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Yukon

The Last Frontier

UBC Press
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Indigenous Peoples of the World

Their Past, Present and Future

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A comprehensive survey of the Indigenous Peoples of the world, including who they are, where they live, and similarities in their history and future challenges.

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The Resettlement of British Columbia

Essays on Colonialism and Geographical Change

UBC Press

In this beautifully crafted collection of essays, Cole Harris reflects on the strategies of colonialism in British Columbia during the first 150 years after the arrival of European settlers.

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Islands of Truth

The Imperial Fashioning of Vancouver Island

UBC Press

Timely, provocative, and a vital contribution to post-colonial studies, this book questions premises underlying much of present B.C. historical writing, arguing that international literature offers more fruitful ways of framing local historical experiences.

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Place, Culture and Identity

Essays in Historical Geography in Honour of Alan R.H. Baker

Les Presses de l'Université Laval, Laval University Press

This book features twelve commissioned essays recognizing Alan R.H. Baker, a leading scholar in historical geographyhighly influential and innovative contributions.

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Shaped by the West Wind

Nature and History in Georgian Bay

UBC Press

This wide-ranging history of Georgian Bay examines changing cultural representations of landscape over time, shifts between resource development and recreational use, and environmental politics of place -- stories central to the Canadian experience.

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This Elusive Land

Women and the Canadian Environment

UBC Press

This multidisciplinary anthology discusses the ways in which women integrate the social and biophysical settings of their lives, featuring a range of contexts and issues in which gender mediates, inspires, and informs a sense of belonging to and in this land.

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River of Memory

The Everlasting Columbia

UBC Press

River of Memory fosters connections between the river’s natural and human histories by encouraging readers to linger along the river’s shores and spend time reflecting on its dramatic mountain and plateau landscapes.

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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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The Reluctant Land

Society, Space, and Environment in Canada before Confederation

UBC Press
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Quebec

A Historical Geography

UBC Press
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Urban Transformation

Understanding City Form and Design

Island Press
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Suburb, Slum, Urban Village

Transformations in Toronto’s Parkdale Neighbourhood, 1875-2002

UBC Press

A history of Toronto’s Parkdale neighbourhood, spanning three eras of suburban and urban development and examining the controversial planning practices that shaped it.

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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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The Beaver Hills Country

A History of Land and Life

Athabasca University Press

This book explores a relatively small, but interesting and anomalous, region of Alberta between the North Saskatchewan and the Battle Rivers.

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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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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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Rediscovering Thomas Adams

Rural Planning and Development in Canada

UBC Press

This updated reprint of a classic text offers a revealing glimpse into the past and an insightful perspective on the present state of planning and development in Canada.

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Kwakwa̲ka̲'wakw Settlements, 1775-1920

A Geographical Analysis and Gazetteer

UBC Press

This book provides a geographic overview of the demography and settlement patterns of the Kwakwa̲ka̲'wakw, who lived in northern Vancouver Island and the adjacent mainland of British Columbia.

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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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