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The Net Tightens Around Hitler

by World History Saga Egmont (November 24, 2020)

On 27th January 1944, Stalin declares that Leningrad has been liberated. After a siege lasting two and a half years, German forces retreat with the Red Army in hot pursuit. Encouraged by the victory, Soviet...


The Allies Fight Back

by World History Saga Egmont (November 24, 2020)

The Germans and their Japanese allies have gone from victory to victory since the start of the war, but in the autumn of 1942, that begins to change. On the small Pacific island of Guadalcanal, US forces drive...


Struggle and Suffrage in Watford

by Eugenia Russell & Quentin Russell Pen and Sword History (September 30, 2020)

This book shines a light on the many areas of female activity in and around Watford, both in the home and at work, in traditional rural employment or in dressmaking, textiles and the silk industry. The lives...


Immigrant and Refugee Students in Canada

by Courtney Anne Brewer & Michael McCabe Brush Education (June 10, 2014)

Recent immigrants and refugees ? both children and their families ? often struggle to adapt to Canadian education systems. For their part, educators also face challenges when developing effective strategies...


Immigrant and Refugee Students in Canada

by Courtney Anne Brewer & Michael McCabe Brush Education (June 10, 2014)

Recent immigrants and refugees ? both children and their families ? often struggle to adapt to Canadian education systems. For their part, educators also face challenges when developing effective strategies...


Immigrant and Refugee Students in Canada

by Courtney Anne Brewer & Michael McCabe Brush Education (June 03, 2014)

Recent immigrants and refugees ? both children and their families ? often struggle to adapt to Canadian education systems. For their part, educators also face challenges when developing effective strategies...


Immigrant and Refugee Students in Canada

by Courtney Anne Brewer & Michael McCabe Brush Education (June 03, 2014)

Recent immigrants and refugees ? both children and their families ? often struggle to adapt to Canadian education systems. For their part, educators also face challenges when developing effective strategies...


Scandalous Witness

by Lee C. Camp Eerdmans (March 10, 2020)

Christian identity is in moral and political crisis, scandalized by the many ways in which it has been coopted and misrepresented. Addressing this painful reality, Lee Camp writes that Christianity in America...


Scandalous Witness

by Lee C. Camp Eerdmans (March 10, 2020)

Christian identity is in moral and political crisis, scandalized by the many ways in which it has been coopted and misrepresented. Addressing this painful reality, Lee Camp writes that Christianity in America...


Political Agape

by Timothy P. Jackson Eerdmans (April 30, 2015)

What is the place of Christian love in a pluralistic society dedicated to ?liberty and justice for all?? What would it mean to take both Jesus Christ and Abraham Lincoln seriously and attempt to translate love...


Secular Government, Religious People

by Ira C. Lupu & Robert W. Tuttle Eerdmans (August 02, 2014)

In this book Ira Lupu and Robert Tuttle break through the unproductive American debate over competing religious rights. They present an original theory that makes the secular character of the American government,...


Struggle and Suffrage in Norwich

by Gill Blanchard Pen and Sword History (September 30, 2020)

This book focuses on how there was more to women’s history than just the suffrage campaign and women’s war work by looking at the broader context of women’s achievements.

The book is divided into themes...


Scotland Yard's Murder Squad

by Dick Kirby Pen and Sword True Crime (July 30, 2020)

In 1906 the Metropolitan Police Commissioner was asked by the Home Office to make available skilled investigators for murder inquiries nationwide as few constabularies had sufficiently skilled – or indeed,...


No Straight Lines

by Terry Kading, Kendra Besanger, Robin Reid & Dawn Farough et al. University of Calgary Press (May 03, 2018)

Small cities face intricate challenges. No Straight Lines provides the basis for a refined model of community engaged leadership and research designed to realize equality of quality of life. With particular...


China's Arctic Ambitions and What They Mean for Canada

by P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Adam Lajeunesse, Frédéric Lasserre & James Manicom University of Calgary Press (January 23, 2018)

China?s Arctic Ambitions and What They Mean for Canada is an in-depth studies of China?s increasing interest in the Arctic. It offers a holistic approach to understanding Chinese motivations and the potential...


The Citizen's Voice

by Michael Keren University of Calgary Press (November 30, 2003)

Michael Keren traces the political lives and messages of some of the twentieth century's greatest literary characters in this insightful and jargon-free book of literary criticism. Hans Castorp (Thomas Mann's...


