Under Heaven

    All Under Heaven
    av Walter Davis

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551953199

    Floyd Sully, a Canadian collector fascinated by practical yet beautiful representations of China, laboured over 15 years to assemble this beautiful collection focused on maps, documentary paintings, and illustrated texts. It features works produced…

  • Small Things Left Behind

    Small Things Left Behind
    av Ella Zeltserman

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772120028

    "Freedom is something my father has never known. How do I explain freedom to the ones born bent?" -from "Not Scared" Ella Zeltserman's poetry cuts both ways. The story of her flight from the USSR in 1979-of the young family she brought to Edmonton a…

  • Welcome to the Anthropocene

    Welcome to the Anthropocene
    av Alice Major

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772123685

    Alice Major observes the comedy and the tragedy of this human-dominated moment on Earth. Major's most persistent question-"Where do we fit in the universe?"-is made more urgent by the ecological calamity of human-driven climate change. Her poetry le…

  • Writing off the Rural West

    Writing off the Rural West

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643780

    Some of the most intense effects of globalization can be seen in rural communities. Despite a booming world economy, rural communities-and the people who work in natural-resource industries like farming, forestry, mining or fishing-have been hard hi…

  • Bosnia

    Bosnia
    av Tony Fabijancic

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888645197

    Tensions leading to World War I brewed for years, and were brought to a head by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand. But who was the assassin? What was his plan? Not many people know the name of Gavrilo Princip. Tony Fabijancic peels back the my…

  • The Last Temptation of Bond

    The Last Temptation of Bond
    av Kimmy Beach

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888646439

    you can't stop it. everyone's expendable, James. everyone's replaceable. even you. especially you. In a penetrating, violent, sexy, and often hilarious apocalypse, a world-famous superspy meets his demise at the hands of an audacious, painstaking po…

  • Challenging Territory

    Challenging Territory

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888642899

    How can we approach Margaret Laurence's writing in a postcolonial and postmodern age? Challenging Territory is a collection of essays that examine positionality across the range of Laurence's writing, from her early journalism through the fiction to…

  • Wells

    Wells
    av Jenna Butler

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888646064

    Jenna Butler draws on her own experiences of her grandmother's disappearance into senile dementia to reassemble a sensual world in longpoem form that positively crackles with imagery and rhythm. Identities and memories flow and flicker as she string…

  • Masters and Servants

    Masters and Servants
    av Scott P. Stephen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772123371

    In Masters and Servants, Scott P. Stephen reveals startling truths about Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) workers. Rather than dedicating themselves body and soul to the Company's interests, these men were hired like domestic servants, joining a "househol…

  • Mapper of Mountains

    Mapper of Mountains
    av Professor I.S. MacLaren

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644565

    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, this unheralded alpinist perfected phototopographical t…

  • Gospel Drunk

    Gospel Drunk
    av Aidan Chafe

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772125467

  • The Right to Be Rural

    The Right to Be Rural

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772125832

  • The Unwanted

    The Unwanted
    av John McKendrick Hughes

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644367

    Fiercely nationalistic, at times blatantly jingoistic and politically incorrect by modern-day standards, The Unwanted reflects the passions of a man who was determined to serve his country during the Great War in any capacity he could regardless of…

  • Brilliant Strokes

    Brilliant Strokes
    av Ka Bo Tsang

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551952161

    Baimiao, shuanggou, gongbi, xieyi, and mogu. These words define unique Chinese painting techniques or methods, each of which is seized by the artists whose work is shown in the exhibition, "Brilliant Strokes: Chinese Paintings from the Mactaggart Ar…

  • Ghosts Still Linger

    Ghosts Still Linger
    av Kat Cameron

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772125092

    In the arena, she shot cigarettes and coins from her trusting husband's hand. Some women wished she would miss.-from "Little Sure Shot"Kat Cameron's poetry illuminates the unsung perspectives of the women of the West, creating a compelling narrative…

  • A Contemplative Angler

    A Contemplative Angler
    av Justin Hanisch

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551954059

    This exhibition catalogue shows nearly 100 highlights of an extraordinary collection of rare books and print ephemera about angling. Featuring the books of a single collector, Bruce P. Dancik, who is an angler-collector in the mould of Roderick Haig…

