This comprehensive treatment of the environmental history of northern North America offers a compelling account of the complex encounters of people, technology, culture, and ecology that shaped modern-day Canada and Alaska.
* Includes 17 maps charting and illuminating the patterns and changes discussed in the text as well as a broad array of photographs drawn from archival and personal collections
* Provides a comprehensive timeline covering significant events from 50,000 BC to early 2006 and a detailed glossary of important people, events, and concepts, from acid rain to whaling
Number of pages: 503
Weight: 1130 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 28 mm
"This work is recommended for environmental and geography collections in academic and large public library collections." - ARBA
"It would be useful in any environmental or Canadian history course, and anyone interested in studying technological developments would find an abundance of useful and insightful information." - Technology & Culture
"It is a landmark in Canadian environmental history and an important new work generally. With its materialist focus, it will be of great interest and use to labor and business historians as well as their environmentally focused colleagues." - H-Net Book Review
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