Geography

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Encounters in Avalanche Country

A History of Survival in the Mountain West, 1820-1920

University of Washington Press

Encounters in Avalanche Country, 1820-1920 tells the story of mountain communities' responses to disaster over a century of social change and rapid industrialization.

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Pests in the City

Flies, Bedbugs, Cockroaches, and Rats

University of Washington Press

This story of flies, bedbugs, cockroaches, and rats reveals that such creatures thrived on lax code enforcement and the marginalization of the poor, immigrants, and people of color.

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A Timeless Place

The Ontario Cottage

UBC Press

An exploration of the personal, social, and cultural meanings of the iconic Canadian cottage.

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Measuring Urban Design

Metrics for Livable Places

Island Press
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Red Stamps and Gold Stars

Fieldwork Dilemmas in Upland Socialist Asia

Edited by Sarah Turner
UBC Press

A multi-disciplinary volume reflecting on the fieldwork practices and dilemmas of researchers studying ethnic minorities in upland socialist Asia, specifically China, Vietnam, and Laos.

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Inventing Stanley Park

An Environmental History

UBC Press

A timely exploration of how the interplay between attitudes toward nature, parks policy, public memory, and the force of nature helped shape one of the world’s most famous urban parks.

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