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The Sleepwalker,  The Trial That Made Canadian Legal History
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The Sleepwalker, The Trial That Made Canadian Legal History

By June Callwood

Toronto: Lester and Orpen Denny's. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. 0886193540 . Hardcover/jacket - fine/very good. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, a little bumping to spine ends. Dustjacket has light edgewear, scuffing, a few tiny edge tears and age tanning/suntanning to some edges and rear cover. Not price clipped. Landmark Canadian legal case that successfully used sleepwalking as a defence in a murder trial. (680,5-18) ; 8vo; 349 pages .


To Preserve These Rights, Remedies for the Victims of Constitutional Deprivations

By Robert L. Spurrier, Jr.

New York / London: National University Publications / Kennikat Press. Very Good. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. 0804691991 . Kennikat Press, National University Publications 1977. No dustjacket as issued. Very nice condition - pages all intact and clean other than a tiny red ink mark upper edge of pages. Cover is clean, with minor wear to corners and spine ends. (405noto,0914) ; 8vo .


United Nations Primer - The Key to the Conferences. Revised Edition

By Sigrid Arne

New York: Rinehart & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1948. Hardcover. Revised edition 1948. No dustjacket as issued. Very good condition , pages clean and intact, with no markings other than a small stamp and small amount of writing inside front cover. Age tanning to pages and inside covers. Cover has light edge wear, corner wear and small paper loss to corners, light soiling rear cover and outer edge of pages and age tanning. This is the one indispensable book on the fifteen conferences that have laid the foundation stones upon which the peace must rest. Miss Arne tells what the conferences were to do, what they did, and how they fit into the world of the future.... (410noto,0914) ; 8vo .


Assassination & Terrorism

By Rapoport, David C.

Toronto: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Very Good. 1971. First Edition. Softcover. 0887940684 . Pages are clean and intact, light age tanning to page edges and covers, light soiling outer edge of pages. Cover has light scuffing, light soiling and a few small creases. 88 pages. Contents: Definitions and Justifications; Political and tactical influences on assassination; Assassination and usurpation; Assassinations organized by Governments and the terrorist mentality; Terror and revolutionary insurrection: the first two waves; The Tactics of the contemporary revolutionary terrorist; Generations in America; Appendix: Nachaeyeff's "Revolutionary Catechism". (150os-7-13) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


Law and Order - Being the Official Reports to Parliament of the Activities of the Royal North-West Mounted Police Force

By The Commissioners Of The Royal North-West Mounted Police

Coles Publishing. Good in Good dust jacket. 1973. Hardcover. Coles 1973 Hardover edition. Facsimile of the 1886-1887 originals. Ex-library book, still in quite good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages all intact, occasional light soiling to pages, light soiling outer edge of pages. Appears dustjacket was laminated twice and the original laminate was somewhat loose around edges, so this can still be noticed. Light wear at jacket corners and light scuffing to jacket, otherwise good. These illuminating reports are an invaluable source of historical information concerning the force's work in guiding the progress of civilization in the early West. (695,0211) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


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By Cain, Maureen E.

Routledge & Kegan Paul. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0710074905 . Routledge, London edition 1973. HC/DJ - very good. Hardcover very good other than a small stain/light soiling (coffee? ) to one outer edge of pages and name written and light glue residue on 1st blank endpage, pages otherwise clean. Jacket has some scuffing, tanning, light edgewear and one tiny chip on spine. "In this important and enlightening study, Maureen Cain gives an account of how the police operate in this country (U. K. )....will be of great value to sociologists, criminologists and policemen alike...." [537]; International Library of Sociology; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 315 pages .


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By Garland, David

U. K.: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PR. Good+. 1991. First Edition. Softcover. 0198762666 . Overall wear is light, however approx. 25 pages have pen underlining and/or highlighting. Pages are otherwise clean. Cover has light scuffing and light edge and corner wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; * Winner of the 1991 Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Sociological Association * Winner of the Outstanding Scholarship Award of the Crime and Delinquency Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, USA The first comprehensive account of the role of punishment in modern society, this book buils upon the work of Durkheim, Foucault, and others, and provides a fascinating interpretation of this complex social institution, showing how penal institutions interact with strategies of power, socio-economic structures, and cultural sensibilities. [450-noto] .


