Canadians and the Natural Environment to the Twenty-first Century

Canadians and the Natural Environment to the Twenty-first Century

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"Canadians and the Natural Environment to the Twenty-First Century provides an ideal foundation for undergraduates and general readers on the history of Canada's complex environmental issues. Through clear, easy-to-understand case studies, Neil Forkey integrates the ongoing interplay of humans and the natural world into national, continental, and global contexts. Forkey's engaging survey addresses significant episodes from across the country over the past four hundred years: the classification of Canada's environments by its earliest inhabitants, the relationship between science and sentiment in the Victorian era, the shift towards conservation and preservation of resources in the early twentieth century, and the rise of environmentalism and issues involving First Nations at the end of the century. Canadians and the Natural Environment to the Twenty-First Century provides an accessible synthesis of the most important recent work in the field, making it a truly state-of-the-art contribution to Canadian environmental history."--Publisher's website.
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780802048967
Branch Call Number: 304.20971 FORKE
Characteristics: 157 pages ; 22 cm.

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