The Resource Canada and arctic North America : an environmental history, Graeme Wynn

Canada and arctic North America : an environmental history, Graeme Wynn

Label
Canada and arctic North America : an environmental history
Title
Canada and arctic North America
Title remainder
an environmental history
Statement of responsibility
Graeme Wynn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Additional physical form
Table of contents and publisher description available via World Wide Web.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
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Wynn, Graeme
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF501
LC item number
.W96 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
ABC-CLIO's nature and human societies series
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  • Human ecology
  • Human ecology
  • Nature
  • Nature
  • Paleo-Indians
  • Paleo-Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • North America
  • Arctic regions
Label
Canada and arctic North America : an environmental history, Graeme Wynn
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 443-477) and index
Contents
Ice retreat, vegetation advance -- First peoples/faunal extinctions -- Northern North America a thousand years ago -- Between land, sea, and ice : Inuit, Beothuks, Aleuts, and newcomers -- Natives, nature, and trade in the interior -- Trade and the Huron -- Plagues, preachers, and the transformation of indigenous societies -- Possessing and (re)peopling the land -- Domesticating the land -- Exploiting the waters -- Commercializing the forest -- Fields of exertion -- Harnessing black and white coal -- New urbanism -- Countrysides in transition -- The assault on the forest -- Industrial fishing -- Into the hard rock : northern mining -- Transforming the interior -- Rushing north : gold, the Yukon, and Alaska -- Corridors of modernization -- Power lines -- Northern visions -- Rapacious harvests I : from forests and mines -- Rapacious harvests II : from land and sea -- Urban mapping -- Trade, technology, and the transformation of the environment -- Hubris and hope
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 503 p.
Isbn
9781851094424
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Lccn
2006029751
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 2663180-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2663180
  • (Sirsi) o71350424
  • (OCoLC)71350424
Label
Canada and arctic North America : an environmental history, Graeme Wynn
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 443-477) and index
Contents
Ice retreat, vegetation advance -- First peoples/faunal extinctions -- Northern North America a thousand years ago -- Between land, sea, and ice : Inuit, Beothuks, Aleuts, and newcomers -- Natives, nature, and trade in the interior -- Trade and the Huron -- Plagues, preachers, and the transformation of indigenous societies -- Possessing and (re)peopling the land -- Domesticating the land -- Exploiting the waters -- Commercializing the forest -- Fields of exertion -- Harnessing black and white coal -- New urbanism -- Countrysides in transition -- The assault on the forest -- Industrial fishing -- Into the hard rock : northern mining -- Transforming the interior -- Rushing north : gold, the Yukon, and Alaska -- Corridors of modernization -- Power lines -- Northern visions -- Rapacious harvests I : from forests and mines -- Rapacious harvests II : from land and sea -- Urban mapping -- Trade, technology, and the transformation of the environment -- Hubris and hope
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 503 p.
Isbn
9781851094424
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Lccn
2006029751
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 2663180-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2663180
  • (Sirsi) o71350424
  • (OCoLC)71350424

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