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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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Zeus and the Giant Iced Tea

Athabasca University Press

A dream-like voyage exploring Mexican cowboys, robots, and convenience store clerks, this collection shatters all preconceived notions of poetry.

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The Anatomy of Ethical Leadership

To Lead Our Organizations in a Conscientious and Authentic Manner

Athabasca University Press

Dr. Lyse Langlois highlights ethical issues in workplace culture while looking at practices that encourage productive relationships between co-workers.

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Champagne and Meatballs

Adventures of a Canadian Communist

By Bert Whyte; Introduction by Larry Hannant; Edited by Larry Hannant
Athabasca University Press

Bert Whyte’s fascinating memoir of life as an underground historical rogue who spent 40 years navigating left-wing politics and communism in Canada.

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Praha

By E.D. Blodgett; Translated by Marzia Paton
Athabasca University Press

Renowned poet E.D. Blodgett pays poetic homage to Prague in this collection of poems celebrating the legendary city’s rich lifeblood.

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Musing

Athabasca University Press

Musing is a book of sonnets, combining one of poetry’s most classic forms with history and landscape.

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Dustship Glory

By Andreas Schroeder; Foreword by Don Kerr
Athabasca University Press

Set in the Dirty Thirties, this prairie classic novel concerns Tom Sukanen's wild scheme to build a ship in the middle of a Ssaskatchewan wheatfield.

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Through Feminist Eyes

Essays on Canadian Women’s History

Athabasca University Press

Through Feminist Eyes gathers in one volume the most incisive and insightful essays written to date by the distinguished Canadian historian Joan Sangster.

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Goodlands

A Meditation and History on the Great Plains

Athabasca University Press

Goodlands suggests methods for redeveloping the Great Plains region that are founded on native cultural values.

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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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Controlling Knowledge

Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection in a Networked World

Athabasca University Press

How current legislation governs privacy and freedom in the digital age.

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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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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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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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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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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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Imperfection

Athabasca University Press

A mature scholar and established literary critic, Grant has emerged as a cultural critic of religious and ethnic conflict.

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How Canadians Communicate IV

Media and Politics

Athabasca University Press

A comprehensive, up-to-date, and probing examination of media and politics in Canada.

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Union Power

Solidarity and Struggle in Niagara

Athabasca University Press

Charts the development of the region's labour movement from the early nineteenth century to the present.

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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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Connecting Canadians

Investigations in Community Informatics

Athabasca University Press

Connecting Canadians examines the burgeoning field of community informatics.

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Social Democracy After the Cold War

Athabasca University Press

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.

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Sefer

Athabasca University Press

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.

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Selves and Subjectivities

Reflections on Canadian Arts and Culture

Athabasca University Press

The self and the other in the works of Canadian contemporary artists.

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Reel Time

Movie Exhibitors and Movie Audiences in Prairie Canada, 1896 to 1986

Athabasca University Press

Reel Time depicts how the industry shaped the development of the Canadian Prairie West and propelled the region into the modern era.

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Man Proposes, God Disposes

Recollections of a French Pioneer

By Pierre Maturié; Introduction by Gilles Cadrin; Translated by Vivian Bosley
Athabasca University Press

A crystal clear evocation of another time and place and a compelling meditation on hope and loss.

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Solidarités Provinciales

Histoire de la Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Nouveau-Brunswick

By David Frank; Translated by Réjean Oullette
Athabasca University Press

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?

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The Lays of Marie de France

Translated by David R. Slavitt
Athabasca University Press

The twelve “lays” of Marie de France, the earliest known French woman poet, are here presented in sprightly English verse by poet/translator David R. Slavitt.

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The Undiscovered Country

Essays in Canadian Intellectual Culture

Athabasca University Press
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The Wages of Relief

Cities and the Unemployed in Prairie Canada, 1929-39

Athabasca University Press
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Sociocultural Systems

Principles of Structure and Change

Athabasca University Press
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Provincial Solidarities

A History of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour

Athabasca University Press

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.

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Open Data Structures

An Introduction

Athabasca University Press

An introduction to the field of data structures and algorithms.

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Game-Day Gangsters

Crime and Deviance in Canadian Football

Athabasca University Press

This book argues for a review of the systems by which Canadian football is governed and analyzes the reforms proposed by football leagues and by players.

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A Metaphoric Mind

Selected Writings of Joseph Couture

Foreword by Lewis Cardinal; Edited by Ruth Couture and Virginia McGowan
Athabasca University Press

"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

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Mind, Body, World

Foundations of Cognitive Science

Athabasca University Press
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Xwelíqwiya

The Life of a Stó:lo Matriarch

Athabasca University Press

Here the story of a B.C. First Nations woman, whose people were for many years both silent and silenced, is carefully recorded.

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Strategic Nonviolent Power

The Science of Satyagraha

Athabasca University Press
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