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Arthur Erickson

Arthur Erickson

Critical Works
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At long last, here is a book of critical thought that analyzes Arthur Erickson's best work and situates it as a distinctive body of ideas within the mainstream of international architecture in the last half of the twentieth century. Nicholas Olsberg draws on Erickson's own discussion of ideas to present a thoughtful and illuminating reassessment of …

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War Law

War Law

Understanding International Law and Armed Conflict
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In this unique and highly readable book, written for the intelligent layperson, one of the world's leading experts in international law uses historical case studies to examine the basis on which war is waged and how the global legal environment shapes current events.

 

The international rules governing the use of military force are under unprecedente …

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Reconciliation

Reconciliation

First Nations Treaty Making in British Columbia
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In the hundred years since British Columbia joined Confederation, Canada has negotiated only one treaty in the province. A decade after signing the Nisga'a treaty, and despite spending hundreds of millions of dollars, the BC Treaty Commission process had not finalized a single treaty. This impassioned book explains why.

The long answer to the questi …

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Takao Tanabe

Takao Tanabe

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Takao Tanabe is one of Canada's most distinguished painters and teachers. His career has taken him to Europe, the United States and Japan, but his first love has always been the landscape of his home province, British Columbia. A tireless supporter of the visual arts in Canada, Tanabe is the recipient of several honorary degrees, as well as the Ord …

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Me Funny

Me Funny

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Grade: 9

An irreverent, insightful take on our First Nations' great gift to Canada, delivered by a stellar cast of contributors.

 

Humour has always been an essential part of North American Aboriginal culture. This fact remained unnoticed by most settlers, however, since non-Aboriginals just didn't get the joke. Indians, it was believed, never laughed. But In …

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Cape Dorset Sculpture

Cape Dorset Sculpture

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Cape Dorset Sculpture is an extraordinary collection of 71 outstanding works of contemporary stone sculpture, accented with several related graphics, assembled by the Spirit Wrestler Gallery in collaboration with the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative in Cape Dorset, Nunavut.

 

This new collection showcases the community that has had the single greatest …

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Rogue Diamonds

Rogue Diamonds

Northern Riches on Dene Land
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When rogue geologist Chuck Fipke discovered diamonds on the Barren Grounds near Yellowknife in Canada's Arctic, international mining companies took notice. Almost immediately, miners from these large conglomerates began to stake claims to the minerals: pure "ice" diamonds untainted by bloodshed and war.

 

These diamond lands are home to the Dene, Na …

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First Peoples in Canada

First Peoples in Canada

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Since Native Peoples and Cultures of Canada was first published in 1988, its two editions have sold some 30,000 copies, and it is widely used as the basic text in colleges and universities across the country.

 

Now retitled, this comprehensive book still provides an overview of all the Aboriginal groups in Canada. Incorporating the latest research in …

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