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Wilfrid Laurier University Press

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  • The Call of Conscienceby Geoffrey Adams

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    Initially, when the government in Paris responded with force to the November 1, 1954 insurrection of Algerian nationalists, French public opinion offered all but unanimous support. Then it was revealed that hundreds of thousands of Muslims were herded into resettlement camps in Algeria; that Algerians suspected of nationalist sympathies were imprisoned... more...

  • Where I Come Fromby Vijay Agnew

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 16.95

    "Where do you come from?" When Vijay Agnew first immigrated to Canada people would often ask her "Where do you come from?" She thought it a simple, straightforward question, and would answer in the same simple, straightforward manner, by telling them where she had been born and where she grew up. But over the years she learned that many so-called... more...

  • Reflections on Cultural Policyby Evan Alderson; Robin Blaser; Harold Coward

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    This book looks at the roles various world views have played in generating cultural policies at various times in Western history. Evan Alderson's introduction places the work within its social, political and historical framework. Robin Blaser addresses the problem of how we can begin to locate a responsible cultural position at the present time.... more...

  • Can the World Be Governed?by Alan S. Alexandroff

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2008; US$ 44.95

    In this book, leading international relations experts and practitioners examine through theory and case study the prospect for successful multilateral management of the global economy and international security. In the theory section contributors tackle the big questions: Why is there an apparent rising tide of calls for reform of current multilateral... more...

  • Developments in Buddhist Thoughtby Roy C. Amore

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95

    Nine Canadian scholars of Buddhism consider philosophical and cultural issues in Buddhist thought. Part I, ?On Being,? discusses the philosophical problem of Being in the school of the Middle Way, Madhyamika Buddhism, and in the Tantric School of Mahayana Buddhism. Part II, ?On the Indian Milieu,? surveys Hindu views of Buddhism and explores Buddhism?s... more...

  • Weaving Relationshipsby Kathryn Anderson

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    Weaving Relationships tells the remarkable, little-known story of a movement that transcends barriers of geography, language, culture, and economic disparity. The story begins in the early 1980s, when 200,000 Maya men, women, and children crossed the Guatemalan border into Mexico, fleeing genocide by the Guatemalan army and seeking refuge.... more...

  • Seven Eggs Todayby Jackson Webster Armstrong

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 16.95

    Offers an intriguing glimpse into the daily life of an average Toronto woman in the mid-nineteenth century. Mary Armstrong's diaries are a window into the daily life of a middle-class woman in a new and changing land, and a revealing account of life in early Toronto just before and after confederation. Her journals are one of very few published... more...

  • Religious Rivalries and the Struggle for Success in Sardis and Smyrnaby Richard S. Ascough

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    This volume, one in a series of books examining religious rivalries, focuses in detail on the religious dimension of life in two particular Roman cities: Sardis and Smyrna. The essays explore the relationships and rivalries among Jews, Christians, and various Greco-Roman religious groups from the second century bce to the fourth century ce. The... more...

  • Education as and for Legitimacyby M. Kazim Bacchus

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95

    This study of the development of education in the British West Indian colonies during the last half of the nineteenth century examines the educational policies and curriculum used in schools following the abolition of slavery. During this period the nature and development of the educational system in the region was profoundly affected by the decline... more...

  • Utilization, Misuse, and Development of Human Resources in the Early West Indian Coloniesby M. Kazim Bacchus

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95

    This comprehensive study of the development of education in the West Indies between 1492 and 1854 examines the shifts which occurred within the nature of the education programs provided for the masses. Believing existing theories of educational change are too limiting, Bacchus has blended detailed analysis of such important factors as the changing... more...