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The Viking Age: A Reader, Second Edition
The Viking Age: A Reader, Second Edition
Edited by Angus A. Somerville and R. Andrew McDonald
In assembling, translating, and arranging over a hundred primary source readings, Somerville and McDonald successfully illuminate the Vikings and their world for twenty-first-century students and instructors.
Published Sep 2014
The Rival Widows, or Fair Libertine
The Rival Widows, or Fair Libertine
By Mrs Elizabeth Cooper
Edited by Tiffany Potter

Elizabeth Cooper’s The Rival Widows, or Fair Libertine provides a unique opportunity to restore to scholarly and pedagogical attention a neglected female writer and a play with broad and significant implications for studies of eighteenth-century history, culture and gender.

Published Jan 2013
The Domestic Space Reader
The Domestic Space Reader
Edited by Chiara Briganti and Kathy Mezei
The Domestic Space Reader demonstrates how discussions of domestic spaces can help us better understand our inner lives and challenge our perceptions of life in particular times and places.
Published Dec 2012
Mafia Movies: A Reader
Mafia Movies: A Reader
Edited by Dana Renga

Mafia Movies encourages mafia aficionados to explore the rich variety of classics and rarities within the genre with provocative analyses of over forty films.

Published Apr 2011
Boys and Girls in No Man's Land: English-Canadian Children and the First World War
Boys and Girls in No Man's Land: English-Canadian Children and the First World War
Susan R. Fisher

Drawing on educational materials, textbooks, adventure tales, plays, and Sunday-school papers, Boys and Girls in No Man's Land explores the role of children in the nation's war effort.

Published Apr 2011
The Power of Place, the Problem of Time: Aboriginal Identity and Historical Consciousness in the Cauldron of Colonialism
The Power of Place, the Problem of Time: Aboriginal Identity and Historical Consciousness in the Cauldron of Colonialism

by Keith Thor Carlson

Foreword by Sonny McHalsie

A rich and complex history, The Power of Place, the Problem of Time looks to both the internal and the external factors which shaped a society during a time of great change and its implications extend far beyond the study region.

Published Dec 2010
Ponteach, or the Savages of America: A Tragedy
Ponteach, or the Savages of America: A Tragedy
By Robert Rogers
Edited by Tiffany Potter

Presented for the first time in a fully annotated edition, Ponteach takes on questions of nationalism, religion, race, cultural identity, gender, and sexuality; the play offers a unique perspective on the Rebellion and on the emergence of Canadian and American identities.

Published Dec 2010
Is It Just?: A Classic Feminist Novel
Is It Just?: A Classic Feminist Novel
Minnie Smith
Introduction by Jenny Roth and Lori Chambers

This unique work of domestic literature adds to our limited library of Canadian feminist writings of the first wave.

Published Aug 2010
The Writing on the Wall: Chinese and Japanese Immigration to BC, 1920
The Writing on the Wall: Chinese and Japanese Immigration to BC, 1920

By Hilda Glynn-Ward

Introduction by Patricia E. Roy

The Writing on the Wall is a vivid illustration of the fear and prejudice with which immigrants were regarded in the early twentieth century.

Published Jan 2010
Jazz Age Barcelona
Jazz Age Barcelona
Robert Davidson

Jazz Age Barcelona focuses the lenses of cultural studies and urban studies on the avant-garde character of the city during the cosmopolitan Jazz Age, delving into the cultural forces that flourished in Europe between the late 1910s and early 1930s.

Published Aug 2009