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The Newsletter: November

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Welcome to the November edition of the Newsletter!


The Teacher and the Superintendent was reviewed in History of Education!

Teacher and the Superintendent (The) cover“The letters and diary entries of these missionaries are stark windows onto the ordinariness of colonisation and the horrific natural/unnaturalness of the destruction of indigenous ways of life. However, just as life, in even the darkest and most violent of storms, has beauty and joy, these texts are filled with the intricacies of the daily expressions of friendship, love, and commitments to unselfish purposes.” —History of Education




The Winter 2017/18 issue of Prairie Books Now arrived in our mailbox and contains three AU Press titles! Pick up your copy at your local library.

Canada’s History released their annual gift guide. You can find An Ethnohistorian in Rupert’s Land on the list.

We released a book trailer for The Wolves at My Shadow. Watch as Ingelore Rothschild shares part of her family’s escape from Nazi Germany.


The annual Parkland Institute Fall Conference took place on from November 17–19. Thank you to everyone who stopped by our table to chat or buy a book.

University Press Week, an annual celebration of university presses, was held mid-November. This was our favourite year yet. We created a giant mural, hung out with our university press friends on social media, and toured the continent on the annual blog tour.

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Last year we shared our favourite quotes about winter from a number of our publications. These passages will help you embrace the snowy season.

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