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Athabasca University Press is Canada’s first open access scholarly press. Founded in 2007 with the principal aim of reducing barriers to knowledge and increasing access to scholarship, AU Press is committed to bringing the work of emerging and established scholars to the public. With both an open-access journal and monograph program, they make a significant contribution to the growing body of academic and literary work that is available to a global readership at no cost to the reader.

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A Very Capable Life

The Autobiography of Zarah Petri

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Accessible Elements

Teaching Online and at a Distance

Athabasca University Press

This collection informs science educators about current practices in online and distance education: distance-delivered methods for laboratory coursework, the requisite administrative and institutional aspects of online and distance teaching, as well as the relevant educational theory.

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How Canadians Communicate III

Contexts of Canadian Popular Culture

Athabasca University Press

The contributors to this third volume of How Canadians Communicate focus on the question “what does Canadian popular culture have to say about the construction and negotiation of Canadian national identity?” and show how popular culture is negotiated across the different terrains where a sense of national identity is built.

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Nightwood Theatre

A Woman’s Work Is Always Done

Athabasca University Press

Scott explores the history of Nightwood Theatre, the longest-running and most influential women's theatre company in Canada, a provider of opportunities for women theatre artists.

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Letters from the Lost

A Memoir of Discovery

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Ecology and Wonder in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks Heritage Site

Athabasca University Press

Examining the ecology of the Western Canadian mountain region, this book argues that preserving the Rocky Mountains may be an important defence against future climate change impacts on the Canadian west.

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Windfall Apples

Tanka and Kyoka

Athabasca University Press

In Windfall Apples, Richard Stevenson mixes east and west with backyard barbecue and rueful reflection.

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The ABCs of Human Survival

A Paradigm for Global Citizenship

Athabasca University Press

The ABCs of Human Survival calls into question the assumptions of consumer culture and offers, as an alternative, strategies to improve overall well-being through the important choices we make as individuals.

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Trail of Story, Travellers’ Path

Reflections on Ethnoecology and Landscape

Athabasca University Press

A sensitive examination of meanings of landscape, this book draws on the author’s rich experience with diverse environments and peoples in western Canada.

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A Woman of Valour

The Biography of Marie-Louise Bouchard Labelle

Athabasca University Press

The biography of Marie-Louise Bouchard Labelle tells of a young Canadian woman of humble background who, at the turn of the 20th century, discovers love with the priest of her village.

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