University Of Alberta Centennial Series
Reviewing and recording the first 100 years of the institution
Series editor: Jim Edwards, P.C.
HardbackCAD49.95GBP35.99USD49.95All True Things is a critical history of the genesis and evolution of the University of Alberta and a splendid way to mark the University's centennial. Professor Emeritus of History and alumnus, Rod Macleod, relates the University's coming of age against the parallel history of the Province of Alberta's remarkable growth. All True Things-a variation on the University of Alberta's motto, Quæcumque Vera, or, "Whatsoever Things Are True"-uncovers times of triumph ... [READ MORE]
PaperbackCAD39.95GBP28.99USD39.95This collection of Burgess's public talks and writings offers a unique insight into the social and intellectual dimensions of architecture and town planning during the first half of the twentieth century. Architectural history, the impact of the Arts and Crafts and Modernist movements, the meaning of domestic architecture, and the connection of architecture and town planning to everyday life figure prominently in this collection. A contemporary of Cecil Burgess said that no o... [READ MORE]
- I Was There shares the insights and experiences of the generations of students, professors, and staff who lived and worked at the U of A for the past 100 years. First-person stories and period photographs present a unique insight into university lore from the vantage point of those who were most intimately involved in making the university what it is today: the students and alumni.
HardbackCAD100.00GBP71.50USD100.00The Alberta Order of Excellence is the highest honour the Province of Alberta can bestow on a citizen. Members of The Alberta Order of Excellence come from all walks of life. Their careers range from medicine, science, engineering, law, and business to politics, education, agriculture, and the arts. The one thing all members have in common is that they have made an outstanding provincial, national, or international service contribution.
PaperbackCAD24.95GBP17.99USD24.95"I have faith in a better future, because I have faith that most human beings want to do the right thing." - Lois Hole In early 2005, Alberta lost one of its greatest treasures--a woman who not only voiced her thoughts, but also acted upon them. Lois Hole was a compassionate being who remained, even as Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, modest and approachable to those inspired by her. This collection of speeches, edited by Mark Lisac, will appeal to everyday Albertans... [READ MORE]