Environmental History

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The Culture of Flushing

A Social and Legal History of Sewage

UBC Press

Iinvestigates and clarifies the murky evolution of waste treatment – in a time when community water quality can no longer be taken for granted.

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The Culture of Hunting in Canada

UBC Press

From hunting ethics to animal rights to tensions between hunting sub-groups, this towering collection of essays address important historical and contemporary issues regarding the culture and practice of hunting.

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States of Nature

Conserving Canada's Wildlife in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

This multi-award-winning book is one of the first to trace the development of Canadian wildlife conservation from its social, political, and historical roots.

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Shaped by the West Wind

Nature and History in Georgian Bay

UBC Press

This wide-ranging history of Georgian Bay examines changing cultural representations of landscape over time, shifts between resource development and recreational use, and environmental politics of place -- stories central to the Canadian experience.

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Game in the Garden

A Human History of Wildlife in Western Canada to 1940

UBC Press

This intriguing book identifies the imaginative use of wild animals in early western society and shows how attitudes to wild animals changed according to subsistence and economic needs and how wildlife helped to determine social relations among people.

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A Passion for Wildlife

The History of the Canadian Wildlife Service

UBC Press

A chronicle of the Canadian Wildlife Service and the evolution of wildlife policy over the first 50 years of this venerable Canadian institution's history.

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Against the Grain

Foresters and Politics in Nova Scotia

UBC Press

This book argues that forestry is a more diverse and complex activity than has been generally recognized. It also underlines the political character of the profession.

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Yukon

The Last Frontier

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On the Northwest

Commercial Whaling in the Pacific Northwest, 1790-1967

UBC Press

On the Northwest is the first complete history of commercial whaling in the Pacific Northwest from its shadowy origins in the late 1700s to its demise in western Canada in 1967.

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