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  • Genealogica & Heraldicaby Auguste Vachon; Claire Boudreau; Daniel Cogné

    University of Ottawa Press 1998; US$ 16.99

    Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences in Ottawa from August 18 to 23, 1996. -- Actes du 22e congrès international des sciences généalogique et héraldique à Ottawa du 18 au 23 août 1996. 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 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...

  • Defending a Contested Idealby Luc Juillet; Ken Rasmussen

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    In 1908, after decades of struggling with a public administration undermined by systemic patronage, the Canadian parliament decided that public servants would be selected on the basis of merit, through a system administered by an independent agency: the Public Service Commission of Canada. This history, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Commission,... 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...

  • 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...

  • Aboriginal Canada Revisitedby Kerstin Knopf

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 22.99

    Exploring a variety of topics?including health, politics, education, art, literature, media, and film? Aboriginal Canada Revisited draws a portrait of the current political and cultural position of Canada?s Aboriginal peoples. While lauding improvements made in the past decades, the contributors draw attention to the systemic problems that continue... 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...