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  • Hustlers, Harlots, and Heroes

    Hustlers, Harlots, and Heroes

    From the author of What Kings Ate and Wizards Drank, this humorous guide will provide readers and writers with historically accurate information on the low classes of Georgian and Victorian life.

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  • Rodeo Roundup

    Rodeo Roundup

    Rodeo is one of the most exciting contests in the world. From bull riding to chuckwagon racing, discover what makes a rodeo so thrilling and what it takes to be a rodeo cowboy:  • Steer wrestling,...

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  • My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell

    My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell

    Arthur Bear Chief suffered both sexual and psychological abuse during his time at Old Sun Residential school in Gleichen on the Siksika Nation. My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell is a of chr...

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  • My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell

    My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell

    Arthur Bear Chief suffered both sexual and psychological abuse during his time at Old Sun Residential school in Gleichen on the Siksika Nation. My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell is a of chr...

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  • Sport Climbs in the Canadian Rockies

    Sport Climbs in the Canadian Rockies

    With over 15,000 copies of previous editions sold internationally, this completely revised and updated new edition is now in full colour and destined to remain the bestselling guide to one of the w...

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  • A River Captured

    A River Captured

    A River Captured explores the controversial history of the Columbia River Treaty and its impact on the ecosystems, indigenous peoples, contemporary culture, provincial politics and recent history o...

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  • Find the Differences Level 1

    Find the Differences Level 1

    Here are some great puzzle books for the 6 to 8 age group. These "Find the Differences" have no more than 5 differences per pair of pictures. Kids will have fun looking for the big and small differ...

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  • Find the Differences Level 2

    Find the Differences Level 2

    Here are some great puzzle books for the 9 to 11 age group. These "Find the Differences" have no more than 15 differences per pair of pictures. Kids will have fun looking for the big and small diff...

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  • Ghost Stories of the Rich and Famous

    Ghost Stories of the Rich and Famous

    Famous people are just like the rest of us—some are even haunted by ghosts like the rest of us! This book recounts hauntings involving famous people and famous places, such as the U.S. Capitol and ...

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  • Haunted Universities of North America

    Haunted Universities of North America

    Attending university is a stressful time in everyone’s life, with grueling deadlines, killer tests and…phantom janitors? Many universities across North America have a ghost story or two to tell, of...

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  • 150 Years of Canada

    150 Years of Canada

    On Canada’s 150th birthday, we remember some of the most fascinating and important events and people in Canada’s history year by year: • On July 1, 1867, the British colonies of Canada, Nova Scoti...

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  • Planes

    Planes

    The Super Explorers want to show you the planes of the world, from biplanes and passenger jets to stealth aircraft and drones.  • The Wright Flyer was the first powered aircraft to fly • The Spiri...

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  • Ships & Boats

    Ships & Boats

    The Super Explorers want to show you the ships and boats of the world, from the smallest dinghy to the largest cruise ship:  • Barques were used 5000 years ago in Ancient Egypt, but they looked a ...

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  • Volcanoes

    Volcanoes

    Super Explorers take you close to a volcano to find out what happens when a volcano erupts: • Lava can flow as fast as a car on the highway or as slow as honey • A volcanic ash cloud can reach high...

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  • North America in the Anthropocene

    North America in the Anthropocene

    Robert William Sandford’s latest RMB manifesto invites the reader to separate the hype from the hope with respect to the outcomes of the 2015 Paris climate conference and in relation to humanity’s ...

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  • Surviving the Gulag

    Surviving the Gulag

    “The terrified yell of my comrades makes me stop. I drop the potatoes into the grass and turn around. He has pulled out the pistol and is taking aim. Slowly I come back.” Surviving the Gulag is t...

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  • Surviving the Gulag

    Surviving the Gulag

    “The terrified yell of my comrades makes me stop. I drop the potatoes into the grass and turn around. He has pulled out the pistol and is taking aim. Slowly I come back.” Surviving the Gulag is t...

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  • Polaris

    Polaris

    Emil Bessels was chief scientist and medical officer on George Francis Hall's ill-fated American North Pole Expedition of 1871-73 on board the ship Polaris. Bessels' book, translated from the Germa...

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  • Border Flows

    Border Flows

    Declining access to fresh water is one of the twenty-first century’s most pressing environmental and human rights challenges, yet the struggle for water is not a new cause. The 8,800-kilometer bord...

