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 Nature | History | Society Series

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General Editor, Graeme Wynn
Professor of Geography, University of British Columbia

Nature | History | Society
is a series devoted to the publication of high quality scholarship in environmental history and allied fields. Its broad compass is signaled by its title: "Nature" because it takes the natural world seriously; "History" because it aims to foster work that has temporal depth; and "Society" because its essential concern is with the interface between Nature and Society, broadly conceived. The series is avowedly interdisciplinary and is open to the work of anthropologists, ecologists, historians, geographers, literary scholars, political scientists, sociologists, and others whose interests resonate with its mandate. It offers a timely outlet for lively, innovative, and well-written work on the interactions of people and nature through time in North America.

The People and the Bay

A Social and Environmental History of Hamilton Harbour

Nancy B. Bouchier and Ken Cruikshank

A Town Called Asbestos

Environmental Contamination, Health, and Resilience in a Resource Community

Jessica van Horssen

Where the Rivers Meet

Pipelines, Participatory Resource Management, and Aboriginal-State Relations in the Northwest Territories

Carly A. Dokis

Resettling the Range

Animals, Ecologies, and Human Communities in Early British Columbia

John Thistle


The First Green Wave

Pollution Probe and the Origins of Environmental Activism in Ontario

Ryan O'Connor

Tracking the Great Bear

How Environmentalists Recreated British Columbia's Coastal Rainforest

Justin Page

Negotiating a River
Canada, the US, and the Creation of the St. Lawrence Seaway

Daniel Macfarlane


Inventing Stanley Park

An Environmental History

Sean Kheraj

Wildlife, Conservation, and Conflict in Quebec, 1840-1914
Darcy Ingram

Power from the North

Territory, Identity, and the Culture of Hydroelectricity in Quebec

Caroline Desbiens

Temagami's Tangled Wild

Race, Gender, and the Making of Canadian Nature

Jocelyn Thorpe


Wet Prairie

People, Land, and Water in Agricultural Manitoba

Shannon Stunden Bower

Manufacturing National Park Nature

Photography, Ecology, and the Wilderness Industry of Jasper

J. Keri Cronin

Managed Annihilation

An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse

Dean Bavington

What Is Water?
The History of a Modern Abstraction

Jamie Linton


Sensing Changes

Technologies, Environments, and the Everyday, 1953-2003

Joy Parr

The Nurture of Nature

Childhood, Antimodernsim, and Ontario Summer Camps 1920-55
Sharon Wall

The Industrial Transformation of Subarctic Canada
Liza Piper

Home Is the Hunter
The James Bay Cree and Their Land

Hans Carlson

Awful Splendour

A Fire History of Canada

Stephen J. Pyne

Hunting for Empire
Narratives of Sport in Rupert's Land, 1840-70

Greg Gillespie

Hunters at the Margin
Native People and Wildlife Conservation in the Northwest Territories

John Sandlos

Creating a Modern Countryside
Liberalism and Land Resettlement in British Columbia

James Murton

The Archive of Place
Unearthing the Pasts of the Chilcotin Plateau

William J. Turkel

The Culture of Flushing
A Social and Legal History of Sewage

Jamie Benidickson

States of Nature
Conserving Canada's Wildlife in the Twentieth Century
Tina Loo

Shaped by the West Wind
Nature and History in Georgian Bay
Claire Elizabeth Campbell

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