Geography

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Indigenous in the City

Contemporary Identities and Cultural Innovation

UBC Press

This book explores the complexity of urban Indigeneity in Canada and internationally and positions urban areas as places of Indigenous resilience and cultural innovation.

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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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Development Derailed

Calgary and the CPR, 1962-64

Athabasca University Press
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Land Politics and Livelihoods on the Margins of Hanoi, 1920-2010

UBC Press

An engaging study of the rapid urbanization of a former village subsumed by the expanding city of Hanoi.

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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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How to Study Public Life

Methods in Urban Design

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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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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