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Teacher Education in a Transnational World
Edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré and James Scott Johnston
Teacher Education in a Transnational World discusses the historical, sociological, and philosophical issues associated with teacher education in a global context.
The Renaissance and Reformation in Northern Europe
Edited by Kenneth R. Bartlett and Margaret McGlynn
Bartlett and McGlynn explore ideals of the time period, religious zeal, and the wealth of the new world through readings that outline the chaos and brilliance of the period—as well as the failures and inconsistencies.
Embodied Politics in Visual Autobiography
Edited by Sarah Brophy and Janice Hladki
With contributions by both artists and scholars, Embodied Politics in Visual Autobiography is a unique examination of visual autobiography’s involvement in the global cultural politics of health, disability, and the body.
Northrop Frye and American Fiction
By Claude Le Fustec
Claude Le Fustec presents insightful readings of the presence of transcendence and biblical imagination in canonical novels by American writers ranging from Nathaniel Hawthorne to Toni Morrison.
Gathering a Heritage: Ukrainian, Slavonic, and Ethnic Canada and the USA
By Thomas M. Prymak
Thomas M. Prymak uses the essays and articles he has written over the past thirty years as a historian of Ukrainian and Ukrainian Canadian history to reflect on the evolution of ethnic studies in Canada and the United States.
Scotland's Pariah: The Life and Work of John Pinkerton, 1758-1826
By Patrick O’Flaherty
Scotland’s Pariah is the first book to examine the remarkable life of John Pinkerton: antiquarian, poet, forger, cartographer, historian, serial adulterer, bigamist, and religious skeptic.
Social Purpose Enterprises: Case Studies for Social Change
Edited by Jack Quarter, Sherida Ryan, and Andrea Chan
Social Purpose Enterprises: Case Studies for Social Change presents case studies of twelve organizations which operate in a growing niche within the Canadian social economy.
Heidegger's Way of Being
By Richard Capobianco
Richard Capobianco makes the case that the core matter of Heidegger’s lifetime of thought was Being as the temporal emergence of all beings and things.
The Assassination of Europe, 1918-1942: A Political History
By Howard M. Sachar
In this captivating new book, pre-eminent scholar Howard M. Sachar tells the story of the modern Western world through the lens of one particular act of revenge: political assassination.
States of Obligation is the first sustained study of the Russian taxation system, the first to study its European and transatlantic context, and the first to expose the essential continuities between the fiscal practices of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union.
Gender, Narrative, and Dissonance in the Modern Italian Novel
By Silvia Valisa
Combining close textual readings with a broad theoretical perspective, this book is a study of the ways in which gender shapes the characters and narratives of seven important Italian novels of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Stillness in Motion: Italy, Photography, and the Meanings of Modernity
Edited by Sarah Patricia Hill and Giuliana Minghelli
Stillness in Motion brings together the writing of scholars, theorists, and artists on the uneasy relationship between Italian culture and photography.
Anxieties of Interiority and Dissection in Early Modern Spain
By Enrique Fernandez
Anxieties of Interiority and Dissection in Early Modern Spain brings the study of Europe’s “culture of dissection” to the Iberian peninsula, presenting a neglected episode in the development of the modern concept of the self.
After the New Atheist Debate
By Phil Ryan
Lucidly written and clearly argued, After the New Atheist Debate is a book that brings welcome clarity and a solid path to the often contentious conversation about religion in the public sphere.
Making Yugoslavs: Identity in King Aleksandar's Yugoslavia
By Christian Axboe Nielsen
Christian Axboe Nielsen uses extensive archival research to explain the failure of King Aleksandar’s dictatorship’s program of forced nationalization in the interwar era.
Work in Transition: Cultural Capital and Highly Skilled Migrants' Passages into the Labour Market
By Arnd-Michael Nohl, Karin Schittenhelm, Oliver Schmidtke, and Anja Weiss
Work in Transition shows how migrants develop their cultural capital in order to enter the workforce, as well as how failure to leverage that capital can lead to permanent exclusion from professional positions.
The End of the Charter Revolution: Looking Back from the New Normal
By Peter J. McCormick
The End of the Charter Revolution explores the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, beginning with a general background history, followed by a survey of the significant changes brought about as Charter decisions were made.
Ugo Foscolo's Tragic Vision in Italy and England
By Rachel A. Walsh
Ugo Foscolo’s Tragic Vision in Italy and England examines an underexplored aspect of Foscolo’s literary career: his tragic plays and critical essays on that genre.
Muslim and Christian Contact in the Middle Ages: A Reader
Edited by Jarbel Rodriguez
This collection of over 80 primary source readings explores the complex history of Muslim and Christian relations from the seventh to the fifteenth century.
Courtesy Lost: Dante, Boccaccio, and the Literature of History
By Kristina M. Olson
In Courtesy Lost, Kristina M. Olson analyses the literary impact of the social, political, and economic transformations of the fourteenth century through an exploration of Dante’s literary and political influence on Boccaccio.
Illuminators and Patrons in Fourteenth-Century England is a richly illustrated study of a psalter and book of hours made for Humphrey de Bohun (d. 1373), the vastly wealthy earl of Hereford, Essex, and Northampton.
Theorizing Anti-Racism: Linkages in Marxism and Critical Race Theories
Edited by Abigail B. Bakan and Enakshi Dua
Theorizing Anti-Racism presents insightful essays that engage both Marxist thought and postcolonial and critical race theory with a focus on clarification and points of convergence.
