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Image for Guide Book. Sixth Annual Field Conference Bow Valley September, 1956.

Guide Book. Sixth Annual Field Conference Bow Valley September, 1956.

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Canada, Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 624H4032

ISBN: B0037V7UMK

Condition: Good


B0037V7UMK viii, [1], 162 pages. Attractively colour-illustrated maroon boards. Two maps in pocket inside back board. Printed upon glossy stock. Black and white photos, illustrations, graphs and tables. "Seven of the papers are devoted to discussion of stratigraphy and stratigraphic problems, three are discourses on structural problems, two are concerned with economic geology, and one with the development of hydroelectric power in the Bow River drainage basin. Begins with a brief sketch of the human history of the area being studied." - Preface. Intended to serve as a useful and... View more info

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70 Years Next to Paradise

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Alan Blackwell / Power Line Productions: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H3297

ISBN: 1550565907

Condition: Very Good


1550565907 Signed and dated by author upon dedication page. 150 pages. Bibliography. Black and white reproductions of photos. Map endpapers. "An entertaining look at one man's extraordinary life. Yet with its descriptions of pioneer life and the events that helped mold the author's character, it accomplishes much more than the average autobiography. In fact, though perhaps as much by accident as design, it also affords readers a rare glimpse into the social, cultural, and economic development of the Ootsa Lake [B.C.] area - and for this reason, if no other, should be read." - Fo... View more info

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Thunder Bay District 1821-1892 A Collection of Documents

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Toronto. The ChamplainSociety, Ontario Series. No. 9. 1973.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 156H3084

ISBN: B000ZKT02E

Condition: Fair


B000ZKT02E cv, 307 pages. Index. Bibliography. Black and white plates. Fold-out map. Map endpapers. Hand-numbered copy #29 of limited printing of 825 copies. Some pages uncut. Binding intact. Somewhat above-average wear to red boards. Relatively few library markings. A sound reference copy. [Bishop p.1049] View more info

Dropouts From Schools: Issues, Dilemmas, and Solutions (SUNY series, Frontiers in Education)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Albany, NY, U.S.A., SUNY Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 62207372

ISBN: 079140109X

Condition: Fair


079140109X 238 pages including index. Examines the major groups within the dropout population, the myriad of factors within schools that lead to dropping out, and the larger social and economic context within which dropping out occurs. Abundant highlighting and some marginalia. Creasing to front cover and some pages. Moderate wear. at edges. View more info

Rebirth: Political, Economic and Social Development in First Nations

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73109514

ISBN: 155002194X

Condition: Good


155002194X 147 pages. Highlights some of the developments that have been occuring in First Nations throughout Northern Ontario and elsewhere in the last decade. Includes 11 papers. Average wear. Front endpaper removed. Usual library markings. View more info

The Geography of Contemporary China: The Impact of Deng Xiaoping's Decade

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Routledge: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52801315

ISBN: 041500103X

Condition: Good


041500103X 316 pages including index. Provides a much-needed introduction to contemporary China and a much-needed survey of the last decade of administrative, demographic, economic and geopolitical development. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Minor warp to book due to improper storage. Binding intact. Good working copy. View more info

Life and Death Matters: Human Rights and the Environment at the End of the Millennium

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA, U.S.A., AltaMira Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24201807

ISBN: 0761991859

Condition: Very Good


0761991859 351 pages. A collection of stories, events, and experiences that provide a sense of what life is like for those who confront environmental crises of our time. Topics discussed: Local responses to economic development (cases from Indonesia and china); Conservation and conflict (cases from Africa); Gold mining in the Amazon and Wisconsin; Food, conflict, and justice (cases from the US and Honduras; and more. First half of book is high-lighted in yellow. Second half has blue pen underlining. Moderate wear. Glossy illustrated covers. Solid working copy. View more info

Prospering Together: The Economic Impact of the Aboriginal Title Settlements in B.C

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Laurier Institution: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 41302314

ISBN: 0968234305

Condition: Fine


0968234305 315 pages. Aims to improve the negotiating process by presenting a factual description of the issues on the table and some background and history to put those issues into context. Also includes examinations of what effect settlements and their costs will likely have on investment and the provincial economy. Clean, bright and unmarked with faintest wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Canadian Society: Meeting the Challenges of the Twenty-first Century

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Oxford University Press: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 212A8919

ISBN: 0195414373

Condition: Very Good


0195414373 366 pages. "A thought-provoking examination of where we are going as a country." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Canadian Energy Supply and Demand 1990-2010

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Minister of Supply and Services Canada: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71206144

ISBN: 0662189566

Condition: Good


0662189566 472 pages. Name atop front cover. Average soiling, yellowing and wear to card covers. Some tearing at foot of spine. A detailed estimate of Canadian energy consumption and production between 1990 and 2010. Chapter titles include: Outlook for oil prices and Canadian economic performance; Natural Gas and Electricity Prices; Energy Demand; Electricity; Natural Gas; Crude Oil and Equivalent; Natural Gas Liquids; Coal; Sources and Uses of Electricity; Environmental Implications; and Conclusions. View more info

