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Great books for cooks, for artists, for history buffs, and for the environmentalists in your life.
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Delicious Dishes from FoodShare and Friends
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A delight for the palate and for the eye, share showcases the joy of healthy, affordable, culturally-diverse cooking, and highlights the power of good food to bring people together. Plus - A share of the proceeds goes to support the food security work of FoodShare - Canada's largest food security organization.
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No-Nonsense Guide to World Food, 2nd Edition
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For "foodies" and those who care about how food gets to the table - a highly readable, pocket guidebook that makes a great stocking stuffer.

"Roberts actually has performed a small miracle by achieving the incredibly ambitious goal of providing --in a tidy 184 pages -- a no nonsense guide to world food." ~rabble.ca
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¡Viva!

¡Viva!

Community Arts and Popular Education in the Americas
edited by Deborah Barndt
edition:Paperback
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For community artists everywhere! Beautifully illustrated with more than one hundred color photographs, the book also includes a DVD with videos that bring the projects to life. With examples from community arts projects in five countries, this collection will inform and inspire students, artists, and activists.
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Unlikely Radicals

Unlikely Radicals

The Story of the Adams Mine Dump War
edition:Paperback
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”A Grisham-like political thriller with the feel-good accents of a Frank Capra movie.”” – Quill & Quire

An uplifting, engaging story that speaks to environmental struggles everywhere.
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Committing Theatre

Committing Theatre

Theatre Radicalism and Political Intervention in Canada
edition:Paperback
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For theatre and performance history buffs "Committing Theatre" builds on twenty years of research and engagement in the field. This book’s historical narrative frames close-up examples of how theatre artists have intervened in and engaged with political struggle from the mid-19th century to the present.
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Warrior Nation

Warrior Nation

Rebranding Canada in an Age of Anxiety
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Short-listed for the John W. Dafoe Prize, this is a great read for military and Canadian history buffs. "Warrior Nation" is an essential read for those concerned by the relentless effort to conscript Canadian history.
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