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Products Tagged with 'University of Calgary Press'

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Buddhism and Society, A Great Tradition and Its Burmese Vicissitudes

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Melford E. Spiro
University of Calgary Press
1982
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0520046722
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Religion
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This scholarly book, based on field work in the 1960s, is a surprisingly good introduction to the practice -- and impact -- of Buddhism in Burma. Spiro stars out with a clear and useful introduction to Theravada Buddhism.
$39.95

Galapagos, A Natural History

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Michael Jackson
University of Calgary Press
2017
316
1895176409
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Natural History
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This comprehensive guide to the natural history of the Galapagos is practically mandatory reading -- the single best introduction to the geology and climate, habitats, plants, birds, animals, ecology and evolution.
$29.95

Judge Dee at Work, Eight Chinese Detective Stories

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Robert Van Gulik
University of Calgary Press
1999
174
0226848663
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Mystery
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A collection of eight cases from the long career of the magistrate, originally published in 1967.
$12.00

Lands that Hold One Spellbound, A Story of East Greenland

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Spencer Appolonio
University of Calgary Press
2008
322
1552382400
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Exploration
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An avid sailor, marine biologist and research fellow of the Arctic Institute of North America, Appolonio writes with authority and enthusiasm of native settlements and the long history of exploration and adventure in icebound East Greenland.
$39.95