Alberta eBooks

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    Grant, Patrick
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    In Grant’s earlier book, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh. A Critical Study (AU Press, 2014), he followed a practical-critical analysis of the letters that dealt with key patterns of metaphors and concepts. This volume is a complement to...

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    Telfer, Geordie
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    Our country is awesome, and Geordie Telfer tells you why! Read about the weird and wonderful things that make Canada a great country to live in.

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    Bitek, Juliane Okot
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    For 100 days, Juliane Okot Bitek recorded the lingering nightmare of the Rwandan genocide in a poem—each poem recalling the senseless loss of life and of innocence. Okot Bitek draws on her own family's experience of displacement under...

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    "I cast 'moral' and 'Sunday School' ideals to the winds and made my 'Anne' a real human girl." - L. M. Montgomery In 2008, Anne fans everywhere celebrated the 100th birthday of Lucy Maud...

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    Hanbidge, Patricia, Beck, Alison, Peters, Laura
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    Well, maybe not 1001 tips, but certainly many hundreds of tips are featured in this collection of handy information all gardeners should keep at their fingertips. Divided into sections, the tips deal with seasonal gardening issues such...

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    Jackson, A.H.
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    This delightful compendium presents all that is weird and wonderful about Canadian gardens. Did you know we used to think tomatoes were poisonous? Did you know radishes are related to cabbage, broccoli and mustard? Discover all sorts of...

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    Griffiths, Doug, Clemmer, Kelly
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    Let's suppose you have a really ambitious goal in life - you want to kill your community! You want to drive away people, eliminate jobs, undermine businesses, and you won't quit until the whole place is in ruins. Don't...

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    Richard, Charlene
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    Fast, effective strategies--each teachable in 10 minutes or less! Includes printable patient handouts and audio downloads for guided relaxation practices. Empower your patients quickly with tools that range from relaxation strategies...

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    Riley, Ali
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    Ali Riley applies her unique and inventive poetics to our national identity. Breaking down and remixing our familiar icons – for example, The Hudson‘s Bay Company, Susannah Moodie’s "Roughing it in the Bush" – the poet finds...

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    Evans, C.D.
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    Set in the near future, this savage satire is about how a group of unscrupulous lawyers seize the Alberia Government and scheme a disastrous takeover of the Oilsands. To bankroll their enterprise, they have no problem gaining the...

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    Rosen, Jurgen von, Rosen, Martha von
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    Baroness Martha von Rosen, a Baltic German aristocrat, and her memories of the last year of the Second World War and the diary of her late husband, Baron Jürgen von Rosen, taken prisoner by the Allied forces during the war, together...

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    Nugara, Andrew W.
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    Following the success of his first snowshoeing guide, Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies (RMB, 2011), Andrew Nugara has now written the ultimate guide for those finding themselves on snowshoes for the first time. A Beginner’s Guide to...

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    Hansen, Vivian
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    Begin in Denmark with a strange birth, experience the life of Anne turned Arne, a hermaphrodite. Journey then to Alberta where Vivian Hansen hears her ancestors and the remarkable story of Anne. This intricately braided long poem is...

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    Klassen, Henry C.
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    Businesses large and small have always been an integral part of Alberta's identity and growth. Exploring the evolution of business growth in Alberta, A Business History of Alberta is a comprehensive and unique study which examines...

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    Graham, E. Maud
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    As the South African War reached its grueling end in 1902, colonial interests at the highest levels of the British Empire hand-picked teachers from across the Commonwealth to teach the thousands of Boer children living in concentration...

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    MacLennan, David
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    All the weird and wacky jokes about Canadians. Do those Americans tell jokes about us? About how we all live in igloos, about how dumb we are (even though we know we are smarter than them), about how we don't have running water or...

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    Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, Pennell, Joseph
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    A peasant in peaked hat and blue shirt, with trousers rolled up high above his bare knees, crossed the road and silently examined the tricycle. “You have a good horse,” he then said; “it eats nothing.” —from An Italian Pilgrimage The...

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    "... a diverse and fascinating array of perspectives on the history of Canada's national parks, illuminating many less well-understood aspects of the evolving place of people in and near these parks." - Stephen Bocking,...

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    Fairweather, Joan G.
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    Geographically, demographically, and politically, South Africa and Canada are two countries that are very far apart. What they have in common are indigenous populations, which, because of their historical and ongoing experience of...

  • Author:
    Power, Michael
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    Books and articles on instructional design in online learning abound but rarely do we get such a comprehensive picture of what instructional designers do, how they do it, and the problems they solve as their university changes. Power...

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