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Bikepacking in the Canadian Rockies

Bikepacking in the Canadian Rockies

Correy, Ryan, author
2020

Follow along as veteran rider Ryan Correy pedals into the most popular national parks in the Canadian Rockies: Waterton, Kananaskis, Banff, Kootenay, Yoho and Jasper. The result is ten ambitious, multi-day routes complete with directional cues, detailed maps, a helpful Bikepacking 101 section, rich photography and personal stories that will stoke the curiosity of both the beginner and experienced backcountry rider.

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The historians : a novel

The historians : a novel

Ekbäck, Cecilia, 1971-, author
2020

Before the war they were the best of friends. Five brilliant young historians debated origins, ideas and the place of history in modern times under the guidance of the charismatic Professor Lindahl. When war broke out the five disbanded, ending up on different sides. Now one of them has been found tortured and killed... It is 1943 and Sweden's neutrality in the war is under pressure. Laura Dahlgren, a bright young historian who is the right hand of the chief negotiator with Germany, is privy to ongoing discussions about the transport of German soldiers to occupied Norway and German access to Swedish iron ore. When her former best friend and fellow classmate, Britta, is discovered tortured and murdered, Laura is determined to find her killer.

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Kananaskis country

Kananaskis country

Daffern, Gillean, 1938- author
2019


Museum activism

Museum activism

2019

"Only a decade ago, the notion that museums, galleries and heritage organisations might engage in activist practice, with explicit intent to act upon inequalities, injustices and environmental crises, was met with scepticism and often derision. Seeking to purposefully bring about social change was viewed by many within and beyond the museum community as inappropriately political and antithetical to fundamental professional values. Today, although the idea remains controversial, the way we think about the roles and responsibilities of museums as knowledge-based, social institutions is changing. Museums and Activism examines the increasing significance of this activist trend in thinking and practice. At this crucial time in the evolution of museum thinking and practice, this ground-breaking volume brings together more than fifty contributors working across six continents to explore, analyse and critically reflect upon the museum's relationship to activism. Including contributions from practitioners, artists, activists and researchers, this wide-ranging examination of new and divergent expressions of the inherent power of museums as forces for good, and as activists in civil society, aims to encourage further experimentation and enrich the debate in this nascent and uncertain field of museum practice. Museum Activism elucidates the largely untapped potential for museums as key intellectual and civic resources to address inequalities, injustice and environmental challenges. This makes the book essential reading for scholars and students of museum and heritage studies, gallery studies, arts and heritage management and politics. It will be a source of inspiration to museum practitioners and museum leaders around the globe"-- Provided by publisher.

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Nuptse & Lhotse go to the West Coast

Nuptse & Lhotse go to the West Coast

Asnong, Jocelyn, 1973- author, illustrator
2017



Searching for unique : a traveller's guide to extraordinary experiences

Searching for unique : a traveller's guide to extraordinary experiences

O'Hare, Nancy, author
2018

After travelling to over seventy countries and living in five, the author distills the best undiscovered destinations and shares insider advice. Discover more than twenty-five places across five continents through bite-sized narratives that fit into your busy, pre-trip schedule.

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What bears teach us

What bears teach us

Elmeligi, Sarah, author.
2020

A lavishly illustrated book that explores the complex behavioural characteristics of North America's largest land carnivores by examining the bear-human relationship from the bear's perspective. Join Elmeligi and photographer John Marriott on a journey that examines and shares the behaviour of black, grizzly, and polar bears in North America in a way you've never seen before.

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With you by bike : one couple's life-changing journey around the world

With you by bike : one couple's life-changing journey around the world

Rosen, Katrina, author
2019

After many years together, Katrina and Mike's marriage has unravelled. In a quest to mend their relationship, they embark on a year long, 13,000 kilometre cycling tour with the hope of strengthening their commitment to one another. Katrina and Mike live in Canmore, AB.

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