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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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.


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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