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Alan Caswell Collier, Relief Stiff

An Artist’s Letters from Depression-Era British Columbia

Edited by Peter Neary
UBC Press

Aspiring artist Alan Caswell Collier’s letters, sketches, and paintings recall in vivid detail life in Canada’s relief camps and the crisis of youth unemployment during the Great Depression.

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Wild and Scenic Rivers

An American Legacy

Oregon State University Press

On the 100th anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, this is a celebration of America’s premier system of protected rivers nationwide, with 160 stunning photos and text that tells the colorful history of this vital program.

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Mars

The Pristine Beauty of the Red Planet

The University of Arizona Press

Through vivid and beautiful never-before-seen images, this book uncovers the incredible beauty and diversity of Mars.

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The Canadian Alternative

Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

University Press of Mississippi

Contributors look at the myriad ways that English-language, Francophone, indigenous, and queer Canadian comics and cartoonists pose alternatives to American comics, to dominant perceptions, even to gender and racial categories.

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Reading Vincent van Gogh

A Thematic Guide to the Letters

Athabasca University Press

Reading Vincent van Gogh is at once an interpretive guide to Van Gogh’s letters and a distillation of the key themes that reoccur throughout his collected letters.

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Mobilizing Metaphor

Art, Culture, and Disability Activism in Canada

UBC Press

Mobilizing Metaphor illustrates how radical and unconventional forms of activism, including art, are reshaping the vibrant tradition of disability activism in Canada, challenging perceptions of disability and the politics that surround it.

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