Join us at the HVGB launch of 'We All Expected to Die'

December 15, 2018

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Join author Anne Budgell in celebrating the launch of ‘We All Expected to Die: Spanish Influenza in Labrador, 1918-1919.’ The event takes place at 2:00PM on December 15th at the Labrador Grenfell Health atrium, Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Author reading and signing, books will be for sale (cash only).

Now Available! We All Expected to Die: Spanish Influenza in Labrador, 1918-1919

November 20, 2018

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"Anne Budgell’s meticulous research ... provides the essential context that allows us to interpret the statistics and understand the severe and indelible impact of the 1918 pandemic."

Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada

Vicki Hallett brings the life of Phebe Florence Miller back into focus

July 25, 2018

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InMistress of the Blue CastleMistress of the Blue Castle, Vicki Hallett brings the life of Phebe Florence Miller, and her contributions to Newfoundland and Labrador culture, back into focus through the lens of the diaries, journals, poems and letters that this mercurial artist left behind.

The Music of Our Burnished Axes looks at the place of song and story in NL logging

May 24, 2018

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The Music of Our Burnished Axes: Songs and Stories of the Woods Workers of Newfoundland and Labrador is the first comprehensive collection of musical compositions, recitations, poems, and narratives written by, for, and about twentieth-century woods workers in Newfoundland and Labrador, and it's now available!

Food Futures explores the complexities and future of the Newfoundland and Labrador food system

May 23, 2018

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Our most recent harvest, Food Futures: Growing a Sustainable Food System in Newfoundland and Labrador is now available! Drawing from the research of 24 scholars, and featuring a forward by Jeremy Charles, Food Futures offers a vision for a sustainable food system for Newfoundland and Labrador.

'Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge' wins the 2018 Heritage and History Book Award!

March 07, 2018

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Congratulations to the wonderful Pam Hall! ‘Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge’ has been awarded the 2018 Heritage and History Book Award! 

The Heritage and History Book Award was established in 2004 to recognize authors publishing written works that exemplify excellence in the interpretation of the heritage and history of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Democracy Cookbook is now available as a free Open Access PDF

January 25, 2018

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The Democracy Cookbook: Recipes to Renew Governance in Newfoundland and Labrador is now available as a free Open Access PDF! Edited by Alex Marland and Lisa Moore, The Democracy Cookbook is a collection of short and snappy, non-partisan opinion pieces authored by a cross-section of opinion leaders, academics, creative writers and other citizens. Download the book, share an article, and keep the conversation about Newfoundland politics going!

The book can be accessed in full by clicking here.

Give the Gift of History!

January 01, 2018

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ISER Books has partnered with The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Maritime History Archive to produce a beautiful 12 month calendar featuring seasonal archival photos of Newfoundland and Labrador. All proceeds from the sale of the calendar go to support the Maritime History Archive. Calendars are now 50% off and sell for $10. Support the archive here.