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  • Khuzhir-Nuge XIV, a Middle Holocene Hunter-Gatherer Cemetery on Lake Baikal, Siberia

    Khuzhir-Nuge XIV, a Middle Holocene Hunter-Gatherer Cemetery on Lake Baikal, Siberia

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896445410

    Presents comprehensive archaeological data from fieldwork at Khuzhir-Nuge XIV. Mortuary sites have provided the primary data that inform a number of research modules designed by the project. Of the several gravesites dating to the Neolithic and Bron…

  • Lois Hole Speaks

    Lois Hole Speaks
    av Lois Hole

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644886

    "I have faith in a better future, because I have faith that most human beings want to do the right thing." - Lois Hole In early 2005, Alberta lost one of its greatest treasures--a woman who not only voiced her thoughts, but also acted upon them. Loi…

  • Most of What Follows is True

    Most of What Follows is True
    av Michael Crummey

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772124576

    "In all creative writing, the question of what is true and what is real are two very different considerations. Figuring out how to dance between them is a murky business."In Most of What Follows Is True, Michael Crummey examines the complex relation…

  • Politics and Public Debt

    Politics and Public Debt
    av Robert Ascah

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643063

    Focusing on the Depression, Second World War, and early post-War period, Robert Ascah examines the interaction of politics and capital markets in Canada from the perspective of the debt management function. Ascah's insightful study explores the Domi…

  • The Thinking Heart

    The Thinking Heart
    av Paul Hjartarson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551953397

    This exhibition catalogue celebrates the life and work of avant garde poet and playwright Wilfred Watson. Drawing on the rich collection of letters, notebooks, manuscripts and sketchbooks in the University of Alberta Archives' Wilfred Watson Fonds,…

  • Inhabiting Memory in Canadian Literature / Habiter La méMoire Dans La LittéRature Canadienne

    Inhabiting Memory in Canadian Literature / Habiter La méMoire Dans La LittéRature Canadienne

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772122701

    Featuring seven English-language essays, five French-language essays, and a bilingual introduction, this collection examines the cultural work of space and memory in Canada and Canadian literature, and encourages readers to investigate Canada within…

  • Edmonton in Our Own Words

    Edmonton in Our Own Words
    av Linda Goyette

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644497

    Linda Goyette and Carolina Roemmich have tapped Edmonton's collective memoir through the written record, the spoken stories, and the vast silences. All of the people who ever lived at this bend in the North Saskatchewan took part in creating the cit…

  • Searching for Mary SCHäFfer

    Searching for Mary SCHäFfer
    av Colleen Skidmore

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772122985

    Mary Schaffer was a photographer, writer, and cartographer from Philadelphia, well known for her work in the Canadian Rockies at the turn of the twentieth century. Colleen Skidmore's engrossing study asks new questions, tells new stories, and introd…

  • Entryways to Criminal Justice

    Entryways to Criminal Justice

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772123364

    How do societies decide whom to criminalize? What does it mean to accuse someone of being an offender? Entryways to Criminal Justice analyzes the thresholds that distinguish law-abiding individuals from those who may be criminalized. Contributors to…

  • Gifted to Learn

    Gifted to Learn
    av Gloria Mehlmann

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644985

    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 her passion for learning and teaching. Critical but n…

  • Legacy of Empire

    Legacy of Empire
    av Franz A.J. Szabo

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551952338

    The University of Alberta Libraries houses one of the most outstanding collections of Austrian, Habsburg and Central European materials in North America. This unique strength has at its heart the acquisition of two major Austrian collections: the fa…

  • The Left-Handed Dinner Party and Other Stories

    The Left-Handed Dinner Party and Other Stories
    av Myrl Coulter

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772123289

    Secrets aren't good for families. - from "Big Luck Island" In The Left-Handed Dinner Party and Other Stories-a collection of new, delightful, distinctive short stories-everyone is missing something or someone; every family is riven by secrets and ab…