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  • Border Flows

    Border Flows

    Declining access to fresh water is one of the twenty-first century’s most pressing environmental and human rights challenges, yet the struggle for water is not a new cause. The 8,800-kilometer bord...

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  • Seeking Order in Anarchy

    Seeking Order in Anarchy

    "The idea of multilateralism is not something that can be forced on states, nor does it come naturally to them." —Tom Keating Seeking Order in Anarchy offers insights into both the theoretical fou...

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  • Seeking Order in Anarchy

    Seeking Order in Anarchy

    "The idea of multilateralism is not something that can be forced on states, nor does it come naturally to them." —Tom Keating Seeking Order in Anarchy offers insights into both the theoretical fou...

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  • Care, Cooperation and Activism in Canada's Northern Social Economy

    Care, Cooperation and Activism in Canada's Northern Social Economy

    People across Canada’s North have created vibrant community institutions to serve a wide range of social and economic needs. Neither state-driven nor profit-oriented, these organizations form a rel...

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  • Care, Cooperation and Activism in Canada's Northern Social Economy

    Care, Cooperation and Activism in Canada's Northern Social Economy

    People across Canada’s North have created vibrant community institutions to serve a wide range of social and economic needs. Neither state-driven nor profit-oriented, these organizations form a rel...

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  • Ten Canadian Writers in Context

    Ten Canadian Writers in Context

    Ten years, ten authors, ten critics. The Canadian Literature Centre/Centre de littérature canadienne reaches into its ten-year archive of Brown Bag Lunch readings to sample some of the most diver...

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  • Ten Canadian Writers in Context

    Ten Canadian Writers in Context

    Ten years, ten authors, ten critics. The Canadian Literature Centre/Centre de littérature canadienne reaches into its ten-year archive of Brown Bag Lunch readings to sample some of the most diver...

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  • Reading Vincent van Gogh

    Reading Vincent van Gogh

    Soon after his death, Vincent van Gogh’s reputation grew and developed through the remarkably symbiotic relationship evident between his paintings and letters. However, the sheer bulk and complexit...

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  • Reading Vincent van Gogh

    Reading Vincent van Gogh

    Soon after his death, Vincent van Gogh’s reputation grew and developed through the remarkably symbiotic relationship evident between his paintings and letters. However, the sheer bulk and complexit...

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  • Journalism in a Small Place

    Journalism in a Small Place

    Journalism in a Small Place explores the changes and challenges in journalism and communication in the Caribbean in the twenty-first century. Tracing the history of media in the English speaking Ca...

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  • Where the Truth Lies

    Where the Truth Lies

    “The problem with writer longevity can be a complicating, even contradictory oeuvre. Hopefully.” Where the Truth Lies collects forty years of essays and speeches that award-winning author Rudy Wie...

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  • Visiting With the Ancestors

    Visiting With the Ancestors

    In 2010, five magnificent Blackfoot shirts, now owned by the University of Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum, were brought to Alberta to be exhibited at the Glenbow Museum, in Calgary, and the Galt Museu...

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  • Visiting With the Ancestors

    Visiting With the Ancestors

    In 2010, five magnificent Blackfoot shirts, now owned by the University of Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum, were brought to Alberta to be exhibited at the Glenbow Museum, in Calgary, and the Galt Museu...

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  • The Frontier of Patriotism

    The Frontier of Patriotism

    With the centenary of the First World War, communities across Canada arranged commemorations of the war experience to honour local servicemen who, through their triumphs and sacrifices, were presen...

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  • Crow Never Dies

    Crow Never Dies

    “It was a different crow, but the same crow, you understand? Because there is only one Crow. God made them all black and identical-looking because there is no reason for them to be different birds....

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  • Crow Never Dies

    Crow Never Dies

    “It was a different crow, but the same crow, you understand? Because there is only one Crow. God made them all black and identical-looking because there is no reason for them to be different birds....

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  • The David Thompson Highway Hiking Guide

    The David Thompson Highway Hiking Guide

    A classic, full-colour guide to one of Alberta’s most spectacular and underrated wilderness areas, The David Thompson Highway Hiking Guide continues to introduce adventurous tourists and locals to ...

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  • Without Apology

    Without Apology

    Until the late 1960s, the authorities on abortion were for the most part men—politicians, clergy, lawyers, physicians, all of whom had an interest in regulating women’s bodies. Even today, when we ...

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