  • Little Wildheart

    Little Wildheart
    av Micheline Maylor

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772122336

    By turns quirky, startling, earthy, and hope-filled, Micheline Maylor's poems slip effortlessly through topics ranging from what we give up as we age to regrets for love that has passed, the interplay between the animal world and human thought, and…

  • Massacre Street

    Massacre Street
    av Paul Zits

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888646750

    Merging poetry and historical records, Zits masterfully (re)creates a poetic view of the Frog Lake Massacre of April 2, 1885. His collage and cut-up techniques challenge the histories penned by the event's recorders and reflect upon the difficult an…

  • The Holodomor Reader

    The Holodomor Reader

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781894865296

    The Holodomor Reader is a wide-ranging collection of key texts and source materials, many of which have never before appeared in English, on the genocidal famine (Holodomor) of 1932-33 in Soviet Ukraine. The subject is introduced in an extensive int…

  • Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth

    Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772124866

    Malcolm Forsyth (1936-2011) was a musical legend: a much-loved composer, performer, teacher, and mentor. Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth presents a captivating and approachable portrait of one of Canada's finest modern composers. Readers will discove…

  • In Bed with the Word

    In Bed with the Word
    av Daniel Coleman

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888645074

    While reading is a deeply personal activity, paradoxically, it is also fundamentally social and outward-looking. Daniel Coleman, a lifelong reader and professor of literature, combines story with meditation to reveal this paradox and illustrate why,…

  • Sam Steele

    Sam Steele
    av Rod Macleod

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772123791

    Sam Steele, "the man who tamed the Gold Rush," had a high-profile public career, yet his private life has been closely protected. Sam Steele: A Biography follows Steele's rise from farm boy in backwoods Ontario to the much-lauded Major General Sir S…

  • Jane Austen & Company

    Jane Austen & Company
    av Bruce Stovel

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888645487

    Here we come to know Jane Austen by the company she keeps: her predecessors Fielding, Sterne, Lennox, and Burney, her contemporary Scott, and her successors Waugh and Amis-comic novelists all. And comedy is the connection between these twelve elegan…

  • The Holocaust's Ghost

    The Holocaust's Ghost

    Övrigt - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643582

    A powerful collection of commentary on the Holocaust by international writers from nine disciplines. The volume forms a response to the Holocaust's demands on memory and on thought, and is an occasion to encounter the Holocaust both as history and a…

  • Tar Wars

    Tar Wars
    av Geo Takach

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772121407

    Tar Wars offers a critical inside look at how leading image-makers negotiate escalating tensions between continuous economic growth mandated by a globalized economic system and its unsustainable environmental costs. As place branding assumes paramou…

  • The Larger Conversation

    The Larger Conversation
    av Tim Lilburn

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772122992

    This volume, the third in Tim Lilburn's decades-long meditation on philosophy and environmental consequences, traces a relationship between mystic traditions and the political world. Struck by the realization that he did not know how to be where he…

  • Margaret Laurence and Jack Mcclelland, Letters

    Margaret Laurence and Jack Mcclelland, Letters

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772123357

    Margaret Laurence and Jack McClelland-one of Canada's most beloved writers and one of Canada's most significant publishers-enjoyed an unusual rapport. In this collection of annotated letters, readers gain rare insight into the private side of these…

  • Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book

    Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book
    av Lawrence Hill

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888646798

    Censorship and book burning are still present in our lives. Lawrence Hill shares his experiences of how ignorance and the fear of ideas led a group in the Netherlands to burn the cover of his widely successful novel, The Book of Negroes, in 2011. Wh…

  • Anarchists in the Academy

    Anarchists in the Academy
    av Dani Spinosa

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772123760

    Dani Spinosa takes up anarchism's power as a cultural and artistic ideology, rather than as a political philosophy, with a persistent emphasis on the common. She demonstrates how postanarchism offers a useful theoretical context for poetry that is n…

