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University of Ottawa Press

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  • 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 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...