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Fashioning the Canadian Landscape: Essays on Travel Writing, Tourism, and National Identity in the Pre-Automobile Era
Fashioning the Canadian Landscape: Essays on Travel Writing, Tourism, and National Identity in the Pre-Automobile Era
Edited by J.I. Little

In his book Fashioning the Canadian Landscape, J.I. Little examines how Canada, much like the United States, came to be identified with its natural landscape. Little argues that in contrast to America, Canada’s image was strongly influenced by the picturesque convention favoured by British travel writers.

Available Feb 2018
Regulating Professions: The Emergence of Professional Self-Regulation in Four Canadian Provinces
Regulating Professions: The Emergence of Professional Self-Regulation in Four Canadian Provinces
By Tracey L. Adams

In Regulating Professions, Tracey L. Adams explores the emergence of self-regulating professions in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia from Confederation to 1940.

Available Feb 2018
Rough Work: Labourers on the Public Work of British North America and Canada, 18411882
Rough Work: Labourers on the Public Work of British North America and Canada, 1841–1882
By Ruth Bleasdale

Rough Work is an accessibly written yet rigorous study of the galvanization of a major segment of Canada’s labour force over four decades of social and economic transformation.

Available Feb 2018
Stories of Culture and Place: An Introduction to Anthropology, Second Edition
Stories of Culture and Place: An Introduction to Anthropology, Second Edition
By Michael G. Kenny and Kirsten Smillie
This unique introduction to cultural anthropology is structured as a narrative, rather than a compendium of facts about cultures and concepts. It describes anthropology as a series of stories that emerge from cultural encounters in particular times and places.
Available Jan 2018
A Class by Themselves?: Children, Youth, and Special Education in a North American City - Toronto, 1910-45
A Class by Themselves?: Children, Youth, and Special Education in a North American City - Toronto, 1910-45
By Jason Ellis

In A Class by Themselves?, Jason Ellis provides a erudite and balanced history of special needs education, an early twentieth century educational innovation that continues to polarize school communities across Canada, the United States, and beyond.

Available Jan 2018
Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900-1970s
Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900-1970s
By Jane Nicholas

In Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900–1970s, Nicholas offers a sophisticated analysis of the place of the freak show in twentieth-century culture.

Available Jan 2018
Cognitive Disability Aesthetics: Visual Culture, Disability Representations, and the (In)Visibility of Cognitive Difference
Cognitive Disability Aesthetics: Visual Culture, Disability Representations, and the (In)Visibility of Cognitive Difference
By Benjamin Fraser

Cognitive Disability Aesthetics explores the invisibility of cognitive disability in theoretical, historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Available Jan 2018
Devastation and Laughter: Satire, Power, and Culture in the Early Soviet State (1920s1930s)
Devastation and Laughter: Satire, Power, and Culture in the Early Soviet State (1920s–1930s)
By Annie Gérin

In Devastation and Laughter, Annie Gérin explores the use of satire in the visual arts, the circus, theatre, and cinema under Lenin and Stalin.

Available Jan 2018
Helter-Shelter: Security, Legality, and an Ethic of Care in an Emergency Shelter
Helter-Shelter: Security, Legality, and an Ethic of Care in an Emergency Shelter
By Prashan Ranasinghe

Helter-Shelter is an ethnographic account of the manner in which an emergency shelter is governed on a daily basis, from the perspective of the personnel who are employed and tasked with providing care.

Available Jan 2018
Miscarriages of Justice in Canada: Causes, Responses, Remedies
Miscarriages of Justice in Canada: Causes, Responses, Remedies
By Kathryn M. Campbell

In Miscarriages of Justice in Canada, Kathryn M. Campbell offers an extensive overview of wrongful convictions, bringing together current sociological, criminological, and legal research, as well as current case-law examples.

Available Jan 2018