Grassroots Governance?

by P. S. Reddy, Donald I. Ray, Keshav C. Sharma & Robert Thorton et al. University of Calgary Press (March 31, 2003)

Traditional leadership is a factor that has long been overlooked in evaluations of rural local government in much of contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa. Grassroots Governance?, an interdisciplinary and intercontinental...


Happyland

by Curtis McManus University of Calgary Press (June 17, 2011)

"Dirty Thirties" is the sobriquet commonly applied to the agricultural crisis in the drylands of southern Saskatchewan in Canada that coincided with the Great Depression, and it is generally assumed that prior...


The Limits of Participation

by Faron Ellis University of Calgary Press (August 01, 2005)

The Limits of Participation: Members and Leaders in Canada's Reform Party provides an historical account of the Canadian Reform Party, which shattered the established pattern of Canadian party politics in the...


The Politics of Access

by Ogechi E. Anyanwu University of Calgary Press (February 24, 2012)

Through analysis of exceptionally rich data obtained from the Carnegie Corporation in New York, and from Nigeria?s national archives, author Ogechi Anyanwu demonstrates how the pursuit of mass university education...


Canada and the New American Empire

by George Melnyk, Jacqueline S. Ismael, Scott Ritter & Imtiaz Hussain et al. University of Calgary Press (April 20, 2004)

Noted academics, politicians, and activists examine Canada's decision not to support the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq. Each contributor opposes the U.S. action and discusses how Canadaís non-involvement...


Politics and Literature at the Turn of the Millennium

by Michael Keren University of Calgary Press (August 27, 2015)

Politics and Literature shows how important insights about genocide, poverty, state violence, world terrorism, the clash of civilizations, and other phenomena haunting the world at the turn of the millennium...


The Fast-Changing Arctic

by Barry Scott Zellen, The Honourable Mead Treadwell, Lawson W. Bringham & Alun Anderson et al. University of Calgary Press (June 24, 2013)

In this timely new book, international scholars and military professionals come together to explore the strategic consequences of the thawing of the Arctic. Their analyses of efforts by governments and defence,...


Parks, Peace, and Partnership

by Wayne Freimund, Len Broberg, Michael S. Quinn & Kevan Zunkel et al. University of Calgary Press (December 12, 2012)

Today, over 3,000 protected areas around the world contribute to the protection of biodiversity, peaceful relations between neighbouring countries, and the well-being of people living in and around the protected...


Fishing for a Solution

by Donald Barry, Bob Applebaum & Earl Wiseman University of Calgary Press (July 14, 2014)

Fishing for a Solution provides a detailed, policy-based account of the development of Canada's fisheries relations with the European Union. It covers over 35 years of this contentious international relationship,...


The Wages of Relief

by Eric Strikwerda Au Press and Cclh (May 01, 2013)

In the early part of the Dirty Thirties, the Canadian prairie city was a relatively safe haven. Having faced recession before the Great War and then again in the early 1920s, municipalities already had relief...


Working People in Alberta

by Alvin Finkel Au Press and Cclh (February 01, 2012)

Working People in Alberta traces the history of labour in Alberta from the period of First Nations occupation to the present. Drawing on over two hundred interviews with labour leaders, activists, and ordinary...


Provincial Solidarities

by David Frank Au Press and Cclh (May 01, 2013)

Established in 1913, the New Brunswick Federation of Labour is the second oldest provincial federation of labour in Canada. Its history began in early campaigns for workers? compensation and union recognition...


Union Power

by Carmela Patrias & Larry Savage Au Press and Cclh (May 01, 2012)

From factory workers in Welland to retail workers in St. Catharines, from hospitality workers in Niagara Falls to migrant farm workers in Niagara-On-The-Lake, Union Power showcases the role of working people...


Keeping the Public in Public Education

by Rick Salutin Linda Leith Publishing (May 05, 2012)

?Rick Salutin is one of Canada?s great thinkers. He understands the importance of culture, of true democracy, and, maybe even more importantly, he understands that conversations about our public institutions...


We Are All Treaty People

by Roger Epp The University of Alberta Press (December 18, 2008)

In his collection of Prairie essays-some of them profoundly personal, some poetic, some political-Roger Epp considers what it means to dwell attentively and responsibly in the rural West. He makes the provocative...


Storm Warning

by Robert William Sandford Rmb | Rocky Mountain Books (December 15, 2015)

Human beings and industrial-based society are changing the composition of our planet?s atmosphere and causing it to warm at an unnatural and oftentimes astonishingly rapid rate. Much of that warmth is being...


Left in British Columbia, The

by Gordon Hak Ronsdale Press (November 02, 2013)

This comprehensive history of the left in British Columbia from the late nineteenth century to the present explores the successes and failures of individuals and organizations striving to make a better world....


