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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.
Offering well-rounded accounts of the challenges and opportunities faced by public servants at the municipal level, Leaders in the Shadows is a valuable resource for academics and practitioners alike.
Sharing the Burden?: NATO and its Second-Tier Powers
By Benjamin Zyla
Benjamin Zyla rejects the claim that countries like Canada have shirked their responsibilities within NATO since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Leadership is Half the Story: A Fresh Look at Followership, Leadership, and Collaboration
By Marc Hurwitz and Samantha Hurwitz
Can you imagine a choreographer only training one dancer to lead while his or her partner sits in the lobby staring at the wall? Yet we do this all the time in organizations. Half the partnership is missing.
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.
The English Boccaccio: A History in Books
By Guyda Armstrong
Drawing on the disciplines of book history, translation studies, comparative literature, and visual studies, the author focuses on the book as an object, examining how specific copies of manuscripts and printed books were presented to an English readership by a variety of translators.
Power and Legitimacy: Law, Culture, and Literature
By Anne Quéma
Examining modern jurisprudence theory, statutory law, and the family within the modern Gothic novel, Anne Quéma shows how the forms and effects of political power transform as one shifts from discourse to discourse.
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.
The Dignity of Every Human Being studies the vibrant New Brunswick artistic community which challenged “the tyranny of the Group of Seven” with socially-engaged realism in the 1930s and 40s.
'A Great Effusion of Blood'?: Interpreting Medieval Violence
By Mark D. Meyerson; Oren Falk, and Daniel Thiery
Exploring the issue from both historical and literary perspectives, the contributors examine violence in a broad variety of genres, places, and times, such as the Late Antique lives of the martyrs, Islamic historiography, Anglo-Saxon poetry and Norse sagas, and more.
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.
The Housing and Economic Experiences of Immigrants in U.S. and Canadian Cities
Edited by Carlos Teixeira and Wei Li
The Housing and Economic Experiences of Immigrants in U.S. and Canadian Cities is a collection of essays examining how recent immigrants have fared in getting access to jobs and housing in urban centres across the continent.
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.
Skepticism and Political Thought in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Edited by John Christian Laursen and Gianni Paganini
Surveying the use of skepticism in works by Hobbes, Descartes, Hume, Smith, and Kant, among others, these essays demonstrate the pervasive impact of skepticism on the intellectual landscape of early modern Europe.
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.
Apocalypse Delayed: The Story of Jehovah's Witnesses, Third Edition
By M. James Penton
For almost thirty years, M. James Penton’s Apocalypse Delayed has been the definitive scholarly study of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. As a former member of the sect, Penton offers a comprehensive overview of this significant religious movement.
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.
Transforming Provincial Politics: The Political Economy of Canada's Provinces and Territories in the Neoliberal Era
Edited by Bryan M. Evans and Charles W. Smith
Transforming Provincial Politics is the first province-by-province analysis of politics and political economy in more than a decade, and the first to directly examine the turn to neoliberal policies at the provincial and territorial level.
Thinking Radical Democracy: The Return to Politics in Post-War France
Edited by Martin Breaugh, Christopher Holman, Rachel Magnusson, Paul Mazzocchi, and Devin Penner
Thinking Radical Democracy is an introduction to nine key political thinkers who contributed to the emergence of radical democratic thought in post-war French political theory.
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.
Drawing on a decade of fieldwork in these communities, Isla exposes the duplicity of a neoliberal model in which the environment is converted into commercial assets, few of whose benefits flow to the local population.
Fashioning Spaces: Mode and Modernity in Late-Nineteenth-Century Paris
By Heidi Brevik-Zender
Fashioning Spaces crafts a compelling and innovative account of how fashion was appropriated as a way of writing about the complexities of modernity in fin-de-siècle Paris.
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.
An interdisciplinary analysis of a subject that has intrigued scholars for generations, Into the Ocean will challenge the assumptions of anyone interested in the Atlantic branch of the Celtic world.
Excavating Nations: Archaeology, Museums, and the German-Danish Borderlands
By J. Laurence Hare
Excavating Nations traces the history of archaeology and museums in the contested German-Danish borderlands from the emergence of antiquarianism in the early nineteenth-century to German-Danish reconciliation after the Second World War.
Small Business and the City: The Transformative Potential of Small Scale Entrepreneurship
By Rafael Gomez, Andre Isakov, and Matthew Semansky
In Small Business and the City, Rafael Gomez, Andre Isakov, and Matt Semansky highlight the power of small-scale entrepreneurship to transform local neighbourhoods and the cities they inhabit.
Superbly written and informed by decades of research, Liberal Hearts and Coronets is the first biography to treat John Campbell Gordon as seriously as his better-known wife, Ishbel Marjoribanks Gordon.
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.
Looking Back, Moving Forward investigates the embodied practices, interpersonal relationships, and moments of self-reflection in the lives of members of the Church of Pentecost in Ghana and amongst the Ghanaian diaspora in London.
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.
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.
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.
The Beautiful Country: Tourism and the Impossible State of Destination Italy
By Stephanie Malia Hom
Using an interdisciplinary methodology that includes archival research, ethnographic fieldwork, literary criticism, and spatial analysis, The Beautiful Country reveals destination Italy’s paramount role in the creation of modern mass tourism.
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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