Canoe Nation: Nature, Race, and the Making of a Canadian Icon

Canoe Nation: Nature, Race, and the Making of a Canadian Icon

By: Bruce Erickson (author)Hardback

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Description

This book will have wide appeal to scholars in the humanities and social sciences, especially in the disciplines of Canadian studies, cultural geography, environmental studies, and Native studies; it will also appeal to a more general audience that has an interest in these subject areas.

About Author

Bruce Erickson is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography at York University in Toronto.

Contents

Preface: Canoeing Matters Introduction: Canoes and the Nature of Canada 1 Pedagogical Canoes: "Forced Intimacy," Suffering, and Remembering National History 2 I Fish, Therefore I Am: Recreational Canoeing and Wilderness Travel at the Turn of the Century 3 Regimes of Whiteness: Wilderness and the Production of Abstract Space from Seton to Grey Owl 4 Recreational Nationalism: Canoeing as Political Activism Conclusion: Future Politics and the Production of the Nation Notes References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774822480
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 252
  • ID: 9780774822480
  • weight: 500
  • ISBN10: 0774822481

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