Books published by University of Alberta


Care, Cooperation and Activism in Canada's Northern Social Economy

University of Alberta | July 20, 2016 | 237 pages
People across Canada's North have created vibrant community institutions to serve a wide range of social and economic needs. Neither state-driven nor profit-oriented, these organizations form a relatively under-studied third sector of the economy. Researchers from the Social Economy Research... More Info

Remembering Air India

University of Alberta | March 24, 2017 | 320 pages
A multi-layered examination of the bombing of Air India Flight 182, and its representation.  More Info

Annie Muktuk and Other Stories

University of Alberta | June 1, 2017 | 216 pages
Eskimo, now that's a word. White word. White word for white people to wrap around their pink tongues. Esquimaux. Spell it any way you want and it still comes out the same, skid row and all. - from "Kabloona Red" In Annie Muktuk and Other Stories, Norma Dunning portrays the unvarnished realities of... More Info

Canada's Constitutional Revolution

University of Alberta | July 2, 2013 | 335 pages
The Honourable Barry L. Strayer’s political memoir on Canadian constitutional reform, 1960–1982.  More Info

The Burgess Shale

University of Alberta | March 1, 2017 | 56 pages
“The outburst of cultural energy that took place in the 1960s was in part a product of the two decades that came before. It’s always difficult for young people to see their own time in perspective: when you’re in your teens, a decade earlier feels like ancient history and the present moment... More Info

Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book

University of Alberta | March 20, 2013 | 33 pages
Threat of book burning ignites passionate discussion about censoring, banning, and other responses to books.  More Info

Last Temptation of Bond (The)

University of Alberta | August 15, 2013 | 120 pages
Poet Kimmy Beach has succeeded where every Bond villain has failed: to kill 007.  More Info

Sasquatch at Home (The)

University of Alberta | May 19, 2011 | 49 pages
Award-winning novelist talks about family, culture, and place with disarming honesty and wry irony.  More Info

Healing Histories

University of Alberta Press | November 15, 2012 | 184 pages
Healing Histories is the first detailed collection of Aboriginal perspectives on the history of tuberculosis in Canada’s indigenous communities and on the federal government’s Indian Health Services. Featuring oral accounts from patients, families, and workers who experienced Canada’s Indian... More Info