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  • Trudeau’s Tango

    Trudeau’s Tango

    Trudeau appeared to enjoy the encounter. He stood his ground while escaping projectiles, including a tomato… In this insightful and lively history, Liberal insider Darryl Raymaker recalls the atte...

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  • Spirit Builders

    Spirit Builders

    The inspiring story of how one organization has tried to alleviate the struggles faced by First Nations peoples in Canada by building houses and developing livable communities for those in desperat...

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  • Ranching Women in Southern Alberta

    Ranching Women in Southern Alberta

    Once dominated by large cattle operations covering thousands of acres, Alberta in the 1880s-1930s saw a shift as small, family-owned ranches began to dot the province's southern plains. While this ...

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  • The Elbow

    The Elbow

    Experience Calgary's history through the story of its "other" river. In this revised and updated edition, John Gilpin delivers the definitive history of the Elbow River and the vital role it has al...

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  • An Ethnohistorian in Rupert’s Land

    An Ethnohistorian in Rupert’s Land

    In 1670, the ancient homeland of the Cree and Ojibwe people of Hudson Bay became known to the English entrepreneurs of the Hudson’s Bay Company as Rupert’s Land, after the founder and absentee land...

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  • Jean Riel, fils de Louis Riel

    Jean Riel, fils de Louis Riel

    On a voulu faire de Jean Riel l’héritier de son père, Louis Riel. Orphelin à l’âge de 4 ans, Jean est pris en main par des Québécois éminents, tels Honoré Beaugrand, le rédacteur du journal La Patr...

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  • Légendes autochtones

    Légendes autochtones

    Recueil de 44 histoires variées glanées à travers le Canada chez les peuples des premières nations et les inuits. Un portrait des autochtones du Canada à travers leurs histoires, leurs contes, leur...

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  • 150 Years of Canada

    150 Years of Canada

    On Canada’s 150th birthday, we remember some of the most fascinating and important events and people in Canada’s history year by year: • On July 1, 1867, the British colonies of Canada, Nova Scoti...

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  • The Cowboy Way

    The Cowboy Way

    The Cowboy Way is a tribute to the classic image of the cowboy, old-time lore and its influence on popular culture: • Cowboys can trace their roots back to the Spanish vaquero traditions of Mexico ...

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  • Border Flows

    Border Flows

    Declining access to fresh water is one of the twenty-first century’s most pressing environmental and human rights challenges, yet the struggle for water is not a new cause. The 8,800-kilometer bord...

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  • Ice Blink

    Ice Blink

    Northern Canada's distinctive landscapes, its complex social relations and the contested place of the North in contemporary political, military, scientific and economic affairs have fueled recent s...

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  • Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped ...

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  • Finding Directions West

    Finding Directions West

    In the past, Western Canada was a place of new directions in human thought and action, migrations of the mind and body, and personal journeys. This book anthology brings together studies exploring ...

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  • Understanding Atrocities

    Understanding Atrocities

    Understanding Atrocities is a wide-ranging collection of essays bridging scholarly and community-based efforts to understand and respond to the global, transhistorical problem of genocide. The essa...

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  • Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped ...

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  • Finding Directions West

    Finding Directions West

    In the past, Western Canada was a place of new directions in human thought and action, migrations of the mind and body, and personal journeys. This book anthology brings together studies exploring ...

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  • Imagining the Supernatural North

    Imagining the Supernatural North

    “Turning to face north, face the north, we enter our own unconscious. Always, in retrospect, the journey north has the quality of dream.” Margaret Atwood, “True North” In this interdisciplinary co...

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  • Imagining the Supernatural North

    Imagining the Supernatural North

    “Turning to face north, face the north, we enter our own unconscious. Always, in retrospect, the journey north has the quality of dream.” Margaret Atwood, “True North” In this interdisciplinary co...

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  • Ice Blink

    Ice Blink

    Northern Canada's distinctive landscapes, its complex social relations and the contested place of the North in contemporary political, military, scientific and economic affairs have fueled recent s...

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  • Surviving the Gulag

    Surviving the Gulag

    “The terrified yell of my comrades makes me stop. I drop the potatoes into the grass and turn around. He has pulled out the pistol and is taking aim. Slowly I come back.” Surviving the Gulag is t...

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  • Polaris

    Polaris

    Emil Bessels was chief scientist and medical officer on George Francis Hall's ill-fated American North Pole Expedition of 1871-73 on board the ship Polaris. Bessels' book, translated from the Germa...

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  • Border Flows

    Border Flows

    Declining access to fresh water is one of the twenty-first century’s most pressing environmental and human rights challenges, yet the struggle for water is not a new cause. The 8,800-kilometer bord...

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  • Surviving the Gulag

    Surviving the Gulag

    “The terrified yell of my comrades makes me stop. I drop the potatoes into the grass and turn around. He has pulled out the pistol and is taking aim. Slowly I come back.” Surviving the Gulag is t...

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  • The Seven Oaks Reader

    The Seven Oaks Reader

    Finalist for the Wildrid Eggleston Award for Nonfiction at the 2017 Alberta Literary Awards! The long rivalry between the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company for control of the fur tra...

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  • Moving Natures

    Moving Natures

    Mobility - the movements of people, things, and ideas, as well as their associated cultural meanings - has been a key factor in shaping Canadians' perceptions of and interactions with their country...

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  • The Frontier of Patriotism

    The Frontier of Patriotism

    With the centenary of the First World War, communities across Canada arranged commemorations of the war experience to honour local servicemen who, through their triumphs and sacrifices, were presen...

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  • Strange Days

    Strange Days

    The 1920s were one of the wildest decades in Canada’s history, a time of frivolous fads, shocking crimes, and political and social changes that definitively yanked the country out of the 19th centu...

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  • Weasel Tail

    Weasel Tail

    Peigan elders Joe and Josephine Crowshoe belonged to a generation still bright with the traditional knowledge and deep memories of their grandparents. They lived under a paternalistic government sy...

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  • The Devil's Breath

    The Devil's Breath

    On a warm spring day in June of 1914, two hundred and thirty-five men went down into the depths of the Hillcrest mine found in Alberta’s Crowsnest Pass. Only forty-six would make it out alive. The ...

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  • The Frog Lake Reader

    The Frog Lake Reader

    Nonfiction author Myrna Kostash merges the past and the present in The Frog Lake Reader, which offers a multi-layered perspective on the tragic events surrounding the Frog Lake Massacre of 1885. By...

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  • The Rockies of Canada

    The Rockies of Canada

    As I paused on a massive ledge far out on the moraine I was nearly overcome with the deathly silence. The power and majesty of mountains stand forth most clearly when accompanied by some great soun...

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  • The Forgotten Explorer

    The Forgotten Explorer

    North of Jasper, in the Canadian Rockies, is a large, roadless and spectacular wilderness of alpine flower meadows, glaciated peaks, canyons, waterfalls and abundant wildlife. The first to travel t...

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  • In the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

    In the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

    There is a wonderful fascination about mountains. Their massive grandeur, majesty of lofty height, splendour of striking outline crag and pinnacle and precipice seem to appeal both to the intellect...

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