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Wilfrid Laurier University Press

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  • The Huguenots and French Opinion, 1685-1787by Geoffrey Adams

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    The decision of Louis XIV to revoke the Edict of Nantes and thus liquidate French Calvinism was well received in the intellectual community which was deeply prejudiced against the Huguenots. This antipathy would gradually disappear. After the death of the Sun King, a more sympathetic view of the Protestant minority was presented to French readers... more...

  • 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...

  • Cruel but Not Unusualby Ramona Alaggia; Cathy Vine

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 44.95

    Violence in families and intimate relationships affects a significant proportion of the population-from very young children to the elderly. Although no one is immune to violence, some groups are particularly vulnerable. Cruel but Not Unusual: Violence in Canadian Families is the first book to offer a national survey of the latest research and practice,... 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...

  • Backpacks Full of Hopeby Eduardo Aldunate

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2010; US$ 21.95

    Backpacks Full of Hope: The UN Mission in Haiti describes the experience of a Chilean general as Deputy Force Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) during the particularly turbulent year September 2005 to September 2006. It details the realities of commanding more than 7,000 men from eleven countries while working... 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...

  • The Life Writings of Mary Baker McQuestenby Mary J. Anderson

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 16.95

    How did a privileged Victorian matron, newly widowed and newly impoverished, manage to raise and educate her six young children and restore her family to social prominence? Mary Baker McQuesten's personal letters, 155 of which were carefully selected by Mary J. Anderson, tell the story. In her uninhibited style, in letters mostly to her children,... 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...

  • The Faces of Reasonby Leslie Armour; Elizabeth Trott

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 39.95

    The Faces of Reason traces the history of philosophy in English Canada from 1850 to 1950, examining the major English-Canadian philosophers in detail adn setting them in the context of the main currents of Canadian thought. The book concludes with a brief survey of the period after 1950. What is distinctive in Canadian philosophy, say the authors,... 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...