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Finding McLuhan

In 1965, Tom Wolfe famously asked of Marshall McLuhan: "Suppose he is the oracle of the modern times--what if he is right?" Fifty years later, McLuhan's biographer, his sons, and sixteen scholars explore ...

Reading from Behind

Since we all have one, why do people squirm when the anus is mentioned? In a playful, yet scholarly exploration of everything from porn to poetry, Jonathan Allan tackles this question and more.

The Decolonizing Poetics of Indigenous Literature

By uncovering residues of ancestral languages found in Indigenous uses of English, Mareike Neuhaus shows how these remainders ground a reading strategy that enables us to approach Indigenous texts as literatures ...

Sons and Mothers

Edited by Mary Ann Loewen
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Women

The reflections in Sons and Mothers delve deep into the often close, but sometimes troubled, relationships that exist between mothers and sons. With remarkable honesty and grace, the contributors tell ...

#IdleNoMore

Idle No More bewildered many Canadians. Launched by four women in Saskatchewan in reaction to a federal omnibus budget bill, the protest became the most powerful demonstration of Aboriginal identity in ...

Journeys in Community-Based Research

The goal of community-based research is to develop a deeper understanding of communities and to discover new opportunities for improving quality of life.

The nine case studies in this diverse collection ...

Women's History

This fifth volume of the History of the Prairie West Series contains a broad range of articles spanning the 1870s to the present and examines the mostly unexplored place of women in the history of the ...

Human on the Inside

"A story of courage and boundless compassion." - Stephen Reid 

In Human on the Inside, Gary Garrison takes readers out of their comfort zones and into "The Max," one of Canada’s most notorious and ...

Inside the Ark

Surviving for over five hundred years, the Hutterites have created the world’s most successful communal society.

In the past, the colony was an "ark," isolated from the secular world and from the society ...

Northern Trader

Relive the romance of the fur trade.

With previously unpublished photographs, this new edition of Northern Trader is a vivid personal memoir and valuable primary account of the last days of the fur trade. ...