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Born with a Copper Spoon

Over the past two centuries, industrial societies have demanded ever-increasing quantities of copper – essential for light, power, and communication. Born with a Copper Spoon examines how the metal has ...

A Stunning Backdrop

Par (auteur) Mary Graham
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

Alberta’s magnificent landscape has served as a popular location for filmmakers since the dawn of the movie industry. For film pioneers, Alberta embodied the myth of the Great Northwest, a primeval ...

Gentrification Is Inevitable and Other Lies

Par (auteur) Leslie Kern
Catégories: Classes sociales

From the author of the best-selling Feminist City, this urbanite’s guide to gentrification knocks down the myths and exposes the forces behind the most urgent housing crisis of our time.

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Gifts from Amin

In August 1972, military leader and despot Idi Amin expelled Asian Ugandans from the country, professing to return control of the economy to “Ugandan citizens.” Within ninety days, 50,000 Ugandans ...

Woman, Watching

From award-winning author Merilyn Simonds, a remarkable biography of an extraordinary woman — a Swedish aristocrat who survived the Russian Revolution to become an internationally renowned naturalist, ...

Voyages en Afghani

Par (auteur) Guillaume Lavallée
Catégories: Histoire du Moyen-Orient
Séries: Essai

En janvier 2017, un jeune homme tue six hommes priant à la grande mosquée de Québec. Journaliste au Moyen-Orient, l’auteur Guillaume Lavallée s’interroge sur les raisons et origines de cette haine. ...

Something within Me

The late Honourable Michael Wilson was a Canadian politician and business professional. As Minister of Finance under Brian Mulroney, Wilson was one of the key negotiators of the Canada-United States Free ...

Owóknage

Born out of a meticulous, well-researched historical and current traditional land-use study led by Cega̔ K´iɳna Nakoda Oyáté (Carry the Kettle Nakoda First Nation), Owóknage is the first book to ...

Know It All

Par (auteur) James H. Marsh
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques
Séries: Reflections

In Know It All: Finding the Impossible Country James Marsh tells of his evolution from a troubled childhood to a long career in Canadian publishing that culminated in the creation of The Canadian Encyclopedia ...