States of Nature: Conserving Canada's Wildlife in the Twentieth Century (Nature | History | Society)

States of Nature: Conserving Canada's Wildlife in the Twentieth Century (Nature | History | Society)

By: Tina Loo (author)Paperback

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Illustrated with evocative images of the Canadian wilderness of yesteryear and supported by historical case studies, States of Nature will appeal to historians, policy makers, and wildlife managers, as well as to general readers fascinated by the natural world and its champions.

About Author

Tina Loo is an associate professor in the Department of History at the University of British Columbia.

Contents

Foreword: Troubles with Nature / Graeme Wynn Introduction 1 Wild by Law: Animals, People, and the State to 1945 2 Make Way for Wildlife: Colonization, Resistance, and Transformation 3 The Dominion of Father Goose: Local Knowledge and Wildlife Conservation 4 The Hudson's Bay Company and Scientific Conservation 5 Buffalo Burgers and Reindeer Steak: Government Wildlife Conservation in Postwar Canada 6 Predators and Postwar Conservation 7 From Wildlife to Wild Places Conclusion Photo Essay Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774812900
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780774812900
  • weight: 480
  • ISBN10: 0774812907

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