Recent Submissions

  • Orange Chinook: Politics in the New Alberta 

    Bratt, Duane; Brownsey, Keith; Sutherland, Richard; Taras, David (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, Economics, University of Calgary, Mount Royal University, 2019-01)
    In 2015, the New Democratic Party won an unprecedented victory in Alberta. Unseating the Progressive Conservatives -- who had won every provincial election since 1971 -- they formed an NDP government for the first time ...
  • Rocking P Ranch and the Second Cattle Frontier in Western Canada 

    Chattaway, Clay; Elofson, W. M. (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, History, 2019-01)
    The Rocking P Ranch was one of the most ambitious family ranches in Southern Alberta. Founded in 1900 by Roderick Riddle Macleay, the Rocking P flourished during the Second Cattle Frontier as open-range Texas System ranches ...
  • Scattering Chaff: Canadian Air Power and Censorship during the Kosovo War 

    Bergen, Bob (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, Centre for Military, Security & Strategic Studies, 2019-02)
    Most Canadians know little, if anything at all, about the role of the Canadian Air Force in the 1999 Kosovo Air War. Yet lives were at put at stake as mission dedication and military skill were pushed to the limit. Some ...
  • Environment in the Courtroom 

    Ingleson, Allan (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, Law, 2019-01)
    Canadian environmental law is a dynamic and exciting area that is playing an increasingly important role in furthering sustainable development policy. Environmental law has distinctive relevant principles, operating ...
  • Environmental Activism on the Ground: Small Green and Indigenous Organizing 

    Clapperton, Jonathan; Piper, Liza (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, University of Calgary, 2019-01)
    Environmental Activism on the Ground draws upon a wide range of interdisciplinary scholarship to examine small-scale, local environmental activism, paying particular attention to Indigenous experiences. It illuminates the ...
  • Reconsidering Confederation: Canada's Founding Debates, 1864-1999 

    Heidt, Daniel (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, University of Calgary, 2018-10)
    July 1st 1867 is celebrated as Canada's Confederation - the date that Canada became a country. But 1867 was only the beginning. As the country grew from a small dominion to a vast federation encompassing ten provinces, ...
  • The True Face of Sir Isaac Brock 

    St-Denis, Guy (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, University of Calgary, 2018-10)
    Major General Sir Isaac Brock is remembered as the Hero of Upper Canada for his defence of what is now Ontario during the War of 1812, and also for his noble death at the Battle of Queenston Heights. In the more than two ...
  • Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West 

    Ellis, Jim (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, Calgary Institute for the Humanities, University of Calgary, 2018-05)
    What are the challenges we face around water in Western Canada? What are our rights to water? Does water itself have rights? Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West documents the many ways that water flows through our ...
  • No Straight Lines: Local Leadership and the Path from Government to Governance in Small Cities 

    Kading, Terry (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, Political Science, University of Calgary, Thompson Rivers University, 2018-05)
    Small cities face intricate challenges. No Straight Lines provides the basis for a refined model of community-engaged leadership and research designed to realize equality of quality of life. With particular attention to ...
  • The Paraguayan War: Causes and Early Conduct, 2nd Edition 

    Whigham, Thomas L. (University of Calgary Press, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, http://press.ucalgary.ca/, History, University of Calgary, University of Georgia, http://press.ucalgary.ca/books/9781552389966, 2018-03)
    Reissued with a new introduction by the author, The Paraguayan War is an engrossing and comprehensive account of the origins and early campaigns of the deadliest and most extensive interstate war ever fought in Latin ...

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