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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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  • Saving Farmland

    Saving Farmland

    When Nathalie Chambers and her husband, David, first took over Madrona Farm, 27 acres on southern Vancouver Island with a deep history, they never thought their small-scale agricultural business wo...

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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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  • Technology and Sustainability

    Technology and Sustainability

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. The developed world is increasingly obsessed with two thin...

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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 Devil's Breath

    The Devil's Breath

    On a warm spring day in June of 1914, two hundred and thirty-five men went down into the depths of the Hillcrest mine found in Alberta’s Crowsnest Pass. Only forty-six would make it out alive. The ...

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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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  • Connecting Canadians

    Connecting Canadians

    Connecting Canadians represents the work of the Community Research Alliance for Community Innovation and Networking (CRACIN), the largest national and international research effort to examine the b...

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  • Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada

    Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada

    Workplace injuries are common, avoidable, and unacceptable. The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada reveals how employers and governments engage in ineffective injury prevention efforts...

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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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  • Deep Alberta

    Deep Alberta

    Alberta is well known for its fossil treasures, and author John Acorn is as keen on the long-dead creatures of Alberta as he is on the living. Here, John features 80 of the most noteworthy fossils,...

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  • Le Le Nouveau roman de l'énergie nationale

    Le Le Nouveau roman de l'énergie nationale

    Le nouveau roman de l'énergie nationale: : Analyse des discours promotionnels d'Hydro-Quebec de 1964 a 1997, est une étude des moyens discursifs mis en place par la Société d'État Hydro-Québec pour...

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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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  • Roughnecks, Rock Bits, and Rigs

    Roughnecks, Rock Bits, and Rigs

    Roughnecks, Rock Bits, and Rigs:The Evolution of Oil Well Drilling Technology in Alberta, 1883-1970, is a detailed study of an important and little-documented area of the history of oil and gas in ...

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