  • Fur Trade Letters of Willie Traill 1864-1893

    Fur Trade Letters of Willie Traill 1864-1893
    av William Edward Traill

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644602

    Son of Catharine Parr Traill and nephew of Susanna Moodie, William Edward Traill, better known as Willie, came by his literary talent naturally. He found employment with the Hudson's Bay Company in what was to become the Canadian West. His letters h…

  • Counterblasting Canada

    Counterblasting Canada

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772120370

    In 1914, Wyndham Lewis and Ezra Pound-the founders of vorticism-undertook an unprecedented analysis of the present, its technologies, communication, politics, and architecture. The essays in Counterblasting Canada trace the influence of vorticism on…

  • Appealing Because He is Appalling

    Appealing Because He is Appalling

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772125436

  • Street Sex Work and Canadian Cities

    Street Sex Work and Canadian Cities
    av Shawna Ferris

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772120059

    "Our voices scrubbed out and forgotten. There are those who research and write about sex workers who often forget we are human." -Amy Lebovitch Shawna Ferris gives a voice to sex workers who are often pushed to the background, even by those who figh…

  • Aboriginal Populations

    Aboriginal Populations

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888646255

    "The overarching theme of this volume is that Canada's Aboriginal population has reached a critical stage of transition, from a situation in the past characterized by delayed modernization, extreme socio-economic deficit, and minimal control over th…

  • The Canadian Guide to Health and the Environment

    The Canadian Guide to Health and the Environment

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888642936

    Canadians enjoy their beautiful surroundings, but they do have concerns about environmental hazards that may affect their health. This book offers help in understanding the issues and risks. Open the The Canadian Guide to Health and the Environment…

  • The Prairie West: Historical Readings

    The Prairie West: Historical Readings

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888642271

    The Prairie West presents thirty-five articles on key topics in the history of prairie Canada. The second edition, which includes new topics and readings, continues to meet the needs of students by contributing to tutorial discussions and complement…

  • Germany: Phoenix in Trouble?

    Germany: Phoenix in Trouble?
    av Matthias Zimmer

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643056

    As Germany approaches the twenty-first century, it faces a variety of political, economic and social problems that put the recently united country to the test. Experiencing a dual crisis, Germany's challenge is to manage both the transformation to a…

  • The Dragon Run

    The Dragon Run
    av Tony Robinson-Smith

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772123005

    Tony Robinson-Smith could hardly imagine that he, his wife, ten Bhutanese college students, and a stray dog would end up running 578 kilometres (360 miles) across the Himalayas. In early 2006, he arrived in the Kingdom of Bhutan to work as a univers…

  • A Tale of Monstrous Extravagance

    A Tale of Monstrous Extravagance
    av Tomson Highway

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772120417

    "Speaking one language, I submit, is like living in a house with one window only..." From his legendary birth in a snow bank in northwestern Manitoba, through his metamorphosis to citizen-artist of the world, playwright, pianist, polyglot, storytell…

  • Healing Waters: the Pilgrimage to Lac Ste. Anne

    Healing Waters: the Pilgrimage to Lac Ste. Anne
    av Steve Simon

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888642776

    For more than 100 summers and time unknown before, native people have journeyed great distances to gather at a peaceful lake in north-central Alberta. It has been said the waters of Lac Ste. Anne have miraculous healing powers. Documentary photograp…

  • The Other Side of Gold Mountain

    The Other Side of Gold Mountain
    av Brian L. Evans

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551951898

    In June of 2010, the University of Alberta's Bruce Peel Special Collections Library mounted an exhibit of documents, photographs, artifacts, and ephemera which provided significant insight into Chinese pioneer life on the Canadian Prairies. Written…

  • Gendered Militarism in Canada

    Gendered Militarism in Canada

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772120844

    "Despite Canada's claim to be a gender equitable nation, militarism continues to function in ways that protect inequality." -from the Introduction Little has been done to examine, critique, and challenge the ways ingrained societal ideas of militari…

  • Margaret Laurence's Epic Imagination

    Margaret Laurence's Epic Imagination
    av Paul Comeau

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644510

    Margaret Laurence instinctively turned to the epic mode to create archetypal narratives of loss, exile, and redemption. Drawing on the Bible, Dante, and Milton, Laurence absorbed the epic structure and populated it with the Manawaka world of Hagar S…