Toronto: Transformations in a City and Its Region

Edward Relph

Toronto: Transformations in a City and Its Region traces the city’s development from a British colonial outpost established in 1793 to the multicultural, polycentric metropolitan region of today.

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The Way of the 88 Temples

Robert C. Sibley

Sibley’s descriptions of the natural surroundings, the customs and etiquette, the temples and guesthouses will inspire any reader who has longed to escape the confines of everyday life and to embrace the emotional, psychological, and spiritual dimensions of a pilgrimage.

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491 Days

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

491 Days: Prisoner Number 1323/69 shares with the world Winnie Mandela’s moving and compelling journal along with some of the letters written between several affected parties at the time, including Winnie and Nelson Mandela, himself then a prisoner on Robben Island for nearly seven years.

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Sex, Power, and Slavery

Gwyn Campbell and Elizabeth Elbourne (editors)

Twenty-six authors from diverse scholarly backgrounds look at the vexed, traumatic intersections of the histories of slavery and of sexuality. They argue that such intersections mattered profoundly and, indeed, that slavery cannot be understood without adequate attention to sexuality.

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Activism and the Olympics

Jules Boykoff

The 21st century has seen an increased level of activism across the world [...]. What does this spike in dissent mean for Olympic activists as they prepare for Sochi, which will host the 2014 Winter Games, and Rio de Janeiro, where the 2016 Summer Olympics will take place?

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