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  • The H Factor of Personality

    The H Factor of Personality
    av Kibeom Lee

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554588343

    People who have high levels of H are sincere and modest; people who have low levels are deceitful and pretentious. The "H" in the H factor stands for "Honesty-Humility," one of the six basic dimensions of the human personality. It isn't intuitively…

  • Ecologies of the Moving Image

    Ecologies of the Moving Image
    av Adrian J. Ivakhiv

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554589050

    This book presents an ecophilosophy of cinema: an account of the moving image in relation to the lived ecologies a material, social, and perceptual relations a within which movies are produced, consumed, and incorporated into cultural life. If cinem…

  • Gorgeous War

    Gorgeous War
    av Tim Blackmore

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771124201

    Gorgeous War argues that the Nazis used the swastika as part of a visually sophisticated propaganda program that was not only modernist but also the forerunner of contemporary brand identity. When the United States military tried to answer Nazi disp…

  • Appel

    Appel
    av Joel Adam Struthers

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771121057

    Appel: A Canadian in the French Foreign Legion is the first-hand account of the author's six years as a professional soldier during the 1990s, and his experience in the Legion's elite Groupe des Commandos Parachutistes (GCP). Joel Struthers recounts…

  • Narcissistic Narrative

    Narcissistic Narrative
    av Linda Hutcheon

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554585021

    Linda Hutcheon, in this original study, examines the modes, forms and techniques of narcissistic fiction, that is, fiction which includes within itself some sort of commentary on its own narrative and/or linguistic nature. Her analysis is further ex…

  • Image and Territory

    Image and Territory

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889204874

    In a culture that often understands formal experimentation or theoretical argument to be antithetical to pleasure, Atom Egoyan has nevertheless consistently appealed to wide audiences around the world. If films like The Adjuster , Calendar , Exotica…

  • Through a Glass Darkly

    Through a Glass Darkly

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554583058

    Suffering, the sacred, and the sublime are concepts that often surface in humanities research in an attempt to come to terms with what is challenging, troubling or impossible to represent. These intersecting concepts are used to mediate the gap betw…

  • Where No Doctor Has Gone Before

    Where No Doctor Has Gone Before
    av Robert Huish

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554588336

    Tens of thousands of people around the world die each day from causes that could have been prevented with access to affordable health care resources. In an era of unprecedented global inequity, Cuba, a small, low-income country, is making a differen…

  • Troubling Tricksters

    Troubling Tricksters

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554581818

    Troubling Tricksters is a collection of theoretical essays, creative pieces, and critical ruminations that provides a re-visioning of trickster criticism in light of recent backlash against it. The complaints of some Indigenous writers, the critique…

  • Covering Niagara

    Covering Niagara

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554582211

    Covering Niagara: Studies in Local Popular Culture closely examines some of the myriad forms of popular culture in the Niagara region of Canada. Essays consider common assumptions and definitions of what popular culture is and seek to determine whet…

  • Secondary Sources in the History of Canadian Medicine

    Secondary Sources in the History of Canadian Medicine
    av Charles G. Roland

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889201828

    This work is a bibliography of secondary sources in Canadian medical history.

  • Humanities in the Present Day

    Humanities in the Present Day
    av J. Woods

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554586219

    This collection of addresses presented at the Official inauguration of the Faculty of Humanities, university of Calgary, in February 1978, is edited by the Dean and the Associate Dean of the faculty. As well as the essays, the collection includes bi…

  • False Alarm

    False Alarm
    av John M. Gandy

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889209879

    This book uses case studies to show how and why eight social service organizations adopted computers. Computerized information systems can be destructive or constructive for organizations and staff. However, the impact of a system cannot be predicte…

  • Working in Womenas Archives

    Working in Womenas Archives
    av Marlene Kadar

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889203419

    What comes to mind when we hear that a friend or colleague is studying unpublished documents in a celebrated author's archive? We might assume that they are reading factual documents or, at the very least, straightforward accounts of the truth about…

  • Scruffy Scoundrels

    Scruffy Scoundrels
    av Annibal Caro

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889201033

    "The Scruffy Scoundrels" by Annibal Caro offers the student, scholar, and general reader a sixteenth-century masterpiece in modern English translation. From one vantage point, "The Scruffy Scoundrels" would appear to be no more than a series of unre…

  • Panic Signs

    Panic Signs
    av Cristina Peri Rossi

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889203938

    Cristina Peri Rossi is one of the most acclaimed and personal voices in Hispanic letters. This volume of short stories, Panic Signs , first published in 1970 in Montevideo, Uruguay, presages the atrocities that would come with dictatorship in 1972.…

  • Recollections of Waterloo College

    Recollections of Waterloo College
    av Flora Roy

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889204737

    When Flora Roy accepted a teaching position at Waterloo College in 1948, she imagined it would be a temporary posting until she finished her dissertation and returned to Toronto or another large Canadian university. Little did she know that, as head…

  • Home Words

    Home Words

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554580163

    The essays in Home Words explore the complexity of the idea of home through various theoretical lenses and groupings of texts. One focus of this collection is the relation between the discourses of nation, which often represent the nation as home, a…

