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  • Flowers in the Wall: Truth and Reconciliation in Timor-Leste, Indonesia, and Melanesia 

    Webster, David (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, History, University of Calgary, Publisher's version, 2018-01)
  • Road to Armageddon: Paraguay Versus the Triple Alliance, 1866–70 

    Whigham, Thomas L. (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, University of Georgia, Publisher's version, 2017-12)
    In 1864 the capture of Brazilian steamer the Marquês de Olinda initiated South America's most significant war. Thousands of Brazilian, Argentine, and Uruguayan soldiers engaged in a protracted siege of Paraguay, leaving ...
  • Northern Tigers: Building Ethical Canadian Corporate Champions 

    Haskayne, Dick; Grescoe, Paul (Haskayne School of Business, https://haskayne.ucalgary.ca/, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, 2017-09)
    Northern Tigers is both a fascinating memoir by one of the most successful executives in North American Business history and a personal manifesto from an outspoken corporate leader on the issues of business ethics and ...
  • Ranching Women in Southern Alberta 

    Herbert, Rachel (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, 2017-09)
    Once dominated by large cattle operations covering thousands of acres, Alberta in the 1880s-1930s saw a shift as small, family-owned ranches began to dot the province's southern plains. While this era of agriculture might ...
  • The Writing on the Wall: The Work of Joane Cardinal-Schubert 

    Sharman, Lindsey (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, Founders' Gallery, Military Museum, 2017-09)
    The Writing on the Wall tells the story of artist, curator, writer and activist Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert, RCA. Although never claiming to be political and rejecting a feminist label, Cardinal-Schubert's work recognizes ...
  • Calgary: City of Animals 

    Jim, Ellis (University of Calgary Press, Calgary Institute for the Humanities, University of Calgary, 2017-05)
    How have our interactions with animals shaped Calgary? What can we do to ensure that humans and animals in the city continue to co-exist, and even flourish together? This wide-ranging book explores the ways that ...
  • Writing Alberta: Building on a Literary Identity 

    Melnyk, George; Coates, Donna (University of Calgary Press, University of Calgary, 2017-05)
    Alberta writing has a long tradition. Beginning with the pictographs of Writing-on-Stone, followed by Euro-Canadian exploration texts, the post-treaty writing of the agrarian colonization period, and into the present era, ...
  • Finding Directions West: Readings that Locate and Dislocate Western Canada's Past 

    Colpitts, George; Devine, Heather (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, History, University of Calgary, 2017-02)
    In the past, Western Canada was a place of new directions in human thought and action, migrations of the mind and body, and personal journeys. This book anthology brings together studies exploring the way the west served ...
  • Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada 

    Dean, Joanna; Ingram, Darcy; Sethna, Christabelle (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, History, Carleton University, 2017-02)
    Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped the city of Montreal. ...
  • Understanding Atrocities: Remembering, Representing and Teaching Genocide 

    Murray, Scott W. (University of Calgary Press, https://press.ucalgary.ca/, History, Mount Royal University, 2017-02)
    Understanding Atrocities is a wide-ranging collection of essays bridging scholarly and community-based efforts to understand and respond to the global, transhistorical problem of genocide. The essays in this volume investigate ...

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