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Journey Around the Sun

Par (auteur) James Gladstone
Illustré par Yaara Eshet
Catégories: Système solaire et espace (Jeunesse)

This story of Halley’s Comet, told from the comet’s own perspective, ties the history of the renowned astronomical phenomenon of Halley’s return every 75 years with our own human history. A variety ...

Leo Tolstoy and the Canadian Doukhobors

Par (auteur) Andrew Donskov
Catégories: Anthologies

As an idealist, Leo Tolstoy was constantly searching for practical applications to his philosophical ideas. He found a prime example in the religious group of the Doukhobors, whom he personally helped ...

Surviving the Gulag

Par (auteur) Ilse Johansen
Édité par Heather Marshall
Traduit par Hans Rudolf Gahler
Présentation par Michael Seadle
Catégories: Mémoires

The first-person account of a German woman who survived five years in Russian prison camps.

“It is getting colder and colder. At -38°C we don’t have to work any more. ” Surviving the Gulag is the ...

Archetypes from Underground

Par (auteur) Lonny Harrison
Catégories: Études littéraires

Uncovers archetypal imagery in Dostoevsky’s works ad argues that archetypes bring a new dimension to our understanding and appreciation of his works.

In this interdisciplinary study, Harrison analyzes ...

Skraelings

In this adventurous novel - set in the ancient Arctic, but narrated for modern readers by an inquisitive and entertaining contemporary narrator - a young, wandering Inuit hunter named Kannujaq happens ...

Travel and Religion in Antiquity

Travel and Religion in Antiquity considers the importance of issues relating to travel for our understanding of religious and cultural life among Jews, Christians, and others in the ancient world, particularly ...

Onward to the Olympics

The Olympic Games have had two lives—the first lasted for a millennium with celebrations every four years at Olympia to honour the god Zeus. The second has blossomed over the past century, from a simple ...

The Island of the Minotaur

Par (auteur) Sheldon Oberman
Illustré par Blair Drawson
Catégories: Contes et légendes (Roman jeunesse)

This illustrated collection of Greek myths presents the history of the Minoan civilization. The novel connects famous myths; Zeus and Rhea, Theseus, Ariadne and the Minotaur, Icarus and Daedalus, Jason ...