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Mrs Dalgairns's Kitchen

When The Practice of Cookery first appeared in Edinburgh and London editions in 1829, reviewers hailed it as one of the best cookbooks available. The book was unique not only in being wholly original, ...


In 1936, long before the discovery of the Viking settlement at L’Anse aux Meadows, the Royal Ontario Museum made a sensational acquisition: the contents of a Viking grave that prospector Eddy Dodd said ...

The Hand of God

Set against a background of intense religious and cultural change and tensions over the meanings of nationalism and federalism in both Québec and Canada, Michael Gauvreau’s The Hand of God traces the ...

Catharine Parr Traill's The Female Emigrant's Guide

What did you eat for dinner today? Did you make your own cheese? Butcher your own pig? Collect your own eggs? Drink your own home-brewed beer? Shanty bread leavened with hops-yeast, venison and wild rice ...

Tax, Order, and Good Government

Par (auteur) E.A. Heaman
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques
Séries: Carleton Library Series

Was Canada’s Dominion of 1867 an experiment in political domination? Looking to taxes provides the answer: they are a privileged measure of both political agency and political domination. To pay one’s ...


Anchored in the core literature on natural resources, energy production, and environmental analysis, Green-lite is a critical examination of Canadian environmental policy, governance, and politics drawing ...

A Two-Edged Sword

In the first major study of the Royal Canadian Navy’s contribution to foreign policy, Nicholas Tracy takes a comprehensive look at the paradox that Canada faces in participating in a system of collective ...

The Illustrated History of Canada

Par (auteur) Craig Brown
Catégories: History
Séries: Carleton Library Series

First published in 1987, The Illustrated History of Canada was the first comprehensive, authoritative one-volume history of the country. It featured chapters by seven of Canada's leading historians and ...

Peopling the North American City

Par (auteur) Sherry Olson & Patricia Thornton
Catégories: Géographie
Séries: Carleton Library Series

Benefiting from Montreal's remarkable archival records, Sherry Olson and Patricia Thornton use an ingenious sampling of twelve surnames to track the comings and goings, births, deaths, and marriages of ...

Documents on the Confederation of British North America

Par (auteur) G.P. Browne & Janet Ajzenstat
Catégories: History
Séries: Carleton Library Series

G. P. Browne taught in the Department of History at Carleton University in the 1960s. He is the author of The Judicial Committee and the British North America Act, an Analysis of the Interpretative Scheme ...