Geography

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Planning Canadian Regions

UBC Press

The first book to consolidate the history, evolution, current practice, and future prospects for regional planning in Canada.

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Demography in Canada in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

Focusing on the period from 1913 to 1995, this book offers a social and institutional account of the evolution of demography in Canada.

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Planning the New Suburbia

Flexibility by Design

UBC Press

Everybody sneers at the suburb, but two-thirds of us now live there. Friedman's book shows how we might make the suburb liveable, affordable, adaptable and environmentally sustainable -- make them into real neighbourhoods.

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Place, Culture and Identity

Essays in Historical Geography in Honour of Alan R.H. Baker

Laval University Press

This book features twelve commissioned essays recognizing Alan R.H. Baker, a leading scholar in historical geographyhighly influential and innovative contributions.

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Islands of Truth

The Imperial Fashioning of Vancouver Island

UBC Press

Timely, provocative, and a vital contribution to post-colonial studies, this book questions premises underlying much of present B.C. historical writing, arguing that international literature offers more fruitful ways of framing local historical experiences.

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Houser

The Life and Work of Catherine Bauer, 1905-64

UBC Press

Catherine Bauer changed forever the concept of social housing and inspired a generation of urban activists to integrate public housing into the emerging welfare state of the mid-20th century. She was one of a small group of idealists who called themselves “Housers” because of their commitment to raising the quality of urban life through improving shelter for low-income families.

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