Temagami's Tangled Wild: Race, Gender, and the Making of Canadian Nature - Nature | History | Society (Paperback)
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Temagami's Tangled Wild: Race, Gender, and the Making of Canadian Nature - Nature | History | Society (Paperback)

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Canadian wilderness seems a self-evident entity, yet, as this volume shows in vivid historical detail, wilderness is not what it seems. In Temagami's Tangled Wild, Jocelyn Thorpe traces how struggles over meaning, racialized and gendered identities, and land have made the Temagami area in Ontario into a site emblematic of wild Canadian nature, even though the Teme-Augama Anishnabai have long understood the region as their homeland rather than as a wilderness. Eloquent and accessible, this engaging history challenges readers to acknowledge the embeddedness of colonial relations in our notions of wilderness, and to reconsider our understanding of the wilderness ideal.

Publisher: University of British Columbia Press
ISBN: 9780774822015
Number of pages: 220
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm

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