  • Textual Mothers/Maternal Texts

    Textual Mothers/Maternal Texts

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554581801

    Textual Mothers/Maternal Texts focuses on mothers as subjects and as writers who produce auto/biography, fiction, and poetry about maternity. International contributors examine the mother without child, with child, and in her multiple identities as…

  • Reverse Shots

    Reverse Shots

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554583355

    From the dawn of cinema, images of Indigenous peoples have been dominated by Hollywood stereotypes and often negative depictions from elsewhere around the world. With the advent of digital technologies, however, many Indigenous peoples are working t…

  • Traditions and Transitions

    Traditions and Transitions

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554584314

    Traditions and Transitions: Curricula for German Studies is a collection of essays by Canadian and international scholars on the topic of why and how the curriculum for post-secondary German studies should evolve. Its twenty chapters, written by int…

  • The Queen of Peace Room

    The Queen of Peace Room
    av Magie Dominic

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889204171

    What is memory, and where is it stored in the body? Can a room be symbolic of a lifetime? Memories are like layers of your skin or layers of paint on a canvas. In The Queen of Peace Room , Magie Dominic peels away these layers as she explores her li…

  • Subversive Action

    Subversive Action

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771121231

    Subversive Social Action presents cases that explore the use of extralegal action undertaken in pursuit of human rights and social justice, and locate that action with reference to the boundaries of social work. Definitions of social work often incl…

  • Persistence of the Gift

    Persistence of the Gift
    av Mike Evans

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554582143

    Tonga, the South Pacific island kingdom located east of Fiji and south of Samoa, is one of the world's few remaining constitutional monarchies. Although Tonga has long been linked to the world system through markets and political relationships, in t…

  • A Question of Commitment

    A Question of Commitment

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771124058

    With the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989), commentators began to situate the evolution of the status of children within the context of the "property to persons" trajectory that other human rights stories ha…

  • Vimy Ridge

    Vimy Ridge

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554582273

    On the morning of April 9, 1917, troops of the Canadian Corps under General Julian Byng attacked the formidable German defences of Vimy Ridge. Since then, generations of Canadians have shared a deep emotional attachment to the battle, inspired partl…

  • Girls, Texts, Cultures

    Girls, Texts, Cultures

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771120203

    This book focuses on girls and girlhoods, texts for and about girls, and the cultural contexts that shape girls' experience. It brings together scholars from girls' studies and children's literature, fields that have traditionally conducted their re…

  • Studies in the Book of Job

    Studies in the Book of Job

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889201798

    The four essays in this volume present an overview of current issues in studies of the book of Job. The opening essay, by Williams, deals with major aspects of Joban research: new commentaries, Near Eastern backgrounds, textual criticism, language a…

  • Words of the Huron

    Words of the Huron
    av John L. Steckley

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889205161

    Words of the Huron is an investigation into seventeenth-century Huron culture through a kind of linguistic archaeology of a language that died midway through the twentieth century. John L. Steckley explores a range of topics, including: the construc…

  • Wadi el Hasa Archaeological Survey 1979-1931, West-Central Jordan

    Wadi el Hasa Archaeological Survey 1979-1931, West-Central Jordan
    av Burton MacDonald

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554585229

    In this major work Professor MacDonald chronicles an intensive and systematic archaeological survey of the southern flank of the Wadi el Hasa in WestaCentral Jordan. The survey resulted in the recovery of human evidence spanning the Lower Paleolithi…

  • Bearing Witness

    Bearing Witness

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554580552

    Bearing Witness is a collection of stories from women who went through the diagnosis of ovarian cancer, and treatment for it, only to find that the cancer recurred and any hope of recovery was gone. These women represent a spectrum of ages, ethnic b…

  • Dilemmas of Reconciliation

    Dilemmas of Reconciliation

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889204157

    How can bitter enemies who have inflicted unspeakable acts of cruelty on each other live together in peace? At a time in history when most organized violence consists of civil wars and when nations resort to genocidal policies, when horrendous numbe…

  • From Civil Strife to Peace Building

    From Civil Strife to Peace Building

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554580521

    From Civil Strife to Peace Building examines peace-building efforts in the fragile West African states of Sierra Leone, Liberia, and CA'te d'Ivoire, with a focus on the role of the private sector in leading the reconstruction initiatives. Given that…

  • The Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature

    The Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554583287

    Drawing on themes from John MacKenzie's Empires of Nature and the Nature of Empires (1997), this book explores, from Indigenous or Indigenous-influenced perspectives, the power of nature and the attempts by empires (United States, Canada, and Britai…

  • The Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature

    The Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554584888

    Drawing on themes from John MacKenzie's Empires of Nature and the Nature of Empires (1997), this book explores, from Indigenous or Indigenous-influenced perspectives, the power of nature and the attempts by empires (United States, Canada, and Britai…

  • Readings in Russian Philosophical Thought

    Readings in Russian Philosophical Thought
    av Louis Shein

    Inbunden - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889200357

    A collection of readings in Russian philosophical thought.

