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  • My Country is Hockey

    My Country is Hockey

    Author Brian Kennedy explores the deep roots of Canada’s hockey obsession, which has become an integral piece of our national mythology. From the origins of the game in Mi'kmaq culture to Olympic g...

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  • I Once Was A Cowboy

    I Once Was A Cowboy

    I Once Was a Cowboy explores wanderlust, the price of gritty, hard work and the simple beauty of working outdoors and with horses. Art Hagen's story is an intimate portrayal of his years as a ranch...

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  • All Hat, No Horse

    All Hat, No Horse

    Howdy pard’ner! You might think us cowboys to be serious folk, but after a hard day’s work there ain’t nothin’ better than relaxin’ by the fire with a sarsaparilla and havin’ a good laugh. And beli...

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  • The Wolves at My Shadow

    The Wolves at My Shadow

    Ingelore Rothschild was twelve years old when she was whisked out of her home in 1936. It was her first step on a cross-continent journey to Japan, where she and her parents sought refuge from risi...

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  • Interrogating Motherhood

    Interrogating Motherhood

    It has been four decades since the publication of Adrienne Rich’s Of Woman Born but her analysis of maternity and the archetypal Mother remains a powerful critique, as relevant today as it was at t...

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  • Spark of Light

    Spark of Light

    Spark of Light is a diverse collection of short stories by women writers from the Indian province of Odisha. Originally written in Odia and dating from the late nineteenth century to the present, t...

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  • My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell

    My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell

    Arthur Bear Chief suffered both sexual and psychological abuse during his time at Old Sun Residential school in Gleichen on the Siksika Nation. My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell is a of chr...

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  • Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

    Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

    Workplace injuries happen every day and can profoundly affect workers, their families, and the communities in which they live. This textbook is for workers and students looking for an introduct...

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  • Reading Vincent van Gogh

    Reading Vincent van Gogh

    Soon after his death, Vincent van Gogh’s reputation grew and developed through the remarkably symbiotic relationship evident between his paintings and letters. However, the sheer bulk and complexit...

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  • Defying Expectations

    Defying Expectations

    The Case of UFCW Local 401

    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...

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  • What We Are When We Are

    What We Are When We Are

    Kaj smo, ko sm

    Working within a postmodern style, this rhythmic and melodious collection of poems originally written in Slovenian by Cvetka Lipuš and translated here by Tom Priestly, blends the real with the surr...

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  • Alberta Oil and the Decline of Democracy in Canada

    Alberta Oil and the Decline of Democracy in Canada

    Prior to May 2015, the oil-rich jurisdiction of Alberta had, for over four decades, been a one-party state. During that time, the rule of the Progressive Conservatives essentially went unchallenged...

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  • Visiting With the Ancestors

    Visiting With the Ancestors

    In 2010, five magnificent Blackfoot shirts, now owned by the University of Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum, were brought to Alberta to be exhibited at the Glenbow Museum, in Calgary, and the Galt Museu...

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  • Living on the Land

    Living on the Land

    Indigenous Women's Understanding of Place

    An extensive body of literature on Indigenous knowledge and ways of knowing has been written since the 1980s. This research has for the most part been conducted by scholars operating within Western...

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  • "My Own Portrait in Writing"

    "My Own Portrait in Writing"

    In Grant’s earlier book, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh. A Critical Study (AU Press, 2014), he followed a practical-critical analysis of the letters that dealt with key patterns of metaphors and c...

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  • The Wolves at My Shadow

    The Wolves at My Shadow

    Ingelore Rothschild was twelve years old when she was whisked out of her home in 1936. It was her first step on a cross-continent journey to Japan, where she and her parents sought refuge from risi...

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  • Leaving Iran

    Leaving Iran

    In 1976, at the age of twenty-three, Farideh Goldin left Iran in search of her imagined America. She sought an escape from the suffocation she felt under the cultural rules of her country and the f...

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  • Interrogating Motherhood

    Interrogating Motherhood

    It has been four decades since the publication of Adrienne Rich’s Of Woman Born but her analysis of maternity and the archetypal Mother remains a powerful critique, as relevant today as it was at t...

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  • Icon, Brand, Myth

    Icon, Brand, Myth

    An investigation of the meanings and iconography of the Stampede: an invented tradition that takes over the city of Calgary for ten days every July. Since 1923, archetypal “Cowboys and Indians” are...

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  • Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning

    Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning

    Educational systems worldwide are facing an enormous shift as a result of sociocultural, political, economic, and technological changes. The technologies and practices that have developed over the ...

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  • Expansive Discourses

    Expansive Discourses

    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 dem...

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  • Without Apology

    Without Apology

    Until the late 1960s, the authorities on abortion were for the most part men—politicians, clergy, lawyers, physicians, all of whom had an interest in regulating women’s bodies. Even today, when we ...

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  • Spark of Light

    Spark of Light

    Spark of Light is a diverse collection of short stories by women writers from the Indian province of Odisha. Originally written in Odia and dating from the late nineteenth century to the present, t...

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  • My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell

    My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell

    Arthur Bear Chief suffered both sexual and psychological abuse during his time at Old Sun Residential school in Gleichen on the Siksika Nation. My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell is a of chr...

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    Several copies available
  • Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

    Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

    Workplace injuries happen every day and can profoundly affect workers, their families, and the communities in which they live. This textbook is for workers and students looking for an introduct...

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    • Online reading
    Several copies available
  • Reading Vincent van Gogh

    Reading Vincent van Gogh

    Soon after his death, Vincent van Gogh’s reputation grew and developed through the remarkably symbiotic relationship evident between his paintings and letters. However, the sheer bulk and complexit...

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    • Online reading
    Several copies available