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The L.M. Montgomery Reader: Volume Three: A Legacy in Review
By Benjamin Lefebvre
The final volume of The L.M. Montgomery Reader, A Legacy in Review examines a long overlooked portion of Montgomery’s critical reception: reviews of her books.
Developmental Coordination Disorder and its Consequences
Edited by John Cairney
Developmental Coordination Disorder and its Consequences is the most comprehensive volume to cover the health and social consequences of DCD in children. Clearly written, it will be of interest to parents, teachers, and physicians interested in this disorder.
Tending the Student Body: Youth, Health, and the Modern University
By Catherine Gidney
Tending the Student Body examines the development of health programs at Canadian universities and the transformation of their goals over the first half of the twentieth century from fostering moral character to promoting individualism, self-realization, and mental health.
Allegorical Bodies: Power and Gender in Late Medieval France
By Daisy Delogu
In Allegorical Bodies, Daisy Delogu examines how gendered literary and legal language articulated new concepts of France and Frenchness during the tumultuous reign of the mad king Charles VI (1380–1422).
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.
A Great Rural Sisterhood: Madge Robertson Watt and the ACWW
By Linda M. Ambrose
In A Great Rural Sisterhood, Linda M. Ambrose uses a wealth of archival materials from both sides of the Atlantic to tell the story of Watt’s remarkable life and the creation of the Associated Country Women of the World.
The Tales that Bind: A Narrative Model for Living and Helping in Rural Communities
By William Lowell Randall, Rosemary Clews, and Dolores Furlong
The Tales that Bind presents a narrative approach to facing the challenges of working as a practitioner in social work, education, medicine, or the church in small towns, remote hamlets, and other rural settings.
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.
Landscapes in Between analyses Italian authors and filmmakers who turn to interstitial landscapes as productive models for coming to terms with the modified natural environment.
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.
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.
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.
The World Is Our Parish uses John King Gordon’s professional and intellectual journey to reveal the confluence of liberal Christianity, social democracy, and internationalism in Canadian politics and thought.
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.
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.
The Land of Weddings and Rain: Nation and Modernity in Post-Socialist Lithuania
By Gediminas Lankauskas
Based on more than a decade of ethnographic research, The Land of Weddings and Rain examines the components of the contemporary urban wedding in post-socialist Lithuania.
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.
Suburban Governance: A Global View
Edited by Pierre Hamel and Roger Keil
Suburban Governance: A Global View is a groundbreaking set of essays by leading urban scholars that assess how governance regulates the creation of the world’s suburban spaces and everyday life within them.
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.”
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.
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.
Marriage, Dowry, and Citizenship in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy
By Julius Kirshner
In Marriage, Dowry, and Citizenship in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy, Kirshner collects nine important essays which address the socio-legal history of women in Florence and the cities of northern and central Italy.
A Special Hell: Institutional Life in Alberta's Eugenic Years
By Claudia Malacrida
Using rare interviews with former inmates and workers, institutional documentation, and governmental archives, Claudia Malacrida illuminates the dark history of the treatment of “mentally defective” children and adults at the Michener Centre in Red Deer, Alberta.
Taking Exception to the Law: Materializing Injustice in Early Modern English Literature
Edited by Donald Beecher, Travis DeCook, Andrew Wallace, and Grant Williams
Taking Exception to the Law explores how a range of early modern English writings responded to injustices perpetrated by legal procedures, discourses, and institutions.
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.
Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2008
Edited by David Mutimer
This installment of the Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs reviews 2008: one of the most dramatic years in recent Canadian political history.
Tuscarora-English / English-Tuscarora Dictionary
By Blair A. Rudes
The first dictionary of the Tuscarora language ever published, containing some 4, 000 main entries for particles, roots, and stems, which are illustrated by more than 20, 000 Tuscarora words.
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.
Enlightening Encounters: Photography in Italian Literature
Edited by Giorgia Alù and Nancy Pedri
Enlightening Encounters traces the impact of photography on Italian literature from the medium’s invention in 1839 to the present day.
Understanding the Social Economy of the United States: An Emerging Perspective
By Laurie Mook, John R. Whitman, Jack Quarter, and Ann Armstrong
Understanding the Social Economy of the United States is a comprehensive introduction to the operation and study of organizations with social goals, rich in examples and case studies that explain the social economy framework in the context of the United States.
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.
Interculturalism: A View from Quebec
By Gérard Bouchard, Translated by Howard Scott, Foreword by Charles Taylor
Written by one of Quebec’s leading public intellectuals and the co-chair of the Bouchard-Taylor Commission, Interculturalism is the first clear and comprehensive statement in English of the intercultural approach to managing diversity.
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