Environmental Studies

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Power from the North

Territory, Identity, and the Culture of Hydroelectricity in Quebec

UBC Press

This book explores how French Canada’s aspirations migrated north with natural resource development, creating a culture of hydroelectricity that continues to shape territorial planning and relations with Aboriginal peoples in the province.

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Northscapes

History, Technology, and the Making of Northern Environments

UBC Press

Northscapes examines concepts of North and the way in which different northern environments are shaped by the intersection of technology and human societies.

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Aluminum Ore

The Political Economy of the Global Bauxite Industry

UBC Press

An exploration of one little-known mineral, and the social, political, and economic forces that shaped both its history and the twentieth century.

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The Hidden Potential of Sustainable Neighborhoods

Lessons from Low-Carbon Communities

Island Press
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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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Common Ground on Hostile Turf

Stories from an Environmental Mediator

Island Press
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Vital Signs 2013

By The Worldwatch Institute
Island Press
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Measuring Urban Design

Metrics for Livable Places

Island Press
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Canoe Nation

Nature, Race, and the Making of a Canadian Icon

UBC Press

An exploration of the canoe and its role in Canadian culture, nature, and colonial past.

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