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  • Democratizing Finance

    Origins of the Community Development Financial Institutions Movement by

    Decades before Occupy Wall Street challenged the American financial system, activists began organizing alternatives to provide capital to “unbankable” communities and the poor. With roots in the civil rights, anti-poverty, and other progressive ...


  • THE WINDS OF FORTRESS KULA

    The Journey of a Young Woman from Captivity to Freedom (1946-1947) by

    Five young siblings—three sisters and two brothers—face death by exhaustion, starvation or epidemics in post-World War II Yugoslavia. As ethnic Germans living there, the family had been arrested and their property confiscated by the ...


  • Cutting Loose

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    Two executions behind the forbidding walls of Oakalla prison near Vancouver in 1955. The first a routine hanging, the second a gruesome spectacle. The first is witnessed by an 18-year-old reporter, Peter. The second, some weeks later, turns into a ...


  • The Political Ecology of Pakistan

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    Pakistan is about to play a pivotal role in global politics. Serving as a gateway to the Middle East and a conduit to Central and South Asia, it will be a crucial partner as the United States contends with China’s rise as an emerging global ...


  • The Remnants

    A Story of Reconciliation Between Judaism and Christianity by

    The Remnants tells how Jewish composer and Shoah (Holocaust) survivor A. Peter Gary was captured by the Nazis at age seventeen and incarcerated in three concentration camps during WWII. As well, it tells the touching story of Peter’s friendship with ...


  • Stories by Eldon of Norton

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    Eldon Archer has finished putting together his fourth book. A couple of times he declared the book was finished only have another story nagging to be told. Story after story found its way into this latest book. His great memory, the unusual things ...


  • Akhenaten

    Pharaoh of Light by

    This book is a historical novel. It combines historical records with likely, but also speculative events and ideas, such as beliefs, love, family relations, leadership qualities or lack thereof, beliefs, conjugal and family ties among Egyptian ...


  • East York 1924-1997

    Toronto's Garden of Eden by

    The East York Foundation was originally created in April of 1965 by an Act of the Provincial Legislature. Prior to this, municipal administrators and politicians had worked together to establish a not for profit body to assist in preserving ...


  • Celebration

    Chinese Canadian Legacies in British Columbia by

    Chinese Canadians have been among the earliest of settlers to this land we now call British Columbia. This book celebrates a community whose legacy can be found as physical traces in the landscape, and in the social and economic transformations that ...


  • Doctrine of Terror

    Saudi Salafi Religion by

    The book highlights the fact that Islam does not encourage or incite intolerance of other faiths, and that it values sanctity of human life, regardless of religious affiliation, and abhors violence and extremism, as being perpetrated by the ...