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University of Ottawa Press

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  • Waken, Lords and Ladies Gayby Desmond Pacey; Frank M. Tierney

    University of Ottawa Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    From the Canadian Short Story Library, twelve stories from Desmond Pacey, a major figure in Canadian Literature and criticism. The twelve stories are typical of Pacey's story-telling technique and what emerges from them is a distinctive, even powerful optimism, charity, tolerance and deep understanding of human nature. The sombre side of life is honestly... more...

  • The Evolving Physiology of Governmentby O. P. Dwivedi; Tim A. Mau; Byron M. Sheldrick

    University of Ottawa Press 2009; US$ 16.99

    Canadian public administration has provided a rich ground for examining the changing nature of the state. Currents of political change have rippled through the administration of the public sector, often producing significant alterations in our understanding of how best to organize and administer public services. This volume brings together some of... more...

  • The Way Aheadby Tom Brzustowski

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    Canada is a prosperous country, but this prosperity is being stressed by demographics, pressures on the public purse, and low productivity growth. To maintain the nation's high quality of life, prosperity must increase while remaining sustainable. Combining Tom Brzustowski's extensive knowledge of government, industry, and academia, The Way Ahead... more...

  • Freedom, Nature, and Worldby Peter Loptson

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 16.99

    Freedom, Nature, and World is a collection of essays by Peter Loptson which examine issues posed by a broadly naturalistic view of the world, which Loptson defends while also exploring some of the challenges it confronts. Papers on freedom, Kant, Christianity, Homer, the history of analytic philosophy, the place of humanity in nature, and other... more...

  • Revolution or Renaissanceby D. Paul Schafer

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 22.99

    In Revolution or Renaissance , D. Paul Schafer subjects two of the most powerful forces in the world ? economics and culture ? to a detailed and historically sensitive analysis. He argues that the economic age has produced a great deal of wealth and unleashed tremendous productive power; however, it is not capable of coming to grips with the problems... more...

  • New Readings of Yiddish Montreal - Traduire le Montréal yiddishby Pierre Anctil; Norman Ravvin; Sherry Simon

    University of Ottawa Press 2007; US$ 19.99

    The texts collected in this volume unveil the practice and the methods of the translators and scholars who contributed to the reemergence of Yiddish in contemporary Canada. Each of the personalities discussed enlarged the historical position and interpreted various aspects of the Yiddish language in Montreal that until recently remained obscure or... more...

  • The Doom Loop in the Financial Sectorby William Leiss

    University of Ottawa Press 2011; US$ 11.99

    In the past two years, the world has experienced how unsound economic practices can disrupt global economic and social order. Today?s volatile global financial situation highlights the importance of managing risk and the consequences of poor decision making. The Doom Loop in the Financial Sector reveals an underlying paradox of risk management:... more...

  • The Gay[Grey Mooseby D.M.R. Bentley

    University of Ottawa Press 1992; US$ 14.99

    The Gay]Grey Moose is a collection of essays presenting a comprehensive view of English poetry in Canada from the early colonial period to the Post-Modern era. From a wide range of poets, this book provides fresh contexts for viewing and discussing three centuries of English Canadian poetry. Both national and regional in its orientation, it seeks... more...

  • On All Frontiersby Christina Bates; Dianne Dodd; Nicole Rousseau

    University of Ottawa Press 2005; US$ 24.99

    Nursing has a long and varied history in Canada. Since the founding of the first hospital by the Augustine nuns in 1637, nurses have contributed greatly to Canadians' quality of life. On All Frontiers is a comprehensive history of Canadian nursing. Editors Christina Bates, Dianne Dodd, and Nicole Rousseau have brought together a vast body of research... more...

  • Context North Americaby Camille La Bossière

    University of Ottawa Press 1994; US$ 9.99

    Context North America is a comparative study of Canadian and American literary relations that emphasizes the cultural and institutional contexts in which Canadian literature is taught and read. This volume exemplifies the question of how the literatures of Canada might aptly be studied and contextualized in the days of heightened discontinuity and... more...