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- ECW Press 2016; US$ 10.99
The final installment of the critically acclaimed memoir seriesDone Hunting brings Martin Hunters memoirs to a close, sharing adventures and observations from his sixth to ninth decades. With descriptions of theatrical productions hes written and directed, it also provides a subtle commentary on Canada and its social and cultural place... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 45.00
In People of the Saltwater , Charles R. Menzies explores the history of an ancient Tsimshian community, focusing on the people and their enduring place in the modern world. The Gitxaa?a Nation has called the rugged north coast of British Columbia home for millennia, proudly maintaining its territory and traditional way of life. People of the Saltwater... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60
This book examines governmental and crowd responses to famine, from the late Middle Ages through to the early modern era. more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2016; US$ 34.99
This is the story of a system that failed utterly, at almost every level, and with fatal effect. People died, hundreds of others were made horribly sick, and for days, no one knew what was happening, or why. There were rumours about the water, but the Public Utilities Commission blandly assured callers that the water was okay. Which left investigators... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96
New York City witnessed unparalleled growth in the first half of the nineteenth century, its population rising from thirty thousand people to nearly a million in a matter of decades. Feeding Gotham looks at how America?s first metropolis grappled with the challenge of provisioning its inhabitants. It tells the story of how access to food, once a... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99
An ancient design, emerging from Central Asia in the second millennium BC, the composite bow was adopted by a staggering variety of cultures, from nomadic tribal peoples such as the Huns, Turks and Mongols, to mighty empires such as the Romans, Byzantines, Persians, Arabs and Chinese. Offering high power and portability, the composite bow was an ideal... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 35.24
Blood and Land is a dazzling, panoramic account of the history and achievements of Native North Americans, and why they matter today. It is about why no understanding of the wider world is possible without comprehending the original inhabitants of the United States and Canada: Native Americans, First Nations and Arctic peoples. This highly... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 49.95
In The Mark of Rebels Barry Robinson offers a new look at Mexican Independence from the perspective of an indigenous population caught in the heart of the struggle. During the conquest and settlement of Mexico?s Western Sierra Madre, Spain?s indigenous allies constructed an indio fronterizo identity for their ethnically diverse descendants. These... more...