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In the January/February 2017 issue of the Ontario Planning Journal, Noreen Dunphy reviews Greg Suttor’s new release Still Renovating: A History of Canadian Social Housing Policy.
Below is an excerpt taken from the review. The full review can be viewed online, on page 16 of the Ontario Planning Journal.
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The full review by Bill Neumire can be found in the 3:2 “THE WILD” issue (print or digital) of Vallum.
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With the holidays just around the corner, the staff at MQUP took a moment to put together some gingerbread “bookies” based on some of the “tastier” books featured in our new Spring 2017 catalogue!
Many of these covers were created by designer extraordinaire David Drummond. Our thanks to him for the inspiration!
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If you are looking for a fascinating biography to curl up with over the holidays, An American Princess: The Remarkable Life of Marguerite Chapin Caetani is a great pick!
In An American Princess, Laurie Dennett relates the remarkable story of a New England woman whose wealth, intelligence, and charm took her to the heart of … Read More >
McGill-Queen’s University Press is a proud member of the Association of Canadian University Presses (ACUP/APUC) which represents all peer-reviewed scholarly presses, both French and English. ACUP and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) have joined together to offer the ACUP/APUC 2017 Digital Collection, a critical resource for every Canadian student, researcher, … Read More >
Just in time for Christmas, an excerpt from Family Ties: Living History in Canadian House Museums by Andrea Terry. In Family Ties, Andrea Terry considers the appeal and relevance of domesticated representations of Victorian material culture in a contemporary multicultural context. Family Ties connects residential artifacts to performance by examining the Victorian Christmas … Read More >
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – On 8 December 2016, newspapers across the world announced that the giraffe is at risk of extinction. As a result of illegal hunting and loss of habitat, the giraffe population has shrunk by forty percent over the past three decades, and the mammals are now categorized as a “vulnerable” species. As … Read More >
Some highlights from the new catalogue include:
Why Dissent Matters
Because Some People See Things the Rest of Us Miss
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Books make wonderful gifts. With the holidays fast approaching, we have put together a list of popular 2016 releases which we think would make great gifts (for yourself or a friend!). Here are our suggestions:
For the art lover, or Maritimer on your list!
A radical re-examination … Read More >
Thank you to everyone who participated in our #ArchitectureonIce contest!
The contest is now closed. We are very pleased to announce the three winners will each receive a copy of Howard Shubert’s Architecture on Ice: A History of the Hockey Arena. Below is the list of winners and their arena memory/experience Tweet!
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