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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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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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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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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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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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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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Roy & Me

A Memoir and Then Some

Athabasca University Press

Roy & Me is the exploration of Yacowar’s relationship with Roy Farran – soldier, politician, author, mentor – and his conflict with Farran’s anti-Semitic past.

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The West and Beyond

New Perspectives on an Imagined “Region”

Athabasca University Press

The West and Beyond evaluates and appraises the state of Western Canadian history to chart new directions for the future, and stimulate further interrogations of our past.

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To Know Our Many Selves

From the Study of Canada to Canadian Studies

Athabasca University Press

In this comprehensive examination of a culture, Dirk Hoerder looks at the history of Canadian studies from sociological and political angles, and the changes to the discipline as more ethnicities are added to the cultural story of Canada.

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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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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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A Very Capable Life

The Autobiography of Zarah Petri

Athabasca University Press
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Bomb Canada

and Other Unkind Remarks in the American Media

Athabasca University Press

By examining major events that have tested bilateral relations, Bomb Canada tracks the history of anti-Canadianism in the U.S.

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The Beaver Hills Country

A History of Land and Life

Athabasca University Press

This book explores a relatively small, but interesting and anomalous, region of Alberta between the North Saskatchewan and the Battle Rivers.

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Liberalism, Surveillance, and Resistance

Indigenous communities in Western Canada, 1877-1927

Athabasca University Press

This book explores the means used by government officials, police officers, church representatives, and ordinary settlers to facilitate and justify colonization, their effects on Indigenous economic, political, social, and spiritual lives, and how they were resisted.

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Lost Tracks

Buffalo National Park, 1909-1939

Athabasca University Press
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Icon, Brand, Myth

The Calgary Stampede

Edited by Max Foran
Athabasca University Press

An investigation of the meanings and iconography of the Stampede, an invented tradition that takes over the city of Calgary for 10 days every July.

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Northern Rover

The Life Story of Olaf Hanson

Athabasca University Press
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