• 2018


      A Crime Story

      by Harry Glasbeek

      A mugger says to a stranger, “Give me your wallet or I will beat you to pulp!” It is a crime. An employer says to a worker: “Adding lung-saving ventilation will reduce my profit. Give me back some of your wages and I will let you keep

    • September 2018

      Moving Against the System

      The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness

      by Edited by David Austin

      In 1968, as protests shook France and war raged in Vietnam, the giants of Black radical politics descended on Montreal to discuss the unique challenges and struggles facing their brothers and sisters. For the first time since 1968, David Austin brings

    • October 2018

      Symbols of Canada

      by Edited by Michael Dawson, Catherine Gidney, and Donald Wright

      From Timbits to totem poles, Canada is boiled down to its syrupy core in symbolic forms that are reproduced not only on T-shirts, television ads, and tattoos but in classrooms, museums, and courtrooms too. They can be found in every home and in every p

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      January 2019

      The Montreal Shtetl

      Making Home After the Holocaust

      by Zelda Abramson and John Lynch

      As the Holocaust is memorialized worldwide through education programs and commemoration days, the common perception is that after survivors arrived and settled in their new homes they continued on a successful journey from rags to riches. While this st

    • Travel & Transport
      May 2019

      Beyond Guilt Trips

      Mindful Travel in an Unequal World

      by Anu Taranath

      Every year, hundreds of thousands of young people pack their bags to study or volunteer abroad. Well-intentioned and curious Westerners—brought up to believe that international travel broadens our horizons—travel to low-income countries to

    • Dance & other performing arts

      Between the Lines

      A Farce

      by Terry. Harper

    • Speech & language disorders & therapy
      March 2014

      Reading Between the Lines

      Understanding Inference

      by Catherine Delamain, Jill Spring

      This book is designed for teachers and speech and language therapists working in the fields of language and literacy, and concerned with developing inferencing skills in their students. The ability to draw inference is a crucial element in the

    • July 2015

      Changes Between the Lines

      Diachronic contact phenomena in written Pennsylvania German

      by Doris Stolberg

      The book examines the diachronic dimension of contact-induced language change in Pennsylvania German (PG), a variety of German in long-term contact with English. Previous investigations of PG have drawn a more or less static, rather than dynamic, picture

    • November 2015

      Reading between the lines – Leo Strauss and the history of early modern philosophy

      by Winfried Schröder

      Philosophical texts of the early modern era in which sanctions were imposed on those who entertained deviating views require a particular hermeneutical approach: According to Leo Strauss the interpreter's task is to uncover their ‘esoteric’ messages. The

    • January 2006

      Reading Between the Lines

      A Balanced Approach to Literacy

      by Marion Neville Lynch

      Reading Between the Lines: A Balanced Approach to Literacy is a handbook that will enhance your ability to become a more effective reader. It teaches how to read interactively, to monitor emotional responses to text, and to think «outside of the box&

    • June 2017

      Radical Transformation

      Oligarchy, Collapse, and the Crisis of Civilization

      by Kevin MacKay

      Drawing on a vast knowledge of history, human evolution, philosophy, and modern complexity theory, MacKay tells a story that recognizes the marvels of human civilization while revealing its dark tendency towards oligarchic structures of power and explo

    • July 2016

      Fired Up about Capitalism

      by Tom Malleson

      There is no alternative to free-market capitalism. At least, that’s what we’ve been told since the 1980s, when Margaret Thatcher first declared the debate over. Politicians daily declare it, journalists parrot it, rich people gloat about it, and regula

    • May 2017

      Fired Up about Reproductive Rights

      by Jane Kirby

      Decades after abortion was legalized and decriminalized in places like Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom, why are we still fighting for reproductive rights? Shattering the myth that the battle for reproductive rights has already been wo

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