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  • Waking the Dictator

    Waking the Dictator

    Waking the Dictator: Veracruz, the Struggle for Federalism and the Mexican Revolution, 1870-1927 is a study of federalism in late-nineteenth-century Veracruz State. It is also a politico-military a...

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  • Nunavik

    Nunavik

    "In the pages of this book, you will read of the efforts of many to fearlessly audit the state of education in Nunavik. To diligently seek improvement of an already good system. To fix what is not ...

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  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Western Canada

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Western Canada

    This collection of articles by Canadian scholars adds to a growing literature that examines the nature of the entrepreneurial process at the national and regional levels. Presenting emerging resear...

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  • Ancestral Portraits

    Ancestral Portraits

    Ancestral Portraits is a retrospective of the art and life of Frederick R. McDonald, one of Alberta's most exciting Alberta First Nations artists working today, and a celebration of a rich Cree her...

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  • Learning Japanese in the Network Society

    Learning Japanese in the Network Society

    Japanese is one of the most difficult languages to learn for English-speaking students, but emerging technologies are making revolutionary changes that help to ease the learning curve. Learning J...

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  • Akak'stiman

    Akak'stiman

    Today, two health structures exist on the Peigan reserve. One is based on Blackfoot culture, and the other is based on western European theories of health and healing. Although both methods are use...

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  • Bearing Witness

    Bearing Witness

    August 14/15, 1947, reverberates with meaning for Indian and Pakistani people. The date does more than mark the "independence" of India. This momentous time marks the birth of two nation states, In...

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  • France, 1001 Sights

    France, 1001 Sights

    This distinctive historical and archaeological guidebook to France introduces the reader and traveller to the palpable remains of past cultures that shaped the development of the modern country. A ...

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  • The War on Weeds in the Prairie West

    The War on Weeds in the Prairie West

    Despite the fact that fighting weeds was of paramount importance to the agricultural development of Canada, there has scarcely been any research on understanding the origins and history of these lo...

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  • Chilkoot

    Chilkoot

    A trail book unlike any other, Chilkoot: An Adventure in Ecotourism is a richly woven insight into the Chilkoot Trail and the region straddling the American-Canadian border in the Alaska and Britis...

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  • No One Awaiting Me

    No One Awaiting Me

    Here is the riveting account of two orphaned brothers whose unshakeable courage enable them to survive the still rarely told horrors of the Holocaust in Romania. As Jews were expelled from Bukovina...

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  • Unifarm

    Unifarm

    Alberta farmers and ranchers know that, in the frustrating business of agriculture, years of bounty inexplicably turn into years of despair. Looking back over the past half century, Jaques recounts...

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  • French Sound Structure

    French Sound Structure

    French Sound Structure provides a comprehensive, detailed, and well-illustrated description of the pronunciation of Modern Standard French, incorporating comments on regional and social variation, ...

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  • Outlaws and Lawmen of the West

    Outlaws and Lawmen of the West

    In the Old West, the law was fragile, the men were armed, tempers were short and socializing took place over shots of rotgut whiskey on a card table in a saloon. This volume of stories features the...

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  • Luther H. Holton

    Luther H. Holton

    In Luther H. Holton: A Founding Canadian Entrepreneur, Henry Klassen has made accessible the story of one of early Montreal's most remarkable citizens. Rising from humble origins, Luther H. Holton ...

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  • At Home Afloat

    At Home Afloat

    Considering accounts written by Northwest Coast marine tourists between 1861 and 1990, Nancy Pagh examines the ways that gender influences the roles women play at sea, the spaces they occupy on boa...

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  • Animal Tracks of Alberta

    Animal Tracks of Alberta

    Animal Tracks of Alberta will help you identify tracks of all shapes and sizes, from the Deer Mouse to the Mule Deer. This book is perfect for children, teachers, parents, backwoods explorers and n...

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  • Muskox Land

    Muskox Land

    Critical forces of culture and nature collide in this comprehensive history of Ellesmere Island in the age of contact. Surveying the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Lyle Dick presents an ...