Missing Pieces: An Alternative Guide to Canadian Post-Secondary Education

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Canadian Ctr for Policy: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71407024

ISBN: 0886272084

Condition: Very Good


0886272084 202 pages. Family income, income equality, wages, employment, unemployment, work time, working conditions, poverty, social programs, taxes, and more. "A Careful documentation of two decades of bad policy and poor economic performance. Required reading for all policy commentators." - Mike McCracken, Chair-Infometrica. Staple puncture to front cover and first three leaves. Minimal wear. View more info

Artropolis 93 - Public Art and Art About Public Issues

By: N/A

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., A.T. Eight Atropolis Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64501145

ISBN: 1895371082

Condition: Very Good


1895371082 168 pages including index of artists. Seeks to address the new artistic, cultural, economic and political landscape by presenting many points of view on a varied terrain. Showcases the works of artists in all media concerned with public art/public issues. Everything from maquettes for realizeable art projects to playful ironic pieces that are the opposite of the practical are found in this exhibition. All illustrations in black and white. Light to moderate wear. Unmarked. View more info

Rent Control - a Popular Paradox: Evidence on the Economic Effects of Rent Control

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., The Fraser Institute: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34501256

ISBN: 0889750009

Condition: Good


0889750009 212 pages. Essays on the economics of housing in Canada and on the effects of rent control in the United States, the United Kingdom, Austria, France and Sweden. "If this account seems to boil down to a catalogue of iniquities to be laid at the door of rent control, that is no mere coincidence, but inevitable..." - Professor F.A. Hayek, Nobel Laureate. Minor lean to spine. Average wear. Few markings to contents. Binding aging but remains intact. View more info

Groundwater Resources of British Columbia - Revised Edition

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Province of British Columbia: 1994

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 75403898

ISBN: 0772620415

Condition: Very Good


0772620415 Varying paginations. Over 0.5" thick. Glossary. References. Provides an overview of the groundwater resources of British Columiba; how groundwater occurs, where it is found and what conditions favour its development for social and economic benefits. Intended to assist in future groundwater resource planning initiatives at all levels of government, to minimize potential impact of human land use activities on groundwater resources thereby sustaining available quantities and a high degree of groundwater quality for future generations. Subjects include: Origin, Occurrence and... View more info

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An Assessment of the Strategic Importance of the Hardwood Resource in British Columbia (FRDA Report)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada/British Columbia: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 762A8635

ISBN: 0772622205

Condition: Fine


0772622205 206 pages. "Documents the strategic importance of the hardwood resource in British Columbia, within a framework that will be useful for management, research, and development plans." - from Introduction. Clean, bright and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

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The Peopling of Newfoundland: Essays in historical geography (Social and economic papers)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 846G3576

ISBN: 0919666175

Condition: Very Good


0919666175 289 pages. Bibliography, glossary and index. Footnotes. Charts, maps and diagrams. Topics include: English Migration; Folk Architecture in Trinity Bay; Peopling of Central Bonavista Bay; Sealing and the spread of settlement in Northeastern Newfoundland; Initial permanent settlement in the Strait of Belle Isle; Ethnic diversity and settler location on the Eastern Lower North Shore of Quebec; Highlands Scots Migration to Southwestern Newfoundland; Settlers and Traders in Western Newfoundland. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Valuing the Environment: Six case studies

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 61506160

ISBN: 1853830747

Condition: Good


1853830747 271 pages including index. Lots of pink highlighting and some pencil marginalia almost exclusively to first two chapters only. View more info

Image for Current Affairs, Number 36: North African Resources. January (Jan.) 30th, 1943

Current Affairs, Number 36: North African Resources. January (Jan.) 30th, 1943

By: (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs; Brodrick, Alan Houghton

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 665H0400

Condition: Very Good


12 + iv pages. "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Forces." - from front cover. Reprinted in Canada, April, 1943. Contents: North Africa - its position, products and people; North Africa's Economic Role. Top-half of centerfold is map of North Africa. Unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Vast Profits for the 1990's - Four Cassette Tapes Plus Book in Plastic Case

By: Aaron, Raymond

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Newmarket, ON, The Raymond Aaron Group: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16200878

Condition: Fine


Circa 1990. Well-known investment theorist Raymond Aaron shares his analysis of historical economic trends, and describes how he uses this analysis to identify and profit from developing trends. Provides logical criteria to assist you in searching out and evaluating investment opportunities. As new condition. View more info

In the name of progress: The underside of foreign aid

By: Adams, Patricia

Price: $44.99

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Energy Probe Research Foundation: 1991

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 73602356

ISBN: 0919849121

Condition: Good


0919849121 229 pages including index. Everyone has heard of the failures of foreign aid. But a chilling, almost unbelievable story remains untold, one which shows an underside to foreign aid that is far more damning than the long and sorry list of failed but well intentioned attempts to relieve human suffering. Prescribes the remedies needed to prevent foreign aid from doing more of the same in the future. Moderate wear to card covers. Contents clean, bright and unmarked. Solid copy. View more info