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In this week’s issue of the Times Literary Supplement, Jonathan Dore reviews Russell A. Potter’s new book “Finding Franklin: The Untold Story of a 165-Year Search“. It’s a great, detailed review, which also takes a moment to discuss why those on the legendary Franklin expedition should be remembered more in their homeland.
Below is an excerpt from the … Read More >
In light of the exciting news this week of the discovery of the HMS Terror, we thought we would put together a reading list for Franklin enthusiasts, as well as for those looking to learn more about this famous expedition and the mystery surrounding its disappearance. The reading list is quite varied and includes two brand … Read More >
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MONTREAL – 12 SEPTEMBER 2016
Sir John Franklin’s long-lost ship, the HMS Terror, has been found in pristine condition at the bottom of of Terror Bay, King William Island, in the Arctic. On Sunday, a team from the charitable Arctic Research Foundation manoeuvred a small, remotely operated vehicle through an open … Read More >
Fresh off the press, new release “Smitten by Giraffe, My Life as a Citizen Scientist” by Anne Innis Dagg, has received its first major review! The following in an excerpt taken from the review that recently appeared in Publishers Weekly.
“In this plainspoken memoir, Canadian zoologist Dagg (Giraffe: Biology, Behavior and Conservation) chronicles … Read More >
Harry Underwood’s new release The Experience of Beauty: Seven Essays and a Dialogue was reviewed last week by Publishers Weekly.
“In this essay collection, Underwood aims to define beauty as a functional experience that shapes people’s daily lives, as well as a philosophical concept with meaning that can enrich human development. … Read More >
Below is an excerpt from Jennifer Reut’s review along with a link to a PDF containing the full review.
“The most humbling thing about Ron Williams’s achievement in his book Landscape Architecture in Canada (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2014) … Read More >
For Immediate Release – Montreal – August 24, 2016
McGill-Queen’s University Press is pleased to announce that it will assume worldwide responsibility for sales, marketing, and distribution of CIGI Press, the book publishing arm of the Centre for International Governance Innovation based in Waterloo, Ontario. This change is effective immediately. CIGI Press previously handled … Read More >
We are thrilled to have H. Christian Breede, co-editor of new release Going to War? Trends in Military Interventions, be our guest blogger. Christian, who is assistant professor of political science at the Royal Military College of Canada is also a serving infantry officer with the Canadian Army. In his blog post, he tells the story behind the photo that was … Read More >
Russell Potter’s new release Finding Franklin: The Untold Story of a 165-Year Search was recently reviewed by Publishers Weekly.
“With ambitious scope and profound depth, Potter (Arctic Spectacles) deftly demonstrates that truth can indeed be stranger and more fascinating than fiction. The book chronicles the ill-fated attempt … Read More >
It has been a busy past few months on the awards scene for MQUP. Here’s a little round-up of some of the more recent prizes awarded to our authors. CONGRATULATIONS to all the authors, from all of us at MQUP!
2016 Outstanding Scholarship Prize
Award by the Women’s and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes association
Gada … Read More >