Download The Origins of Canadian Politics: A Comparative Approach by Gordon T Stewart PDF

By Gordon T Stewart

The stipulations of colonial politics in Canada among 1760 and 1848 produced positive aspects that grew to become everlasting landmarks of post-Confederation Canadian politics -- sharp partisan battles, excessive use of patronage, powerful one-man dominance in social gathering management, and a 'statist' orientation not just in executive in Ottawa but additionally in Ontario and Quebec. during this compelling e-book Gordon Stewart bargains with those themes in an unique approach by means of putting Canadian politics in a comparative context opposed to the history of political and constitutional advancements in England and the US among 1688 and the 1820's.

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Download A Sailor of Austria: In Which, Without Really Intending to, by John Biggins PDF

By John Biggins

During this ironic, hilarious, and poignant tale, Otto Prohaska is a submarine captain serving the almost-landlocked Austro-Hungarian Empire. He faces a number of not likely conditions, from petrol poisoning to exploding bathrooms to trigger-happy Turks. All indicators element to the complete cave in of the bloated empire he serves, yet Otto refuses to desert the Habsburgs of their hour of want.

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Download Parables of War: Reading John's Jewish Apocalypse (Studies by John W. Marshall PDF

By John W. Marshall

What makes the e-book of Revelation so difficult to appreciate? How does the booklet of Revelation healthy into Judaism and the start of Christianity? John W. Marshall proposes a thorough reinterpretation of the ebook of Revelation of John, viewing it as a record of the Jewish diaspora throughout the Judean battle. He contends that categorizing the ebook as "Christian" has been an obstacle in analyzing the Apocalypse. by way of postponing that class, suggestions to numerous power difficulties in modern exegesis of the Apocalypse are facilitated. the writer hence undertakes a rereading of the booklet of Revelation that doesn't simply enumerate parts of a Jewish "background" yet is aware the e-book of Revelation as an essential entire and a completely Jewish textual content. Marshall rigorously scrutinizes the issues that plague modern interpretations of the ebook of Revelation, and the way the class of "Christian" pertains to such difficulties. He employs the works of Mieke Bal, Roland Barthes, Jacques Derrida, Jean Fran‡ois Lyotard, and Jonathan Z. Smith as theoretical assets. within the moment half his examine, he offers certain descriptions of the social and cultural context of the diaspora throughout the Judean conflict, and optimistic rereadings of 4 key textual content complexes. the result's a portrait of the Apocalypse of John that envisions the rfile as deeply invested within the Judaism of its time, pursuing rhetorical targets that aren't outlined by means of the problems that students use to tell apart Judaism from Christianity.

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Download A Map of Glass by Jane Urquhart PDF

By Jane Urquhart

Award-winning, bestselling writer Jane Urquhart?’s eagerly expected new novel is an impressive accomplishment and her most powerful so far. A Map of Glass weaves parallel tales, one set in modern Toronto and Prince Edward County, the opposite within the 19th century at the northern shorelines of Lake Ontario. a singular approximately loss and the transitory nature of position, A Map of Glass comprises all of the parts for which Jane Urquhart?’s novels are celebrated. Sylvia Bradley was once rescued from her parents?’ residence by means of a physician drawn to and challenged through her withdrawn methods. Their next marriage has nourished her, yet eventually her husband?’s care has shaped one of those criminal. whilst she meets Andrew, a historic geographer, her global adjustments. A 12 months after Andrew?’s loss of life, Sylvia makes a reference to Jerome, a tender conceptual artist/photographer who, whereas executing one in every of his outside tasks, discovers Andrew?’s physique. After Sylvia escapes to town, she stocks with Jerome the tale of Andrew?’s forebears, a narrative that is going again to the 19th century amidst the flourishing bushes and shipbuilding industries of Lake Ontario. This tale is the breathtaking centre of A Map of Glass, an problematic novel enriched by way of moments of bright historical past come to lifestyles and haunting imagery. It stands as her richest, so much comprehensive novel so far.

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Download Advances in Artificial Intelligence: 29th Canadian by Richard Khoury, Christopher Drummond PDF

By Richard Khoury, Christopher Drummond

This ebook constitutes the refereed complaints of the twenty ninth Canadian convention on synthetic Intelligence, Canadian AI 2016, held in Victoria, BC, Canada, in May/June 2016. The 12 complete papers and 27 brief papers awarded have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from ninety seven submissions. the point of interest of the convention used to be at the following matters: activities and behaviours, audio and visible popularity, traditional language processing, reasoning and studying, streams and dispensed computing.

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Download Canadian Wine for Dummies by Tony Aspler, Barbara Leslie PDF

By Tony Aspler, Barbara Leslie

How can an analogous grapes make various wines? are you able to inform what a wine tastes like via studying the label? by means of knowing wine, you could drink greater wine. In grocery shops, liquor shops, and on the winery, the most important to selecting a delectable wine is understanding how the wine used to be made—not through the associated fee. Even the glass you drink wine out of can improve the event. With a few uncomplicated tips, being a wine gourmand is as effortless as understanding what you like.
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Download Bolder Flights: Essays on the Canadian Long Poem by Frank Tierney, Angela Arnold Robbeson PDF

By Frank Tierney, Angela Arnold Robbeson

A growing to be variety of literary historians and critics now realize the modern lengthy poem as a distinctively Canadian style. This selection of essays leads the reader to a deeper knowing of Canadian literary cultures by way of their neighborhood intimacies and idiosyncrasies in addition to of their nationwide contexts.

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Download The Silver Chief: Lord Selkirk and the Scottish Pioneers of by Lucille H. Campey PDF

By Lucille H. Campey

Belfast, Prince Edward Island, based in August 1803, owes its lifestyles to Lord Selkirk. Its bicentennial is a well timed reminder of Selkirk's paintings in Canada, which prolonged past Belfast to Baldoon (later Wallaceburg) in Ontario, in addition to to crimson River, the precursor to Winnipeg. Aptly named ''The Silver Chief'' via the 5 Indian chiefs with whom he negotiated a land treaty at crimson River, the 5th Earl of Selkirk spent an enormous fortune in aiding Scottish Highlanders relocate themselves in Canada.

Selkirk has been good saw in the course of the eyes of the wealthy and robust, yet his settlers were overlooked. Why did they go away Scotland? Which districts did they arrive from? Why did they settle in Canada? Why did Selkirk aid them? How winning have been their settlements? What effect did they've got on Canada’s early improvement? Did Selkirk become aware of his targets for Canada?

In answering those questions, Lucille H. Campey provides a brand new and robust case for re-assessing the achievements of Selkirk and his settlers. utilizing a wealth of documentary resources, she reconstructs the series of emigration from Scotland to the 3 parts of Canada the place settlements have been based. She exhibits that emigration happened in a gently deliberate and regulated means. She finds the self-reliance, adaptability and steely selection of the Selkirk settlers in overcoming their many difficulties and hindrances. They introduced their wealthy traditions of Scottish tradition to Canada and, in doing so, helped to safe its distinctively Canadian destiny. jointly, Selkirk and his settlers succeeded opposed to overwhelming odds and changed the process history.

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