  • Prepared to Care

    Prepared to Care
    av Janet C. Ross-Kerr

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888642929

    In Alberta, nurses have been central to the development of health care and to the growth of hospitals from the early settlement days. Nursing was an early and fundamental part of social organizations in the province. Ross Kerr follows the developmen…

  • Response to Death

    Response to Death

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644213

    Response to Death presents a literary historical perspective on mourning, tracing examples of mourning in literary works from the medieval world to the present day. Contributors offer a chronological examination of the concept of the work of mournin…

  • Best Mounted Police Stories

    Best Mounted Police Stories

    Pocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888640543

    The Mountie always gets his man. He asserts the law not by using violence but by denying it. He is a uniquely Canadian figure in the great stories of the West. Dick Harrison has collected 22 classic adventure stories by Wallace Stegner, Rudy Wiebe,…

  • Dressed to Rule

    Dressed to Rule
    av John E. Vollmer

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551952147

    Vollmer journeys back to the thirteenth-century Chinese Empire, where ancestors of the ruling Manchu conquerors dressed fittingly.

  • Adapted Physical Activity

    Adapted Physical Activity

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643759

    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. "Adapted Physical Activity" edited by Steadward, W…

  • All the Feels / Tous Les Sens

    All the Feels / Tous Les Sens

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772124873

    All the Feels / Tous les sens presents research into emotion and cognition in Canadian, Indigenous, and Quebecois writings in English or French. Affect is both internal and external, private and public; with its fluid boundaries, it represents a pro…

  • The Flying Zoo

    The Flying Zoo
    av Michael Stock

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772123746

    "My work as a scientist who studies bird parasites causes me to wonder about the hidden part of the drama unfolding before my eyes: the flying zoo that makes each bird what it is. As I gaze out at my favourite birds, I wonder what role their parasit…

  • Anthropology of Community-Based Whaling in Greenland

    Anthropology of Community-Based Whaling in Greenland

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896445052

    Greenland's Inuit have for generations depended upon the hunting and sharing of whales to fulfill their needs. Yet their ability to continue their tradition in an ecologically responsible and sustainable manner is threatened by those opposed to the…

  • The Bad Wife

    The Bad Wife
    av Micheline Maylor

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772125481

  • Marginated

    av Sylvia Brown

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551952567

    Meaning "provided with marginal annotations," marginated neatly describes the items featured in this extensively researched catalogue. From presentation inscriptions to readers' commentaries to children's doodles, the variety of annotations that app…

  • Ctv-The Network That Means Business

    Ctv-The Network That Means Business
    av Michael Nolan

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643841

    Michael Nolan follows the evolution of CTV from a group of small independent television stations across Canada to the powerful network it is today. He chronicles the boardroom struggles within the network as strong personalities clashed over economi…

  • Photographic Encounters

    Photographic Encounters
    av William F. Garrett-Petts

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643629

    Literacy is broadly understood to refer to the ability to read and write. But the term is heavily value-laden and is often used to elevate print at the expense of other forms of communication. In PhotoGraphic Encounters, the authors challenge this r…

  • Trouble with Lions

    Trouble with Lions
    av Jerry Haigh

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888645036

    Adventure-tale devotees and conservationists will enjoy this veterinarian's memoir on treating and studying African wildlife.

  • Through the Mackenzie Basin

    Through the Mackenzie Basin
    av Charles Mair

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643261

    When Through the Mackenzie Basin was published in 1908, it became an immediate success as an adventure book on the unsettled regions of Northwest Canada. Many of the issues the book addresses are still topical and contentious, a century after the si…

  • Outrider of Empire

    Outrider of Empire
    av Geoffrey A. Pocock

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644480

    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 the stories of all those he met, be they outlaws like…

  • The Home Place

    The Home Place
    av Dennis Cooley

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772121193

    "He wants to sit and visit at the kitchen table, and he can hardly wait to get on the road again." -From Chapter 1 Robert Kroetsch, one of Canada's most important writers, was a fierce regionalist with a porous yet resilient sense of "home." Althoug…

  • A Map of the Island

    A Map of the Island
    av Nigel Darbasie

    Danskt band - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643711

    A Map of the Island is an extended poetic meditation upon a boy's youth in Trinidad. In these verses we hear the cadences of the West Indies spoken from the distance of the Canadian prairies.