FEEDING THE FUTURE  From Fat to Famine: How to Solve the World's Food  Crises
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FEEDING THE FUTURE From Fat to Famine: How to Solve the World's Food Crises

By Heintzman, Andrew & Evan Solomon

House of Anansi Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. 0887841864 . HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Excellent condition. Hardcover is clean and unmarked. Jacket has light soiling and a little edge crinkling. ; Ingenuity Project, The; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages; From global famine to fast-food fat, from mad cows to depleted soil, what ingenuity is available to alleviate the world’s most pressing problems of food. How can we nourish billions of people without risking our environment? How do we make our food safe? Feeding the Future: From Fat to Famine, How to Solve the World’s Food Crises provides realistic, practical answers to these urgent and challenging questions. Building on the success of Fueling the Future, a national bestseller that was nominated for a National Business Book Award and a Canadian Science Writers’ Association Award, editors Andrew Heintzman and Evan Solomon once again assembled a collection of the clearest, brightest minds from around the world, this time to confront the problem of how we will all eat in the future. The contributors, who include such leading thinkers on food as William I. Atkinson, Kelly Brownell, Frances Moore Lappe and Anna Lappe, Ian MacLachlan, Sylvia Ostry, Carl Safina, Eric Schlosser, and David Wheeler, tackle issues ranging from industrial farming and sustainability to global trade and nutrition. Their ingenious ideas encompass solutions to the developed world’s obesity epidemic, business models for sustainable food production, and emerging technologies and sciences, and they debate the merits of controversial techniques such as the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). By offering workable solutions to the world’s food crises, the contributors to Feeding the Future satisfy one of our most pressing needs: simple, healthy answers. Feeding the Future is the second book in the Ingenuity Project, an annual multimedia series that also includes CBC Radio and Web programs and a magazine partnership with Maclean’s. [582] .


THE MASTER STRATEGIST  Power, Purpose adn Principle in Action
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THE MASTER STRATEGIST Power, Purpose adn Principle in Action

By Patel, Ketan

Arrow. Near Fine. 2007. First Edition. Softcover. 0099504324 . Excellent condition, as new other than light scuffing to covers, clean and tight pages, price sticker on rear. No markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; In the same way that Machiavelli, and Sun Tzu before him, exploded all existing ideas about strategy in The Prince and The Art of War, The Master Strategist cuts across politics, economics and business to set out a new and compelling way to think about strategy for a peaceful, prosperous and more free future. .... The Master Strategist explains why our current approaches to strategy are failing to create a world where power, purpose and principle are exercised to produce global peace, prosperity and freedom. It sets out the agenda for a new approach to strategy that will be compelling for strategists from the White House to Wall Street to the streets of London, Tokyo, Shanghai, Mumbai and beyond. [348-noto] .


GETTING WHAT YOU DESERVE The Adventures of Goldhawk Fights Back
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GETTING WHAT YOU DESERVE The Adventures of Goldhawk Fights Back

By Goldhawk, Dale

Dundurn Group. Near Fine. 2003. First Edition. Softcover. 1550024671 . Excellent condition. Interior pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Cover has light scuffing and a little wear to corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; For 12 years Dale Goldhawk journeyed through the streets of Canada and into the hearts of thousands of Canadians. Written in Goldhawk's punchy, to-the-point style, this book links his life as a journalist and advocate with those who were his clients. For the first time, he reveals the background battles and adventures he and his team had, as well as the stories of his clients and where they are today. The narrative paints a vivid picture of how working on Canada's most original advocacy team changed their lives as journalists and Canadians. [391-osl] .


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By Waldron, Jeremy

Cambridge University Press. Very Good+. 1999. First Edition. Softcover. 0521658837 . Very nice condition. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Cover has light scuffing and light wear to corners. Price sticker on rear. ; The Seeley Lectures; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages; In a lucid, concise volume, Jeremy Waldron defends the role of legislation, presenting it as an important mode of governance. Aristotle, Locke and Kant emerge as proponents of the dignity of legislation. Waldron's arguments are of obvious importance and topicality, especially in countries that are considering the introduction of a Bill of Rights. The Dignity of Legislation is original in conception, trenchantly argued and very clearly presented, and will be of interest to a wide range of scholars and thinkers. [312-osl] .


SMUGGLER'S BLUES  The Saga of a Marijuana Importer
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SMUGGLER'S BLUES The Saga of a Marijuana Importer

By Brown, Jay Carter

Ecw Press. Near Fine. 2007. First Edition. Softcover. 1550227831 . Excellent condition, clean and unmarked. Cover has a light scuffing & very light wear to corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; Mobsters, murder, betrayal, and revenge are the raw components of this candid look into the day–to–day life of a modern–day marijuana smuggler. Told from the viewpoint of an impressionable young entrepreneur named Jay Carter Brown, the book quickly draws the reader into the gritty underbelly of the international drug trade. The story begins with minor–league smuggling scams between Canada and the Caribbean that soon escalate to multi–ton shipments of grass and hash from the Caribbean and the Middle East. All goes well for a time, but as the stakes grow higher, the inevitable setbacks occur. When Jay teams up with a crusty old bank robber named Irving, he also inherits a host of other felons who come out of jail to visit his new partner, ex–cons such as: Randy the hit man who liked to practise his fast draw in front of a mirror; Simon, the drug–running pilot; and Chico Perry, who smoked reefer in his pipe while robbing banks and shooting it out with the cops. Drug–runners, police, jealous friends, and rival gangs all contribute to this extraordinary story told by a young man who became involved at the highest levels of the drug trade, and lived to tell about it. Smuggler’s Blues is a rare opportunity to experience life in another world — a world where survival relies on brains, brawn, and a generous measure of good luck. [447-noto] .


