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The Canadian Distinctiveness into the XXIst Century - La distinction canadienne au tournant du XXIe siècleUniversity of Ottawa Press 2003; US$ 24.99
In this collection of essays some of Canada's foremost writers and thinkers, including John Ralston Saul and Margaret Atwood, call for equilibrium among economics, culture, and technological change. While promoting the dynamism and change possible in Canadian society, they also call for a re-examination of Canada's past in order to chart its future.... more...
- Greystone Books 2011; US$ 15.95
Jack Christie has been sharing his enthusiasm for the outdoors since the 1980s. Through his popular guidebooks and media appearances, he has helped countless Vancouverites and visitors alike appreciate the renowned natural beauty and diverse recreational opportunities of the Pacific Northwest. From the first time he combed through his files and... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Globe and Mail columnist Sandra Martin honours the lives of Canada's famous, infamous, and unsung heroes in this unique collection of obituaries of the first decade of the twenty-first century. Here are Canadian icons such as Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, economist John Kenneth Galbraith, social activist June Callwood, and urban theorist Jane Jacobs.... more...
- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 9.31
Hauptbeschreibung Bernd Stöver erzählt anschaulich die rund 800-jährige Geschichte Berlins von der Gründung eines Handelspostens an der Spree bis zum Aufstieg zur preußischen und deutschen Hauptstadt; von den «Goldenen Zwanzigern» über die Entwicklung zur Machtzentrale des «Dritten Reichs» und die Teilung der Stadt im Kalten Krieg bis hin zur Hauptstadt... more...
- Insomniac Press 2001; US$ 15.95
Alien Invasion is the first critical look at the past eight years of Tory rule in Ontario. How did a province renowned for being middle-of-the-road suddenly embrace the forces of far-right conservatism? How have the cuts to health care, the spectre of private universities, regular public sector strikes, and the tragedy in Walkerton all come to pass?... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2008; US$ 19.99
The award-winning, bestselling author of While Canada Slept gives his view of a country wasted on Canadians. What is national character? What makes the Americans, the British, the French, the Russians, and the Chinese who they are? In this homogenized world, where globalization is a byword for a deadening sameness, why do peoples who live in the... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2009; US$ 24.99
Updated to 2007, including Canada?s war on terrorism. Is Canada really ?a peaceable kingdom? with ?an unmilitary people?? Nonsense, says Desmond Morton. This is a country that has been shaped, divided, and transformed by war ? there is no greater influence in Canadian history, recent or remote. From the shrewd tactics of Canada?s First Nations to... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2009; US$ 26.95
Each of these essays begins with the words ?A Canadian is . . .?. Each one is very different, producing a fascinating book for all thinking Canadians. Irvin Studin is an idealistic young Canadian who wanted to do something extraordinary for his country. So he decided to approach leading Canadians ? he calls them ?sages? ? to tell us what they believe... more...