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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Baffin Island

    Baffin Island

    A geographer with extensive research experience in the Canadian North, Jack D. Ives has written a lively and informative account of several expeditions to Baffin Island during the “golden age” of f...

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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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  • Storm Warning

    Storm Warning

    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...

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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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  • The Climate Nexus

    The Climate Nexus

    Secure supplies of water, food and energy are essential to human dignity and well-being around the globe. In turn, the vitality of these three depends on a thriving biodiversity supported by health...

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  • Standard candles

    Standard candles

    Like the ever-widening universe, Standard candles expands on Alice Major’s earlier themes of family, mythology, and cosmology, teasing out subtle wonders in form and subject. Her voice resonates th...

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  • Why Grow Here

    Why Grow Here

    “A visitor from down south stared at my apple tree and said: ‘Those don’t grow here you know. It’s too cold.’ If the apricot tree in Highlands knew it couldn’t live here, it might stop scattering w...

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  • Upgrading Oilsands Bitumen and Heavy Oil

    Upgrading Oilsands Bitumen and Heavy Oil

    "The emphasis throughout is to link the fundamentals of the molecules through to the economic drivers for the industry, because this combination determines the technology used for processing."-From...

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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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  • Petropolitics

    Petropolitics

    Winner of the 2014 Book of the Year Award from the Petroleum History Society! The importance of energy to the functioning of any economy has meant that energy industries are amongst the most regul...

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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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  • On Fracking

    On Fracking

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. Across North America and around the world, a significant s...

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  • The Earth Manifesto

    The Earth Manifesto

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. We live in critical times. Choices we make daily now will ...

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  • The Homeward Wolf

    The Homeward Wolf

    Winner! 2014 Mountain Literature / Jon Whyte Award, Banff Mountain Book and Film Festival Wolves have become a complicated comeback story. Their tracks are once again making trails throughout west...

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  • Saving Lake Winnipeg

    Saving Lake Winnipeg

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. In February of 2013, as reported by major media from all a...

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  • The Peace-Athabasca Delta

    The Peace-Athabasca Delta

    "In the delta, water is boss, change is the only constant, and creation and destruction exist side by side." The Peace-Athabasca Delta in northern Alberta is a globally significant wetland that lie...

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  • Mind, Body, World

    Mind, Body, World

    Cognitive science arose in the 1950s when it became apparent that a number of disciplines, including psychology, computer science, linguistics, and philosophy, were fragmenting. Perhaps owing to th...

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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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  • The Reindeer Botanist

    The Reindeer Botanist

    The Reindeer Botanist: Alf Erling Porsild, 1901-1977 is the first biography of one of Canada's most remarkable botanists. Alf Erling Porsild (1901-1977) grew up on the Arctic Station in West Greenl...

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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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  • Accessible Elements

    Accessible Elements

    Accessible Elements informs science educators about current practices in online and distance education: distance-delivered methods for laboratory coursework, the requisite administrative and instit...

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  • A New Era for Wolves and People

    A New Era for Wolves and People

    Wolves hold an almost mythical status in the cultural history of Europe and North America. For hundreds of years, they have been the subject of fairy tales and other lore, embodying mystery, cunnin...

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  • The Freshwater Fishes of British Columbia

    The Freshwater Fishes of British Columbia

    The threat of deteriorating habitats and a loss of biodiversity make this reference work on the freshwater fishes of British Columbia more necessary than ever before. Eighty-one comprehensive speci...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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