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  • The Manhattan Project

    The Manhattan Project

    The hands of humans split the atom and reshaped the world. Gradually revealing a sublime nightmare that begins with spontaneous nuclear fission in the protozoic and ends with the omnicide of the hu...

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  • Canada's Legal Pasts

    Canada's Legal Pasts

    Looking Foreward, Looking Back

    Canada's Legal Pasts presents new essays on a range of topics and episodes in Canadian legal history, provides an introduction to legal methodologies, shows researchers new to the field how to loca...

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  • Legislating Love

    Legislating Love

    The Everett Klippert Story

    Aspiring historian Maxine is researching Canadian social policy when she discovers the story of Everett Klippert—the last Canadian man jailed simply for being gay. Maxine becomes fascinated with ...

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  • The Red Chesterfield

    The Red Chesterfield

    M is a bylaw officer, living with two brothers, in their parents' old house. While investigating a suspicious yard sale, M discovers a red chesterfield sitting in a ditch. Looking closer, M finds a...

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  • Dendrite Balconies

    Dendrite Balconies

    Text surrounds us. Text is everywhere, all the time, and the contemporary world is a codex to be deciphered and disassembled. In Dendrite Balconies, Sean Braune harvests the language that surrounds...

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  • The Politics of Violence in Latin America

    The Politics of Violence in Latin America

    Latin America is one of the most violent regions in the world. It has suffered waves of repressive authoritarian rule, organized armed insurgency and civil war, violent protest, and ballooning rate...

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  • La Confédération, 1864-1999

    La Confédération, 1864-1999

    nouvelles perspectives

    Plusieurs croient que le 1er juillet 1867 représente la date de la Confédération canadienne, le jour de la création du nouveau pays. Mais le processus ne faisait que s'amorcer en 1867. Du petit do...

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  • Protest and Democracy

    Protest and Democracy

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  • Intertwined Histories

    Intertwined Histories

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  • Pugg's Portmanteau

    Pugg's Portmanteau

    When Pugg, dog to eighteenth-century printmaker William Hogarth, finds a leather portmanteau abandoned beneath his master’s deathbed, the bereaved canine embarks on an inquiry to make sense of the ...

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  • Orange Chinook

    Orange Chinook

    Politics in the New Alberta

    In 2015, the New Democratic Party won an unprecedented victory in Alberta. Unseating the Progressive Conservatives-who had won every provincial election since 1971-they formed an NDP government for...

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  • Exhibit

    Exhibit

    Margaret is unlike other women: her hands bark, she speaks Hawaiian Punch, and she can often be seen prodding at stars with sticks. And sometimes she is the happiest woman in the world: a pillow wi...

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  • The True Face of Sir Isaac Brock

    The True Face of Sir Isaac Brock

    Major General Sir Isaac Brock is remembered as the Hero of Upper Canada for his defence of what is now Ontario during the War of 1812, and also for his noble death at the Battle of Queenston Height...

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  • High Line Scavenger Hunt

    High Line Scavenger Hunt

    Imagine: a public park that floats above the city, slicing the urban grey with its narrow green body. It winds its way through Manhattan, from the Meatpacking District to Chelsea to the Rail Yards....

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  • Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process in Canada, 4th Edition

    Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process in Canada, 4th Edition

    Since the first edition of this popular text was published in 1984, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms has transformed the role of the courts in Canadian politics. Newly revised and updated, Law, P...

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  • Water Rites

    Water Rites

    Reimagining Water in the West

    What are the challenges we face around water in Western Canada? What are our rights to water? Does water itself have rights? Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West documents the many ways tha...

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  • Water Rites

    Water Rites

    Reimagining Water in the West

    What are the challenges we face around water in Western Canada? What are our rights to water? Does water itself have rights? Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West documents the many ways tha...

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  • The Comedian

    The Comedian

    Titus Maccius Plautus' career is on the decline. Once renound for bringing Greek comedies to the Roman world, now he struggles to stage a single play. Unlucky with money and unlucky in love, Plautu...

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  • Visible Cities

    Visible Cities

    Visible Cities captures moments of joy and sadness that occur each day on city streets, exploring the humble triumphs and mundane tragedies of urban life. Photographs taken in locales from Regina t...

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  • Quarry

    Quarry

    Spaces are not exterior to bodies. They influence and affect the way bodies exist in the world. A quarry is an unnatural place within a natural territory. At any moment, it can be abandoned. A body...

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  • Fail Safe

    Fail Safe

    Sense and sensuality. Body and embodiment. Fail Safe links human senses to the fecund world, examining plant and human bodies on the inside and the outside. Linguistically flourishing, sonically de...

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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 Writing on the Wall

    The Writing on the Wall

    The Work of Joane Cardinal-Schubert

    The Writing on the Wall tells the story of artist, curator, writer and activist Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert, RCA. Although never claiming to be political and rejecting a feminist label, Cardinal-S...

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  • Writing Alberta

    Writing Alberta

    Building on a Literary Identity

    Alberta writing has a long tradition. Beginning with the pictographs of Writing-on-Stone, followed by Euro-Canadian exploration texts, the post-treaty writing of the agrarian colonization period, a...

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  • Calgary

    Calgary

    How have our interactions with animals shaped Calgary? What can we do to ensure that humans and animals in the city continue to co-exist, and even flourish together? This wide-ranging book expl...

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  • Throwing the Diamond Hitch

    Throwing the Diamond Hitch

    In 1951 two intrepid women, Phyllis and her best friend, Anne, set off on a journey from Victoria, British Columbia, to Red Deer, Alberta, and back again. Travelling first by 1927 MG Roadster to Al...

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