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Leaving Iran

Between Migration and Exile

Athabasca University Press

An intimate portrait of one family’s displacement after the 1979 Iranian Revolution and their search for identity.

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The Teacher and the Superintendent

Native Schooling in the Alaskan Interior, 1904-1918

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Alberta Oil and the Decline of Democracy in Canada

Athabasca University Press

This is a much needed critical assessment of the political peculiarities of Alberta and the impact the government’s relationship to the oil industry has on the lives of the province’s most vulnerable citizens.

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Familiar and Foreign

Identity in Iranian Film and Literature

Athabasca University Press

In Familiar and Foreign, Mannani and Thompson set out to explore the tensions surrounding the ongoing formulation of Iranian identity by bringing together essays on poetry, novels, memoir, and films.

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“My Own Portrait in Writing”

Self-Fashioning in the Letters of Vincent van Gogh

Athabasca University Press

An inspiring book that argues for Van Gogh’s letters to be placed alongside the literary work of Blake and Eliot.

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Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine

Rival Images of a New World in 1930s Vancouver

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Rocks in the Water, Rocks in the Sun

A Memoir from the Heart of Haiti

Athabasca University Press

A poor man’s first-hand account of the punishing realities of daily life in Haiti from the final years of the Duvalier dictatorship to the year following the 2010 earthquake.

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Mission Life in Cree-Ojibwe Country

Memories of a Mother and Son

Athabasca University Press

The previously unpublished memoirs of mother and son from a prominent missionary family living near Norway House in the early 1900s.

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Legal Literacy

An Introduction to Legal Studies

Athabasca University Press

Legal Literacy provides a foundational understanding of key concepts such as legal personhood, jurisdiction, and precedent, and by introducing students to legal research and writing skills.

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We Are Coming Home

Repatriation and the Restoration of Blackfoot Cultural Confidence

Athabasca University Press

The story of the highly complex process of of sacred objects to Aboriginal peoples from the Glenbow Museum.

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Teaching Crowds

Learning and Social Media

Athabasca University Press
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Online Distance Education

Towards a Research Agenda

Athabasca University Press

Offers a systematic overview of the major issues, trends, and areas of priority in online distance education research.

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The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

A Critical Study

Athabasca University Press

As the first literary critical study of Vincent van Gogh’s letters, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh presents the painter’s letters as purposeful imaginative creations that chart van Gogh’s evolving conception of himself as an artist.

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Transparent Lives

Surveillance in Canada

Edited by Colin J. Bennett, Kevin D. Haggerty, David Lyon and Valerie M. Steeves; By The New Transparency Project
Athabasca University Press

This highly readable book tells Canadians what they ought to know to better understand the ways in which surveillance is expanding – mostly unchecked – into every facet of their lives, and what they can do about it.

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Film and the City

The Urban Imaginary in Canadian Cinema

Athabasca University Press
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Vivre á nu

La surveillance au Canada

Edited by Colin J. Bennett, Kevin D. Haggerty, David Lyon and Valerie M. Steeves; By The New Transparency Project
Athabasca University Press
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Teaching Health Professionals Online

Frameworks and Strategies

Athabasca University Press
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The Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner

A Transformational Journey

Athabasca University Press
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Teaching in Blended Learning Environments

Creating and Sustaining Communities of Inquiry

Athabasca University Press

Provides a coherent framework in which to explore the transformative concept of blended learning, the integration of complementary face-to-face and online approaches and technologies.

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Development Derailed

Calgary and the CPR, 1962-64

Athabasca University Press
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Strategic Nonviolent Power

The Science of Satyagraha

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Connecting Canadians

Investigations in Community Informatics

Athabasca University Press

Connecting Canadians examines the burgeoning field of community informatics.

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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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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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