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Disruptive Power: Catholic Women, Miracles, and Politics in Germany, 1918-1965
Disruptive Power: Catholic Women, Miracles, and Politics in Germany, 1918-1965
By Michael E. O’Sullivan

Analyzing material from several archives in Germany and the United States, Michael E. O’Sullivan investigates the unsanctioned but very popular visions in several rural towns after World War II, providing micro-histories that illuminate the impact of mystical faith on religiosity, politics, and gender norms.

Available Aug 2018
Wrapping Authority: Women Islamic Leaders in a Sufi Movement in Dakar, Senegal
Wrapping Authority: Women Islamic Leaders in a Sufi Movement in Dakar, Senegal
Joseph Hill

Addressing the dominant perceptions of Islam as a conservative practise, with stringent regulations for women in particular, Joseph Hill reveals how Sufi women integrate values typically associated with pious Muslim women into their leadership.

Available Aug 2018
April in Paris: Theatricality, Modernism, and Poltics at the 1925 Art Deco Expo
April in Paris: Theatricality, Modernism, and Poltics at the 1925 Art Deco Expo
By Irena R. Makaryk

Drawing extensively from unexplored archival documents from France, Austria, and North America, April in Paris is the first major study to focus on theatre arts at the 1925 Paris Expo and on the audacious and far-reaching impact of the Soviet contributions to this fair.

Available Jul 2018
Awful Parenthesis: Suspension and the Sublime in Romantic and Victorian Poetry
Awful Parenthesis: Suspension and the Sublime in Romantic and Victorian Poetry
By Anne C. McCarthy

Examining various aesthetics of suspension in the works of nineteenth-century poets such as Coleridge, Shelley, Tennyson, and Christina Rossetti, Anne C. McCarthy shares important insights into the cultural fascination with the sublime.

Available Jul 2018
Displacing Blackness: Power, Planning, and Race in Twentieth-Century Halifax
Displacing Blackness: Power, Planning, and Race in Twentieth-Century Halifax
By Ted Rutland

While focused on twentieth-century Halifax, Displacing Blackness develops broad insights about the possibilities and limitations of modern planning. Drawing connections between the history of planning and emerging scholarship in Black Studies, Ted Rutland positions anti-blackness at the heart of contemporary city-making.

Available Jul 2018
New Brunswick Before Equal Opportunity Program: History Through a Social Work Lens
New Brunswick Before Equal Opportunity Program: History Through a Social Work Lens
By Laurel Lewey, Louis J. Richard and Linda M. Turner

New Brunswick Before Equal Opportunity highlights the experiences and observations of some of the earliest social workers in New Brunswick.

Available Jul 2018
A Short History of the Middle Ages, Fifth Edition
A Short History of the Middle Ages, Fifth Edition
By Barbara H. Rosenwein

In this bestselling book, Barbara H. Rosenwein integrates the history of three medieval civilizations (European, Byzantine, and Islamic) in a dynamic narrative that is complemented by exquisite illustrations and maps.

Available Jul 2018
Reading the Middle Ages: Sources from Europe, Byzantium, and the Islamic World, Third Edition
Reading the Middle Ages: Sources from Europe, Byzantium, and the Islamic World, Third Edition
Edited by Barbara H. Rosenwein

Reading the Middle Ages is well-known for providing thematic and geographical diversity, clear and informative introductions, and close integration with A Short History of the Middle Ages.

Available Jul 2018
John A. MacDonald: The Young Politician The Old Chieftain
John A. MacDonald: The Young Politician The Old Chieftain
By Donald Creighton
With an introduction by P.B. Waite
And a new introduction by Donald Wright

First published in 1952 and 1955, and called the greatest Canadian biography ever written, this edition includes a new introduction by Creighton's biographer, Donald Wright, and by Peter Waite, Creighton's very first doctoral student.

Available Jun 2018
Mapping with Words: Anglo-Canadian Literary Cartographies, 1789-1916
Mapping with Words: Anglo-Canadian Literary Cartographies, 1789-1916
Sarah Wylie Krotz

Mapping with Words re-conceptualizes early Canadian settler writing as literary cartography. Examining the multitude of ways in which writers expanded the work of mapmakers, it offers fresh readings of both familiar and obscure texts from the nineteenth century.

Available Jun 2018