Wet Prairie: People, Land, and Water in Agricultural Manitoba (Nature | History | Society)

Wet Prairie: People, Land, and Water in Agricultural Manitoba (Nature | History | Society)

By: Shannon Stunder Bower (author)Hardback

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Description

This book will be of interest to environmental historians, Canadian historians, and historical geographers, as well as anyone concerned with water management or the history of liberalism and the state.

About Author

Shannon Stunden Bower is the research director for the Parkland Institute at the University of Alberta.

Contents

Foreword: Wetland Elegy? / Graeme Wynn Introduction: The Wet Prairie 1 Drains and Cultural Communities: The Early Years of Manitoba Drainage, 1870-1915 2 Jurisdictional Quagmires: Dominion Authority and Prairie Wetlands, 1870-1930 3 Drains and Geographical Communities: Experts, Highlanders, and Lowlanders Assess Drainage 4 International Bioregions and Local Momentum: The International Joint Commission, Ducks Unlimited, and Continued Drainage 5 Permanence, Maintenance, and Change: Watershed Management in Manitoba Conclusion: Chequer Board Squares in a Dynamic Landscape Appendices Notes Selected Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774818520
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9780774818520
  • weight: 520
  • ISBN10: 0774818522

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