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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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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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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 Wages of Relief

Cities and the Unemployed in Prairie Canada, 1929-39

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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Development Derailed

Calgary and the CPR, 1962-64

Athabasca University Press
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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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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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Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine

Rival Images of a New World in 1930s Vancouver

Athabasca University Press
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An Ethnohistorian in Rupert’s Land

Unfinished Conversations

Athabasca University Press

These essays Jennifer Brown’s investigations into the surprising range of interactions among Indigenous people and newcomers as they met or observed one another from a distance, and as they competed, compromised, and rejected or adapted to change.

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Defying Expectations

The Case of UFCW Local 401

Athabasca University Press

In this study of UFCW 401, Foster investigates a union that has had remarkable success organizing a group of workers that North American unions often struggle to reach: immigrants, women, and youth.

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Psychiatry and the Legacies of Eugenics

Historical Studies of Alberta and Beyond

Athabasca University Press

From 1928 to 1972, the Alberta Sexual Sterilization Act, Canada’s lengthiest eugenic policy, shaped social discourses and medical practice in the province. This volume extends historical analysis into considerations of contemporary policy and human rights issues through a discussion of disability studies as well as compensation claims for victims of sterilization.

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Dissenting Traditions

Essays on Bryan D. Palmer, Marxism, and History

Athabasca University Press

The work of Bryan D. Palmer, one of North America’s leading historians, has influenced the fields of labour history, social history, discourse analysis, communist history, and Canadian history, as well as the theoretical frameworks surrounding them. Dissenting Traditions gathers Palmer’s contemporaries, students, and sometimes critics to examine and expand on the topics and themes that have defined Palmer’s career, from labour history to Marxism and communist politics.

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Bucking Conservatism

Alternative Stories of Alberta from the 1960s and 1970s

Athabasca University Press

With chapters by both scholars and activists, Bucking Conservatism highlights the lasting influence of Alberta’s nonconformists.

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Screening Nature and Nation

The Environmental Documentaries of the National Film Board, 1939-1974

Athabasca University Press
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Fish Wars and Trout Travesties

Saving Southern Alberta's Coldwater Streams in the 1920s

Athabasca University Press
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The Red Baron of IBEW Local 213

Les McDonald, Union Politics, and the 1966 Wildcat Strike at Lenkurt Electric

Athabasca University Press
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