Upcoming Featured Items
A list of the items scheduled to appear in our "Featured
Monday, October 23, 2017
The native voice : the history of Canada's first Aboriginal newspaper
In 1945, Alfred Adams, a respected Haida elder and founding president of the Native Brotherhood of British Columbia (NBBC), was dying of cancer. After decades of fighting to increase the rights and recognition of First Nations people, he implored Maisie Hurley to help his people by telling others about their struggle. Hurley took his request to both heart and mind, and with $150 of her own money, started a small newspaper that would become a powerful catalyst for change.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Rizal without the overcoat : in commemoration of Jose Rizal's 150th anniversary
Biography of Jose Rizal, a Filipino nationalist and polymath during the tail end of the Spanish colonial period of the Philippines. An ophthalmologist by profession, Rizal became a writer and a key member of the Filipino Propaganda Movement which advocated political reforms for the colony under Spain.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The clean money revolution : reinventing power, purpose, and capitalism
By 2050, $40 trillion will change hands in North America alone. From Boomers to Millennials, the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history is underway and the ramifications will remake the world. The dirty money of “business as usual” is on the brink, wedged between catastrophic climate change and the demographic tidal wave of Millennials pounding the consumer table for real change. These forces are transforming the very nature of capitalism into something different and powerful― towards a clean money revolution.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Business communication essentials : a skills-based approach
Business Communication Essentials equips students with fundamental skills for a career in the modern, mobile workplace. With comprehensive coverage of writing, listening, and presentation strategies in a contemporary context, this text balances basic business English, communication approaches, and the latest technology in one accessible volume.
Friday, October 27, 2017
Icon : flagship wines from British Columbia's best wineries
An icon wine is the very best wine that a producer can make. British Columbia has a thriving and exciting wine industry that attracts winemakers from across the globe, and has brought global acclaim to local vintners. It now has a such an array of high-calibre winemakers that John Schreiner has compiled a book showcasing the icon wines from BC’s best wineries—and the region itself.
Monday, October 30, 2017
Standard methods for the examination of water and wastewater
Analysts, researchers, and regulators have relied on this peer-reviewed publication since 1905. The trusted source of accurate, proven methodology for analyzing natural waters, water supplies, and wastewaters. The 23rd edition of Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater contains over 400 laboratory methods for the analysis of dissolved solids, metals, free and total chlorine, odor, taste and flavor profile analysis, disinfection by-products, radionuclides, total organic carbon, and fecal coliform.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Caring for children : social movements and public policy in Canada
Caring for Children provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of the crisis in care for Canadian children and their caregivers. The contributors explore the complex issues surrounding caring for children, analyzing the connections between services and programs to reveal how childcare, parental leave, informal care, live-in caregiver programs, and child tax benefits affect the well-being of Canadian children and their families.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Basic engineering mathematics
Now in its seventh edition, Basic Engineering Mathematics is an established textbook that has helped thousands of students to succeed in their exams. Mathematical theories are explained in a straightforward manner, being supported by practical engineering examples and applications in order to ensure that readers can relate theory to practice.
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