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  • The Burgess Shale

    The Burgess Shale

    “The outburst of cultural energy that took place in the 1960s was in part a product of the two decades that came before. It’s always difficult for young people to see their own time in perspective:...

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  • The Burgess Shale

    The Burgess Shale

    “The outburst of cultural energy that took place in the 1960s was in part a product of the two decades that came before. It’s always difficult for young people to see their own time in perspective:...

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  • Seeking Order in Anarchy

    Seeking Order in Anarchy

    "The idea of multilateralism is not something that can be forced on states, nor does it come naturally to them." —Tom Keating Seeking Order in Anarchy offers insights into both the theoretical fou...

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  • Seeking Order in Anarchy

    Seeking Order in Anarchy

    "The idea of multilateralism is not something that can be forced on states, nor does it come naturally to them." —Tom Keating Seeking Order in Anarchy offers insights into both the theoretical fou...

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  • Journalism in a Small Place

    Journalism in a Small Place

    Journalism in a Small Place explores the changes and challenges in journalism and communication in the Caribbean in the twenty-first century. Tracing the history of media in the English speaking Ca...

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  • The Complete Canadian Book Editor

    The Complete Canadian Book Editor

    From building and managing author relationships, through acquiring and developing manuscripts, to every level of text editing and proofing for print and ebooks, editors play integral roles in the o...

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  • One Child Reading

    One Child Reading

    "The miracle of the preserved word, in whatever medium—print, audio text, video recording, digital exchange—means that it may transfer into new times and new places." —From the Introduction Margar...

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  • The Digital Nexus

    The Digital Nexus

    Over half a century ago, in The Gutenberg Galaxy (1962), Marshall McLuhan noted that the overlap of traditional print and new electronic media like radio and television produced widespread upheaval...

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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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  • A Tale of Monstrous Extravagance

    A Tale of Monstrous Extravagance

    “Speaking one language, I submit, is like living in a house with one window only...” From his legendary birth in a snow bank in northwestern Manitoba, through his metamorphosis to citizen-artist o...

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  • Will not forget both laughter and tears

    Will not forget both laughter and tears

    Geishas and samurai, manga and animé come to mind when Japan enters the conversation. While these traditional and modern images about the island nation have been widely disseminated in North Americ...

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  • The Undiscovered Country

    The Undiscovered Country

    In this sequence of essays, Ian Angus engages with themes of identity, power, and the nation as they emerge in contemporary English Canadian philosophical thought, seeking to prepare the groundwork...

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  • Dramatic Licence

    Dramatic Licence

    Translation is tricky business. The translator has to transform the foreign to the familiar while moving and pleasing his or her audience. Louise Ladouceur knows theatre from a multi-dimensional pe...

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  • Pessimism of the Intellect, Optimism of the Will

    Pessimism of the Intellect, Optimism of the Will

    Kai Nielsen is one of Canada's most distinguished political philosophers. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has published more than 400 papers in political philosophy, ethics, meta-philosophy,...

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  • Aimer sans perdre sa liberté

    Aimer sans perdre sa liberté

    «Toute vie affective, quelle qu’elle soit, repose essentiellement sur la sa- tisfaction des besoins d’amour et de liberté, sans quoi la relation dégénère progressivement et ne connaît jamais l’acco...

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  • La peur, une alliée possible !

    La peur, une alliée possible !

    « Que serait une vie sans aucune peur ? À première vue, on pourrait penser que ce serait une belle vie. Mais si je formule la question autrement : que serait une vie sans aucun défi ? Réponse : une...

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  • Ukrainian Through its Living Culture

    Ukrainian Through its Living Culture

    Placing language learning within a cultural framework enlivens the learning process and jumpstarts contextual conversations in the classroom. Experienced instructor Dr. Alla Nedashkivska has crafte...

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  • Revisioning Europe

    Revisioning Europe

    Revisioning Europe :The Films of John Berger and Alain Tanner, is among the few existing English-language discussions of the films made by British novelist John Berger and Swiss film director Alain...

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  • Imperfection

    Imperfection

    “…aspirations to perfection awaken us to our actual imperfection.” It is in the space between these aspirations and our inability to achieve them that Grant reflects upon imperfection. Grant argues...

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  • After Appropriation

    After Appropriation

    While there have been a number of specialized books in the field of comparative philosophy, and many in the field of comparative religion, there are few scholars who can address both disciplines. F...

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  • Le guide de l'écrivain et du scénariste

    Le guide de l'écrivain et du scénariste

    “Guide de l’écrivain et du scénariste” s’adresse à tous, quel que soit votre niveau de scolarité. Le futur écrivain ou la future écrivaine découvrira les règles d’or de la rédaction d’un roman ou d...

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  • From Bricks to Brains

    From Bricks to Brains

    From Bricks to Brains introduces embodied cognitive science, and illustrates its foundational ideas through the construction and observation of LEGO Mindstorms robots.Discussing the characteristics...

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  • ABC's of Human Survival

    ABC's of Human Survival

    The ABCs of Human Survival examines the effect of militant nationalism and the lawlessness of powerful states on the well-being of individuals and local communities?and the essential role of global...

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  • Bitter Medicine

    Bitter Medicine

    In 1976, Ben Martini was diagnosed with schizophrenia. A decade later, his brother Olivier was told he had the same disease. For the past thirty years the Martini family has struggled to comprehend...

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  • Making Game

    Making Game

    Making Game is a mixed-genre composition in which the author reflects on the philosophical and ethical implications of hunting wild game. This engaging essay is informed by the author’s significant...

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  • Madness in Buenos Aires

    Madness in Buenos Aires

    Madness in Buenos Aires : Patients, Psychiatrists and the Argentine State, 1880-1983 examines the interactions between psychiatrists, patients, and their families, and the national state in modern ...

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  • How Skeptics Do Ethics

    How Skeptics Do Ethics

    Enlightenment philosophers are often credited with formulating challenging theories about humankind and society, and in our postmodern age, we still live with some of the very same compelling, cont...

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  • The French Play

    The French Play

    The French Play : Exploring Theatre 'Re-creatively' with Foreign Language Students is a step-by-step guide to the challenging process of producing and directing a foreign-language play with English...

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  • Lily Lewis

    Lily Lewis

    Canadian writer and journalist Lily Lewis is not a household name. In fact, she never was. The work Lewis is best known for - "Montreal Letter," a popular column which appeared in the Toronto newsp...

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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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  • The Eloquence of Mary Astell

    The Eloquence of Mary Astell

    The Eloquence of Mary Astell makes an important contribution to the knowledge and understanding of the important role that women, and one woman in particular, played in the history of rhetoric. Mar...

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  • The Grasshopper

    The Grasshopper

    In the mid twentieth century the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein famously asserted that games are indefinable; there are no common threads that link them all. "Nonsense," says the sensible Bernard ...

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  • Thing Feigned or Imagined

    Thing Feigned or Imagined

    Nationally and internationally acclaimed author Fred Stenson draws on a career of writing and mentoring to offer an engaging take on the craft in fiction. Thing Feigned or Imagined includes short f...

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