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University of Ottawa Press

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  • The Origins of Simultaneous Interpretationby Francesca Gaiba

    University of Ottawa Press 1998; US$ 11.99

    This book offers the first complete analysis of the emergence of simultaneous interpretation a the Nuremburg Trail and the individuals who made the process possible. Francesca Gaiba offers new insight into this monumental event based on extensive archival research and interviews with interpreters, who worked at the trial. This work provides an overview... more...

  • Computer-Aided Translation Technologyby Lynne Bowker

    University of Ottawa Press 2002; US$ 12.99

    Lynne Bowker introduces the world of technology to the world of translation in this unique book, the first of its kind. Bowker reveals the role of technology in translation and how to use this ever developing tool. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...