  • Ashkenazic Jewry in Transition

    Ashkenazic Jewry in Transition
    av Bernard Rosensweig

    Inbunden - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889200234

  • Rage and Resistance

    Rage and Resistance
    av Theresa OaDonovan

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889205222

    On December 6, 1989, a man armed with a semi-automatic rifle entered an engineering school in Montreal and murdered fourteen women before killing himself. Responses to what has come to be known as "The Montreal Massacre" varied, from the initial sho…

  • Mechanical Engineering at the National Research Council of Canada

    Mechanical Engineering at the National Research Council of Canada
    av W.E. Knowles Middleton

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889201644

    W.E. Knowles Middleton, continuing his series of books on the history of the National Research Council of Canada, here presents a history of the challenges, defeats and triumphs of mechanical engineering at the Council. Throughout much of the histor…

  • Values Education

    Values Education
    av John R. Meyer

    Inbunden - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889200166

    Valuesathose intangible guidepostsaserve as standards and perceptual screens which assist us in selecting our priorities for reflection and action. Our quest is to clarify, compare, and form values expressed in defensible and consistent value judgem…

  • Values Education

    Values Education
    av John R. Meyer

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889200159

    Valuesathose intangible guidepostsaserve as standards and perceptual screens which assist us in selecting our priorities for reflection and action. Our quest is to clarify, compare, and form values expressed in defensible and consistent value judgem…

  • Postcolonizing the Commonwealth

    Postcolonizing the Commonwealth

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889203587

    Women and resistance in Iran; cowboy songs; fetal alcohol syndrome; the conquest of Everest; women settlers in Natal. What do these topics have in common? The study of what used to be called Commonwealth literature, or the new literatures, has by no…

  • Children in English-Canadian Society

    Children in English-Canadian Society
    av Neil Sutherland

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889203518

    "So often a long-awaited book is disappointing. Happily such is not the case with Sutherland's masterpiece." Robert M. Stamp, University of Calgary, in The Canadian Historical Review "Sutherland's work is destined to be a landmark in Canadian histor…

  • Freedom to Play

    Freedom to Play

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889204065

    "When we were children we made our own fun" is a frequent comment from those who were children in pre-television times. But what games, activities and amusements did children enjoy prior to the mid-1950s? Recollections of older Canadians, selections…

  • Neither in Dark Speeches nor in Similitudes

    Neither in Dark Speeches nor in Similitudes

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771122313

    Neither in Dark Speeches nor in Similitudes is an interdisciplinary collaboration of Canadian and American Jewish studies scholars who compare and contrast the experience of Jews along the chronological spectrum (ca. 1763 to the present) in their re…

  • Becoming My Motheras Daughter

    Becoming My Motheras Daughter
    av Erika Gottlieb

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554580309

    Becoming My Mother's Daughter: A Story of Survival and Renewal tells the story of three generations of a Jewish Hungarian family whose fate has been inextricably bound up with the turbulent history of Europe, from the First World War through the Hol…

  • Johanna Krause Twice Persecuted

    Johanna Krause Twice Persecuted
    av Carolyn Gammon

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554580064

    Persecuted as a Jew, both under the Nazis and in post-war East Germany, Johanna Krause (1907a2001) courageously fought her way through life with searing humour and indomitable strength of character. Johanna Krause Twice Persecuted is her story. Born…

  • Flora Tells a Story

    Flora Tells a Story
    av Michael Kaler

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554580446

    In early Christianity, many people were inspired to write gospels, treatises, letters, and stories celebrating the new faith, but not all of these writings are found in the New Testament. One such story from an unknown author is the Coptic, gnostic…

  • Unfitting Stories

    Unfitting Stories

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889205093

    Unfitting Stories: Narrative Approaches to Disease, Disability, and Trauma illustrates how stories about ill health and suffering have been produced and received from a variety of perspectives. Bringing together the work of Canadian researchers, hea…

  • Political Thought in Japanese Historical Writing

    Political Thought in Japanese Historical Writing
    av John S. Brownlee

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889209978

    It was only at the onset of the Tokugawa period (1602-1868) that formal political thought emerged in Japan. Prior to that time Japanese scholars had concentrated, rather, on questions of legitimacy and authority in historical writing., producing a s…

  • Political Thought in Japanese Historical Writing

    Political Thought in Japanese Historical Writing
    av John S. Brownlee

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554584505

    It was only at the onset of the Tokugawa period (1602-1868) that formal political thought emerged in Japan. Prior to that time Japanese scholars had concentrated, rather, on questions of legitimacy and authority in historical writing., producing a s…

  • Will Gorlitz

    Will Gorlitz
    av Bruce W. Ferguson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554580491

    Will Gorlitz: nowhere if not here examines the art, background, and theoretical concerns of contemporary Canadian artist Will Gorlitz. Appreciated especially for his painting and drawing, Gorlitz produces imaginative and highly visual artwork that i…

  • Love Strong as Death

    Love Strong as Death

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889203891

    A transcription of Lucy Peel's wonderfully readable journal was recently discovered in her descendent's house in Norwich, England. Sent in regular installments to her transatlantic relatives, the journal presents an intimate narrative of Lucy's Cana…