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The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 22, 1984

Edited by C.B. Bourne

The Yearbook contains articles of lasting significance in the field of international legal studies.

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Indian Education in Canada, Volume 1

The Legacy

The two volumes comprising Indian Education in Canada present the first full-length discussion of this important subject since the adoption in 1972 of a new federal policy moving toward Indian control of Indian education.

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Jack Shadbolt and the Coastal Indian Image

Here is Marjorie Halpin's insightful exploration of Aboriginal motifs in Jack Shadbolt's painting, which reveal his emotional sympathy with Coastal peoples and anticipates the cultural quickening of Aboriginal Canadian society in recent years.

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A Narrow Vision

Duncan Campbell Scott and the Administration of Indian Affairs in Canada

In A Narrow Vision, Brian Titley chronicles the career of Confederation poets Duncan Campbell Scott in the Department of Indian Affairs between 1880 and 1932.

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Robes of Power

Totem Poles on Cloth

Not only the first major publication to focus on button blankets, but also the first oral history about them and their place in the culture of the Northwest Coast.

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Corporate Power and Canadian Capitalism

Challenging standard dependency theory, William Carroll argues from empirical evidence that Canada's financial-industrial elite have maintained and consolidated their competitive position at the centre of an inter-corporate network.

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Hymns and the Christian Myth

In Hymns and the Christian Myth, Lionel Adey demonstrates that over the centuries shifts emphasizing particular elements of the Christian faith accord with the interests and concerns of the times in which the hymns were composed.

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The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 23, 1985

Edited by C.B. Bourne

The Yearbook contains articles of lasting significance in the field of international legal studies.

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Indian Education in Canada, Volume 2

The Challenge

The two volumes comprising Indian Education in Canada present the first full-length discussion of this important subject since the adoption in 1972 of a new federal policy moving toward Indian control of Indian education.

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The Athenians and Their Empire

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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A Bookman's Catalogue Vol. 1 A-L

The Norman Colbeck Collection of Nineteenth-Century and Edwardian Poetry and Belles Lettres

Edited by T. Bose and Paul Tiessen

Focusing primarily on British essayists and poets of the nineteenth century from the Romantic Movement through the Edwardian era, this collection features nearly 500 authors and lists over 13,000 works.

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Turn Up the Contrast

CBC Television Drama since 1952

Both a critical analysis and a survey history of how Canadians have used the medium of television, this is the first book to explore the content of Canadian television drama.

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