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University of Ottawa Press

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  • Canada and Aboriginal Canada Today - Le Canada et le Canada autochtone aujourd?huiby Paul Martin

    University of Ottawa Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Dans la conférence prononcée comme récipiendaire de la médaille Symons en 2013, le très honorable Paul Martin, vingt-et-unième premier ministre du Canada, s?appuie sur tout le savoir et le vécu de sa remarquable carrière publique, afin d?expliquer le défi d?obtenir justice pour les peuples autochtones du Canada. Se penchant sur les racines historiques... more...

  • Dry Waterby Robert J.C. Stead; Neil Querengesser; Jean Horton

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 11.99

    Dry Water tells the story of Donald Strand, from the time of his arrival as a ten-year-old orphan at his relatives? Manitoba farm in 1890 to his apogee as a successful farmer. It recounts the crises he faces during a troubled marriage and the great stock market crash of 1929. His life parallels the growth and development of Manitoba during the... more...

  • The Ivory Thoughtby Gerald Lynch; Shoshannah Ganz; Josephene Kealey

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 19.99

    If one poet can be said to be the Canadian poet, that poet is Al Purdy (1918?2000). Numerous eminent scholars and writers have attested to this pre-eminent status. George Bowering described him as ?the world?s most Canadian poet? (1970), while Sam Solecki titled his book-length study of Purdy The Last Canadian Poet (1999). In The Ivory Thought:... more...

  • The Wrong Worldby Bertram Brooker; Gregory Betts

    University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 11.99

    Bertram Brooker won the country's first Governor General's Award for literature in 1936 for his novel Think of the Earth , and his explosive, experimental paintings hang in every major gallery in the country. He was Canada's first multidisciplinary avantgardist, successfully experimenting in literature, visual arts, film, and theatre. Brooker brought... more...

  • Philosophical Apprenticeshipsby Jay Lampert; Jason Robinson

    University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    Doctoral students present and reflect on the work of their philosophical mentors. more...

  • Confronting Discrimination and Inequality in Chinaby Errol P. Mendes; Sakunthala Srighanthan

    University of Ottawa Press 2009; US$ 14.99

    Confronting Discrimination and Inequality in China focuses on the most challenging areas of discrimination and inequality in China, including discrimination faced by HIV/AIDS afflicted individuals, rural populations, migrant workers, women, people with disabilities, and ethnic minorities. The Canadian contributors offer rich regional, national,... more...

  • Multicultural Dynamics and the Ends of Historyby Réal Fillion

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 11.99

    Multicultural Dynamics and the Ends of History provides a strikingly original reading of key texts in the philosophy of history by Kant, Hegel, and Marx, as well as strong arguments for why these texts are still relevant to understanding history today. Réal Fillion offers a critical exposition of the theses of these three authors on the dynamics... more...

  • Les Belles Étrangèresby Jane Koustas

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 16.99

    While translation history in Canada is well documented, the history of the translation of Canadian fiction outside the nation remains obscure. Les Belles Étrangères examines the translation of Canadian English-language fiction in France. This book considers the history of this practice, the reasons for the move away from Quebec translators as well... more...

  • The Priesthood of Scienceby William Leiss

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 11.99

    The global political situation is increasingly volatile, and Hera and her sisters are sealed off from the rest of the world in southern Nevada. She is still tormented by her parents? decision to genetically modify the brains of their twelve daughters?and by her own agreement to allow a similar procedure to be used on a much larger group of human... more...

  • Deep Cultural Diversityby Gilles Paquet

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    Political commentator and public policy analyst Gilles Paquet examines the benefits and drawbacks of Canada's multiculturalism policy. He rejects the current policy which perpetuates difference and articulates a model for Canadian transculturalism, a more fluid understanding of multiculturalism based on the philosophy of cosmopolitanism which would... more...