Historical Geography

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Engaging the Line

How the Great War Shaped the Canada–US Border

UBC Press

Engaging the Line explores how the First World War forever changed the Canada–US border by examining reactions to increasingly strict security measures in six adjacent border communities.

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Coping with Calamity

Environmental Change and Peasant Response in Central China, 1736-1949

UBC Press

The first environmental and socioeconomic history of the Jianghan plain in central China, focusing on the peasants’ relationship with a volatile environment.

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Wet Prairie

People, Land, and Water in Agricultural Manitoba

UBC Press

This in-depth exploration of surface water management in southern Manitoba reveals how coping with environmental realities has altered both residents’ relations with each other and their ideas about the role of the state.

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Iceland Imagined

Nature, Culture, and Storytelling in the North Atlantic

University of Washington Press

A cultural and environmental history that explores the unusual geography, saga narratives, language, culture, and politics, of the North Atlantic landscape to analyze the region’s modern transformation.

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Geography of British Columbia, Third Edition

People and Landscapes in Transition

UBC Press

This fully revised edition of an essential text adopts a mainly thematic approach to explore the development of BC’s physical and human geography.

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La Calle

Spatial Conflicts and Urban Renewal in a Southwest City

The University of Arizona Press
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