An Environmental History of Canada

An Environmental History of Canada

By: Laurel Sefton MacDowell (author)Paperback

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Description

This book is essential reading for teachers, students, scholars, and anyone interested in Canadian history, the environment, and building sustainable communities.

About Author

Laurel Sefton MacDowell is a professor of history in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto.

Contents

Introduction Part 1: Aboriginal Peoples and Settlers 1 Encountering a New Land 2 Settling the Land and Transforming the "Wilderness" Part 2: Industrialism, Reform, and Infrastructure 3 Early Cities and Urban Reform 4 The Conservation Movement 5 Mining Resources 6 Cars, Consumerism, and Suburbs Part 3: Harnessing Nature, Harming Nature 7 Changing Energy Regimes 8 Water 9 The Contested World of Food and Agriculture Part 4: The Environmental Era 10 The Environmental Movement and Public Policy 11 Parks and Wildlife 12 Coastal Fisheries 13 The North and Climate Change Conclusion Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774821025
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780774821025
  • weight: 800
  • ISBN10: 0774821027

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