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"Truth Behind Bars"

Reflections on the Fate of the Russian Revolution

Athabasca University Press

The temporary class of peasants-in-uniform, unmotivated by Lenin’s vision of democracy, that brought down the Russian Revolution.

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Old Media and the Medieval Concept

Media Ecologies Before Early Modernity

Concordia University Press
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Under Siege

The Independent Labour Party in Interwar Britain

Athabasca University Press
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The Wolves at My Shadow

The Story of Ingelore Rothschild

Athabasca University Press
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Lawyers’ Empire

Legal Professions and Cultural Authority, 1780-1950

UBC Press

In approaching the history of the legal professions through the lens of cultural history, Wes Pue locates the legal profession within England and its empire, supplementing and disrupting established narratives of professionalism as proffered by lawyers and their critics.

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Northscapes

History, Technology, and the Making of Northern Environments

UBC Press

Northscapes examines concepts of North and the way in which different northern environments are shaped by the intersection of technology and human societies.

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Photography, Memory, and Refugee Identity

The Voyage of the SS Walnut, 1948

UBC Press

A nuanced look at the relationship between memory and photography as reflected in the experiences of Estonian refugees en route to Canada aboard the SS Walnut in 1948.

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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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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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With Friends Like These

Entangled Nationalisms and the Canada-Quebec-France Triangle, 1944-1970

UBC Press

Reveals the underlying forces that shaped postwar conflict and cooperation in the Canada-Quebec-France triangle.

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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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Letters from the Lost

A Memoir of Discovery

Athabasca University Press
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At the Far Reaches of Empire

The Life of Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra

UBC Press

The most complete study of Bodega and his epoch yet written, At the Far Reaches of Empire is an absorbing narrative of eighteenth-century empire building.

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Renegades

Canadians in the Spanish Civil War

UBC Press

The definitive account of Canadians who fought in the Spanish Civil War.

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Longitude and Empire

How Captain Cook's Voyages Changed the World

UBC Press

This fascinating account offers a new understanding of Captain Cook’s voyages and how they affected the European world view.

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Making Native Space

Colonialism, Resistance, and Reserves in British Columbia

UBC Press

It presents the most comprehensive account available of perhaps the most critical mapping of space ever undertaken in BC – the drawing of the lines that separated the tiny plots of land reserved for Native people from the rest.

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The Lifeline of the Oregon Country

The Fraser-Columbia Brigade System, 1811-47

UBC Press

In The Lifeline of the Oregon Country, James Gibson compellingly immerses the reader in one of the most intractable problems faced by the Hudson’s Bay Company: how to realize wealth from such a remote and formidable land.

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Bitter Feast

Amerindians and Europeans in Northeastern North America, 1600-64

By Denys Delâge; Translated by Jane Brierley
UBC Press

The first book to pay serious attention to the European economic and political factors which promoted colonization, this book argues that the prime determinant was the uneven development of agricultural systems in western Europe.

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The Athenians and Their Empire

UBC Press

In this straightforward but colourful narrative, the only critical study of its kind, Malcolm McGregor explains how democracy was nurtured in Athens and how effective government was achieved.

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