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Athabasca University Press (AU Press) is the centre of scholarly publishing expertise for Athabasca University, Canada’s Open University. It is the first scholarly press to be established by a Canadian university in the twenty-first century. AU Press is dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge and research through open access digital journals and monographs, as well as through new electronic media. AU Press will offer its imprint only to scholarship of the highest quality, as determined through peer review.

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Hard Time

Reforming the Penitentiary in Nineteenth-Century Canada

Athabasca University Press

Tracing the rise and evolution of Canadian penitentiaries in the nineteenth century, this book examines the concepts of criminality and rehabilitation, the role of labour in penal regimes, and the problem of violence.

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The Metabolism of Desire

The Poetry of Guido Cavalcanti

Athabasca University Press

Bringing his genuine poetic gifts to the project, Slavitt’s translations provide stronger evidence of the originals’ poetic qualities than has been available for at least a century. – Henry Taylor, Pulitzer Prize winner

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kiyâm

poems

Athabasca University Press

Contemplates language loss and recovery in the twenty-first century, by relating one woman's journey in learning an Indigenous language.

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Voices of the Land

The Seed Savers and Other Plays

By Katherine Koller; Introduction by Anne Nothof
Athabasca University Press

In this collection of four plays by Katherine Koller, the Canadian prairie drives and intensifies the actions of the human characters.

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Working People in Alberta

A History

Athabasca University Press

A political and economic analysis of the history of working people in Alberta.

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Valences of Interdisciplinarity

Theory, Practice, Pedagogy

Edited by Raphael Foshay
Athabasca University Press

A collection of essays on interdisciplinary theory, research, and teaching.

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Our Union

UAW/CAW Local 27 from 1950 to 1990

Athabasca University Press

A history of one union local after World War II and its impact on the daily working-class experience.

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Flexible Pedagogy, Flexible Practice

Notes from the Trenches of Distance Education

Athabasca University Press

Extending the reach of higher education through flexibility.

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Romancing the Revolution

The Myth of Soviet Democracy and the British Left

Athabasca University Press

This revealing history examines the impact of the myth of Soviet democracy: the belief that Russia was embarking on a brave experiment in a form of popular government more genuine and advanced than even the best forms of parliamentarism.

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The Kindness Colder Than the Elements

Athabasca University Press

Charles Noble’s poems push the boundaries of formal logic, using a poetic revitalization of the syllogism to experiment with conventionality.

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