Environmental History

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The Archive of Place

Unearthing the Pasts of the Chilcotin Plateau

UBC Press

Weaves together a series of narratives about environmental history in British Columbia’s Chilcotin Plateau.

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Hunting for Empire

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

UBC Press

Offers a fresh cultural history of sport and imperialism. focusing on nineteenth-century British big-game hunting and exploration narratives from the western interior of Rupert’s Land.

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Awful Splendour

A Fire History of Canada

UBC Press
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Quebec

A Historical Geography

UBC Press
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Home Is the Hunter

The James Bay Cree and Their Land

UBC Press

The James Bay Cree lived in relative isolation until 1970, when Northern Quebec was swept up in the political and cultural changes of the Quiet Revolution. Home Is the Hunter presents the historical, environmental, and cultural context from which this recent story grows.

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Sensing Changes

Technologies, Environments, and the Everyday, 1953-2003

UBC Press

These narratives about state-driven megaprojects and technological and regulatory changes reveal how humans make sense of their world in the face of rapid environmental change.

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The Industrial Transformation of Subarctic Canada

UBC Press

A revealing history of human impact in the Canadian North, this book focuses on the causes and consequences of the industries that replaced the fur trade.

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Spirits of Our Whaling Ancestors

Revitalizing Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth Traditions

UBC Press

Following the revival of the gray whale hunt by the Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth tribes in the Pacific Northwest, this books looks at the significance of whaling to these societies, exploring environmentalism, animal rights, and what it means to be “Indian.”

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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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Manufacturing National Park Nature

Photography, Ecology, and the Wilderness Industry of Jasper

UBC Press

Focusing on Jasper National Park, this richly illustrated book shows how photography has shaped and continues to inform perceptions of nature and ecological issues in Canada.

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