Nature | History | Society
Series editor: Graeme Wynn
Nature | History | Society is a series devoted to the publication of high-quality scholarship in environmental history and allied fields. Its broad compass is signaled by its title: "Nature" because it takes the natural world seriously; "History" because it aims to foster work that has temporal depth; and "Society" because its essential concern is with the interface between nature and society. The series is avowedly interdisciplinary and features the work of anthropologists, ecologists, historians, geographers, literary scholars, political scientists, sociologists, and others whose interests resonate with its mandate. It offers a timely outlet for lively, innovative, and well-written work on the interactions of people and nature through time in North America.
Nature and History in Georgian Bay
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.
Native People and Wildlife Conservation in the Northwest Territories
Hunters at the Margin examines the conflict in the Northwest Territories between Native hunters and conservationists, arguing that game regulations and national parks helped assert state authority over traditional hunting cultures.
The James Bay Cree and Their Land
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.
An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse
By examining one of the largest natural resource management failures of the twentieth century – the collapse of the Newfoundland cod fishery – this book seeks to understand the history of, and possible alternatives to, managerial responses to environmental issues.
Photography, Ecology, and the Wilderness Industry of Jasper
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.
People, Land, and Water in Agricultural Manitoba
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.
A revealing look at the origins of modern wildlife conservation in Quebec.
Territory, Identity, and the Culture of Hydroelectricity in Quebec
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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