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  • Canadian Environmental Resource Guide 2016-2017, ed. 21: Guide des ressources environnementales canadiennes

    Canadian Environmental Resource Guide 2016-2017, ed. 21: Guide des ressources environnementales canadiennes

    Canada's most complete and only national listing of environmental associations and organizations, government regulators and purchasing groups, product and service companies, and special libraries.

  • Early Native North Americans

    Early Native North Americans

    This book examines a brief history of early Native North Americans, providing readers with insight into past Indian civilizations, their origins, weaponry and warfare, various tribes and nations across America, and the westward expansion of settlers.

  • Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy

    Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy

    Examines the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates. Covers concepts, institutions, topics, events and people, including global warming, animal rights, environmental movements, alternative energy, green chemistry, industrial ecology, and eco-sabotage.

  • Energy: In Context

    Energy: In Context

    This book explains the fundamentals of energy science and the impact of energy on human life and the environment. Interdisciplinary in nature, it covers topics from such fields as geology, biology, physics, history,sociology, and economics.

  • Environment and Development: Basic Principles, Human Activities, and Environmental Implications

    Environment and Development: Basic Principles, Human Activities, and Environmental Implications

    This book focuses on the adverse impacts of human activities and development on both natural and inhabited environments. It covers associated problems and solutions for achieving harmonic sustainable development in a range of environments and presents the latest research findings in global environmental policy.

  • Foods of Canada

    Foods of Canada

    Explores the foods, cooking traditions, customs, eating habits, and food sources of Canada. Topics include favorite dishes, snacks and sweets, traditional holiday meals, and the preparations and traditions associated with these foods.

  • Indigenous Peoples of the Arctic, Subarctic, and Northwest Coast

    Indigenous Peoples of the Arctic, Subarctic, and Northwest Coast

    Examines the history and cultural traditions of the indigenous peoples that have inhabited the harsh climates of the Arctic, American Subarctic, and American Northwest territories.

  • Indigenous Peoples Cultural Property Claims: Repatriation and Beyond

    Indigenous Peoples Cultural Property Claims: Repatriation and Beyond

    This book analyses the legal aspects of international claims by indigenous peoples for the repatriation of their cultural property, and explores what legal norms and normative orders would be appropriate for resolving these claims.

  • Literatures of the American Indian

    Literatures of the American Indian

    This book traces the history of American Indian literature, which came into existence about 28,000 years before Europeans began to write of their experiences in North America. It discusses how Indian storytellers use songs, stories, and ritual dramas to preserve and celebrate their history and heritage.

  • Native American Culture

    Native American Culture

    This book shows how many Native American groups found ways to preserve the integrity of their communities through the arts, customs, languages, and religious traditions that animate Native American life.

  • Native American Medicine

    Native American Medicine

    This book explores the ways in which North American Indian healing techniques not only offer physical cures, but also restore emotional and spiritual well-being.

  • St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2

    St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2

    Includes more than 3,036 signed essays (300 of them new), alphabetically arranged, and written or reviewed by subject experts and edited to form a consistent, readable, and straightforward reference. Entries cover topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film; music; print culture; social life; sports; television and radio; and art and performance (which include theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performanc

  • Succession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries

    Succession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries

    This book explores the current Canadian academic library environment, and the need for succession planning in that environment.

  • The Blackfeet

    The Blackfeet

    This book explores the history, culture, and current status of the Blackfeet.

  • The Chipewyan

    The Chipewyan

    This book explores the history, culture, and current status of the Chipewyan.

  • The Crow

    The Crow

    This book explores the history, culture, and current status of the Crow.

  • The Inuit

    The Inuit

    This book explores the history, culture, and current status of the Inuit.

  • The Ojibwa

    The Ojibwa

    This book explores the history, culture, and current status of the Ojibwa.

  • Women in American Indian Society

    Women in American Indian Society

    This book explores the position and role of women in American Indian society and how they have changed over time.

  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of U.S. and Canadian Environmental Issues

    Worldmark Encyclopedia of U.S. and Canadian Environmental Issues

    Covers the environmental issues for each U.S. state and Canadian province. Essays include an introduction that describes the geographical and geological features of the state/province, information on how global climate change could affect the state/province and its inhabitants, information on natural resources, energy, Green Economy, Green Jobs, and Green Building, and a special section that covers a major environmental topic in eac

  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 14

    Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 14

    Presents easy-to-understand information on more than 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.