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  • Community Music in Alberta

    Community Music in Alberta

    An album of photographs and musical experiences during the first century of Alberta's history. Explore Alberta's astonishing musical heritage, from brass bands and minstrel shows to Ukrainian folk ...

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  • Great Chiefs, Vol 2

    Great Chiefs, Vol 2

    More chronicles of renowed Indigenous leaders who grappled with the catastrophic arrival of foreigners on their soil and of the meaures they took to protect their people.

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  • Louis Riel

    Louis Riel

    Tells the story of one of the most abiguous figures in Canadian history, Louis Riel, the man who stood and fell for the Metis nation.

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  • The Changing Tradition

    The Changing Tradition

    Until very recently, the contribution of women to the history of rhetoric has gone unacknowledged. Current scholarship, however, reveals that traditional devinitions of the field have been too narr...

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  • Great Chiefs, Vol 1

    Great Chiefs, Vol 1

    A tribute to the courageous chiefs and warriors who fought to protect their people and preserve the Native way of life in the face of European expansion across North America.

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  • Sitting Bull

    Sitting Bull

    This well-paced narrative recounts the story of the great Sioux chief Sitting Bull's retreat into Canada after the Battle of the Litte Bighorn.

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  • Birds of the Rocky Mountains

    Birds of the Rocky Mountains

    Over 320 common and interesting species of birds found in the Rocky Mountains region are brought to life by colorful illustrations and detailed descriptive text. Species accounts include characteri...

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  • Mendel's Children

    Mendel's Children

    Through a unique combination of biography, memoir, and autobiography, Cherie Smith traces four generations of her immigrant family and, in doing so, charts the very course of Russian-Jewish immigra...

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  • Ghost Stories of Christmas

    Ghost Stories of Christmas

    This collection of dramatically recreated true stories demonstrates that even ghosts have a weakness for the magic of Christmas, and truly capture the spirit of the season.

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  • Ghosts Werewolves Witches and Vampires

    Ghosts Werewolves Witches and Vampires

    A collection of riveting short stories about four of the best-known creatures in paranormal mythology-witches, werewolves, vampires and ghosts that are fun to read, full of memorable characters.

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  • Even More Ghost Stories of Alberta

    Even More Ghost Stories of Alberta

    This volume features more tantalizing tales of paranormal events, including 80 spooky stories of haunted homes, theatres and restaurants.

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  • Gold Rushes

    Gold Rushes

    All of the biggest gold rushes of the 19th-century froniter, from San Franciso Forty-Niners to the Klondikers in the Yukon, are recounted in this exciting volume.

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  • Diamond Grill

    Diamond Grill

    This story of family and identity, migration and integration, culture and self-discovery is told through family history, memory, and the occasional recipe. Diamond Grill is a rich banquet where Sal...

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  • Fishing for Bacon

    Fishing for Bacon

    My name's Bacon Sobelowski, and I'm trying to find my someone. Kenny Rogers sings a song that says there's someone for everyone, and in Bellevue where I live, Kenny Rogers' word is gold. It's just ...

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  • Lobsticks and Stone Cairns

    Lobsticks and Stone Cairns

    In Lobsticks and Stone Cairns, over one hundred Arctic stories are told about adventurers, military officers, authors, guides, cultural heroes, police, traders, and even the occasional charlatan. W...

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  • Women of the First Nations

    Women of the First Nations

    Power, Wisdom, and Strength

    "From diversity comes strength and wisdom": this was the guiding principle for selecting the articles in this collection. Because there is no single voice, identity, history, or cultural experience...

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  • Bugs of Alberta

    Bugs of Alberta

    Avid bugster and television's Nature Nut, John Acorn, has selected what he considers the 125 most fascinating bugs of Alberta, from beautiful butterflies to scary spiders

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  • A Baltic Odyssey

    A Baltic Odyssey

    Baroness Martha von Rosen, a Baltic German aristocrat, and her memories of the last year of the Second World War and the diary of her late husband, Baron Jürgen von Rosen, taken prisoner by the All...

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  • Moon Honey

    Moon Honey

    Carmen and Griffin, young and white, are goofy, head-over-heels in love. When Carmen turns into a black woman, Griffin thrills at a love turned exotic. But Carmen's transformation means trouble for...

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  • NAFTA in Transition

    NAFTA in Transition

    NAFTA in Transition provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social, cultural, and political dimensions of the evolving trilateral relationship among the three countries of North America....

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  • Mammals of Alberta

    Mammals of Alberta

    Identify, understand and appreciate the mammals of Alberta with this comprehensive guide, featuring fascinating descriptions of 91 species including photographs and illustrations.

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  • McCarter and Nairne

    McCarter and Nairne

    The firm of McCarter & Nairne dominated public architecture in Vancouver from the inception of the partnership between John Y. McCarter (1886-1981) and George C. Nairne (1884-1953) until the comple...

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  • The Beribboned Bomb

    The Beribboned Bomb

    Surrealism was ostensibly directed at the emancipation of the human spirit, but it represented only male aspirations and fantasies until a number of women artists began to redefine its agenda in th...

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  • Icefields

    Icefields

    On an expedition in the Canadian Rockies at the end of the nineteenth century, Dr Edward Byrne slips and falls almost 60 feet into a crevasse on the Arcturus Glacier. While trapped, hanging upside ...

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  • Sexualizing Power in Naturalism

    Sexualizing Power in Naturalism

    Sexualizing Power In Naturalism, sheds light on the function of female sexuality in a predominantly male genre: naturalist fiction. Gammel reveals that naturalism is frequently implicated in the ve...

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  • Portugal, 1001 Sights

    Portugal, 1001 Sights

    Portugal, 1001 Sights: An Archaeological and Historical Guide is for the traveller/reader who wants to learn more about Portugal in its historical context. Use it as a field manual to see all you c...

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  • A Family Heritage

    A Family Heritage

    New folk music and folk-song materials in this comprehensive study are particularly important for singers, folk music enthusiasts, ethnomusicologists, comparative and cultural studies scholars, and...

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  • Birds of Alberta

    Birds of Alberta

    This illustrated field guide helps readers identify, understand and appreciate the birds of Alberta with full-colour illustrations and detailed descriptions of 388 species.

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  • Bear Bones & Feathers

    Bear Bones & Feathers

    Among her healing arts are Native symbolism and history, the memories of her childhood on the reserve, and her own dark brand of humour. Like Tomson HIghway and Thomas King, Halfe is actively invol...

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  • Blue Marrow

    Blue Marrow

    In this intricate dance of language and voice, a contemporary narrator – a Cree woman – draws into the telling of her own story the poignant history of her ancestors and the European newcomers they...

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  • A Grammar of the Kabardian Language

    A Grammar of the Kabardian Language

    This is the first comprehensive grammar of a non-Indo-European language from the Northwest Caucasian family in a language other than Russian. Kabardian is complex at every level. The language treat...

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  • Spain, 1001 Sights

    Spain, 1001 Sights

    Spain, 1001 Sights: An Archaeological and Historical Guide is a unique historical and archaeological guidebook to Spain introduces the reader and traveller to the very foundations of the modern sta...

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  • Aboriginal Resource Use in Canada

    Aboriginal Resource Use in Canada

    Historical and Legal Aspects

    This volume addresses a wide range of topics related to Aboriginal resource use, ranging from the pre-contact period to the present. The papers were originally presented at a conference held in 198...

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  • Mushrooms of Western Canada

    Mushrooms of Western Canada

    This book is the first comprehensive field guide to the mushrooms of the Northwest, including 550 species that are meticulously illustrated and described scientifically.

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