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Canada : a nation of regions

Author: Brett McGillivray
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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"Canada: A Nation of Regions is a comprehensive survey of the regional geography of Canada. Explaining the processes, physical and human, that have shaped and continue to modify this country, Brett McGillivray tells the stories of the interactions between Canada's peoples and landscapes. At the same time he draws attention to Canada's place in the global context and the international factors that have so much power  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
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McGillivray, Brett, 1944-
Canada.
Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)594963116
Online version:
McGillivray, Brett, 1944-
Canada.
Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607859614
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brett McGillivray
ISBN: 0195423267 9780195423266
OCLC Number: 62535650
Description: xiii, 386 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. I. Viewing Canada, past and present --
Canada in geographic perspective --
Canada's physical characteristics --
Conflict and conquest : the historic shaping of the Canadian landscape --
Canada within the world economy --
pt. II. Canada from a regional perspective --
Quebec : maintaining a distinct society --
Ontario : the dominant half of the core --
The Maritimes : settlements on the eastern periphery --
Newfoundland and Labrador : resource dependency --
The Prairie Provinces --
British Columbia : Canada's new front door --
The North : resource frontier and native land --
pt. III. Canadian issues from a geographic perspective --
A nation of regions.
Responsibility: Brett McGillivray.
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Provides information on Canadian regional geography. This title explains geographic terms and concepts, as are human and physical processes. The approach is based on the core-periphery model.  Read more...

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