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  • Noble, Wretched and Redeemable

    Noble, Wretched and Redeemable

    Noble, Wretched and Redeemable: Protestant Missionaries to the Indians in Canada and the United States, 1820-1900, examines the relationship between stereotypes of Native peoples and institutional ...

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  • Building a Partnership

    Building a Partnership

    Building a Partnership: The Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement is a selection of papers and commentary, drawn from a September 1998 conference held at Michigan State University, examines in ...

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  • The Road to the Rapids

    The Road to the Rapids

    The Road to the Rapids: Nineteenth-Century Church and Society at St. Andrew's Parish, Red River, rich in detail, provides an account of the impact of the Anglican Church on the nineteenth-century R...

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  • Cowboys, Ranchers and the Cattle Business

    Cowboys, Ranchers and the Cattle Business

    Cowboys, Ranchers and the Cattle Business: Cross-Border Perspectives on Ranching History is an easily accessible and comprehensive summary of current studies on the Canadian ranching frontier. This...

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  • Outlaws and Lawmen of the West

    Outlaws and Lawmen of the West

    The American frontier was a rough place where only the tough survived. Gold and cattle were king, and many took up stealing the former and rustling the latter. Billy the Kid, the Daltons, Jesse Jam...

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  • Looking for Country

    Looking for Country

    "Looking for Country" refers to the thought process of animals bent on escape. A stampeding herd, or a spooked horse running away with its rider, may be described as "looking for country." It could...

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  • Greenwor(l)ds

    Greenwor(l)ds

    Greenwor(l)ds: Ecocritical Readings of Canadian Women's Poetry, rewrites the literary history of Canada from a feminist ecological perspective through a series of essays that examine the lives and ...

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  • Inside Law School

    Inside Law School

    Are today's law school students being adequately prepared for their role in the twenty-first century? Noel Lyon does not believe that they are and maintains that current legal education is not in t...

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  • Reading the Entrails

    Reading the Entrails

    Before the fall of Imperial Rome, priests cast the guts of sacrificial animals on the temple floor, claiming to be able to divine the future from these entrails. By probing the remains of Alberta's...

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  • A Business History of Alberta

    A Business History of Alberta

    Businesses large and small have always been an integral part of Alberta's identity and growth. Exploring the evolution of business growth in Alberta, A Business History of Alberta is a comprehensiv...

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  • The Last Illusion

    The Last Illusion

    Until now, information about Dutch immigration to Canada has been scarce as much was lost during the German occupation of Holland during World War II. However, Herman Ganzevoort was able to unearth...

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  • With Heart and Soul

    With Heart and Soul

    With Heart and Soul: Calgary's Italian Community goes beyond the normal treatment of causes and consequences of immigration and focuses on the ways in which 'Old World' cultural traits were transfo...

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  • Outlaws of the Canadian West

    Outlaws of the Canadian West

    The Canadian West has a history littered with tales of robbers and murderers. These frontier days were long before faxes, DNA analysis and e-mail, and the bad guys could hide in plenty of empty cou...

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  • Guardians of the Wild

    Guardians of the Wild

    Bears and bureaucrats, timber and telephone lines, poaching and predators, fires and families - all these play a part in this fascinating study of Canada's National Park wardens. The warden service...

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  • Community Music in Alberta

    Community Music in Alberta

    An album of photographs and musical experiences during the first century of Alberta's history. Explore Alberta's astonishing musical heritage, from brass bands and minstrel shows to Ukrainian folk ...

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  • The Changing Tradition

    The Changing Tradition

    Until very recently, the contribution of women to the history of rhetoric has gone unacknowledged. Current scholarship, however, reveals that traditional devinitions of the field have been too narr...

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  • Birds of the Rocky Mountains

    Birds of the Rocky Mountains

    Over 320 common and interesting species of birds found in the Rocky Mountains region are brought to life by colorful illustrations and detailed descriptive text. Species accounts include characteri...

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  • Mendel's Children

    Mendel's Children

    Through a unique combination of biography, memoir, and autobiography, Cherie Smith traces four generations of her immigrant family and, in doing so, charts the very course of Russian-Jewish immigra...

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