Below is a list of titles published in the last six months.
PaperbackCAD19.95GBP15.50Lisa Martins new poetry collection seeks the kind of lyric truth that lives in paradox, in the dwelling together of seeming opposites such as life and death, love and loss, faith and doubt, joy and sorrow. Here readers will find a range of moods, tones, and subjects, as well as both traditional and contemporary formsfrom sonnets to prose poems. This is a collection imbued with the light of an enduring, if troubled, faith. With its focus on spirit, ethics, and ho... [READ MORE]
- The dismantling of Understanding Canadaan international program eliminated by Canadas Conservative government in 2012posed a tremendous potential setback for Canadianists. Yet Canadian writers continue to be celebrated globally by popular and academic audiences alike. Twenty scholars speak to the governments diplomatic and economic about-face and its implications for representations of Canadian writing within and outside Canada... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD8.99GBP8.99USD8.99CAD8.99GBP8.99USD8.99The outburst of cultural energy that took place in the 1960s was in part a product of the two decades that came before. Its always difficult for young people to see their own time in perspective: when youre in your teens, a decade earlier feels like ancient history and the present moment seems normal: what exists now is surely what has always existed.
Electronic book textCAD19.99GBP19.99USD19.99CAD19.99GBP19.99USD19.99People across Canadas North have created vibrant community institutions to serve a wide range of social and economic needs. Neither state-driven nor profit-oriented, these organizations form a relatively under-studied third sector of the economy. Researchers from the Social Economy Research Network of Northern Canada explore this sector through fifteen case studies, encompassing artistic, recreational, cultural, political, business, and economic development organizatio... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD23.99GBP23.99USD23.99CAD23.99GBP23.99USD23.99Bill 6, the government of Albertas contentious farm workers safety legislation, sparked public debate as no other legislation has done in recent years. The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act provides a right to work safely and a compensation system for those killed or injured at work, similar to other provinces.
Electronic book textCAD39.99GBP39.99USD39.99CAD39.99GBP39.99USD39.99Flora Annie Steel (18471929) was a contemporary of Rudyard Kipling and rivaled his popularity as a writer during her lifetime, but her legacy faded due to gender-biased politics. She spent 22 years in India, mainly in the Punjab. This collection is the first to focus entirely on this unconventional memsahib and her contribution to turn-of-the-century Anglo-Indian literature. The eight essays draw attention to Steels multifaceted workranging ... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD23.99GBP23.99USD23.99CAD23.99GBP23.99USD23.99Turning to face north, face the north, we enter our own unconscious. Always, in retrospect, the journey north has the quality of dream. Margaret Atwood, True North
- By turns quirky, startling, earthy, and hope-filled, Micheline Maylors poems slip effortlessly through topics ranging from what we give up as we age to regrets for love that has passed, the interplay between the animal world and human thought, and the myths we append to ourselves and others. An expansive, conversational voice underscores the poets technical mastery as her subjects turn from love to hope to fearlessness. Maylor asks readers to perceive how we inh... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD27.99GBP27.99USD27.99CAD27.99GBP27.99USD27.99"The idea of multilateralism is not something that can be forced on states, nor does it come naturally to them." Tom Keating
Electronic book textCAD27.99GBP23.99USD27.99CAD27.99GBP23.99USD27.99The terrified yell of my comrades makes me stop. I drop the potatoes into the grass and turn around. He has pulled out the pistol and is taking aim. Slowly I come back.
Electronic book textCAD27.99GBP27.99USD27.99CAD27.99GBP27.99USD27.99Tar Wars offers a critical inside look at how leading image-makers negotiate escalating tensions between continuous economic growth mandated by a globalized economic system and its unsustainable environmental costs. As place branding assumes paramount importance in an increasingly global, visual, and ecologically conscious society, an international battle unfolds over Albertas bituminous sands. This battle pits independent documentary filmmakers against professional co... [READ MORE]