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.
Selected Writings of Joseph Couture
"Dr. Joe challenges the reader to examine both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal approaches to the world and demonstrates the differences between Indigenous knowledge and Western thought." -Ed Buller
A History of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour
A pioneering study of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour, this is the untold story of provincial labour solidarities that succeeded in overcoming divisions and defeats to raise the status of working men and women within New Brunswick society.
Histoire de la Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Nouveau-Brunswick
On enseigne l’histoire tous les jours à l’école; pourquoi alors ne pourrait-on pas enseigner un peu d’histoire du travail de la province ou même du pays?
Sefer is a surreal, poetic and witty tale of two cities, Vienna and Kraków. As Europe steps into an uncertain 21st century, a psychotherapist tries to untangle the mysteries of his Jewish family, and embarks on a journey.
The end of the Cold War was widely seen as a victory for free market capitalism. Drawing on evidence from different countries, Social Democracy After the Cold War explains the rise and fall of social democrattic governments under the reign of global finance capital.
Reforming the Penitentiary in Nineteenth-Century Canada
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.
The Poetry of Guido Cavalcanti
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
The Myth of Soviet Democracy and the British Left
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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