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We are very pleased to have David Williams, author of upcoming Spring 2017 release Milton’s Leveller God, as our guest blogger. His new book takes a look at political evolution in Milton’s epic poems, from feudal monarchy to Leveller-style democracy in heaven and on earth. In his guest blog post, Williams discusses The Crisis of Liberal Democracy.
Academic … Read More >
In case you missed it, The Harper Factor: Assessing a Prime Minister’s Policy Legacy‘s co-editor Jennifer Ditchburn recently wrote a very interesting piece for Poynter.com.
In her article, Jennifer discusses her experience as a journalist under the Harper administration and how parallels can be drawn between the restrictions the Canadian press gallery experienced … Read More >
By Jack Hannan, MQUP Sales Manager
I began my life in bookselling at Browsers’ Bookshop in Montreal the year Samuel Beckett won the Nobel Prize, a while ago. There was a postal strike and on my second day, Abe Bonder, who owned Bonder’s Books, drove around to pick up four of us in his station wagon. … 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 >
Today on our blog, Zachary Spicer, assistant professor of political science at Brock University and author of The Boundary Bargain: Growth, Development, and the Future of City-County Separation, joins us for a Q&A with MQUP Editor Jacqueline Mason.
Together they discuss the implications of urban sprawl in once-rural Ontario, and what this means for existing policy and municipal institutions.
Jacqueline Mason: Your book, … Read More >
We are delighted to have Ben Trotter, adjunct professor of history at Columbus State Community College and co-author of A World of Paper: Louis XIV, Colbert de Torcy, and the Rise of the Information State, participate in a Q&A with MQUP Editor Kyla Madden.
Together they discuss how the award-winning book “A World of Paper”, a collaboration between two generations … Read More >
We are delighted to have Patricia Marino, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Waterloo and author of the Fall 2015 book, Moral Reasoning in a Pluralistic World, participate in a Q&A with MQUP Editor Mark Abley.
Together they discuss the questions explored in her recent work.
Mark Abley: Moral Reasoning in a Pluralistic World tackles a few major topics in … Read More >
Combined Academic Publishers represents North American university presses, including McGill-Queen’s, in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. This year CAP has launched Books Combined, a collaborative blog project with their member presses, developed to highlight our authors and the books that influenced their work. From the blog:
Better than anyone, we think scholars understand books’ potential, … Read More >
Sonja Boon is associate professor of gender studies at the Memorial University of Newfoundland and author of the new book, TELLING THE FLESH: Life Writing, Citizenship, and the Body in the Letters to Samuel Auguste Tissot.
Calixa Lavallée, the composer of “O Canada,” was the first Canadian-born musician to achieve an international reputation. While primarily remembered for the national anthem, Lavallée and his work extended well beyond Canada.