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By Rusnak, Orest

Author's Advocate Publishing Co. Ltd.. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 1550562622 . Excellent condition. Hardcover clean & unmarked. Jacket has light scuffing & a small amount of edge crinkling. "...A tell-all book about the darker side of the legal profession and the criminal justice system." Written by a lawyer about lawyers and the legal system - cuts through the fake images to tell you what really happens in court and why....without a doubt the most controversial book ever written about lawyers.." [750] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 377 pages .


TORTURE  Religious Ethics and National Security
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TORTURE Religious Ethics and National Security

By Perry, John M.

Novalis,Canada. Near Fine. 2005. First Edition. Softcover. 2895076049 . Excellent condition, clean & unmarked. Very light corner wear to covers. Until recently, torture was chiefly associated with foreign juntas or other notorious human rights abusers. In light of the "war on terror" this has changed dramatically.....suddenly the practice of torture has become a matter of urgent public debate. Reviewing the history and practice of torture, the author takes us into the minds of both the torturers and their victims. Ultimately , he shows why torture is different from other acts of war, and why it is fundamentally immoral... [235-osl] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages .


TRIBUTES TO THE SCARLET RIDERS An Anthology of Mountie Poems

By Kuhn, Edgar A.

Surrey, B. C.: Heritage House. Very Good+. 2003. First Edition. Softcover. 1894384709 . Ex-library book, but still in excellent condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Very clean, overall wear is light. This engaging collection of verse captures the history and experiences of the Mounties from the 1800s to the present day. Ranging from humerous to poignant, they reflect the moods and adventures of Arctic survivors, plains horsemen, vulnerable trainees, and witty veterans..... [osl-246]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


THE NEWS AT ANY COST How Journalists Compromise Their Ethics to Shape the News

By Goldstein, Tom

Touchstone Publishers. Very Good. 1985. First Edition. Softcover. 067162251X . Pages are clean and unmarked. Cover has moderate edge and corner wear, some edge rubbing and creasing. 301 pages. An insider's account of the news gathering business, the author describes ethically dubious practices and 'shortcuts' including ambush interviews, secret taping, fabrication etc. [445]; 8vo .



By Department Of National Defence

Ottawa, ON: Department of National Defence. Good. 1979. First Edition. Softcover. 0660501341 . Internal pages are clean & tight other than name written on endpage and a light stain to upper inside corner which affects edge of first section of pages. There are several small corner creases and a couple small edge tears. Cover has moderately heavy edgewear, several creases & corner curling. Text is in English and French. Contents: Canada and the World in 1978; Defence Policy; Organization for Defence; National Defence Operations; Maritime Command and others. [573]; 4to 11" - 13" tall .



By Trudeau, Pierre Elliott

Macmillan Canada. Very Good. 1968. Third Printing. Softcover. Light edge & corner wear, crease to spine, some rubbing to edges. Internal pages unmarked, age tanning to pages. Includes are some of the most important pieces done by Trudeau on federalism and the French-Canadian society - taken from his various speeches from 1964-1967. (*shipping will be reduced to some locations) [os]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .



By Cardozo, Benjamin N.

New Haven: Yale University Press. Very Good+. 1965. Twenty-Fourth Printing. Softcover. Clean, tight copy. Light edgewear & a little scuffing to cover. Internal pages clean & tight. Sticker on spine but no other indication of this being a library book. Price sticker residue on front. Review: "Benjamin Nathan Cardozo has often been held up as one of the leading Supreme Court Justices in history, despite serving a mere six years on the high court (1932-38). Prior to this tenure, he served on the New York Court of Appeals, one of the principal courts of the nation, particularly during his time, from 1913-1932. Cardozo's opinions on interstate commerce, conflict of laws between federal and state, and congressional powr are still required reading not only for law school students, but also for those engaged in understanding the general manner in which Constitutional law is developed and regarded...." (*shipping will be reduced to some locations) [os]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


A NEW AND BETTER CANADA Principles and Policies of a New Canadian  Political Party
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A NEW AND BETTER CANADA Principles and Policies of a New Canadian Political Party

By Hurtig, Mel

Stoddart Publishing. Very Good+. 1993. Third Printing. Softcover. 0773755799 . Very light edge/corner wear to cover, light stain inside front cover. Pages clean - minor wrinkling to first few pages. 91 pages. The National Party of Canada. "A New and Better Canada spells out the policies and principles of a very different Canadian political party committed to: injecting integrity, honesty, and openness into government; ending patronage and the way money dominate politics; a much fairer tax system, etc...." [os]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


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