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- University of Ottawa Press 1997; US$ 14.99
A leading Polish philosopher of the 20th century, Roman Ingarden is principally renowned in Western culture for his work in aesthetics and the theory of literature. Jeff Mitscherling demonstrates, in this extensive work, how Ingarden's thought constitutes a major contribution to the more fundamental fields of ontology and metaphysics. Unparalleled... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 14.99
This book looks at the role played throughout history by translators and interpreters in international relations. It considers how political linguistics function and have functioned throughout history. It fills a gap left by political historians, who seldom ask themselves in what language the political negotiations they describe were conducted. more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2014; US$ 18.99
Flora Lyndsay, a prequel to Susanna Moodie?s Roughing it in the Bush and Life in the Clearings, presents a fictionalized record of her family?s experiences in planning their emigration and crossing the Atlantic. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...