  • Arborophobia


    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772126020

  • The Little Third Reich on Lake Superior

    The Little Third Reich on Lake Superior
    av Ernest Robert Zimmermann

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888646736

    For eighteen months during the Second World War, the Canadian military interned 1,145 prisoners of war in Red Rock, Ontario (about 100 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay). Camp R interned friend and foe alike: Nazis, anti-Nazis, Jews, soldiers, mer…

  • Culturing Wilderness in Jasper National Park

    Culturing Wilderness in Jasper National Park
    av Professor I.S. MacLaren

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644831

    Adults need playgrounds. In 1907, the Canadian government designated a vast section of the Rocky Mountains as Jasper Forest Park. Tourists now play where Native peoples once lived, fur traders toiled, and Metis families homesteaded. In Culturing Wil…

  • Architecture, Town Planning and Community

    Architecture, Town Planning and Community
    av Cecil Scott Burgess

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644558

    This collection of Burgess's public talks and writings offers a unique insight into the social and intellectual dimensions of architecture and town planning during the first half of the twentieth century. Architectural history, the impact of the Art…

  • Situating Design in Alberta

    Situating Design in Alberta

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772125788

  • Sanctioned Ignorance

    Sanctioned Ignorance
    av Paul Martin

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888645456

    Bilingual literary scholar builds bridges spanning institutional silos to found an inclusive "literatures of Canada."

  • Abecedarium

    av Dennis Cooley

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888646453

    would you believe me when i make consorts of alphabet runaways & stayathomes i have rounded up where they wandered all over the page Dennis Cooley masterfully extends the genre of the abecedary to explore his curiosity of the limitlessness of human…

  • Farm Workers in Western Canada

    Farm Workers in Western Canada

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772121384

    Bill 6, the government of Alberta's contentious farm workers' safety legislation, sparked public debate as no other legislation has done in recent years. The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act provides a right to work safely and a co…

  • Naming Edmonton

    Naming Edmonton
    av City of Edmonton

    Övrigt - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644237

    With over 1300 sites, 300 photographs, and detailed maps, Naming Edmonton gives life to the personal stories and the significant events that mark this city. Use this comprehensive local history as a guide to revisit Edmonton's streets, parks, neighb…

  • Healing Histories

    Healing Histories
    av Laurie Meijer Drees

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888646507

    Healing Histories is the first detailed collection of Aboriginal perspectives on the history of tuberculosis in Canada's indigenous communities and on the federal government's Indian Health Services. Featuring oral accounts from patients, families,…

  • When Edmonton Was Young

    When Edmonton Was Young
    av Tony Cashman

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888645111

    Edmonton, circa 1910, never thought of itself as small. The citizens were young, an unlikely concentration of resourceful individuals attracted from older places where they'd have to wait for middle age to be leaders. The young city comes alive in t…

  • Buffalo


    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888642370

    Buffalo conjure up the West the way no other symbol can. They hold a special place in our culture and imagination. In this prize-winning collection, writers reveal the buffalo in plains ecology and culture from prehistoric times to its present and u…

  • Phantom Lake

    Phantom Lake
    av Birk Sproxton

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644428

    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 high latitudes of Manitoba and Saskatchewan in a ques…

  • Boom and Bust Again

    Boom and Bust Again

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888646286

    In many commodity-based economies, rollercoaster boom-and-bust cycles have come to be viewed almost as an unavoidable characteristic. Framed mainly in the context of the Alberta economy, the articles in this volume explore a wide range of issues ass…