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A Sales Tax for Alberta

Why and How

Edited by Robert L. Ascah
Athabasca University Press

In this collection, Alberta scholars and policy experts map out why and how a provincial sales tax should and can be implemented as the days of buoyant capital investment, jobs, and wealth are passing Alberta by.

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Development Derailed

Calgary and the CPR, 1962-64

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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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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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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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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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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Alberta's Day Care Controversy

From 1908 to 2009 and Beyond

Athabasca University Press

Alberta’s Daycare Controversy traces the development of daycare policies and programs in Alberta, with particular emphasis on policy decisions and program initiatives that have provoked considerable debate and struggle among citizens.

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Recollecting

Lives of Aboriginal Women of the Canadian Northwest and Borderlands

Athabasca University Press

Recollecting is a rich collection of essays that illuminate the lives of late eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century Aboriginal women.

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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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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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Ecology and Wonder in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks Heritage Site

Athabasca University Press

Examining the ecology of the Western Canadian mountain region, this book argues that preserving the Rocky Mountains may be an important defence against future climate change impacts on the Canadian west.

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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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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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Wild Words

Essays on Alberta Literature

Athabasca University Press

As the first collection of literary criticism focusing on Alberta writers, Wild Words establishes a basis for identifying Alberta fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction as valid subjects of study in their own right.

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Expansive Discourses

Urban Sprawl in Calgary, 1945–1978

Athabasca University Press

A groundbreaking study of how and why the interactions between local government and land developers in Calgary after the Second World War created a city that exemplifies urban sprawl.

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Poems for a Small Park

Athabasca University Press

The powerful images and thoughtful metaphors in these short lyrics show readers the connections between Canadian nature (even within city limits) and the sublime, especially in the overwhelming silence we can sense outdoors – if we pay attention. The poet speaks to change by helping us see natural phenomena around us in a different light each time we read his poems.

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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 Love

An Exploration of Canadian Masculinity

Athabasca University Press

In Northern Love, Paul Nonnekes pursues debates in psychoanalysis and cultural theory in pursuit of a distinctive conception of a Canadian masculinity.

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