Judeans and Jews: Four Faces of Dichotomy in Ancient Jewish History
By Daniel R. Schwartz
Presenting the Second Temple era as an age of transition between a territorial past and an exilic and religious future, Judeans and Jews sharpens our understanding of this important era.
The Letterbooks of John Evelyn
Edited by Douglas D.C. Chambers and David Galbraith
The Letterbooks of John Evelyn, a collection of more than eight hundred letters selected by Evelyn himself, constitutes an essential new resource for scholars of seventeenth-century England.
Using five case studies, Linda M. Morra explores the ways in which women’s archives have been uniquely approached and shaped by socio-political forces.
Drawing on more than a decade of service as president of one of Canada’s major research universities, Peter MacKinnon offers an insider’s perspective on the challenges involved in bringing students, faculty, and governments together in the pursuit of excellence.
OuterSpeares: Shakespeare, Intermedia, and the Limits of Adaptation
Edited by Daniel Fischlin
OuterSpeares is the first book to examine the full spectrum of past and present adaptations, and one that offers a unique perspective on the transcultural and transdisciplinary aspects of Shakespeare in the contemporary world.
Breaking the Tongue examines the implementation of the Ukrainization of schools and children’s organizations in the 1920s and early 1930s.
Transforming Kafka: Translation Effects
By Patrick O’Neill
Patrick O’Neill approaches five of Kafka’s novels and short stories by considering the many translations of each work as a single, multilingual “macrotext.”
Benjamin Disraeli Letters: 1868, Vol. X
Edited by Michel Pharand, Ellen L. Hawman, Mary S. Millar, Sandra den Otter, and M.G. Wiebe
The volume contains 648 of Disraeli’s letters, 510 of them never before published and all copiously annotated – often with the other side of the correspondence included.
Rock'n America: A Social and Cultural History
By Deena Weinstein
What is rock? This lively new book suggests that to answer such a seemingly simple question, we must first understand the music in its social and cultural context, including how social relations between artist, audience, and mediators make rock possible.
Gretchen Schultz explores how male writers and their readers in late nineteenth-century France took lesbianism as a cipher for apprehensions about sex and gender during a time of social and political upheaval.
Ruin and Redemption: The Struggle for a Canadian Bankruptcy Law, 1867-1919
By Thomas G W Telfer
Ruin and Redemption is the first full-length study of the origins of Canadian bankruptcy law, making it an important contribution to the study of Canada’s commercial law.
By comparing Anglo-Saxon charters, sermons, and law codes with Langland’s Piers Plowman and similar poems, Yeager demonstrates that this legal and homiletical literature had an influential afterlife in the fourteenth-century poetry of William Langland and his imitators.
Relics and Writing in Late Medieval England
By Robyn Malo
Relics and Writing in Late Medieval England uses the literary study of relics to address issues of clerical and lay cultures, orthodoxy and heterodoxy, and writing and reform.
Pascal the Philosopher: An Introduction
By Graeme Hunter
This accessibly written book provides the first introduction to Pascal’s philosophy as an organic whole.
In Light of Africa: Globalizing Blackness in Northeast Brazil
By Allan Charles Dawson
In Light of Africa explores how the idea of Africa as a real place, an imagined homeland, and a metaphor for Black identity is used in the cultural politics of the Brazilian state of Bahia.
Bending the Cost Curve in Health Care: Canada's Provinces in International Perspective
Edited by Gregory P. Marchildon and Livio Di Matteo
Bending the Cost Curve in Health Care offers domestic and international perspectives on the management of ever growing health costs.
Criminalization, Representation, Regulation: Thinking Differently About Crime
Edited by Deborah Brock, Amanda Glasbeek, and Carmela Murdocca
This book draws on Foucault's concept of governmentality as a lens to interrogate and understand how crime and criminal behaviour are created, reproduced, and challenged.
Journeys: Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Practices through Pedagogical Narration
By Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Fikile Nxumalo, Laurie Kocher, Enid Elliot, and Alejandra Sanchez
Many early childhood educators are familiar with pedagogical narration, but are less clear on how to integrate it into their teaching or practice. This book is designed to help instructors do just that, and to inspire them and their students with new ideas.
Stories of Culture and Place: An Introduction to Anthropology
By Michael G. Kenny and Kirsten Smillie
This lively and original introduction to cultural anthropology is a textbook like no other. Structured as a narrative rather than a compendium of facts about cultures and concepts, it invites students to think of anthropology as a series of stories that emerge from cultural encounters in particular times and places.
The Thaw: Soviet Society and Culture during the 1950s and 1960s
Edited by Denis Kozlov and Eleonory Gilburd
Featuring innovative research by historical, literary, and film scholars from across the world, this book helps to answer fundamental questions about the nature and ultimate fortune of the Soviet order – both in its internal dynamics and in its long-term and global perspectives.
Alien Albion: Literature and Immigration in Early Modern England
By Scott Oldenburg
Alien Albion challenges assumptions about the origins of English national identity and the importance of religious, class, and local identities in the early modern era.
Longing for Justice: Higher Education and Democracy's Agenda
By Jennifer S. Simpson
Longing for Justice combines personal narrative with critical analysis to make the case for educational practices that connect to questions of democracy, justice, and the common good.
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