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Global warming and the sweetness of life : a tar sands tale

Author: Matt Hern; Am Johal; Joe Sacco
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors embark on a series of road trips to the tar sands of northern Alberta in order to gain a better perspective on one of the world's largest industrial sites.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Hern; Am Johal; Joe Sacco
ISBN: 9780262037648 0262037645
OCLC Number: 1012616235
Description: x, 216 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: East Vancouver : Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish, and Musqueam territories --
Edmonton : Cree, Saulteau, Blackfoot, Métis, and Nakota Sioux territories --
Bitumen or bust --
Fort McMurray : Dene, Woodland Cree, and Chipewyan territories --
Little Buffalo : Lubicon territory --
Fort McMurray and Janvier : Dene, Woodland Cree, and Chipewyan territories; East Vancouver : Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish, and Musqueam territories.
Responsibility: Matt Hern and Am Johal ; with Joe Sacco.

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Seeking new definitions of ecology in the tar sands of northern Alberta and searching for the sweetness of life in the face of planetary crises.  Read more...

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