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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...

  • 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...

  • Doing Ethics in a Pluralistic Worldby Phyllis D. Airhart; Marilyn J. Legge; Gary L. Redcliffe

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2002; US$ 48.95

    Doing Ethics in a Pluralistic World is an apt title for this collection of essays in honour of Roger C. Hutchinson who, over many decades, has encouraged and participated in shaping a Canadian contextual social ethics. His abiding interest in social ethics and in religious engagement with public issues is reflected in his life’s work — seeking... more...

  • Harmony and Dissentby R. Bruce Elder

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    R. Bruce Elder argues that the authors of many of the manifestoes that announced in such lively ways the appearance of yet another artistic movement shared a common aspiration: they proposed to reformulate the visual, literary, and performing arts so that they might take on attributes of the cinema. The cinema, Elder argues, became, in the early... 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...

  • Voices and Echoesby Jo-Anne Elder; Colin O’Connell

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2010; US$ 16.95

    “Every time we raise our voices, we hear echoes.” Jo-Anne Elder, from the Foreword Through short stories, journal entries and poetry, the women in Voices and Echoes explore the changing landscape of their spiritual lives. Experienced writers such as Lorna Crozier, Di Brandt and Ann Copeland, as well as strong new voices, appear to speak to... 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...

  • China Diaryby Shirley Jane Endicott

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 16.95

    Mary Austin was a mayor's daughter who expected to live an uneventful life in Canada. But when she said "I do" to Jim Endicott she found that she had "married China." Thrust into extraordinary circumstances, but undeterred by the political turmoil around her in China, Mary Austin Endicott determined she would achieve the goals she set for herself.... 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...