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  • Magnetic North

    Magnetic North

    Sea Voyage to Svalbard

    “Windburned, eyes closed, this: beneath the keening of bergs, a deeper thresh of glaciers calving, creaking with sun. Sound of earth, her bones, wide russet bowl of hips splaying open. From these s...

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  • Welcome to the Anthropocene

    Welcome to the Anthropocene

    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 ca...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Vascular Plants of Alberta, Part 1

    Vascular Plants of Alberta, Part 1

    Vascular Plants of Alberta is a user-friendly, portable key to the ferns, fern allies, gymnosperms, and monocots of Alberta. This key to the species of Alberta will delight all those interested in ...

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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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  • Vulnerability and Adaptation to Drought on the Canadian Prairies

    Vulnerability and Adaptation to Drought on the Canadian Prairies

    Although there is considerable historical literature describing the social and economic impact of drought on the prairies in the 1930s, little has been written about the challenges presented by dro...

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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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  • Technology and Sustainability

    Technology and Sustainability

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. The developed world is increasingly obsessed with two thin...

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  • Salmon

    Salmon

    Salmon: A Scientific Memoir investigates a narrative that is important to the identity of the Pacific Northwest Coast – the salmon as an iconic species. Traditionally it’s been a narrative that is ...

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  • Salmon

    Salmon

    Salmon: A Scientific Memoir investigates a narrative that is important to the identity of the Pacific Northwest Coast – the salmon as an iconic species. Traditionally it’s been a narrative that is ...

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  • Long Night of the Tankers

    Long Night of the Tankers

    Long Night of the Tankers presents a fresh account of a lesser-known but critical component of the Atlantic naval theatre during World War II. Using war diaries, after-action reports, and first-han...

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  • Long Night of the Tankers

    Long Night of the Tankers

    Long Night of the Tankers presents a fresh account of a lesser-known but critical component of the Atlantic naval theatre during World War II. Using war diaries, after-action reports, and first-han...

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  • Mining and Communities in Northern Canada

    Mining and Communities in Northern Canada

    For indigenous communities throughout the globe, mining has been a historical forerunner of colonialism, introducing new, and often disruptive, settlement patterns and economic arrangements. Althou...

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  • Mining and Communities in Northern Canada

    Mining and Communities in Northern Canada

    For indigenous communities throughout the globe, mining has been a historical forerunner of colonialism, introducing new, and often disruptive, settlement patterns and economic arrangements. Althou...

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  • Canadian Countercultures and the Environment

    Canadian Countercultures and the Environment

    Studies of the radical environmental politics of the 1960s have tended to downplay the extent to which much of that countercultural intellectual and social ferment continued into the 1970s and 1980...

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  • Canadian Countercultures and the Environment

    Canadian Countercultures and the Environment

    Studies of the radical environmental politics of the 1960s have tended to downplay the extent to which much of that countercultural intellectual and social ferment continued into the 1970s and 1980...

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  • The Amphibians and Reptiles of Alberta

    The Amphibians and Reptiles of Alberta

    Amphibians and reptiles (herpetofauna) are a significant but much-neglected component of the natural economy of the province of Alberta. This second edition, which continues both as a field guide a...

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  • The Clever Body

    The Clever Body

    In Western civilization, we have come to regard the body as an instrument or a machine that responds to external challenges but does not have a life or creativity of its own. Thanks to some of its ...

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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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  • The World of Wolves

    The World of Wolves

    The grey wolf is one of the world's most polarizing and charismatic species. Respected, adored, or held in awe by many as an icon of wilderness, wolves have also sparked fear and hatred when they h...

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  • Roughnecks, Rock Bits, and Rigs

    Roughnecks, Rock Bits, and Rigs

    Roughnecks, Rock Bits, and Rigs:The Evolution of Oil Well Drilling Technology in Alberta, 1883-1970, is a detailed study of an important and little-documented area of the history of oil and gas in ...

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  • McCarter and Nairne

    McCarter and Nairne

    The firm of McCarter & Nairne dominated public architecture in Vancouver from the inception of the partnership between John Y. McCarter (1886-1981) and George C. Nairne (1884-1953) until the comple...

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  • Le Le Nouveau roman de l'énergie nationale

    Le Le Nouveau roman de l'énergie nationale

    Le nouveau roman de l'énergie nationale: : Analyse des discours promotionnels d'Hydro-Quebec de 1964 a 1997, est une étude des moyens discursifs mis en place par la Société d'État Hydro-Québec pour...

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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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  • Shaping the Upper Canadian Frontier

    Shaping the Upper Canadian Frontier

    Neil Forkey makes a significant contribution to the growing body of work on Canadian environmental history. Themes of ethnicity and environment in the Trent Valley are brought into wider perspectiv...

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  • Crossing Over

    Crossing Over

    Technologies of the life sciences offer tremendous possibilities but also numerous challenges. Crossing Over : Genomics in the Public Arena looks at the social and ethical issues around the new bio...

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  • Developing Alberta's Oil Sands

    Developing Alberta's Oil Sands

    Alberta's oil sands represent a vast and untapped oil reserve that could reasonably supply all of Canada's energy needs for the next 475 years. With an estimated 300 billion barrels of recoverable ...

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  • An Alberta Bestiary

    An Alberta Bestiary

    An Alberta Bestiary: Animals of the Rolling Hills seeks to build on the traditions of the medieval bestiary and considers the unique animals of the Alberta mountains and foothills. From the perspec...

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  • Breaking Ice

    Breaking Ice

    The pace of technological, social, and environmental change in Canada's Arctic has profound effects on resource management and policy decisions. The chapters in this volume result from a project un...

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  • Building/Art

    Building/Art

    Building/Art discusses changing ideas about the nature and function of the city as an essential cultural network, one that each of its inhabitants participates in, whether consciously or unconsciou...

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  • L'Alberta Autophage

    L'Alberta Autophage

    Winner / Lauréate, Prix du Canada en sciences sociales, 2015! http://www.ideas-idees.ca/media/media-releases/winners-canada-prizes-announced-1 Finaliste de langue française, Essais, des Prix litt...

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  • Historical GIS Research in Canada

    Historical GIS Research in Canada

    Fundamentally concerned with place, and our ability to understand human relationships with environment over time, Historical Geographic Information Systems (HGIS) as a tool and a subject has direct...

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