Rethinking the Great White North: Race, Nature, and the Historical Geographies of Whiteness in Canada

Rethinking the Great White North: Race, Nature, and the Historical Geographies of Whiteness in Canada

By: Laura Cameron (editor), Andrew Baldwin (editor), Audrey Kobayashi (editor)Paperback

Up to 2 WeeksUsually despatched within 2 weeks


This volume is essential reading for students and scholars of environmental history, geography, and critical race and postcolonial studies and anyone interested in Canadian identity and culture.

About Author

Andrew Baldwin is a lecturer in human geography at Durham University. Laura Cameron is an associate professor of geography at Queen's University and Canada Research Chair in Historical Geographies of Nature. Audrey Kobayashi is a professor of geography and Queen's Research Chair at Queen's University. Contributors: Luis L.M. Aguiar, Kay Anderson, Stephen Bocking, Emilie Cameron, Jessica Dempsey, Brian Egan, Bruce Erickson, Kevin Gould, Roger Keil, Phillip Gordon Mackintosh, Claire Major, Tina I.L. Marten, Tyler McCreary, Richard Milligan, Sherene H. Razack, Catriona Sandilands, Juanita Sundberg, and Jocelyn Thorpe.


Introduction: Where Is the Great White North? Spatializing History, Historicizing Whiteness / Andrew Baldwin, Laura Cameron, and Audrey Kobayashi Part 1: Identity and Knowledge 1 "A Phantasy in White in a World That Is Dead": Grey Owl and the Whiteness of Surrogacy / Bruce Erickson 2 Indigenous Knowledge and the History of Science, Race, and Colonial Authority in Northern Canada / Stephen Bocking 3 Cap Rouge Remembered? Whiteness, Scenery, and Memory in Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Catriona Sandilands Part 2: City Spaces 4 The "Occult Relation between Man and the Vegetable": Transcendentalism, Immigrants, and Park Planning in Toronto, c. 1900 / Phillip Gordon Mackintosh 5 SARS and Service Work: Infectious Disease and Racialization in Toronto / Claire Major and Roger Keil 6 Shimmering White Kelowna and the Examination of Painless White Privilege in the Hinterland of British Columbia / Luis L.M. Aguiar and Tina I.L. Marten Part 3: Arctic Journeys 7 Inscription, Innocence, and Invisibility: Early Contributions to the Discursive Formation of the North in Samuel Hearne's A Journey to the Northern Ocean / Richard Milligan and Tyler McCreary 8 Copper Stories: Imaginative Geographies and Material Orderings of the Central Canadian Arctic / Emilie Cameron Part 4: Native Land 9 Temagami's Tangled Wild: The Making of Race, Nature, and Nation in Early-Twentieth-Century Ontario / Jocelyn Thorpe 10 Resolving "the Indian Land Question"? Racial Rule and Reconciliation in British Columbia / Brian Egan 11 Changing Land Tenure, Defining Subjects: Neo-Liberalism and Property Regimes on Native Reserves / Jessica Dempsey, Kevin Gould, and Juanita Sundberg Interlocations Extremity: Theorizing from the Margins / Kay Anderson Colonization: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly / Sherene H. Razack Notes References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774820141
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 356
  • ID: 9780774820141
  • weight: 520
  • ISBN10: 0774820144

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly