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We’ve been anxiously awaiting the release of George Cartwright’s Labrador Companion in order to do this blog post! Edited by Marianne P. Stopp, this fascinating book presents several newly discovered Cartwright manuscripts that document his experiences operating a series of merchant stations in southern Labrador between 1770 and 1786.
Although his focus is firmly on instruction in … Read More >
Russell A. Potter’s new book Finding Franklin, was recently reviewed by the National Post. The review came out just days before the discovery of the HMS Terror which has since fuelled Franklin fever in the news and with Franklin enthusiasts around the world!
Below is an excerpt from the review.
The prize is awarded to the author of a book published within the past three years on a subject pertaining to landscape studies. This is the 2nd prize Landscape Architecture in … Read More >
Last week our MQUP colleagues, Ryan Van Huijstee and Elena Goranescu, attended the event in Ottawa announcing the completion of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Here are Ryan’s observations:
McGill-Queen’s University Press has undertaken to publish its own edition of the six volumes of the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in English and French, after the TRC officially releases the report in mid-December. The final report is expected to be over 2 million words with contributions from over 6,750 … Read More >
Special to The Globe and Mail
Published Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 6:00 AM ET
“One can appreciate the euphoria being felt by public servants in Ottawa with the change of government. The perception, if not the reality, among them is that the previous government never understood, … Read More >