Power from the North: Territory, Identity, and the Culture of Hydroelectricity in Quebec (Nature | History | Society)

Power from the North: Territory, Identity, and the Culture of Hydroelectricity in Quebec (Nature | History | Society)

By: Caroline Desbiens (author)Hardback

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Power from the North will appeal to geographers, historians, policy makers, and environmentalists and anyone interested in First Nations, resource co-management, and cultural approaches to energy.

About Author

Caroline Desbiens is a professor of geography at Laval University. She holds the Canada Research Chair in Historical Geography of the North.

Contents

Foreword: Ideas of North / Graeme Wynn Introduction: Looking North Part 1: Power and the North 1 The Nexus of Hydroelectricity in Quebec 2 Discovering a New World: James Bay as Eeyou Istchee Part 2: Writing the Land 3 Who Shall Convert the Wilderness into a Flourishing Country? 4 From the Roman de la Terre to the Roman des Ressources Part 3: Rewriting the Land 5 Pioneers 6 Workers 7 Spectators Conclusion: Ongoing Stories and Powers from the North Notes Selected Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774824163
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780774824163
  • ISBN10: 0774824166

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