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- AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 32.99
Places That Count offers professionals within the field of cultural resource management (CRM) valuable practical advice on dealing with traditional cultural properties (TCPs). Responsible for coining the term to describe places of community-based cultural importance, Thomas King now revisits this subject to instruct readers in TCP site identification,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
Understanding how ?contagion? and ?infection? have become powerful metaphors requires a historical reconstruction of this semantic field in the late 19th and early 20th century, when these concepts acquired a scientific meaning. The volume offers an interdisciplinary approach to the cultural history of contagionism between medical bacteriology, the... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.95
The world certainly suffers no shortage of accounting texts. The many out there help readers prepare, audit, interpret and explain corporate financial statements. What has been missing is a book offering context and discussion for divisive issues such as taxes, debt, options, and earnings volatility. King addresses the why of accounting instead of... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2011; US$ 16.95
Winner of the 2003 Trillium Book Award "Stories are wondrous things," award-winning author and scholar Thomas King declares in his 2003 CBC Massey Lectures. "And they are dangerous." Beginning with a traditional Native oral story, King weaves his way through literature and history, religion and politics, popular culture and social protest, gracefully... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 14.99
Acclaimed author Thomas King is in fabulous, fantastical form in this bestselling short story collection. From the surreal migrations of the title story to the misadventures of Coyote in the modern world and the chaos of a baby's unexpected arrival by airmail, King's tales are deft, hilarious and provocative. A National Post and Quill & Quire ... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 15.99
With a plethora of superb reviews and upcoming publication in the US, Thomas King?s latest work affirms him as one of our wittiest and wisest writers. Truth & Bright Water is the tale of two young cousins and one long summer. Tecumseh and Lum live in Truth, a small American town, and Bright Water, the reserve across the border and over the river.... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 13.99
The man has been unmasked, but the fun continues. Hartley GoodWeather is indeed award-winning, bestselling writer Thomas King. A born trickster and now newly minted master of the comic mystery novel, King has penned what will be the first in a series of Thumps DreadfulWater novels. Who is Thumps DreadfulWater, and just why does he show up? DreadfulWater... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2012; US$ 19.95
The Inconvenient Indian is at once a ?history? and the complete subversion of a history?in short, a critical and personal meditation that the remarkable Thomas King has conducted over the past 50 years about what it means to be ?Indian? in North America. Rich with dark and light, pain and magic, this book distills the insights gleaned from that... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 15.99
Strong, sassy women and hard-luck, hard-headed men, all searching for the middle ground between Native American tradition and the modern world, perform an elaborate dance of approach and avoidance in this magical, rollicking tale by award-winning author Thomas King. Alberta, Eli, Lionel and others are coming to the Blackfoot reservation for the Sun... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Thomas King offers a deeply knowing, darkly funny, unabashedly opinionated, and utterly unconventional account of Indian?White relations in North America since initial contact. Both timeless and timely, The Inconvenient Indian ultimately rejects the pessimism and cynicism with which Natives and Whites regard one another to chart a new and just... more...