Challenging Frontiers

The Canadian West (New)
University of Calgary Press
  • erschienen am 15. Februar 2005
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  • Softcover
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  • 384 Seiten
978-1-55238-140-3 (ISBN)
The frontier reality of confronting new conditions, adapting cultural inclinations, and dealing with a volatile environment in an effort to establish and nurture new communities is central to the western Canadian experience. It has shaped many aspects of
  • Englisch
  • Calgary
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  • Kanada
b/w photos
  • Höhe: 229 mm
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  • Breite: 152 mm
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  • Dicke: 22 mm
  • 563 gr
978-1-55238-140-3 (9781552381403)
1552381404 (1552381404)
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Geoffrey Simmins is Associate Dean, Research, Planning, and Infrastructure, in the University of Calgary's Faculty of Arts. His publications include both contemporary and historical books, exhibition catalogues, numerous encyclopedia articles, and videos on Canadian art and architectural history. Michael McMordie is professor emeritus of architecture at the University of Calgary. David Taras is the Ralph Klein Chair in Media Studies at Mount Royal University. He is the author of The Newsmakers: The Media's Influence on Canadian Politics and Power and Betrayal in the Canadian Media. Max Foran has been working the field of western Canadian history for over thirty years and has published on various urban, rural, and cultural topics. He is currently a professor in the Department of Communication and Culture at the University of Calgary. Lorry Felske is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication and Culture at the University of Calgary. He has written numerous articles and acts as an historical consultant to many different groups and societies. R. Douglas Francis is a professor of history at the University of Calgary. He has published extensively in the areas of Canadian and western Canadian intellectual and cultural history. Beverly Rasporich has written many articles on Canadian arts and culture, Native art and literature, Canadian humour, ethnicity, and multiculturalism. She is author of Dance of the Sexes: Art and Gender in the Fiction of Alice Munro, the CD-ROM Western Place/Women's Space, and Magic Off Main: The Art of Esther Warkov (University of Calgary Press). Ann Davis is a prominent art critic, curator, and teacher. Sarah Carter is the Henry Marshall Tory Chair Professor of History at the University of Alberta. She has written extensively in the areas of women's, aboriginal, and Western history. Janice Dickin is professor emerita in the Department of Communication and Culture at the University of Calgary. Her areas of study include medical history, life writing, and Canadian social history. Tamara Palmer Seiler is an interdisciplinary scholar who teaches Canadian Studies at the University of Calgary. She has written widely on the impact of immigration and ethnic diversity on Canadian culture and, in particular, on Canadian literature. She has co-authored two books on the history of Alberta.

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