Books Received

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ART

Palmer, Alexandra, ed. Fashion: A Canadian Perspective. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004. 390 pp. $75.00 cloth, $35.00 paper.

CINEMA

Clandfield, David. Pierre Perrault and the Poetic Documentary. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2005. 272 pp. $14.95 paper.

Melnyk, George. My Mother is an Alien: Ten Takes on Life and Film. Banff, Alt.: Banff Centre Press, 2004. 160 pp. $14.95 paper.

CULTURE

Marshall, Bill, ed. Montreal-Glasgow. Glasgow: University of Glasgow French and German Publications 2005. 288 pp. [pounds sterling]15.00 paper.

ECONOMICS

Chastko, Paul. Developing Alberta's Oil Sands: From Karl Clark to Kyoto. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2004. 342 pp. $44.95 cloth.

Clancy, Peter. Micropolitics and Canadian Business: Paper, Steel, and the Airlines. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview Press, 2004. 336 pp. $24.95 paper.

Lipset, Seymour Martin, and Noah M. Meltz. The Paradox of American Unionism: Why Americans Like Unions More than Canadians Do but Join Much Less. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2004. xii + 226 pp. $32.50 cloth.

ENVIRONMENT

Radenbaugh, Todd A., and Glenn C. Sutter, eds. Managing Changing Prarie Landscapes. Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center, 2005. 169 pp. $29.95 paper.

FICTION

Carolan, Trevor, ed. Down in the Valley: Contemporary Writing of the Fraser Valley. Victoria, B.C.: Ekstasis Editions, 2004. 160 pp. $19.95 paper.

D'Alfonso, Antonio. Un vendredi du mois d'aout. Montreal: Editions Lemeac, 2004. 144 pp. $18.95 paper.

Diamond, Lynn. The Past at Our Feet. Prose Series 69. Toronto: Guernica Editions, Inc., 2004 [1999]. 131 pp. $13.00 paper.

Durcan, Liam. A Short Journey by Car. Montreal: Vehicule Press, 2004. 160 pp. $12.95 paper.

Singh, Jaspreet. 17 Tomatoes: Tales from Kashmir. Montreal: Vehicule Press, 2004. 160 pp. $16.95 paper.

Werbowski, Tecia. Prague Memories. Prose Series 70. Toronto: Guernica Editions, Inc., 2004. 95 pp. $13.00 paper.

HEALTH

Pipes, Sally C. Miracle Cure: How to Solve America's Health Care Crisis and Why Canada Isn't the Answer. Vancouver: The Fraser Institute, 2004. xxiii + 219 pp. $14.95 paper.

HISTORY

Barr, William. Red Serge and Polar Bear Pants: The Biography of Harry Stallworthy, RCMP. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2004. 400 pp. $34.95 paper.

Baxter, Judith, ed. Clifton Royal: The Wetmores and Village Life in Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick. Gatineau, Que.: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 2004. 414 pp. $35.95 paper.

Castonguay, Stephane. Protection des Cultures, Construction de la Nature: Agriculture, Foresterie et Entomologie au Canada 1884-1959. Sillery, Que.: Les editions du Septentrion, 2004. 363 pp. $39.95 paper.

Dawson, Michael. Selling British Columbia: Tourism and Consumer Culture, 1890-1970. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2004. 288 pp. $85.00 cloth, $35.95 paper.

Djebabla-Brun, Mourad. Se Souvenir de la Grande Guerre: La Memoire Plurielle de 14-18 au Quebec. Sillery, Que.: VLB Editeur, 2004. 192 pp. $21.95 paper.

du Plessis, Jean-Marie Montbarbut. Histoire de l'Amerique francaise. Montreal: Editions Lemeac, 2004. 400 pp.

Giffen, P. James. Ed. by Gerald Friesen. Rural Life: Portraits of the Praire Town, 1946. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2004. 283 pp. $19.95 paper.

Guiguet, Kristina Marie. The Ideal World of Mrs. Widder's Soiree Musicale: Social Identity and Musical Life in Nineteenth-Century Ontario. Gatineau, Que.: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 2004. 170 pp. $24.95 paper.

Hallowell, Gerald, ed. The Oxford Companian to Canadian History. Don Mills, Ont.: Oxford University Press (Canada), 2004. ix + 748 pp. $79.95 paper.

McLaren, John, A.R. Buck, and Nancy E. Wright, eds. Despotic Dominion: Property Rights in British Settler Societies. …