2003

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Being Heard

The Experiences of Young Women in Prostitution

Being Heard examines, from their own perspectives and experiences, the lives of young women sexually exploited through prostitution. Putting their voices in the centre of its analysis, the book … ; 135 View

Merchant Princes

Halifax's First Family of Finance, Ships and Steel

This book tells the story of an extraordinary family of merchants and entrepreneurs. It begins in 1810, when William Stairs opened a small general store on the Halifax waterfront. Over the next … 376 View

The Canadian Distinctiveness into the XXIst Century – La distinction canadienne au tournant du XXIe siecle

In this collection of essays some of Canada’s foremost writers and thinkers, including John Ralston Saul and Margaret Atwood, call for equilibrium among economics, culture, and … ; 335 View

The Truth About Stories

A Native Narrative

"Stories are wondrous things," award-winning author and scholar Thomas King declares in his 2003 CBC Massey Lectures. "And they are dangerous." Beginning with a traditional … 184 View
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"You’ll Never Believe What Happened" Is Always a Great Way to Start

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In this reading, Indigenous author and scholar Thomas King explores the idea that stories, both those we tell ourselves and those that are told to us by others, are foundational in establishing … 30 $3.60 Add
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Children and Youth Exploited through Prostitution

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Perspectives sur la distinction canadienne au tournant du XXIe siecle

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The Stairs Family: An Overview; Foreword by Peter G.White; Introduction: A Nova Scotia Dynasty

From: Merchant Princes

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Provides an overview of the Stairs family and its history, the preface notes an oddity and missing information from their research which has revealed a mysterious aspect to the Stairs family, the … 18 $1.80 Add
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“Selling Sex? It’s Really Like Selling Your Soul”

Vulnerability to and the Experiences of Exploitation through Child Prostitution

From: Being Heard

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Beginnings

From: Merchant Princes

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1730-1797. Looks at the marriage between Hannah Roe and John Steers (not Denis Stairs as was previously thought) their time in Grenada, examines Hannah’s two other marriages after … 24 $2.40 Add
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Perspectives on the Canadian Distinctiveness into the XXIst Century

From: The Canadian Distinctiveness into the XXIst Century - La distinction canadienne au tournant du XXIe siecle

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You’re Not the Indian I Had in Mind

From: The Truth About Stories

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In this chapter, Indigenous author and scholar Thomas King recalls his experiences travelling around North America on a photography expedition and provides accounts of the different ways … 32 $3.84 Add
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“The People We Think We Are”

The Social Identities of Girls Involved in Prositution

From: Being Heard

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Let Me Entertain You

From: The Truth About Stories

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In this reading, Indigenous author and scholar Thomas King explores the idea that stories, both those we tell ourselves and those that are told to us by others, are foundational in establishing … 31 $3.72 Add
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The Inclusive Shape of Complexity

From: The Canadian Distinctiveness into the XXIst Century - La distinction canadienne au tournant du XXIe siecle

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At this time, all of us —just about everywhere in the world, especially in democracies or countries where the free market prevails—are victims of what could be called the Tristan and … 15 $1.20 Add
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The Patriarch

From: Merchant Princes

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1797-1865. Focuses on the life of William Stairs known as the patriarch of the Stairs family. The chapter looks at the fortune to be made in shipping, the struggles the family had, … 33 $3.30 Add