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  • The Town That Diedby Michael Bird

    Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 14.58

    On Thursday, December 6th 1917, a French freighter loaded with over 2,500 tons of high explosives collided with another vessel in the harbour of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and caught fire. At exactly 9.06am she blew up. The explosions, which was seen and heard fifty-two miles away, unleashed a man-made destructive force unequalled in power until the first... more...

  • Emperor of the Northby James Raffan

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; Not Available

    The adventure-filled story of the legendary Hudson?s Bay Company is inextricably linked to the formation of a Canadian nation stretching from sea to sea to sea. In an absorbing and lively new book on The Bay, James Raffan explores the forces that moulded a man, a company and a country. The histories of Sir George Simpson and the HBC in the golden... more...

  • Emperor of the Northby James Raffan

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 17.99

    The adventure-filled story of the legendary Hudson?s Bay Company is inextricably linked to the formation of a Canadian nation stretching from sea to sea to sea. In an absorbing and lively new book on The Bay, James Raffan explores the forces that moulded a man, a company and a country. The histories of Sir George Simpson and the HBC in the golden... more...

  • Covering Niagaraby Joan Nicks; Barry Keith Grant

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    Covering Niagara: Studies in Local Popular Culture closely examines some of the myriad forms of popular culture in the Niagara region of Canada. Essays consider common assumptions and definitions of what popular culture is and seek to determine whether broad theories of popular culture can explain or make sense of localized instances of popular... more...

  • Canadian Cultural Poesisby Garry Sherbert; Annie Gérin; Sheila Petty

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    How do we make culture and how does culture make us? Canadian Cultural Poesis takes a comprehensive approach toward Canadian culture from a variety of provocative perspectives. Centred on the notion of culture as social identity, it offers original essays on cultural issues of urgent concern to Canadians: gender, technology, cultural ethnicity,... more...

  • Slippery Pastimesby Joan Nicks; Jeannette Sloniowski

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 85.00

    Sixteen essays, written by specialists from many fields, grapple with the problem of a popular culture that is not very popular — but is seen by most as vital to the body politic, whether endangered by globalization or capable of politically progressive messages for its audiences. Slippery Pastimes covers a variety of topics: Canadian... more...

  • Canada and the Métis, 1869-1885by D. N. Sprague; Thomas R. Berger

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 85.00

    “In this book, Professor D.N. Sprague tells why the M?s did not receive the land that was supposed to be theirs under the Manitoba Act.... Sprague offers many examples of the methods used, such as legislation justifying the sale of the land allotted to M?s children without any of the safeguards ordinarily required in connection with transactions... more...

  • Frommer's Vancouver and Victoria 2010by Donald Olson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 17.99

    Completely updated every year, Frommer's Vancouver & Victoria also includes coverage of Whistler and the Pacific Rim National Park. Just in time for the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, our author has all the details you need to plan your trip to the games in Vancouver and Whistler, from buying tickets, to finding accommodations. ... more...

  • The Rough Guide to Vancouverby Tim Jepson

    Rough Guides 2010; US$ 19.99

    The Rough Guide to Vancouver is the essential companion to one of the world's most majestic cities with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions. From soaking up some high-speed ice hockey at a Vancouver Canucks game to admiring the cities glorious panaramas by sea plane, discover Vancouver's highlights inspired by dozens of... more...

  • How Canadians Communicate IIIby Bart Beaty; Derek Briton; Gloria Filax; Rebecca Sullivan

    Athabasca University Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    What does Canadian popular culture say about the construction and negotiation of Canadian national identity? This third volume of How Canadians Communicate describes the negotiation of popular culture across terrains where national identity is built by producers and audiences, government and industry, history and geography, ethnicities and citizenships.Canada... more...