Chretien and Canadian Federalism

by Edward McWhinney Ronsdale Press (August 16, 2003)

Drawing on his experience as a two-term MP and former Parliamentary Secretary, Ted McWhinney addresses the need for modernization to meet the radically new demands of the plural, multicultural Canada of the...


Governor General and the Prime Ministers, The

by Edward McWhinney Ronsdale Press (November 01, 2005)

Since Canada may be faced with a period of minority governments, it has become increasingly important to understand the role of the Head-of-State, the Governor General, in facing the challenge of dysfunctionality....


Does Canada Matter?

by Clarence Bolt Ronsdale Press (March 01, 1999)

In this lucid yet impassioned book Clarence Bolt reveals how Canada is rapidly losing its sovereign status to the liberal, globalizing drive that has, since Confederation, endeavoured to eliminate regional diversity,...


Generation Us

by Andrew Weaver Rapid Reads (May 01, 2011)

In clear and accessible language, Generation Us explains the phenomenon of global warming, outlines the threat it presents to future generations and offers a path toward solutions to the problem. The reality...


Public Deliberation on Climate Change

by Lorelei L. Hanson & David Kahane Athabasca University Press (February 05, 2018)

There exists in both academic and political circles a growing interest in public deliberation as an alternative to the sometimes adversarial and polarizing public engagement activities that result in the pitting...


Defying Expectations

by Jason Foster Athabasca University Press (February 15, 2018)

In October 2005, Jason Foster, then a staff member of the Alberta Federation of Labour, was holding a picket line outside Lakeside Packers in Brooks, Alberta with the members of local 401. It was a first contract...


Under Siege

by Ian Bullock Au Press (November 30, 2017)

During the period between the two world wars, the Independent Labour Party (ILP) was the main voice of radical democratic socialism in Great Britain. Founded in 1893, the ILP had, since 1906, operated under...


How Canadians Communicate VI

by Charlene Elliott Au Press (March 31, 2016)

Food nourishes the body, but our relationship with food extends far beyond our need for survival. Food choices not only express our personal tastes but also communicate a range of beliefs, values, affiliations...


Scaling Up

by Mike Gismondi, Sean Connelly, Mary Beckie & Sean Markey et al. Au Press (February 15, 2016)

When citizens take collaborative action to meet the needs of their community, they are participating in the social economy. Co-operatives, community-based social services, local non-profit organizations, and...


Rocks in the Water, Rocks in the Sun

by Vilmond Joegodson Déralciné & Paul Jackson Au Press (March 16, 2015)

When Joegodson Déralciné was still a small child, his parents left rural Haiti to resettle in the rapidly growing zones of Port-au-Prince. As his family entered the city in 1986, Duvalier and his dictatorship...


Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine

by Todd McCallum Au Press (December 28, 2014)

In the early years of the Great Depression, thousands of unemployed homeless transients settled into Vancouver?s ?hobo jungle.? The jungle operated as a distinct community, in which goods were exchanged and...


Expansive Discourses

by Max Foran Au Press (January 01, 2009)

A groundbreaking study of urban sprawl in Calgary after the Second World War. The interactions of land developers and the local government influenced how the pattern grew: developers met market demands and optimized...


To Know Our Many Selves

by Dirk Hoerder Au Press (June 01, 2010)

To Know Our Many Selves profiles the history of Canadian Studies, which began as early as the 1840s with the Study of Canada. Professor Dirk Hoerder discusses this comprehensive examination of culture by highlighting...


Romancing the Revolution

by Ian Bullock Au Press (October 01, 2011)

Over two decades have passed since the collapse of the USSR, yet the words "Soviet Union" still carry significant weight in the collective memory of millions. But how often do we consider the true meaning of...


Social Democracy After the Cold War

by Bryan Evans & Ingo Schmidt Au Press (June 01, 2012)

Despite the market triumphalism that greeted the end of the Cold War, the collapse of the Soviet empire seemed initially to herald new possibilities for social democracy. In the 1990s, with a new era of peace...


How Canadians Communicate IV

by David Taras & Christopher Waddell Au Press (May 01, 2012)

Substantial changes have occurred in the nature of political discourse over the past thirty years. Once, traditional media dominated the political landscape, but in recent years Facebook, Twitter, blogs and...


Through Feminist Eyes

by Joan Sangster Au Press (May 01, 2011)

Through Feminist Eyes gathers in one volume the most incisive and insightful essays written to date by the distinguished Canadian historian Joan Sangster. To the original essays, Sangster has added reflective...