Alberta Books Catalogue

Browse the latest titles by Alberta book publishers.

The Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry

by Valerie Mason-John and Kevan Anthony Cameron (Editors)

Frontenac House

2013

This first national collection of African Canadian poetry features 90 poets who document a range in style from page and stage. Includes internationally honoured Africadian George Elliott Clarke, Ian Keteku (crowned 2010 World Poetry Slam champion), Lillian Allen (founder of the dub poetry tradition in Canada), and Afua Cooper (brought to light the hanging of…

Disinherited Generations: Our Struggle to Reclaim Treaty Rights for First Nations Women and their Descendants

by Nellie Carlson & Kathleen Steinhauer, as told to Linda Goyette

University of Alberta Press

2013

Oral autobiography of two remarkable Cree women, their life stories against a backdrop of government discrimination, decades of First Nations activism, and the resurgence of First Nations communities, that resulted in changing oppressive regulations, benefitting thousands of their descendants.…

Man Proposes, God Disposes: Recollections of a French Pioneer

by Pierre Maturié, translated by Vivien Bosley

Athabasca University Press

2013

In 1910, Pierre Maturié left France and travelled to northern Alberta in search of adventure, which he found in constructing railroad in the Rockies and transporting goods along the Athabasca River. Vivien Bosley’s translation preserves Maturié’s nostalgia for the area and gracefully depicts the French pioneer experience in Western Canada.…

Pathology Review

by Dr. Zu-hua Gao

Brush Education

2013

Pathology Review is the newest and most comprehensive review guide for pathology licensing exams in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.…

Canada’s Constitutional Revolution

by Barry L. Strayer

University of Alberta Press

2012

From 1960 to 1982, Barry L. Strayer was instrumental in the design of The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the patriation of Canada’s Constitution. Here, this key legal advisor gives an insightful contribution to Canadian history and political memoir.…

Diversity, Culture and Counselling (2nd Ed.): A Canadian Perspective

by M. Honoré France, María del Carmen Rodríguez and Geoffrey G. Hett

Brush Education

2012

Counsellors from a wide variety of backgrounds share their practical perspectives on subjects such as treating Muslim clients, the role of traditional healing methods in Aboriginal culture, and helping immigrant children cope with acculturation in the school system.…

Selves and Subjectivities: Reflections on Canadian Arts and Culture

by edited by Manijeh Mannani and Veronica Thompson

AU Press

2012

By examining how writers and performers have conceptualized and negotiated issues of personal identity in their work, the essays collected in Selves and Subjectivities investigate emerging representations of self and other in contemporary Canadian arts and culture.…